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New Faber Book of Love Poems by James Fenton
  

New Faber Book of Love Poems

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New Faber Book of Love Poems by James Fenton

James Fenton, a Whitbread-winning poet praised for his own love poetry, gathers together the best lyric poems originating in the English language. Ranging from the sixteenth century to the present day, The New Faber Book of Love Poems contains a fantastic mix of classics and popular favourites, as well as blues lyrics, American folk poetry, Elizabethan lyrics and Broadway songs. There are poems by men about women, women about men, men about men and women about women - in short, something for everyone, and a must-have for everyone's bookshelf.

About the Author

James Fenton was born in Lincoln in 1949 and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford where he won the Newdigate Prize for poetry. He has worked as political journalist, drama critic, book reviewer, war correspondent, foreign correspondent and columnist. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was Oxford Professor of Poetry for the period 1994-99. In 2007, James Fenton was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th February 2008

Author

James Fenton

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Author's Website

www.jamesfenton.com/

Publisher

Faber & Faber

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

Poetry

ISBN

9780571218158

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