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Three Poems from Suffolk Bang

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Adam Warne

University of Roehampton, GB
About Adam

Adam Warne was born in Suffolk in 1988. He has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and is currently working towards a PhD at the University of Roehampton. His pamphlet Suffolk Bang was published by Gatehouse Press in 2018 and was shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards 2018.

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Abstract

Suffolk Bang was a notoriously hard cheese made from milk which had been skimmed several times. This cheese provides the name for a sequence of poems about working class life in rural Suffolk during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These three poems come from that sequence and in the accompanying commentary I explore the idea that poetic form can be skimmed and hardened and some of the ways in which this might relate to social power.
How to Cite: Warne, A. (2019). Three Poems from Suffolk Bang. Roundtable, 2(1), 7.
Published on 21 Nov 2019.
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