Issue 6,

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New Welsh Review 6, Autumn 1989


Editorial:


There is no editorial in this issue (Belinda Humfrey)
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Features

Poetry & Pizza by William Oxley
Willam Oxley pays tribute to friend and poet, Dannie Abse.
Interview with Dannie Abse by J P Ward
Dannie Abse talks about his new collection Remembrance of Crimes Past, Movement Poetry and his role as an urban poet.
Finding Consolations by James A Davies
James A Davies discusses three of Dannie Abse's plays: Fire in Heaven, House of Cowards and Pythagoras.
The Martians Disciple? by Linden Peach
Linden Peach on the irony and wit in the poetry of Oliver Reynolds.
Rescuing the Word by Robert Minhinnick
Focus on the 'poster-poet' Paul Pieter Piech and his work with the South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education.
The Transitory Walker by Dewi Stephen Jones
Dewi Stephen Jones on continuity in the poetry of Anne Stevenson.
Letter From America by David Lloyd
David Lloyd looks at the coming of age of Postmodernist writers.
Tony Conran's Branwen by Ian Gregson
Ian Gregson reviews the Made in Wales stage company's production of Branwen.

Fiction

In My Master's House by G D C Swain
Summer's End: Snaketown by Ron Berry
Tea with Subhasish by Gerry Farrell
Point of Departure by Tim Bird

Poems

Poems by :
William Oxley
John Davies
Tony Roberts
Raymond Tong
D J Lightfoot
Michael Levene
Geoffrey Holloway
David Winwood
Phil McKelliget
John Stuart Williams
Alison Bielski
Chris Bendon
Mike Jenkins
Gavin Ewart
Richard Wonnacott
Lucy Anne Watt
Zona Teti
Micheal O'Siadhail

Reviews


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Poetry with an Edge by Ed by Neil Astley
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Reviewed by Sean Hand
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Silent Voices: An Anthology of Romanian Women Poets by
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Call Yourself Alive? by Nina Cassian
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Stolen Fire: Selected Poems by Lyubomir Levchev
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Ariadne's Thread: Polish Women Poets by
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Land, Love, Century by Gevorg Emin
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Exile on a Pepper Corn by Mircea Dinescu
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The Road to Freedom by Geo Milev
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Selected Poems, 1933-1980 by George Faludy
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Metamorphoses by Diane Fahey
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Interiors by Mark McWatt
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Collected Poems: 1951-1975 by Charles Causley
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A Field of Vision by Charles Causley
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Selected Poems by Hugo Williams
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Selected Poems by David Harsent
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MacDiarmid: A Critical Biography by Alan Bold
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Sea Poems by Bryn Griffiths
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Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
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The Kalevala by
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C L R James: The Artist as Revolutionary by Paul Buhle
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Pitman Painters: The Ashington Group 1934-1984 by William Feaver
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The New British Painting by Edward Lucie-Smith, Carolyn Cohen, Judith Higgins
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The Way to Ground Zero: the Atomic Bomb in American Science Fiction by Martha A Bartter
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Selected Writings by Christopher Middleton
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