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  1. [+]
    Alien Eyes (2 Reviews)
    A Martian Sends a Postcard Home, by Craig Raine
    1. A Martian Sends a Postcard Home by Craig Raine
    2. Poems, 1962-1978 by Derek Mahon
    The New Statesman, December 14, 1979, p. 947
  2. Anne Frank Huis
    The New Statesman, November 24, 1978, p. 702
  3. [+]
    Bedroomised (Review)
    Collected Ewart, 1933-80, by Gavin Ewart
    1. Collected Ewart, 1933-80 by Gavin Ewart
    The New Statesman, July 25, 1980, p. 20
  4. [+]
    Burning Snow (2 Reviews)
    The Echo Gate, by Michael Longley
    1. The Echo Gate by Michael Longley
    2. Collected Poems, 1942-1977 by W.S. Graham
    The New Statesman, January 11, 1980, p. 61
  5. Dangerous Play (1984)
    Poems 1974-1984
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  6. [+]
    Dazzling (7 Reviews)
    Lies and Secrets, by John Fuller
    1. Lies and Secrets by John Fuller
    2. Selected Poems by Elizabeth Jennings
    3. Moments of Grace by Elizabeth Jennings
    4. The Poems of Stanley Kunitz, 1928-1978 by Stanley Kunitz
    5. Forays by Robert Conquest
    6. Poets from the North of Ireland by Frank Ormsby
    7. Five American Poets by Michael Schmidt
    The New Statesman, November 2, 1979, p. 686
  7. [+]
    A Dishonoured Myth (5 Reviews)
    Bells in Winter, by Czeslaw Milosz
    1. Bells in Winter by Czeslaw Milosz
    2. The Island Normal by Brian Jones
    3. Metrical Observations by David Wright
    4. Evidences by W.G. Shepherd#2
    5. Dragons by Gavin Bantock
    The New Statesman, February 8, 1980, p. 214
  8. [+]
    Flogged (3 Reviews)
    Remains of Elmet, by Ted Hughes
    1. Remains of Elmet by Ted Hughes
    2. The Inner Harbour by Fleur Adcock
    3. The River and the Train by Edwin Brock
    The New Statesman, June 8, 1979, p. 833
  9. From the Imperial
    The New Statesman, March 21, 1980, p. 443
  10. [+]
    Glow & Haze (2 Reviews)
    Preoccupations, by Seamus Heaney
    1. Preoccupations by Seamus Heaney
    2. Selected Poems, 1965-1975 by Seamus Heaney
    The New Statesman, November 14, 1980, p. 22
  11. [+]
    Hating Directives (5 Reviews)
    The Illusionists, by John Fuller
    1. The Illusionists by John Fuller
    2. Victorian Voices by Anthony Thwaite
    3. A Night in the Gazebo by Alan Brownjohn
    4. Englishman's Road by Jeremy Hooker
    5. Shifting Frontiers by Peter Jay
    The New Statesman, December 5, 1980, pp. 22-23
  12. [+]
    In Retreat (5 Reviews)
    The Slant Door, by George Szirtes
    1. The Slant Door by George Szirtes
    2. Fiction by Peter Reading
    3. From the House Opposite by John Mole
    4. Blue Wine, and Other Poems by John Hollander
    5. Memorials of the Quick and the Dead by Maureen Duffy
    The New Statesman, August 31, 1979, p. 311
  13. Keats: A Biography (1998)
    4 Reviews
  14. The Lamberts: George, Constant and Kit (1986)
    2 Reviews
  15. [+]
    Land of Lost Content (3 Reviews)
    In Guilt and in Glory, by David Hanly
    1. In Guilt and in Glory by David Hanly
    2. Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta
    3. Pretty Doll Houses by Gabriel Fielding
    The New Statesman, April 27, 1979, p. 600
  16. A Lyrical Ballad
    The Paris Review, Spring 1984, pp. 88-90
  17. [+]
    Natural (Review)
    Edward Thomas on the Countryside, by Roland Gant and Edward Thomas
    1. Edward Thomas on the Countryside by Roland Gant and Edward Thomas
    The New Statesman, April 22, 1977, p. 535
  18. [+]
    On the Frontier (2 Reviews)
    The Strange Museum, by Tom Paulin
    1. The Strange Museum by Tom Paulin
    2. Survivors by William Peskett
    The New Statesman, April 4, 1980, p. 517
  19. One Life
    The New Statesman, July 27, 1979, p. 136
  20. Out of the Blue
    The Paris Review, Spring 1998, pp. 36-39
  21. The Patient
    The New Statesman, April 7, 1978, p. 470
  22. The Penguin Book of Contemporary British Poetry (1983)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  23. Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life (1993)
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
  24. The Pleasure Steamers (1978)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  25. Poetry
    Encounter, April 1978, p. 52
  26. Readings
    A Dream of Peace
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1991, pp. 42-43
  27. [+]
    Running on the Spot (4 Reviews)
    Death Valley, and Other Poems in America, by Alan Ross
    1. Death Valley, and Other Poems in America by Alan Ross
    2. Selected Poems by Patricia Beer
    3. Over the Wall by Andrew Waterman
    4. Seeing the World by Dick Davis
    The New Statesman, July 4, 1980, p. 24
  28. Secret Narratives (1983)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  29. [+]
    Self's the Man (4 Reviews)
    The Face Behind the Face, by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    1. The Face Behind the Face by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    2. Selected Poems by Richard Murphy
    3. From the School of Eloquence by Tony Harrison
    4. Life Before Death by P.J. Kavanagh
    The New Statesman, April 20, 1979, p. 562
  30. [+]
    Some New Strain (4 Reviews)
    Why Brownlee Left, by Paul Muldoon
    1. Why Brownlee Left by Paul Muldoon
    2. The Morning of the Poem by James Schuyler
    3. The Changing Problem by Ian McMillan
    4. Constantly Singing by James Simmons
    The New Statesman, September 26, 1980, pp. 21-22
  31. [+]
    Time Trouble (3 Reviews)
    The Twyborn Affair, by Patrick White
    1. The Twyborn Affair by Patrick White
    2. And Again? by Sean O'Faolain
    3. Chog by Quentin Crisp
    The New Statesman, September 28, 1979, p. 470
  32. Books & Arts
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    The Two Voices (Review)
    Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart, by Robert Bernard Martin
    1. Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart by Robert Bernard Martin
    The New Statesman, December 12, 1980, p. 16
  33. [+]
    Veils and Veins (3 Reviews)
    Summer Palaces, by Peter Scupham
    1. Summer Palaces by Peter Scupham
    2. The Venetian Vespers by Anthony Hecht
    3. Sibyls and Others by Ruth Fainlight
    The New Statesman, May 9, 1980, p. 717
  34. Wainewright the Poisoner (2000)
    1 Review
  35. [+]
    Ways of Isolation (5 Reviews)
    The New Cratylus, by A.D. Hope
    1. The New Cratylus by A.D. Hope
    2. Enemies of Poetry by William B. Stanford
    3. The Fierce Embrace by Charles Molesworth
    4. A Revolution in Taste by Louis Aston Marantz Simpson
    5. Semiotics of Poetry by Michael Riffaterre
    Encounter, July 1980, pp. 65-68
  36. Wooding
    The New Statesman, February 8, 1980, p. 214
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