A Few Short Notes on Tropical Butterflies

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The artillery support for the 36th was firing to a rigid timetable: 7.20am, hurricane bombardment of the German front-line; 7.30am, as troops advanced, a barrage targeted on the second German line; 7.33am, a barrage targeted on the third line; 7.48am, a barrage targeted 400 yards behind the third line; 7.58am, a barrage targeted on the fourth line; 8.48am, a barrage targeted on the fifth line; 10.08am, a barrage targeted 300 yards beyond the fifth line. And from the interplays of, for instance, Bob Cobbing's sound poetry and Linton Kwesi Johnson's work, emerged a renewed interest in performance, in sounded poetry, which can perhaps be traced back to Bunting (Maggie O'Sullivan traces her own concerns in that way).

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Publisher: Harpercollins (December 30, 2005)

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