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Cluster index: Paul Scott Derrick

Ringing the changes.

Paul Scott Derrick: ‘Berengarten’s book rings its own personal set of changes on the ‘Book of Changes’. He has constructed a brilliantly complex poetic sequence – or sequence of sequences – that grows out of the wisdom of the Chinese past, implicit in the structures and images of the Chinese language, and will extend its subtle tentacles of words into the minds of future readers. ‘