Sunday, October 17, 2010

Oraclau / Oracles

Now in a bookshop near you: Oraclau/Oracles by Geoffey Hill. Clutag Press has produced another collector's edition, following on A Treatise of Civil Power in the first Clutag edition (2005) which is significantly different from the 2007 Penguin edition. Clutag's site notes: "Since the publication of A Treatise of Civil Power in 2007, Geoffrey Hill has completed five new collections. Under the general title The Daybooks, they include Al Tempo de' Tremuoti, Odi Barbare, Oraclau/Oracles, and Clavics."

Clutag Press Release (October 2010).
London Review Bookshop (
M. Wynn Thomas, "Oraclau/Oracles by Geoffrey Hill - review," Guardian (October 16, 2010).
Gerald Dawe, "A stand against the fake and self-serving," Irish Times (November 27, 2010).
Damian Walford Davies, "Good and bad blood: Geoffrey Hill, Oraclau/Oracles," Times Literary Supplement (December 24 & 31, 2010), p.29.
George Potts, "Oraclau/Oracles by Geoffrey Hill," The Literateur (March 20, 2011).
Jeremy Hooker, "Other Land," Notre Dame Review 32(Summer/Fall 2011).
Paul Franz, "Oraclau / Oracles," Harvard Review On-Line 6 (