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    DescriptionIn his new collection, renowned writer and poet Harry Ricketts finds room for three songs written in Hong Kong in 1975 and a 1979 poem about a war poet. Other poems remember departed friends and early experiences and celebrate the abiding pleasures of reading, writing, and cricket. With titles for the poems as diverse as "Quarantine Island," "Flanneled fools," and "You can learn stuff from detective novels," Ricketts upholds his reputation for skill using dramatic and satiric tones, exploiting rhyme and other traditional devices, and making wry commentaries. Formally adroit, "Just Then" is by turns tender, funny, and often surprising.


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    Title
    Just Then
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harry Ricketts
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 76 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780864738226
    ISBN 10: 0864738226
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    LC classification: PR
    BISAC V2.8: POE005020
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Ingram Theme: CULT/OCEANA
    B&T General Subject: 640
    Abridged Dewey: 821
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000, POE010000
    DC23: 821.2
    Thema V1.0: DCF
    Publisher
    Victoria University Press
    Imprint name
    Victoria University Press
    Publication date
    01 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Wellington
    Author Information
    Harry Ricketts is a literary scholar, a reviewer, and a poet. He is the author or editor of more than 20 books, including "99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry," "The Awa Book of New Zealand Sports Writing," "How to Catch a Cricket Match," "People Like Us: Sketches of Hong Kong," "Rudyard Kipling: A Life," "Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War," and "Your Secret Life." He is also a professor of English literature and creative writing at Victoria University of Wellington.