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The Great Modern Poets by Michael Schmidt
  

The Great Modern Poets

Literary Fiction   Poetry   
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A beautfully packaged anthology of fifty twentieth and twenty-first century poets. From Thomas Hardy to W B Yeats to Seamus Heaney, this collection includes all of the greats. With detailed entries for each author, it's perfect for students or simply someone who enjoys reading poetry.

Synopsis

The Great Modern Poets by Michael Schmidt

An ideal introduction to the twentieth and twenty-first century poets and their best poetry. Each chapter comprises introductory quotations, an illustration, a biography of the poet and a simple explanation of his or her themes, with a selection of their key poems. Containing over 100 complete and unabridged poems, this work features insight, observations and a historical context for each poet and their work.

About the Author

Michael Schmidt is Professor of English Literature at Glasgow University. He also manages the important poetry publisher, Carcanet Press, and is the author of The Story of Poetry and The First Poets.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th October 2006

Author

Michael Schmidt

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Publisher

Quercus Publishing Plc

Format

Hardback

Categories

Literary Fiction
Poetry


ISBN

9781905204700

Publisher Profile

Quercus Publishing Plc is an imprint of Quercus

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Starting out in a small office in Dorset Street, London, the company quickly expanded, producing best sellers with each of its first two titles, Universe and Speeches that Changed the World.

As well as winning awards for their books Quercus also won Small Publisher of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards and the PLUS New Company fo the Year in the Fast Growth Business Awards.

Publisher's Website

www.quercusbooks.co.uk

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