Arts

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe – Stephen Bernard (b 94)

plays-and-poems-of-nicholas-roweNicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. […]

Mallarmé’s Sunset – Barnaby Norman (m, 97)

Mallarme's Sunset - Barnaby Norman

The writings of the great Symbolist poet Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898) were to become uniquely influential in twentieth century literary criticism. For critics and philosophers such as Maurice Blanchot and Jacques Derrida, Mallarmé’s name came to represent a rupture in literary history, […]

A Special Kind of Light

Keith McDougall (d 1952)

A Special Kind of Light

A_Special_Kind_of_LightLandscapes – Full-page colour paintings throughout. One of 30 copies in full ice-blue leather, marbled end-papers. Fine in black cloth slipcase. Signed & numbered by the artist.

“Keith McDougall has enjoyed a lifetime’s passion for the landscapes of […]

Portrait of the Artist – 25 Bridport Painters & Sculptors

portrait_artist“Portrait of the Artist” focuses on twenty-five painters and sculptors associated with the contemporary Bridport art scene. The project was orchestrated by artist Kit Glaisyer (e 85-90) and is a collaboration with writer Lu Orza and photographer George Wright. They each draw […]