Edwin Muir

(15 May 1887 – 3 January 1959 / Orkney / Scotland)

Comments about Edwin Muir

  • Klaus H Reichstein, Dipl-Übers f Engl u Russ (6/26/2018 4:45:00 AM)

    Mein Hauptinteresse an diesen Gedicht Muirs gilt v a dem hierin ggf erkennbaren Einfluss der Trilogie des Wiener Autoren mosaischer Provenienz Broch DIE SCHLAFWANDLER und deren Thema vom Zerfall der Werte, wie in den Einschüben erkennbar

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  • Klaus H Reichstein, Dipl-Übers f Engl u Russ (6/26/2018 4:11:00 AM)

    I am particularly still interested in exactly that poem especially since I do consider its title already to mirror the age Muir used to live in - with anything changing especially in First World War´s aftermath and ere World War II´s outbreak just like aftermath

  • Penis Willy (9/10/2013 4:42:00 AM)

    it would help if you had eyes

  • J Deakin (10/4/2009 6:17:00 AM)

    I cannot make a comment about Edwin Muir if I cannot read his poem! !

  • J Deakin (10/4/2009 6:15:00 AM)

    I cannot make a comment about Edwin Muir if I cannot read his poem! !

The Castle

All through that summer at ease we lay,
And daily from the turret wall
We watched the mowers in the hay
And the enemy half a mile away
They seemed no threat to us at all.

For what, we thought, had we to fear
With our arms and provender, load on load,
Our towering battlements, tier on tier,

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