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Clive Wilmer

CLIVE WILMER is the Master of John Ruskin’s Guild of St George and an Emeritus Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He has been writing for PN Review since its inception and his New and Collected Poems were published by Carcanet in 2012.


Clive Wilmer's work featured in PN Review comprises 10 reports, 33 contributions of poetry, 24 articles, 12 interviews, and six reviews, over a period of 40 years. Also available are four reviews of Clive Wilmer's work, two interviews with Clive Wilmer, and four translations by Clive Wilmer.
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Further Reading
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in Poetry Nation 5 (1975) Bird-Watcher
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 1 (1977) In the Distance
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 2 (1978) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 3 (1978) In Malignant Times
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 3 (1978) A Net of Stars
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Míklós Radnóti in PN Review 4 (1978) Four Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 7 (1979) Definition and Flow
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 8 (1979) Beyond Recall
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 11 (1980) Exile and Ambassador (John Heath-Stubbs)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 12 (1980) Two Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 21 (1981) Homecoming
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 23 (1982) Paul Celan: Between Silences
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 24 (1982) The Parable of the Sower
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 24 (1982) On the Fly-leaf of a King James Bible
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 24 (1982) John Ruskin: Life or Works?
Reviewed by Thom Gunn in PN Review 30 (1983) on Clive Wilmer
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 31 (1983) Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) Likeness
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) To the Undeceived
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) The Disenchanted
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) Bird-Watcher
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) Il Palazzo della Ragione
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) Homecoming
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) The Parable of the Sower
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) The Advent Carols
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 36 (1984) Antiphonal Sonnets
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 38 (1984) Two Versions of Caedmon
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 39 (1984) Rhythm in Sisson's Poetry
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 45 (1985) J.V. Cunningham
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 46 (1985) At the Grave of Ezra Pound
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 50 (1986) Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 53 (1987) Three Brueghel Paintings
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 64 (1988) The Dream
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 68 (1989) on Seamus Heaney
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 70 (1989) Letter to Thom Gunn
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 70 (1989) Introduction
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 72 (1990) on Charles Sisson
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 74 (1990) Out of the Communist Nursery
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 78 (1991) Czeslaw Milosz in conversation
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 79 (1991) Charles Causley in conversation
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 81 (1991) Tony Harrison in Conversation
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 82 (1991) The Coat of Many Colours
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 84 (1992) Les Murray in Conversation
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 85 (1992) István Vas, 1990-1991
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 85 (1992) on Thom Gunn
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 88 (1992) Poet as Sculptor
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 88 (1992) in Conversation with Donald Davie
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 89 (1993) in Conversation with Ted Hughes
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 90 (1993) Three Poems
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 91 (1993) in Conversation with Patricia Beer
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 91 (1993) on Donald Davie's studies in Evra Pound
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 92 (1993) in Conversation with John Heath-Stubbs
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 94 (1993) Three Poems
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 94 (1993) in Conversation with Stephen Romer
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 95 (1994) in Conversation with P.J. Kavanagh
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 95 (1994) on John Finlay
Interview in PN Review 96 (1994) in Conversation with Michael Longley
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 98 (1994) Three Poems About my Father
Subscribers only Interview in PN Review 98 (1994) John Peck in Conversation
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 100 (1994) Five Poems
Subscribers only Interviewed by Kevin Jackson in PN Review 107 (1996) In Conversation with Clive Wilmer
Subscribers only Reviewed by Peter Carpenter in PN Review 111 (1996) on Jeremy Hooker, Lee Grandjean and Clive Wilmer
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 122 (1998) Sculpture and Economics in Pound and Ruskin
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 123 (1998) On Ignorance
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 124 (1998) Donald Davie, Thomas Hardy and British Poetry
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 125 (1999) On the Past and its Present Moment
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 126 (1999) Three Poems
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 127 (1999) Tony Tanner: A Memoir and a Tribute
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 128 (1999) On Originality
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by György Petri in PN Review 130 (1999) Smile (translated from the Hungarian by Clive Wilmer and George Gömöri)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 131 (2000) Three Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 132 (2000) Two Modes of Translation
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 133 (2000) Edgar Bowers 1924-2000
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 134 (2000) On Freedom
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 136 (2000) Györgi Petri: i.m.
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 138 (2001) Edward Thomas: Englishness and Modernity
Subscribers only Reviewed by Jem Poster in PN Review 142 (2001) on Matthew Francis, Clive Wilmer and Christopher Middleton
Article in PN Review 146 (2002) Ruskin and the Sense of an Ending
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 149 (2003) Maundering Medievalism
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 156 (2004) Donald Davie's Arguments with Modernism
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 157 (2004) The Later Fortunes of Impersonality
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 158 (2004) Thom Gunn (1929-2004)
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 160 (2004) Letter from Cambridge
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 167 (2006) Remembering Thom Gunn
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 168 (2006) Eight Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 182 (2008) Thom Gunn, Shakespeare and Elizabethan Poetry
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 191 (2010) Alan Stephens (1925-2009)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 203 (2012) Four Poems
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Míklós Radnóti in PN Review 203 (2012) Guard Me and and Protect Me (translated from the Hungarian by Clive Wilmer and George Gömöri)
Subscribers only Interviewed by Peter Carpenter in PN Review 206 (2012) In Conversation with Clive Wilmer
Subscribers only Reviewed by Jem Poster in PN Review 207 (2012) on Clive Wilmer
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 208 (2012) Story and Fable: Reflections on Edwin Muir
Subscribers only Translation of a Review by Tara Bergin in PN Review 209 (2013) on János Pilinszky
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 216 (2014) From the Smokery
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