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Harold Monro and the Poetry Bookshop.

Joy Grant

Harold Monro and the Poetry Bookshop.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Monro, Harold, 1879-1932,
    • Poetry Bookshop,
    • Literature publishing -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century,
    • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • London (England) -- Imprints -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 276-279.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.O35 Z67 1967a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 286 p.
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5552240M
      LC Control Number67031919

      Where is the promise of unfurling spring? A few steps away were localities that became associated with artistic movements: Bloomsbury and that modern invention, Fitzrovia. There are not many gestures or efforts at fancy footwork. It was the early s. Yet there is undoubtedly a childlike quality flitting through some of Monro's poems — not connected to the thought itself, but to those moments of sing-song repetition.

      Cover and title page of Georgian Poetry He imagined that he had swum there. The bookseller understood her hesitation. He was part of a large, supportive family with wide-ranging interests in medicine, philanthropy, engineering and support for the arts, which included early patronage of the artist JMW Turner. Another reason for his absence among modern nostalgists is that his work provides problems for the finishing schools of today, so preoccupied as they are with technical precision and overly pared down, exacting verbiage: Monro's poems, at times, throb with a beguiling impulsiveness, sometimes curiously mongrel in form, and often with an imperfect finish that may be interpreted as stylistic gaucheness, or, as I perceive them, willfully non-conforming and in that sense reflective of his own obscure and mercurial personality. Squire, and Edward Thomas.

      Monro was also closely involved with Edward Marsh in the publication of the Georgian Poetry series of anthologies. He would have personally lost the cost of production had the book failed. The "dark Scot" as his friend, the imagist poet FS Flintcalled him is nearly always present, and guarantees an absolute seriousness of tone, even when the rhythms seem playful. Wilfred knew where his future lay. Overheard on a Salmarsh -- Harold Monro An irresistible follow up to yesterday's poem Update


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Once he brought home four Lascars; Wilfred and his brother Harold remembered their bare brown feet beneath the tea table. What is he coming to?

He enlisted in the Artists Rifles ; it was another aesthetic transformation. At the western front he found a terrifying beach where fetid water swilled in craters so deep that his men stole lifejackets from cross-Channel ferries to save themselves from drowning.

Although he was never a thorough-going Imagist, Monro was no insipid Georgian, either. He describes himself as "author, publisher, editor and book-seller. Boys Breaking the Harold Monro and the Poetry Bookshop. book of the ebony pond. I have discovered finally to-day This home that I have called my own Is built of straw and clay, Not, as I thought, of stone.

O Pendulum move slowly! Can you smell the rose? Yeats composed orally — 'wrote' is not quite the right word. The drug has left him in a state of anomie without any sexual desire, which considering the central role rather explicit sex has played in his previous six novels is a novelty.

He tracks her down to her vet practice in northern France where she is successful, has a small child, and lives in a pleasant house by a lake. Yet there is undoubtedly a childlike quality flitting through some of Monro's poems — not connected to the thought itself, but to those moments of sing-song repetition.

See Marsh, Sir Edward Howard. Monro was a busy publisher. Flint: He was a living contradiction in terms, not only perhaps less as a poet and shopkeeper, but also in everything else.

I hesitate to say this but I thought I detected something that almost resembled mellowness. Between the curtains the autumnal sunlight With lean and yellow finger points me out; The clock moans: Why? Translated into countless languages, his latest book, when I arrived in Paris recently two days after publication, had sold out in the first bookshop I tried but fortunately was heaped up on the counter everywhere else.

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