PN Review 5

Scope and Content

Manuscript and contributors' proofs of PN Review 5 (1977). Typesetting was done in-house, and the copy-editor was probably Robert Wells, whose handwriting appears on some of the contributors' proofs. This issue contained: editorial by Donald Davie; poems by Andrew Waterman, Dick Davis, John Matthias, Charles Boyle, Anthony Barnett, John Mole, Ted Hughes, Paul Mills, C.H. Sisson, David Wright, Edward Levy and Jeremy Hooker; essays and review articles by Eugenio Montale (translated by G. Singh), C.H. Sisson, Michael Hamburger, Donald Davie, Angela Livingstone, Andrew Waterman, Jeffrey Wainwright, David Levy and John Mole; letters from Dudley Young, Michael Cayley, Donald Davie and John Matthias; and book reviews by Paul Wilkins, Michael Vince, David Levy, Matt Simpson, Barry Wood and C.H. Sisson. The issue also included a special supplement to mark the 50th birthday of Charles Tomlinson, containing work by Tomlinson himself, an interview with him, and contributions from John Betjeman, George Oppen, Peter Levi, John Press, Vittorio Sereni, Michael Kirkham, Donald Wesling, Ronald Hayman, Geoffrey Strickland, Frederick Busch, Michael Dibb, Alasdair Clayre, Ruth Grogan, Marjorie Perloff, and John Berger.