Tag Archives: niall mcdevitt

DURHAM HOUSE

My Christopher Marlowe studies have led me to Durham House, a regular and illustrious hangout for the poet in the late 1580s and early 1590s. Durham House was a medieval palace gifted to Sir Walter Raleigh by Queen Elizabeth. It … Continue reading

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RSVP BABYLON

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Work in Progress by Matthew Couper

Matthew Couper

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THE MODERNISTS: WERE THEY ANTI-SEMITES?

A unique literary walk in Kensington is set to debate the vexed question of whether or not the giants of literary modernism in England were anti-semitic. Since their heyday in the 10’s, 20’s and 30’s, and especially following WWII, various accusations have … Continue reading

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URIZEN HEIGHTS

The fields from Islington to Marybone, To Primrose Hill and Saint John’s Wood, Were builded over with pillars of gold, And there Jerusalem’s pillars stood.   The Mayor of London Boris Johnson receives Urizen’s blessing for his decision to approve … Continue reading

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POETRY LIBRARY SPECIAL EDITION 3/2/2016

A David Gascoyne Celebration was one night in a series run by the Poetry Library called Special Edition. As I was organising this one – with help from Library staff Pascal O’Loughlin and Jessica Atkinson – it definitely began to … Continue reading

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TWO TOPOGRAPHERS

Poetopographer Niall McDevitt introducing deep topographer Nick Papadimitriou at A DAVID GASCOYNE CELEBRATION in the Saison Poetry Library. Here is a review of Nick’s book Scarp by a third man: http://www.mythogeography.com/scarp.html Photos: Julie Goldsmith  

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