cerkalo
» » Millennium Poem: Killing Time (Faber Poetry)

Millennium Poem: Killing Time (Faber Poetry) download ebook

by Sue Roberts,Simon Armitage

Millennium Poem: Killing Time (Faber Poetry) download ebook
ISBN:
0571203604
ISBN13:
978-0571203604
Author:
Sue Roberts,Simon Armitage
Publisher:
Faber & Faber; Main edition (December 6, 1999)
Language:
Pages:
64 pages
ePUB:
1817 kb
Fb2:
1169 kb
Other formats:
lrf docx lrf lrf
Category:
Poetry
Subcategory:
Rating:
4.9

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds.

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. He writes extensively for television and radio, and is the author of two novels and the non-fiction bestsellers All Points North (1998), Walking Home (2012) and Walking Away (2015).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Millennium Poem: Killing Time by Sue Roberts .

item 2 Millennium Poem: Killing Time (Faber Poetry) by Armitage, Simon Paperback Book -Millennium Poem: Killing . The Death of King Arthur by Sue Roberts, Simon Armitage (Paperback, 2012).

item 2 Millennium Poem: Killing Time (Faber Poetry) by Armitage, Simon Paperback Book -Millennium Poem: Killing Time (Faber Poetry) by Armitage, Simon Paperback Book. Compare similar products. Millennium Poem: Killing Time by Sue Roberts, Simon Armitage (Paperback, 1999).

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire, England in 1963. 1989), a Poetry Society Book Choice. Several of his collections have also been short-listed for the Whitbread Prize and the .

Millennium Poem: Killing Time. Out Of Stock Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. In the 1000-line poem Killing Time, the manic countdown to a thousand years of history reaches its climax, with the last twelve months spooling past like newsreel. In the Age of Communication, we find a world picked clean by microphone and camera, a world where nothing is sacred, secret or even true. Simon Armitage, renowned for his 'technique, versatility and passion', rises to the challenge of delineating this supposed milestone in civilization. Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds.

Simon Robert Armitage, CBE, FRSL (born 26 May 1963) is an English poet, playwright and novelist. He is professor of poetry at the University of Leeds and succeeded Geoffrey Hill as Oxford Professor of Poetry when he was elected to the 4-year part-time appointment from 2015–2019. On 10 May 2019 it was announced that Armitage would be the next Poet Laureate.

December 2015 : UK Audio Cassette.

The West Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage, a former probation officer who describes . Simon Armitage: making poetry pay Aida Edemariam.

The West Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage, a former probation officer who describes his writing as no-brow, has been appointed as the UK’s 21st poet laureate. Armitage, who received a phone call from Theresa May offering him the position on Thursday, said his parents cried when he told them the news – he had made them particularly nervous in 1994, when he gave up his day job to become a full-time poet. I was giving up a profession, a salary, lots of security for something that seemed to them very woolly and uncertain, he said.

Simon Armitage CBE (born 26 May 1963) is an English poet, playwright, and novelist. Armitage was born in Marsden, West Yorkshire. He first studied at Colne Valley High School, Linthwaite, Huddersfield and went on to study geography at Portsmouth Polytechnic. He was a post-graduate student at Manchester University, where his . thesis concerned the effects of television violence on young offenders.

In the 1000-line poem Killing Time, the manic countdown to a thousand years of history reaches its climax, with the last twelve months spooling past like newsreel. In the Age of Communication, we find a world picked clean by microphone and camera, a world where nothing is sacred, secret or even true. Simon Armitage, renowned for his 'technique, versatility and passion', rises to the challenge of delineating this supposed milestone in civilization. In Killing Time he proves verse to be the perfect language for taking on the big issues of our time, and poetry a genuine alternative in a world ransacked for knowledge and news.