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eBook Rough Climate ePub

by E. A. Markham

  • ISBN: 085646337X
  • Category: Poetry
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: E. A. Markham
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd. (June 1, 2004)
  • Pages: 120
  • ePub book: 1454 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1836 kb
  • Other: docx lit lrf rtf
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 246

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In his seventh collection (and his first for seven years) .

In his seventh collection (and his first for seven years) . As well as poems about his native Montserrat, focusing on the devastating effe The & climate' of the title reflects the encroaching unease that many people feel about the circumstances of their lives.

Edward Archibald "Archie" Markham FRSL (1 October 1939 – 23 March 2008) was a Montserratian poet, playwright, novelist and academic. He moved to the United Kingdom in 1956, where he remained for most of his life, writing as well as teaching at various academic institutions. He was known for writing subtle, witty and intelligent poetry, which refused to conform to the conventions, and stereotypes, of British and Caribbean poetry alike.

A Rough Climate consists of four sections of poetry and, tucked in at the back (though they are no afterthought), two .

A Rough Climate consists of four sections of poetry and, tucked in at the back (though they are no afterthought), two pieces of prose. The latter goes partly - but not entirely - to inform the former. Joking aside, Markham does not overwhelm his writing with concerns of race and minorities, though he does remind himself that his mother's grandchildren and great-grandchildren will "remain forever, ethnic". The poem "From A Waitress At The Franziskaner Hotel, Wurzburg, 1999" addresses European racism

A. Markham (1939–2008) was born on the Caribbean island of Montserrat and educated in London and Wales. Best known for his collections of poetry-most notably The Rough Climate, shortlisted for the .

A. Eliot Prize-his short stories also received warm critical praise. This item: The Stories of E. A. Markham. There's a problem loading this menu right now.

His latest books of poetry are Misapprehensions (1995) and A Rough Climate (2002), shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. In 1997 he was awarded the Certificate of Honour by the Government of Montserrat. E. Markham died in Paris in March 2008. Critical perspective. He is the author of several collections of stories, including: Something Unusual (1986); Ten Stories (1994); and Taking the Drawing Room Through Customs: Selected Stories 1970-2000 (2002.

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The 'rough climate' of the title reflects the encroaching unease that many people feel about the circumstances of their lives. In his seventh collection (and his first for seven years) .

E A Markham (1939-2008) had a career that embraced the range of literary life, and more.

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The rough climate' of the title reflects the encroaching unease that many people feel about the circumstances of their lives. In his seventh collection (and his first for seven years) E.A. Markham draws attention to the euphemisms and other abuses of language which help to coarsen this climate.