Peter Porter

Standard Name: Porter, Peter


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Friends, Associates Kathleen Jamie
Her Edinburgh friends consisted largely of artists and bohemians
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Kathleen Jamie”. Mslexia, Vol.
, pp. 39-40.
including writers who encouraged her: poets Peter Porter , Andrew Greig , Brian McCabe .
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Kathleen Jamie”. Mslexia, Vol.
, pp. 39-40.
Literary responses Fleur Adcock
Reviewing The Inner Harbour for the Observer, Peter Porter reported with satisfaction that Adcock was getting better and better. In Encounter, John Mole likened her combination of fastidious classicism and violent phantasmagoric effect...
Literary responses Carol Ann Duffy
Critics welcomed this new voice in poetry. Peter Porter noted that the urgency of CAD 's crusading sensibility
Duffy, Carol Ann. Selected Poems. Penguin, 1994.
had not led her to any compromise in the artistry of her language. The book won...
Literary responses Ruth Fainlight
Peter Porter , however, wrote of this volume that it had the steadiness and clarity of the moon itself.
The Poetry Archive.,
Literary responses Penelope Shuttle
In a TLS review, Clair Wills responded with disappointment to the way the poems in the last section refigure the Pygmalion myth: man creating woman to his own specifications. Wills, however, also recognised and appreciated...


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