The Automatic Oracle

The Automatic Oracle

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With this new collection, Peter Porter shows his maturity as a poet and displays his ability to work in a variety of forms. The "oracle" of the title is the English language, with the poet acting as a "priest" bound to carry messages to the outside world. Porter's themes here are childhood, dreams, painting, history, and most important, words and their responsibilities.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 140 x 220 x 6mm | 114g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192820885
  • 9780192820884

About Peter Porter

Peter Porter is the author of numerous collections of poems including Fast Forward and Collected Poems.show more

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