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.
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.
Publication date: 05/10/2006
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
|Publication date:||5th October 2006|
|Publisher:||Quercus Publishing Plc|
|Genres:||Literary Fiction, Poetry,|
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.More About Michael Schmidt