Reliquiae

Reliquiae : Vol 7 No 1

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Reliquiae is a literary journal of poetry, prose and translations. It interleaves ecologically aware writing from the past and present, ranging from the ethnological to the philosophical, the lyrical to the visionary. As of 2019 it is published biannually.

Vol 7 No 1 features new work from the following:

Peter Mark Adams, Erica Bell, Robin Boothroyd, Kerri ní Dochartaigh, Rowan Evans, Chloe Firouzian, Adam Flint, Wendy Heath, Andy Hopkins, Kathryn Hummel, Keith Jafrate, Vasiliki Katsarou, Koert Linde, Gerry Loose, Christine Morro, Christopher Page, Gillian Prew, Autumn Richardson, James Roberts, Penelope Shuttle, Richard Skelton, Oliver Southall, Hannah Tolman, and Jane Wheeler.

And archive work from:

Anglo-Saxon Leechdoms, Babylonian magic, Giordano Bruno, Emily Dickinson, Susan Fenimore Cooper, the Haida, Heraclitus of Ephesus, Italian folklore, Norse mythology, the Poetic Edda, the Tsimshian, Walt Whitman, and W.B. Yeats.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 10mm | 218g
  • English
  • 1916095100
  • 9781916095106
  • 1,541,667

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'The work being done by Skelton and Richardson in projects such as Reliquiae is both ground-breaking and ground-preserving; in that rare feat of imagination, the future of a culture is mapped using ancient methods, connecting the natural heritage of the English landscape to a way of speaking and thinking that we are still to resolve. A Corbel Stone Press publication, for all its modesty, is an artefact of the greatest cultural significance, a time capsule travelling in both directions.' (Luke Allan)

'Reliquae is the genuine article, a colloquium for folklore and folkways, where the regional is inseparable from the international, where philology gives rise to poetry, and something magical happens on the printed page.' (Henry Wessells)

'It guides the imagination toward what Domenico Comparetti, a nineteenth-century folklorist and Homeric scholar, suspected to be the root of all poetry, magic song.' (Peter O'Leary)

'Work that sings uniquely startling and surprising songs. It is by far the most innovative and ground-breaking work relating to any aspect of literary exploration and publication that I have come across in the last decade.' (Alyson Hallett)
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