The Great Modern Poets

‘The Great Modern Poets’ is an introduction to the 20th and 21st century poets and their best poetry. Over 100 complete poems are accompanied by a concise text that provides insight, observations, and a historical context for each poet and their work.

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Reproduced within this book are the essential poems of Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Frost, D.H. Lawrence, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Wilfred Owen, John Betjeman, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Philip Larkin, Allen Ginsberg, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Seamus Heaney and many other major poets of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For each, Michael Schmidt has provided an insight into their themes and the background to their work, opening for the reader a greater understanding and enjoyment of these extraordinary poems.

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Weight 283 g
Dimensions 226 × 158 × 24 mm
Author

Publisher

Quercus

Imprint

Greenfinch

Cover

Paperback

Pages

224

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

821.9108 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K