Who are the English? Selected Poems 1935-81
Published by Smokestack Books
Who are the English? Selected Poems 1935-81 is a unique poetic record of British intellectual and political life from the high hopes of the Popular Front and the anti-Fascist War through the long retreat of the Cold War to the nuclear arms race of the 1980s. It includes the Mass Declamations On Guard for Spain, Who are the English? Cry of Greece, and a remarkable series of letters in verse to Pablo Neruda, Tristan Tzara and the Soviet poet Nikolai Tikhonov.