A reworking of Aeschylus's Prometheus Bound in which Paulin reworks the myth in the vernacular. Plot and character, even action, are secondary to a quasi-futuristic treatment of contemporary issues, such as feminism, the corruption of power and authoritarianism. From the author of Fivemiletown.
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Tom Paulin was born in Leeds in 1949 but grew up in Belfast, and was educated at the universities of Hull and Oxford. He has published seven collections of poetry as well as a Selected Poems 1972-1990, two major anthologies, two versions of Greek drama and several critical works, including The Day-Star of Liberty: William Hazlitt's Radical Style. Well-known for his appearances on the BBC's Late Review, he is also the G. M. Young Lecturer in English Literature at Hertford College, Oxford.
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Book Description Faber & Faber, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0571142257