Poem: George Eliot Country

Title

Poem: George Eliot Country

Description

From this Midland scene - glum slag heaps, barge canals, gray sheep, the vivid overlap of wheat field and mustard hillside like out-of-season sunshine, the crabbed silhouette of oak trees (each joint a knot, each knot a principled demurral: tough, arthritic, stubborn as the character of her own father) - …

Creator

Amy Clampitt

Source

George Eliot Review
1985: 16, 56-57

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1985
Digitized 2017

Document Viewer

Citation

Amy Clampitt, “Poem: George Eliot Country,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed March 4, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/837.