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by Herbert Lomas
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Poetry
  • Author:
    Herbert Lomas
  • ISBN:
    0856460621
  • ISBN13:
    978-0856460623
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  • Publisher:
    Anvil Press Poetry; First edition (April 30, 1981)
  • Pages:
    80 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Poetry
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This book contains Lomas's most extended work to date, & a moving sequence about the Pennines where he was born and spent his childhood. About the Author: Herbert Lomas was educated at Liverpool University after serving as an officer on the North West Frontier in the Royal Garhwal Rifles. Since the War he has lectured in Finland and England.

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Herbert Lomas (7 February 1924 – 9 September 2011) was a British poet and translator. He served in the infantry from 1943 to 1946). He then graduated from University of Liverpool, and taught at the University of Helsinki and Borough Road College. Lomas was a "prolific translator" from Finnish. In Finland, Lomas was married to Anna-Liisa Partanen (née Aatila) from 28 July 1956 to 29 May 1968. They had no children together but Lomas was stepfather to Anna-Liisa's four children.

Herbert Lomas, who has died aged 87, could remember the day he knew he was a poet. Bertie was seven when his class was told to write a poem beginning, "I like the trees with leaves of green. He asked the little girl sitting next to him what she thought the next line should be.

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Public Footpath, another collection of Lomas's verse, includes a series of two dozen autobiographical poems . But comparison with earlier translations by other hand. hows just how good Herbert Lomas's are-tight, laconic and right on the mark.

Public Footpath, another collection of Lomas's verse, includes a series of two dozen autobiographical poems called "Todmorden," which are based on his childhood in the Pennine highlands of northern England. Of Public Footpath, John Mole wrote in the Times Literary Supplement: Lomas's "approach to the making of a poem seems both strident and oblique; a somewhat morose energy seizes upon bleak scenarios and anecdotes, enlarging them into little dramas of loss, fatalism and disenchantment.

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Sir Philip Sidney, accused of lying, said "The truest poetry is the most feigning." Herbert Lomas's poems are of the same tradition: WH Auden found them "original and interesting" - they are also unpredictable in their variety, and deceptive in their treatment. He writes with seeming levity about the ugliness of power and the uncivilizing effects of the money economy, about pain and death. His love poems are both humorous and touching. Whatever his subject, the perspective is always unfamiliar and fresh.

This book contains Lomas's most extended work to date, `Todmorden', a moving sequence about the Pennines where he was born and spent his childhood.