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Self Love by W.G. Shepherd
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Attempted love and sexual identity form the recurring themes of W.G. Shepherd's third collection of poems. As in his previous books, "Sun, Oak, Almond, I" (1970) and "Evidences" (1980), he writes searchingly in a variety of styles, lyric, narrative and reflective. His poems, wrote Christopher Hope reviewing "Evidences", 'are a rare blend: thoroughly disciplined yet unrelentingly experimental'. W.G. Shepherd writes compellingly, whether exploring ideas of emotional loss through the broken discourse of the "Serenade" poems, portraying the frustrations of the immature and egocentric character in the verse biography "Guy", or translating an erotic poem by Ovid.

Author Biography

Born in 1935, Bill Shepherd was educated at Cambridge. He is married with three children.
Release date NZ
February 24th, 1983
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Anvil Press Poetry
Pages
48
ISBN-13
9780856460975
Product ID
1833442

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