|Magma 29 in Poetry Library Archive
||The full contents of Magma 29 have been archived by the Poetry Library and can be accessed on their website, here.
|Aspects of the Contemporary (ii):Neo-hogbutchererbigdriftities: tracing a line out of the mainstream
||Matthew Caley writes about his own practice, and notions of the ‘avant garde’ and its relation to the British mainstream. Note: the printed edition of the magazine contains a transcription error, for which Magma apologises. The correct version appears here. [i] It starts, as most things start, with Ezra Loomis Pound. Pound, the irascible, volcanic…
|Aspects of the Contemporary (i):What good does it do?
||Poetry is alive and well in Britain. I doubt if it has ever been so abundant, various, and democratic. People write it and people read it; there is a lively sub-culture dedicated to its practice and enjoyment. Much gets published too, by some big houses and, still more creditably, by a determined fraternity of small…