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What the Poet Must Know - An Anthology

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Obe Postma (1868-1963) is one of the Great Frisian Poets of the twentieth century. A farmer's son, he worked as a teacher of physics and mathematics during his professional career. Postma wrote seemingly effortless verse, taking a simple setting and every-day things - a meadow, a village, a ditch bank, a laborour's house. He did so with an apparent modesty and sense of proportion though his writing conceals a proud and self - confident conviction; for Postma knew that his cowshed and his fisherman's houses were just as interesting as The Empire State Building. Now for the first time the reader of English can appreciate a selection of Postma's poetry, brilliantly translated by Anthony Paul.

Rare book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.There is minor crease to the back cover.Printed in 2004, first edition.

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Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Obe Postma
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14 x 1.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781904440406
Number of pages:
141
Publisher:
Tresoar

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Obe Postma (1868-1963) is one of the Great Frisian Poets of the twentieth century. A farmer's son, he worked as a teacher of physics and mathematics during his professional career. Postma wrote seemingly effortless verse, taking a simple setting and every-day things - a meadow, a village, a ditch bank, a laborour's house. He did so with an apparent modesty and sense of proportion though his writing conceals a proud and self - confident conviction; for Postma knew that his cowshed and his fisherman's houses were just as interesting as The Empire State Building. Now for the first time the reader of English can appreciate a selection of Postma's poetry, brilliantly translated by Anthony Paul.

Rare book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.There is minor crease to the back cover.Printed in 2004, first edition.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Obe Postma
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14 x 1.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781904440406
Number of pages:
141
Publisher:
Tresoar

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