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A GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS

KEITH HOWDEN

ISBN 978-1-326-74800-5
73 pp   Published October 2016

Keith Howden was born near Burnley in 1932. He is married, with three children. After National Service and work as a laboratory assistant, he taught English and modern European fiction with a major interest in 'the text as event' at Nottingham Trent University. Among his many poetry pamphlets are Joe Anderson, Daft Jack's Ideal Republics, Pauper Grave, Hanging Alice Nutter and Barlow Agonistes. He has published three full-length collections, Marches of Familiar Landscape (Peterloo 1978), Onkonkay (Peterloo (1984) and Jolly Roger (Smokestack 2012). Recently, with his son, the composer Matthew Howden, he has completed two poetry music collaborations, with accompanying discs: The Matter of Britain (PRE Rome 2009) and Barley Top (Redroom 2013).

CONTENTS

A Garden of Earthly Delights

Ozymandias

Elegy written in a Country Churchyard

A Question of Upbringing

The Tempest

The Merchant of Venice

Tropic of Cancer

The Pied Piper

Roads

R.U.R

The Origin of Species

Paradise Lost

Empedocles on Etna

Across the River and into the Trees

The Charge of the Light Brigade

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Alchemist

Under Milk Wood

Pygmalion

Anthems for Doomed Youth

The Comedy of Errors

Brideshead Revisited

The Light Fantastic

For the Fallen

A Christmas Carol

My Brother's Keeper

Naming of Parts

The Go-Between

Der fliengende Hollander

Eats, shoots and Leaves

Love's Labour's Lost

Das Kapital

Metamorphoses

The Emanation of the Giant Albion

The Time Machine

The Secret Sharer

Relativity

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Advertisements for myself

Lilliput

Plain Tales from the Hills

Random Harvest

A Handful of Dust

Musee des Beaux Arts

To kill a Mockingbird

The Garden Party

 

 

 

 

 

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