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Pryderi's Pigs and Other Poems By G. R. Grove
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This is my second collection of poetry (the first was King Arthur’s Raid on Hell and other poems). Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms, or approximations of medieval forms... More > – one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper. Until I can come and sing the real poems to you, I hope you will enjoy the substitutes.< Less
Druid Songs By G. R. Grove
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The poems in this little book were primarily intended for use in Neopagan Druidical rituals, but there's no reason others shouldn't enjoy them, and perhaps find them pertinent to their own... More > spirituality. I wrote most of them for submission to the ADF Bardic Guild Study Program in April through September of this year. A preliminary limited edition of five copies was prepared for ADF’s 2013 Eight Winds Festival, held in July 2013 at Trout Lake Abbey in Washington state. This second edition contains a few additional poems written after that date.< Less
King Arthur's Raid on Hell and other poems By G. R. Grove
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This is my first collection of poetry (the second is "Pryderi's Pigs and other poems"). Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms, or approximations of medieval forms –... More > one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper. Until I can come and sing the real poems to you, I hope you will enjoy the substitutes.< Less
King Arthur's Raid on Hell and other poems By G. R. Grove
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This is my first collection of poetry (the second is "Pryderi's Pigs and other poems"). Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms, or approximations of medieval forms –... More > one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper. Until I can come and sing the real poems to you, I hope you will enjoy the substitutes.< Less
Pryderi's Pigs and other poems By G. R. Grove
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This is my second collection of poetry (the first was King Arthur’s Raid on Hell and other poems). Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms, or approximations of medieval forms... More > – one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper. Until I can come and sing the real poems to you, I hope you will enjoy the substitutes.< Less
Pryderi's Pigs and other poems By G. R. Grove
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This is my second collection of poetry (the first was King Arthur’s Raid on Hell and other poems). Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms, or approximations of medieval forms... More > – one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper. Until I can come and sing the real poems to you, I hope you will enjoy the substitutes.< Less
William Wordsworth: Lyrical Ballads (1798) By Richard Gravil
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This book places Wordsworth's revolutionary poetic practice, in Lyrical Ballads, in the context of a revolutionary age. It considers Wordsworth's provocative theories of how poetry should work, and... More > includes a treatment of the famous 'Preface' to Lyrical Ballads, one of the great poetic manifestos. The main part of the book offers illuminating commentary and questions on the poems, designed to encourage readers to accept Wordsworth's invitation to 'wrestle' with the author. A final section discusses contemporary, Victorian and recent critical approaches to Wordsworth and includes an annotated guide to further reading. Richard Gravil's books include Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776-1862 (Palgrave 2000), Wordsworth’s Bardic Vocation, 1787-1842 (Palgrave 2003) And Wordsworth and Helen Maria Williams; or, the Perils of Sensibility (2010), all now available from Lulu. He is also co-editor of the monumental Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth (2015).< Less
King Arthur's Raid On Hell and Other Poems By G. R. Grove
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This is my first collection of poetry (the second is "Pryderi's Pigs and other poems"). Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms, or approximations of medieval forms –... More > one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper. Until I can come and sing the real poems to you, I hope you will enjoy the substitutes.< Less
Stories For The Young By Geoffrey G B
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I hope this book will help you discover and appreciate something of the central role which traditional stories-storytelling has played in most cultures, and in some places still does. One thing to... More > bear in mind is that in many old traditions storytelling is synonymous with song, chant, music, or epic poetry, especially in the bardic traditions. Stories may be chanted or sung, along with musical accompaniment on a certain instrument. Therefore some who would be called folk musicians by foreign music enthusiasts are just as accurately called storytellers - their true roles are more profound, as their names reflect: bards, ashiks, jyrau, griots amongst many more. Their roles in fact are often as much spiritual teachers and exemplars, or healers, for which the stories and music are vehicles, as well as historians and tradition-bearers.< Less
Stories For The Young By Geoffrey G B
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I hope this book will help you discover and appreciate something of the central role which traditional stories-storytelling has played in most cultures, and in some places still does. One thing to... More > bear in mind is that in many old traditions storytelling is synonymous with song, chant, music, or epic poetry, especially in the bardic traditions. Stories may be chanted or sung, along with musical accompaniment on a certain instrument. Therefore some who would be called folk musicians by foreign music enthusiasts are just as accurately called storytellers - their true roles are more profound, as their names reflect: bards, ashiks, jyrau, griots amongst many more. Their roles in fact are often as much spiritual teachers and exemplars, or healers, for which the stories and music are vehicles, as well as historians and tradition-bearers.< Less

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