Gillian Clarke’s Zoology is a collection of many of the poet’s greatest works, and especially those inspired by the Zoology Museum and the Welsh countryside.
What does this book cover?
Zoology seeks to convey the poet’s sense of the hares of the Welsh countryside, the golden lion tamarin, the Snowdon rainbow beetle and even the march fritillary. Later sections explore the Hafod Y Llan nature reserve.
Zoology is the ninth Carcanet collection to come from celebrated poet Gillian Clarks. It offers:
About the Authors
Gillian Clarke has taught at Newport College of Art and Reardon-Smith Nautical College. She is a highly respected and very well-known poet. Her work is known for its archetypal power and lucidity, as well as its deeply personal core. Born in 1937, WW2 overshadowed much of her youth, and is very present in her work.
In Zoology, she gives her readers a deeply personal look at one poet’s vision of the Welsh countryside.