"[Hill's essays] are among the most painstaking [and] brilliant analyses of literature in our century, and have expanded on his poetry's concerns for the guilts and guiles of language and the moral recognitions of the word."
About the Author
Geoffrey Hill was born in 1932, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. His books include nine volumes of poetry and two previous collections of essays. Since 1988 he has lived in Massachusetts and taught at Boston University, where he is Professor of Literature and Religion and co-director of the Editorial Institute.