Wild Reckoning PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Wild Reckoning free pdf An anthology inspired by the fortieth anniversary of Rachel Carson's controversial and prophetic book 'Silent Spring'. The anthology features poems commissioned from leading poets - including Seamus Heaney, Andrew Motion and Mark Doty - which are the fruit of discussions with scientists such as Richard Fortey and John Sulston.

About Maurice Riordan

John Burnside has published eight books of poetry, of which the most recent is 'The Light Trap' (Jonathan Cape, 2002). His novels include 'The Dumb House' and 'Living Nowhere' (Cape, 1996 and 2003). He teaches creative writing and a course in literature and ecology at the University of St Andrews. Maurice Riordan has published two collections of poetry, 'A Word from the Loki' and 'Floods' (Faber and Faber, 1995 and 2000). He is the editor, with Jon Turney, of 'A Quark for Mister Mark: 101 Poems about Science' (Faber, 2000) and teaches creative writing at Imperial College London. Jonathan Bate is Leverhulme Research Professor of English Literature at the University of Warwick, specialising in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, Romanticism and Eco Criticism. His most recent books are 'The Song of the Earth' and 'John Clare: A Biography' (Picador, 2000 and 2003).

Details Book

Author : Maurice Riordan
Publisher : Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Data Published : 21 April 2004
ISBN : 1903080002
EAN : 9781903080009
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Wild Reckoning



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Rachel Carson free pdfRachel Carson

    Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. published in 1962. did more than any other single publication to alert the world to the hazards of environmental poisoning and to inspire a powerful social movement that would alter the course of American history..


  • Silent Spring free pdfSilent Spring

    Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" was first published in three serialized excerpts in the "New Yorker" in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air..


  • Seamus Heaney's Rhythmic Contract free pdfSeamus Heaney's Rhythmic Contract

    While glosses on Seamus Heaney's verse forms figure more or less significantly in critical accounts of his poetry. Seamus Heaney's Rhythmic Contract is the first book to take the craft of Heaney's art of its focus..


  • Seamus Heaney and Medieval Poetry free pdfSeamus Heaney and Medieval Poetry

    Seamus Heaney's engagement with medieval literature constitutes a significant body of work by a major poet that extends across four decades. including a landmark translation of Beowulf. This book..


  • Lost Woods free pdfLost Woods

    "Lyric. descriptive. informative. and moving." -Bill Sharp. The New York Times Book Review When Rachel Carson died of cancer in 1964. her four books. including the environmental classic Silent Spring..


  • Wild Reckoning free pdfWild Reckoning

    . An anthology inspired by the fortieth anniversary of Rachel Carson's controversial and prophetic book 'Silent Spring'. The anthology features poems commissioned from leading poets - including Seamus