ISBN 9780639809120
Pages 102
Dimensions 210 x 140 mm
Published 2019
Publisher Dryad Press, South Africa
Format Paperback

Allegories of the Everyday

by Brian Walter

"Allegories of the Everyday illuminates new ground: even as death looms, Brian Walter is more lucid, richly rhythmical, wide-ranging, compassionate and (in his own phrase) “relentlessly aware” than ever."Dan Wylie 

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'The collection is, in my view, easily Brian Walter’s best.'

About the Author

Brian Walter

Brian Walter holds a doctorate from Rhodes University and taught literature at the University of Fort Hare for 19 years. He later worked in educational and community development projects in the Eastern Cape and currently mentors the Helenvale Poets and is an active member of the Ecca Poets group. Walter has published several collections of poetry, including Baakens (Lovedale Press, 2000) and Otherwise and Other Poems (Echoing Green Press, 2014). His debut collection, Tracks (Lovedale Press, 1999), was the recipient of the 2000 Ingrid Jonker Prize. He was also awarded the 1999 Thomas Pringle Award for poetry published in journals. His other books include Groundwork: An Introduction to Reading and Writing about Poetry (Macmillan, 1997).

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