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Voices from Fairyland: The Fantastical Poems of Mary Coleridge, Charlotte Mew, and Sylvia Townsend Warner
This volume features fantastical poems by Mary Coleridge, Charlotte Mew, and Sylvia Townsend Warner, accompanied by four fascinating essays and several poems by Dora Goss in conversation with Coleridge, Mew, and Warner's poems. Goss writes that she chose to focus on these poets because ''of all the poets I could have included they are the most talented among those whose ta ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Aqueduct Press
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As a reader, a lit major, and a poet (sort of...) I am familiar with dozens of poets, and some of my favorites are rather obscure. That being said, I am ashamed to admit I had never heard of Mary Coleridge, Charlotte Mew, or Sylvia Townsend Warner. (Theodora Goss' work I love). This book arrived in my mailbox yesterday, and I skipped my homework to read it from cover to cover. Along with exquisitely fantastical poetry from three exceptionally talented, overlooked woman poets, there is literary c ...more
Theodora Goss was born in Hungary and spent her childhood in various European countries before her family moved to the United States, where she completed a PhD in English literature. She is the World Fantasy and Locus Award-winning author of the short story and poetry collections In the Forest of Forgetting (2006), Songs for Ophelia (2014), and Snow White Learns Witchcraft (2019), as well as novel ...more
Author C.L. Clark is no newcomer to the sci-fi and fantasy scene. Though she just published her first novel, The Unbroken, earlier this year,...
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