Bookseller Inventory #5009
Title More Than Oneself
Author John Freeman
Book Condition Used - Very Good
Publisher Infernal Methods
Place Of Publication CAMBRIDGE
Date Published 1980
Size20.5 X 29 cm.
19 pages.Volume 2 of Infernal Methods: Occasional series
Issue 2 of Occasional series. John Freeman recently received the Roland Mathias Prize for Poetry at the Wales Book of the Year Awards for his tenth collection, What Possessed Me (Worple Press). Lauded by critics as 'a remarkable volume of honest and engaging writing' (Tears in the Fence) and 'a collection lit with humour and openness' (London Grip), the poems in the book provide powerful, witty and moving reflections on his relationships with people, place and time. The poet taught English Literature and Creative Writing at Cardiff University for many years and lives in Cowbridge.
John Freeman was born in Essex, grew up in South London and studied English at Cambridge. He lived in Yorkshire before moving to Wales where he teaches at Cardiff University. He has published two collections with Worple Press, A Suite For Summer (2007) and What Possessed Me (2016), his tenth collection of poems. Other collections include The Light Is Of Love, I Think: New and Selected Poems (Stride), and Landscape With Portraits (Redbeck). Stride also published a book of essays, The Less Received: Neglected Modern Poets. The essay 'We Must Talk Now' appeared in Cusp: recollections of poetry in transition, edited by Geraldine Monk (Shearsman, 2012). In 2013 John Freeman won third prize in the National Poetry Competition.
World Cat locates just ten copies worldwide.