Resurgence celebrates the 70th birthday of its long-time poetry editor, Peter Abbs, whose work in the last two decades has focused on the metaphysical and ecological.

At the heart of his concerns lies his belief that, in a materialistic civilisation driven by money and technology, art loses its way and must reclaim its former metaphysical role and integrate the place of ecology in our understanding of our now perilously insecure planet.

This philosophy permeates Earth Songs, an international poetry anthology edited by Peter, which brings together contemporary American and British poets most ...


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