Star City: Including The Coalville Divan and Excellent Men

Star City Including The Coalville Divan and Excellent Men John Gallas s new book is two volumes in one The Coalville Divan builds on the poet s fascination with Eastern literature which he tends to experience in Leicester and its environs where he lives and

  • Title: Star City: Including The Coalville Divan and Excellent Men
  • Author: John Gallas
  • ISBN: 9781857547436
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Paperback
  • John Gallas s new book is two volumes in one The Coalville Divan builds on the poet s fascination with Eastern literature which he tends to experience in Leicester and its environs, where he lives and works These poems ponder a number of his besetting themes How dull is Wisdom, then What it wants is Ungathering The Coalville Divan makes moral, miniature movies out ofJohn Gallas s new book is two volumes in one The Coalville Divan builds on the poet s fascination with Eastern literature which he tends to experience in Leicester and its environs, where he lives and works These poems ponder a number of his besetting themes How dull is Wisdom, then What it wants is Ungathering The Coalville Divan makes moral, miniature movies out of the great scripts of old Persian sages, each of the one hundred sonnets returning a proverb to the particular lives, moments and places that made it These little, colour narratives put Life back up there with its Meaning Volume two has its mind on different things If Beckett comes before Oort, and Fellini is next to the Unknown Soldier if Alfred Schnittke can almost touch the muezzin who was a tape recorder, and William Bees VC is three steps away from a Mongolian marmot killer, then it must be Excellent Men.

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    1. A double collection. The first part, "The Coalville Divan", is a brilliantly-realised cycle of tight sonnets ranging in scope around the world - and between species - with sharp, funny, and sad snatches of life, the kind of imaginative use of this most traditional form in English poetry which keeps it permanently renewed and vivid. Five stars to these. The second collection, "Excellent Men" is looser in both form and tone, a mixture of ballad, elegy, parodic doggerel, and various other styles. T [...]


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