Book of Shadows

By: LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary BRUNO, Giordano)

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LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary. Book of Shadows. (Mid Glamorgan): Seren Books, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-102,(2). 8vo, illustrated pink card covers with white spine. "'Behold now, before you, the man who has pierced the air and penetrated the sky, journeyed among the stars and soared beyond the margins of the world...' With these words of Giordano bruno, Renaissance philosopher, monk, magician and poet, Hilary Llewellyn-Williams begins her ambitious poem sequence, 'Book of Shadows' (also the term for a book of spells). Interweaving Bruno's eventful life and his thinking with the Tarot, North American mythology, contemporary science and the natural world the poet uses Bruno, who was to die at the stake for heresy, as a medium to approachpresent day attitudes to the environment. Intense, intricate, full of rich and dazzling imagery, the sequence is a remarkable achievement." - from th e rear cover. Includes the following poems: Two Rivers: "To the Islands", "Feeding the Bat", "Your Castle Picture", "Life Class", "Moving The Boxes", "Through The Walls", "A Concert Of Chinese Music on Radio Three", "House", "Under Eaves Wood", "Two Rivers", "A World Elsewhere", "Brynberllan", "Llanthony Priory", "The Little Cloth", "A Northwest Passage", "The Sealwife", "The Bee-Flight", "Breakfast With The Poets", "Andarax". Book of Shadows: "To Begin With....", "Nola", "Book of Shadows", "Athene", "The Inner Artificer", "Conjuration", "The Art of Memory", "Heroic Frenzy", "The Journey", "Sun In Leo", "In Aegypt", "The Revolting Castle", "Turning North", "The Divining-Bowl", "Ash Wednesday", "Alchemy", "Triumphant Beast", "The Storm", "Cosmology", "The Voyager", "Solstice", "Field of Flowers", "The Dance". With notes. Previous owner's name inked to half-title, else very good. 20.00

Title: Book of Shadows

Author Name: LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary BRUNO, Giordano)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Seren Books, Mid Glamorgan, 1990, ISBN:1854110411:

Seller ID: 99715

Keywords: LITERATURE POETRY UNITED KINGDOM WALES WOMEN WELSH VERSE POETS LITERARY,