Dart

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Using conversations with people who live and work on the River Dart in Devon as a poetic census, Oswald creates a narrative of the river, tracking its life from source to sea. The voices are varied and idiomatic – poacher, ferryman, sewage worker.

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Over the past three years Alice Oswald has been recording conversations with people who live and work on the River Dart in Devon. Using these records and voices as a sort of poetic census, she creates a narrative of the river, tracking its life from source to sea. The voices are wonderfully varied and idiomatic – they include a poacher, a ferryman, a sewage worker and milk worker, a forester, swimmers and canoeists – and are interlinked with historic and mythic voices: drowned voices, dreaming voices and marginal notes which act as markers along the way.

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Weight 0.09 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 13 × 0.6 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

48

Language

English

Edition

Main

Dewey

821.914 (edition:21)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K