Liardet, T (1998) Competing with the piano tuner. Seren, Bridgend. ISBN 9781854112279
This collection dazzles with the sophisticated wit we have come to expect from this distinctive poet. Key themes recur: the opening sequence explores the many different sorts of heat -spiritual, sexual, emotional - inspired by the drought of 1995; the piano tuner himself is the almost God-like symbol of the longing for harmony that courses through the book, along with the clockmaker’s pregnant daughter; and the albatross, a recurring symbol of redemption, is discovered enshrined frozen in an iceberg in the final tour de force ’The Iceberg in the City of Charred Gothic and Glass’.
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PR English literature|
|Divisions:||College of Liberal Arts|
|Date Deposited:||16 Sep 2014 21:24|
|Last Modified:||06 May 2016 12:41|
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