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Chaotic Angels Poems in English by Gwyneth Lewis

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Published by Bloodaxe Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8973413M
ISBN 101852247231
ISBN 109781852247232

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  Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from her first three English collections, Parables & Faxes (), Zero Gravity () and Keeping Mum (). Her modern epic A Hospital Odyssey (Bloodaxe, ) and later collection Sparrow Tree () are published : Gwyneth Lewis was made National Poet of Wales in , the first writer to be given the Welsh laureateship. She is a bilingual virtuoso, and has published six other books of poetry, three in each of her two languages. Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from her first three English collections, Parables & Faxes (), Zero Gravity () and Keeping Mum (). She is a bilingual virtuoso, publishing several books in both English and Welsh. Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from her?rst three English collections, Parables & Faxes (), Zero Gravity () and Keeping Mum (). She has since published A . Chaotic Angels Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from Gwyneth Lewis's three English collections, Parables & Faxes (), Zero Gravity () and Keeping Mum (). "Felicitous, urbane, heartbreaking, the poems of Gwyneth Lewis form a universe whose planets use language for oxygen and thus are inhabitable" - Joseph Brodsky.

Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from her three English collections, Parables & Faxes (), Zero Gravity () and Keeping Mum (). Her modern epic A Hospital Odyssey (Bloodaxe, ) and later collection Sparrow Tree () are published separately.   Written by Gwyneth Lewis (made National Poet of Wales in ), Chaotic Angels is a free-verse anthology of sharply honest and creative poems collected from her three English collections, "Parables & Faxes" (), "Zero Gravity" () and "Keeping Mum" ().   Her first six books of poetry in Welsh and English were followed by Chaotic Angels () from Bloodaxe, which brings together the poems from her English collections, Parables & Faxes, Zero Gravity and Keeping Mum, and by A Hospital Odyssey () and The Sparrow Tree ()/5(3). THE FIERY ANGEL describes and analyzes a number of pertinent examples, but first and foremost it is an account of an eternal struggle, one that began with the war in heaven and the rage, pride and will to power of an alienated minority (though a rather large one: one-third of heaven)/5(25).

Denis Johnson is the author of The Name of the World, Already Dead, Jesus' Son, Resuscitation of a Hanged Man, Fiskadoro, The Stars at Noon, and Angels. His poetry has been collected in the volume The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly/5(36). Summary: Gwyneth Lewis is a bilingual virtuoso, publishing separate collections in English and Welsh. Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from her first three English collections, Parables & Faxes (), Zero Gravity () and Keeping Mum ().   This book brings clarity and coherence to what the Bible is and is not trying to tell us about the nature and origins of spiritual evil. Reading Heiser's work has a way of exposing just how much we have unconsciously rewritten the Bible to fit our modern sensibilities, and how we've muddled the Biblical storyline by underestimating the themes explored in this book/5(49). Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from her?rst three English collections, Parables & Faxes (), Zero Gravity () and Keeping Mum (). She has since published A Hospital Odyssey () and Sparrow Tree (). ‘The fact that Gwyneth Lewis writes in Welsh and English is central to the issues she addresses.