Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Bart Westerweel and Theo D"haen.|
|Series||DQR studies in literature ;, 5|
|Contributions||Westerweel, Bart, 1942-, Haen, Theo dʼ.|
|LC Classifications||PF498 .S65 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||335 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||335|
|ISBN 10||9051831528, 9051831862|
|LC Control Number||91120464|
Something Understood Paperback – Decem by John C Bird (Author) › Visit Amazon's John C Bird Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Author: John C. Bird. Synopsis Listeners of 'Something Understood' are always asking for books and tapes of the programmes. It is a series which attracts a very regular and loyal audience, many of whom are not church-goers but want something to reflect on on a weekly basis. This /5(12). A kind of tune, which all things hear and fear; Softness, and peace, and joy, and love, and bliss, Exalted manna, gladness of the best, Heaven in ordinary, man well drest, The milky way, the bird of Paradise, Church-bells beyond the stars heard, the soul's blood, The land of spices; something understood. More About this Poem. Lent with Herbert Day Something Understood Today we conclude our journey through Herbert’s poem Prayer, using the sonnets in my new book After Prayer. Yesterday we looked at the final image, the Land of Spices, and now we see how Herbert himself looks back at the effort of the whole poem, in all its myriad images and insights, and.
'Something Understood';An anthology of selections from the eponymous Sunday radio 4 programme. The title is taken from the last line of George Herbert's poem 'Prayer'. The book comes under the umbrella Spiritual/ Religious but is very general in its varied selection of poetry & prose; of allfaiths & s: Something Understood. Available now (4) Embarrassment teaches, amuses and can even kill us. Mark Tully studies its repercussions. As Lent approaches, . Finally, though, it is “Something understood”, something metaphorically seen, that is the prayer’s answer. Doty suggests that the act of writing, of shifting between world, self, and word, is thus a kind of faith, a “joy and scruple, privilege and duty” whose moment of failure might also be one of transcendence. With Something Understood, some of the most important poets, critics, and scholars in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland pay tribute to five decades of Vendler's work. Included here are new poems, written especially for this volume, from such luminaries as Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney, former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove.
Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A beautiful anthology of poems and prose reflecting the richness of human experience and based on the scripts of Radio 4's popular series, 'Something Understood'. Something understood, maybe. When I recently reread Middlemarch, I was struck by the scene of Mary Garth sitting with Peter Featherstone as he sleeps at night. Mary is employed by Featherstone—a rich, cranky, dying uncle—and serves as his caregiver and lackey. A sequel to the earlier collection Distilling Life, this new anthology is designed to provide a starting point for reflection on some of the big questions of life – things we often avoid talking about, or for which we can’t quite find the words. It is arranged in five thematic sections: Seeing, Living, Loving, Trusting and Dying. Each section contains about twenty poems or . Genre/Form: Autobiographies Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Priestland, Gerald. Something understood. London: Deutsch,