Matthew Bevis, 1 April 2021
Charles Wright’s Oblivion Banjo – published in advance of his 85th birthday (Farrar, Straus, £20) – is somewhere between a Collected and Selected and begins with a homage to Ezra Pound:
Today is one of those daysOne swears is a prophecy:The air explicit and moist,As though filled with unanswered prayers
This sounds like the day everything started for Wright. After...