Once you dip in and plunder a page, you won't want to stop ( Tribune)
A wonderful reminder of the poems we once knew by heart ( The Lady)
a fascinating journey throughout... the additional notes on poems and poets is a bonus ( Kent Life)
useful and nicely-produced aide memoire ( Shetland Times)
Great poetry 'finds its way to the hearts of many, not just the minds of the few', and this delightful collection is the ideal way to browse, remember and enjoy some of poetry's greatest hits. Following in the bestselling footsteps of I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, the first poetry anthology from Ana Sampson, Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright contains verses from more than eighty of the world's favourite poets, from the thirteenth century to the present day. It includes such leading lyricists as Burns, Keats, Tennyson, T. S. Eliot, Philip Larkin and Seamus Heaney - taking in the work of W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Wilfred Owen, and many others along the way. Perfect to dip into on the reader's whim, the chapters cover childhood and youth, nature, love and romance, home and travel, elegies, and more - each poem set in context with a lively introduction and entertaining notes on the poets themselves. This book is a lovely reminder of the nation's finest poems, and the perfect addition to any poetry lover's collection.
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Buchbeschreibung Michael O'mara Books Ltd Sep 2011, 2011. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 206x142x23 mm. Neuware - A comprehensive collection of verses from more than 80 of the world's greatest poets, spanning from the thirteenth century to the present day Including such leading luminaries as Burns, Keats, Tennyson, T. S. Eliot, Philip Larkin, and Carol Ann Duffy, this is a marvelous reminder of the poetry many of us once knew by heart, as well as a collection of some of the finest poems in the English language. Arranged thematically in chapters that cover childhood and youth, nature, love and romance, home and travel, elegies, and more, and enlivened with Ana Sampson's crisply witty introductions and notes on the poets, this is the ultimate poetic compendium for language lovers everywhere. 192 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781843175940