When blue light falls

Watts, Carol (2018) When blue light falls. Shearsman Books, Bristol. ISBN 9781848615267

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As 'blue comes on' in these elegies, a unique genre emerges, a lyrical epic that speculates on a world imagined through the physics of blue light… With its charge of blue, the four parts of the poem move from speculation to threnody and even to prophecy as the earth's atmosphere that hosts light gradually takes on ecological terror. This terror penetrates to inner and to civic lives, to networks of finance and to myths of gender. This is a major philosophical poem of our generation. (Isobel Armstrong).

Item Type: Book
Keywords: poetry collection, poetics, elegies
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: Carol Watts
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2018 15:32
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2018 15:32
URI: http://srodev.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/78055
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