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The Calfbearer By Ida Affleck Graves

The Calfbearer
by Ida Affleck Graves

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This text contains the authors' recent poems. They are emphatic and observant, on subjects such as her childhood, animals, and a few that look bravely on death.
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The Calfbearer by Ida Affleck Graves

Ida Affleck Graves, was first published as Ida Graves by Lenoard Woolf and the Hogarth Press; later (post-war) novels came from Faber. Then a long silence, during which she wrote but stuffed poems into a drawer, was broken by OUP's book of poems, A Kind Husband , published in 1994. The Calfbearer consists of nearly all new poems, written since then, as vigorous and moving as ever. The poems are emphatic and observant, on subjects such as her childhood, animals; and a few that look bravely on death. Ida Affleck Graves will be 97 in March 1999 This book is intended for poetry readers, and women's studies' courses.

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About Ida Affleck Graves


Ida Affleck Graves was born in 1902 in India, and first published a book of poems in 1929 with Virginia and Leonard Woolf's Hogarth Press. Later, a couple of slim volumes appeared, illustrated by her well-known engraver husband, Blair Hughes Stanton, and together they won a Venice Biennale Prize in 1937. She published novels and children's books with Faber in the 1950s.

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GOR007205180
The Calfbearer by Ida Affleck Graves
Ida Affleck Graves
Oxford Poets S.
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Carcanet Press Ltd
1999-09-01
70
0192881108
9780192881106
N/A
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