Overview:Under the Rock: The Poetry of a Place - `A bone-tingling book' - Richard Benson; Carved from the land above Mytholmroyd in West Yorkshire, Scout Rock is a steep crag overlooking wooded slopes and weed-tangled plateaus. To many it is unremarkable; to others it is a doomed place where 18th-century thieves hid out, where the town tip once sat, and where suicides leapt to their deaths. Its brooding form presided over the early years of Ted Hughes, who called Scout Rock `my spiritual midwife . . . both the curtain and backdrop to existence'.; Into this beautiful, dark and complex landscape steps Benjamin Myers, asking: are unremarkable places made remarkable by the minds that map them? Seeking a new life and finding solace in nature's power of renewal, Myers excavates stories both human and elemental. The result is a lyrical and unflinching investigation into nature, literature, history, memory and the meaning of place in modern Britain.; UNDER THE ROCK is about badgers, balsam, history, nettles, mythology, moorlands, mosses, poetry, bats, wild swimming, slugs, recession, floods, logging, peacocks, community, apples, asbestos, quarries, geology, industrial music, owls, stone walls, farming, anxiety, relocation, the North, woodpiles, folklore, landslides, ruins, terriers, woodlands, ravens, dales, valleys, walking, animal skulls, trespassing, crows, factories, maps, rain - lots of rain - and a great big rock.
This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725684-9781783963621. It was written by the following authors: Benjamin Myers. Book Under the Rock: The Poetry of a Place, which can be read online, published by the company: Elliott & Thompson Limited. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Popular Science, Biography, Nature, History. The book was published on 2018-05-17 00:00:00. It has 384 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Under the Rock: The Poetry of a Place has PDF format and is called under-the-rock-the-poetry-of-a-place.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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