The visitation

Gee, M (2019) 'The visitation.' In: Miller, G, ed. Kiss and part. Canterbury Press, Norwich. ISBN 9781786221926

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Narrative poem commissioned for a collection of short fictions about a village. A sequence of 14 rhymed sonnets (each, clearly, 14 lines long) telling a 21st century story, but set in Clifford Chambers, the village where 16th-century poet and sonneteer Michael Drayton was born, and which Shakespeare visited. The central character in this tale of love and loss is an academic obsessed with Elizabethan poetry, who thinks partly in a tapestry of quotes. Each verse contains a line from Drayton's most famous sonnet, To Kiss and Part, and the last verse recaps the whole.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Divisions: School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities
Research Centres and Groups: Bath Spa Creative Writing Research Centre
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 14:58
Last Modified: 17 May 2022 14:40
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