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Sounds Good: 101 Poems to be Heard

Sounds Good: 101 Poems to be Heard (Paperback)

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Sounds Good offers a collection of 101 poems, chosen to illustrate the function of sound in poetry. Christopher Reid provides brief notes, approaching the poems from different and sometimes surprising angles, with the purpose of illuminating the processes that have given them their vitality. Sounds Good can be enjoyed simply as a collection of some of the most beautiful poems in the English language; it can also be used as an aid to explore the secret art of poetry composition itself.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 01/03/2012 ISBN-13: 9780571288168  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Christopher Reid is the author of a number of books of poems, including A Scattering (winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award) and The Song of Lunch (both 2009). From 1991 to 1999 he was Poetry Editor at Faber and Faber, and worked with Ted Hughes on such books as Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters. He is now a freelance writer and lives in London.

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