The Great Modern Poets

by Michael Schmidt

Modern and Contemporary Fiction Poetry Literary Fiction

LoveReading Expert Review of The Great Modern Poets

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.


The Great Modern Poets Synopsis

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 This Edition

ISBN: 9781905204700
Publication date: 5th October 2006
Author: Michael Schmidt
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Hardback
Primary Genre Modern and Contemporary Fiction
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About Michael Schmidt

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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