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Published by Institute of Contemporary Arts in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chadwick, Helen.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the ICA, London, 28 May-29 June 1986 and elsewhere.

StatementHelen Chadwick.
ContributionsInstitute of Contemporary Arts.
The Physical Object
Paginationunp.aged :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13872078M

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  Really good books about cancer are rare. Really great books about cancer, the ones that offer new perspectives and change the language with which we discuss the disease, are even rarer. Jo Shapcott’s Of Mutability is one of these books. The book’s achievement is to transform the vocabulary of discussions of cancer without. Jo Shapcott was born in London, educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and later won a Harkness Fellowship to Harvard University. She is the author of ten books of poetry, including Of Mutability (), winner of the Costa Book Award; My Life Asleep (), winner of the Foreward Poetry Prize; Phrase Book (); and Electroplating the Baby (), winner of.   Of Mutability is, as its title suggests, a protean collection: the poems keep shifting ground, subtly transforming themselves – you need to watch . Mutabilitie Cantos, two poems and two stanzas of a third by Edmund Spenser. They are generally considered to constitute a fragmentary Book VII of The Faerie Queene. They were first published with the folio edition of The Faerie Queene in The Mutabilitie Cantos employ the new nine-line stanza.

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