A selection of poems exploring the many aspects of masculinity, from imperial militarism to the author's own experiences. From awkward, unsporty schoolboy to adolescent, husband and father, the poems examine, often in intimate detail, what it is to be male.
About the Author
Robert Crawford was born in 1959 and studied at Glasgow and Oxford. He now teaches at the University of St Andrews. His first collection, A Scottish Assembly, was shortlisted for the 1990 McVitie's Book of the Year; his second, Talkies, was selected as one of the twenty books on the New Generation Poets promotion of 1994.