Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
  • ISBN: 9780151003662
  • ISBN10: 0151003661

A Painted Field: Poems

by Robertson, Robin A

  • List Price: $22.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Publish date: 04/01/1998
used Add to Cart $1.67
You save: 92%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $43.30
Marketplace Item
Description: Elegant and profound, A Painted Field is the first volume of poetry by one of Scotland's most gifted young writers. In these forty-two poems, Robin Robertson demonstrates an astonishing range of style and concerns, in a voice that is utterly original. Whether he is rendering a dramatic new version of Ovid ("The Flaying of Marsyas"), extolling the simple pleasure of eating an oyster ("Oyster"), or scorning a British soldier's presence on Irish soil ("Jack-in-the-Green"), Robertson's poetry is always lucid, sensuous, and compelling. Here are poems that speak of the wounds of memory, the implacable coupling of desire and loss, the fugitive nature of things. Or, as he writes:
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Hippo Books
Location: Toledo, OH
Good
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited
[...]
$1.67
PMurphyBooks
Location: Huber Heights, OH
Good
Shipping Icon
Item is in good condition. May include some wear and creases on the cover. Fast shipping. Free delivery confirmation with every order.
$2.25
Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.
$7.80
Powell's Books
Location: Portland, OR
Good
$13.00
Ed's Editions, LLC
Location: Columbia, SC
Very Good
Shipping Icon
0151003661 First Edition/First Printing, dust jacket is wrapped in a clear
[...]
$24.68
Feldman's Books
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Like New
$31.50
bratsbargainbooks
Location: Waresboro, GA
New
Shipping Icon
0151003661 Never Read-may have minor shelf or handling wear to the cover or
[...]
$43.30
Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.
$53.54
Jasons Bookstore CA
Location: Altadena, CA
New
Shipping Icon
0151003661 Clean, unmarked copy. Hardcover, with dust jacket-In great shape!
[...]
$55.20
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).