Collected Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith

Collected Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith

When Stevie Smith died in 1971 she was once one of many twentieth-century's hottest poets; lots of her poems were largely anthologised, and 'Not Waving yet Drowning' continues to be one of many nation's favorite poems to this day.

Satirical, mischievous, teasing, disarming, her commonly lightning-fast alterations in tone take readers from comedy to tragedy and again back, whereas her line drawings are by way of turns unsettling and beguiling. during this utterly re-creation of her paintings, Smith student Will may perhaps collects jointly the illustrations and poems from her unique released volumes for the 1st time, recording interesting information about their provenance, and describing a number of the models Smith provided either on level and web page. together with over 500 works from Smith's 35-year profession, The accrued Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith is the basic version of contemporary poetry's so much specified voice.

I used to be a lot extra out than you thought
And no longer waving yet drowning.

- 'Not Waving yet Drowning'

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