Lives of the Poets

Out of stock. Delivery time unknown.

Description

A stunning volume of epic breadth which connects the lives and works of over 300 English-language poets of the last 700 years.

LIVES OF THE POETS traverses the landscapes of biography, form, cultural pressures and important historical moments to tell not just a history of English poetry, but the story of English as a language.

'Astonishing' New York Times .

'Deft critical judgements, lightness of touch, the ability both to examine minutely and to generalize boldly - this book is both a tonic and a continuing pleasure' Independent .

'A celebration of poetry in the shape of a history from Chaucer up to the present day. A book to put into the hands of any young man or woman beginning to be aware that poetry is the glory of our language' Scotsman .

'A masterly exercise of cogency and compression' Times Literary Supplement .

Product Details

Price
£30.00  £27.90
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781781857014
BIC Categories:

Earn By Promoting Books

Earn money by sharing your favourite books through our Affiliate programme.

Become an Affiliate
We use cookies and similar methods to recognize visitors and remember their preferences. We also use them to help detect unauthorized access or activity that violate our terms of service, as well as to analyze site traffic and performance for our own site improvement efforts. To learn more about these methods, including how to disable them view our Cookie Policy.