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.
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Ana Sampson is head of publicity and marketing at Michael O'Mara Books, and has contributed to various publications including the Bookseller. She is the editor of I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.Review:
"This is an excellent collection of all those poems that you perhaps only half remember. Not only are there some of the most important poems in the language, but also potted biographies and an index of famous lines for those post-prandial 'guess the poem' quizzes. The perfect stocking filler." —Choice on I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
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Buchbeschreibung Michael O'mara Books Ltd Sep 2011, 2011. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - A beautifully produced collection of much loved poems, grouped thematically with entertaining mini-biographies of each poet. Features an index of familiar lines, as well as a list of poets to make it easy to find your favourites. The second book from the author of 'I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud', which sold 55,000 copies, the poets include Wordsworth, ee cummings, John Donne, A.A. Milne and many others. 192 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781843175940