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  • Title: Limestone Country
  • Author: Fiona Sampson
  • ISBN: 9781908213518
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Limestone Country By Fiona Sampson This book is a love letter to a rock limestone Limestone produces some of the most distinctive, and long inhabited, landscapes in the world astonishingly varied, it can also be exceptionally beautiful Limestone Country is an account of a love affair with this sedimentary rock.
    Fiona Sampson
    Fiona Ruth Sampson, MBE 1 is a British poet and writer She is published in thirty seven languages and has received a number of national and international awards for her writing.Sampson was educated at the Royal Academy of Music, and following a brief career as a concert violinist, studied at Oxford University, where she won the Newdigate Prize 2 She gained a PhD in the philosophy of language from Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands She advises internationally on creative writing in healthcare, a field whose development she pioneered in a number of projects and publications As a young poet she was the founder director of Poetryfest the Aberystwyth International Poetry Festival and the founding editor of Orient Express, a journal of contemporary writing from Europe She has received a number of international writers fellowships I.A Literary Association, Skojcan, Slovenia, 2015, Greek Writers Union Writers and Translators House, Paros, 2011, Estonian Writers Union House, Kasmu, 2009, Heinrich Boll House, Achill Island, 2005, Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain, 2002, Hawthornden Castle, 2001, Fondacion da Casa de Mateus, Portugal, 2001 She held an Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellowship at Oxford Brookes University 2002 5, a CAPITAL Fellowship in Creativity at the University of Warwick 2007 8 and a Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, Institute of Musical Research Institute of English Studies 2012 15.From 2005 12, Sampson was the editor of Poetry Review, the oldest and most widely read poetry journal in the UK She was the first woman editor of the journal since Muriel Spark 1947 49 3 In January 2013 she founded Poem, a quarterly international review, published by the University of Roehampton, where Sampson is Professor of Poetry and the Director of Roehampton Poetry Centre.She lives in Herefordshire.

    Limestone Country By Fiona Sampson


    For millennia mankind has been shaping the landscapes that we have lived in, we have torn down trees to make fields, changed watercourses to better suit our needs and expends vast amounts of energy hauling rocks from the ground The very land that we live on has provides all that we need What people lose by living in a city is that contact with the soil and rocks that rural living affords, the way that the landscape changes as the seasons roll by and importantly the roots that we put down as we [...]

    Jackie Law
    which came first, geography or history And where does one end and the other begin Limestone Country, by Fiona Sampson, is the ninth book in Little Toller s monograph series These are beautifully written and presented meditations on subjects that impact personally on each of the authors They are varied in scope but focus on human interactions with the environment and forces of nature In this work what is offered is a portrait of life in four particular limestone landscapes Chambon, a farming haml [...]

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