A Poetry Archive recording by

Vernon Scannell

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "They Did Not Expect This"

  • 2 -
    "The Lynching"

  • 3 -
    "The Great War"

  • 4 -

  • 5 -
    "A Case of Murder"

  • 6 -
    "When we were Married"

  • 7 -
    "A Song to Celebrate"

  • 8 -
    "Growing Pain"

  • 9 -
    "Spot-Check at Fifty"

  • 10 -

  • 11 -
    "Wicket Maiden"

  • 12 -
    "The Bombing of the Cafe de Paris, 1941"

  • 13 -
    "On Leave: May 1916"

  • 14 -
    "Candle Reflections"

  • 15 -
    "Hands"

  • 16 -
    "Drinking Up Time"

  • 17 -
    "Sentences"

  • 18 -
    "Casualty - Mental Ward"

  • 19 -
    "Frying Tonight"

  • 20 -

  • 21 -
    "Sunt Lacrimae Rerum"


Select bibliography

  • The Fight (novel), Nevill 1953
  • The Wound & The Scar (novel), Nevill 1954
  • A Mortal Pitch, Villiers 1957 - out of print
  • The Masks of Love, Putnam 1960 - out of print
  • The Face of the Enemy (novel), Putnam 1960
  • A Sense of Danger, Putnam 1962 - out of print
  • The Dividing Night (novel), Putnam 1962
  • Edward Thomas (prose), Longmans 1963
  • Walking Wounded, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1965
  • Epithets of War, Eyre & S 1969 - out of print
  • Poetry & Jazz at the Queen Elizabeth Hall (2 LPs), Argo / Decca 1969
  • Mastering the Craft and other poems for younger readers, Elsevier 1970 - out of print
  • Selected Poems, Allison & Busby 1971 - out of print
  • The Tiger & The Rose (prose), Hamish Hamilton 1971
  • The Winter Man, Allison & Busby 1973 - out of print
  • The Apple Raid (Poets for the Young Series), Chatto & Windus 1974
  • The Loving Game, Robson Books 1975
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  • Not Without Glory: Poets of the Second World War (prose), Routledge Falmer 1976
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  • A Proper Gentleman (prose), Robson Books 1977
  • New & Collected Poems 1950-1980, Robson Books 1980 - out of print
  • Vernon Scannell at Home in Leeds, Outright Music Productions 1980
  • Winterlude, Robson Books 1982
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  • Ring of Truth (novel), Robson Books 1983
  • Funeral Games, Robson Books 1987
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  • Argument of Kings (prose), Robson Books 1987
  • Soldiering On, Robson Books 1989
  • The Clever Potato, Red Fox 1989
  • Love Shouts and Whispers, Hutchinson Children's Books 1990
  • Travelling Light, Bodley Head Children's Books 1991
  • Drums of Morning (prose), Robson Books 1992
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  • Collected Poems, 1950-93, Robson Books 1993
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  • The Black and White Days, Robson Books 1996
  • Views and Distances, Enitharmon Press, 2000
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  • Feminine Endings (novel), Enitharmon Press 2000
  • Behind the Lines, Shoestring Press
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  • Vernon Scannell Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
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  • Last Post, Shoestring Press 2007
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