Just a smack at Grigson

Denis Donoghue

  • Montaigne’s Tower, and Other Poems by Geoffrey Grigson
    Secker, 72 pp, £5.95, October 1984, ISBN 0 436 18806 6
  • Collected Poems: 1963-1980 by Geoffrey Grigson
    Allison and Busby, 256 pp, £4.95, October 1984, ISBN 0 85031 557 3
  • The Faber Book of Reflective Verse edited by Geoffrey Grigson
    Faber, 238 pp, £7.95, October 1984, ISBN 0 571 13299 5
  • Blessings, Kicks and Curses by Geoffrey Grigson
    Allison and Busby, 279 pp, £4.95, October 1984, ISBN 0 85031 558 1
  • The Private Art: A Poetry Notebook by Geoffrey Grigson
    Allison and Busby, 231 pp, £4.95, October 1984, ISBN 0 85031 559 X
  • Before the Romantics: An Anthology of the Enlightenment by Geoffrey Grigson
    Salamander, 349 pp, £5.95, September 1984, ISBN 0 907540 59 7

Geoffrey Grigson’s best poem, and the type of his best poetry, is ‘His Swans’. Evidently and justly, he thinks well enough of it to put it in the Faber Book of Reflective Verse as his sole exhibit:

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