Kathleen Jamie S Essays Guide You Softly Along Coastlines Of Varying Continents, Exploring Caves, And Pondering Ice Ages Until The Narrator Stumbles Over Not A Rock On The Trail, But Mortality, Maybe The Earth S, Maybe Our Own, Pointing To New Paths Forward Through The Forest Delia Owens, Author Of Where The Crawdads Sing, By The Book In The New York Times Book ReviewAn Immersive Exploration Of Time And Place In A Shrinking World, From The Award Winning Author Of SightlinesIn This Remarkable Blend Of Memoir, Cultural History, And Travelogue, Poet And Author Kathleen Jamie Touches Points On A Timeline Spanning Millennia, And Considers What Surfaces And What Reconnects Us To Our Past From The Thawing Tundra Linking A Yup Ik Village In Alaska To Its Hunter Gatherer Past To The Shifting Sand Dunes Revealing The Impressiely Preserved Homes Of Neolithic Farmers In Scotland, Jamie Explores How The Changing Natural World Can Alter Our Sense Of Time Most Movingly, She Considers, As Her Father Dies And Her Children Leave Home, The Surfacing Of An Older, Less Tethered Sense Of Herself In Precise, Luminous Prose, Surfacing Offers A Profound Sense Of Time Passing And An Antidote To All That Is Instant, Ephemeral, Unrooted
Kathleen Jamie is a poet, essayist and travel writer, one of a remarkable clutch of Scottish writers picked out in 1994 as the new generation poets it was a marketing ploy at the time but turns out to have been a very prescient selection She became Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Stirling in 2011.
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- Kathleen Jamie
- 23 July 2017 Kathleen Jamie