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In Defence of Poesy: A Skylight Selection

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The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition by Steve Blamires

“There are dozens of legends that contain the germ of the Celtic tradition but I will concentrate on the ancient Irish legend of The Battle of Moytura. This legend, as will be shown, contains within it the essence of the … Continue reading

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Anthology Wars: Which is the definitive Contemporary British Poetry collection?

Much has been made of the recent spate of Contemporary British Anthologies in literary circles and many have written about the ongoing wrestling match over the 20th Century British poetry canon.  As Skylight Press gears up to kick off its … Continue reading

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