Wow
ISBN: PB: 9781800170049, Carcanet, October 2020
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Bill Manhire's Wow opens with the voice of an extinct bird, a song from anciency, and takes us forward into the present and the darkening future of other extinctions. For Manhire, the reach of the lyric is long: it has the penetration of comedy, sati...
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Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781847772473, Carcanet, January 2014
160 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Bill Manhire, by trade a medievalist and by vocation a poet, has – like those writers who invented and developed English poetry – helped to make something charged and original out of his landscapes (including Antarctica) and his language. He was New...
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Collected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781857545371, Carcanet, September 2001
220 pp., 19.8x12.6 cm
Into the settled poetry of New Zealand a disruptive force rumbled in magazines and then burst forth with "Malady" (1970). Here began the revolution of Bill Manhire. He starts thriftily, with imagistic poems whose calm voices are at odds with the ego-...
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South Pacific
ISBN: HB: 9781857540468, Carcanet, January 1994
224 pp., 22.3x14.4 cm
You are just an ordinary New Zealander. You have strength, intelligence and good luck, though you are not particularly good at languages. Your family and friends like you, and there is one special friend who thinks you're really swell. Yours is a wel...
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