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Nefertiti in the Flak Tower free pdf Clive James's renown as an internally celebrated poet continues to expand, and there is no stronger evidence for this than Nefertiti in the Flak Tower, a collection "steeped in the lessons of Philip Larkin and W.B. Yeats" (London Times). Here, his polymathic learning and technical virtuosity are worn more lightly than ever- the effect is to produce a deep sense of trust into which the reader gratefully sinks. The most obvious token of that mastery is the book's breathtaking range of themes: there are moving elegies, a meditation on the later Yeats, a Hollywood Iliad, and odes to rare orchids, wartime typewriters, and sharks--as well as a poem on the fate of Queen Nefertiti in Nazi Germany. But despite dizzying variety, James's poetic intention becomes increasingly clear: what marks this new collection is his intensified concentration on the individual poem as a self-contained universe.

About Clive James

Born in Australia, Clive James lives in Cambridge, England. He is the author of Unreliable Memoirs- a volume of selected poems, Opal Sunset- the best-selling Cultural Amnesia- and the translator of The Divine Comedy by Dante. He has written for the New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic. He is an Officer of the Order of Australia and a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

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Author : Clive James
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 19 November 2013
ISBN : 0871407116
EAN : 9780871407115
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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