Anne Stevenson, The Fiction-makers

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The Fiction-Makers,

1985, was the fifth collection of Anne Stevenson’s poetry to be published by Oxford University Press. Dedicated to the memory of her friend and fellow-poet, Frances Horovitz, 1938-83, it contains thirty-nine new poems composed during the intervening three years, since

Minute by Glass Minute

, 1982. As in that volume, the poems cover a wide range of different genres and forms, most of them having been published first in various journals and periodicals, including the

Times Literary Supplement, Stand, P N Review

, the

Observer

, and

Poetry Review

, between 1982 and 1985. Fourteen of the poems had been published a year earlier, in a limited edition of three hundred and sixty copies, by the Inky Parrot Press, Oxford, under the title

Black Grate Poems

, accompanied with…

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Citation: Gordon, Ian. "The Fiction-makers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 07 April 2011 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=31605, accessed 21 May 2024.]

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