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by Ron Butlin

eBook Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars download ISBN: 0436078104
Author: Ron Butlin
Publisher: Secker & Warburg (May 1, 1986)
Language: English
Pages: 72
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Poetry

Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars Paperback – May 1, 1986. by Ron Butlin (Author). Rarely does one encounter a poet who fuses technical virtuosity with human urgency as smoothly as Scotsman Ron Butlin.

Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars Paperback – May 1, 1986. Time and again his poems touch the highly charged, problematic divisions between life and art, will and fate, that refuse to be reconciled or "perfected" by the imagination.

Ron Butlin is a Scottish poet and novelist who was Edinburgh Makar (Poet Laureate) from 2008–14. He has written several novels, collections of short stories, poems and plays. His debut novel, The Sound Of My Voice, was republished in 2002 with an introduction by Irvine Welsh who called it one of the greatest pieces of fiction to come out of Britain in the Eighties

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Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars. 1985) A collection of poems by Ron Butlin. Used availability for Ron Butlin's Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars. December 1985 : UK Paperback.

Poems deal with spring, winter, travel, city life, myths, mortality, love, longing, women, music, and dreams.

Select Format: Paperback. Poems deal with spring, winter, travel, city life, myths, mortality, love, longing, women, music, and dreams. ISBN13:9780436078101.

Ron Butlin was born in 1949 in Edinburgh, Scotland and was educated at the University of Edinburgh . He was awarded a Scottish Arts Council Book Award for his first collection of stories, The Tilting Room: stories (1983), and for Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars (1985), a collection of poetry. Vivaldi and the Number 3 (2004), is a collection of tales about great composers, written from unusual and entertaining angles. The long poem ‘Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars’ – one of a number of poems reflecting Butlin’s love of music – is a carefully wrought examination of keyboard playing and is also, incidentally, a metaphor for the rhythms and insights of Butlin’s own work

Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars (1985) marks the arrival of Butlin’s poetic maturity

Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars (1985) marks the arrival of Butlin’s poetic maturity.

An autobiographical myth informs Ron Butlin's poetry, and a convenient entry to his work is through the group of poems that closes his volume Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars.

POETRY The Wonnerfuu Warld o John Milton Stretto Creatures Tamed by Cruelty The Exquisite Instrument Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars Histories of Desire Without a Backward Glance The Magicians of Edinburgh The Magicians of Scotland. DRAMA The Music Box Blending In We’ve Been Had Sweet Dreams. OPERA LIBRETTI Markheim Dark Kingdom Faraway Pictures Good Angel, Bad Angel The Perfect Woman The Money Man Wedlock.

Having been thrown out onto the Edinburgh streets by her family, Maggie knows she must fight to survive. A lively collection of poems that will entertain, move and frequently amuse. Many years later, the struggles she had to endure can be kept a secret no longer. Set mostly in post-war Britain and inspired by a real-life story, Ghost Moon is narrated with humour and compassion. A life-affirming read. this book confirms as one of our finest contemporary poets' - Alexander McCall Smith on The Magicians of Edinburgh 'The poetical genius of Butlin.

Poems deal with spring, winter, travel, city life, myths, mortality, love, longing, women, music, and dreams