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Signed Bookplate Edition - 100 Poets: A Little Anthology
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Signed Bookplate Edition - 100 Poets: A Little Anthology (Hardback)

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A wonderfully readable anthology of our greatest poetry, chosen by the author of A Little History of Poetry


A poem seems a fragile thing. Change a word and it is broken. But poems outlive empires and survive the devastation of conquests. Celebrated author John Carey here presents a uniquely valuable anthology of verse based on a simple principle: select the one-hundred greatest poets from across the centuries, and then choose their finest poems.


Ranging from Homer and Sappho to Donne and Milton, Plath and Angelou, this is a delightful and accessible introduction to the very best that poetry can offer. Familiar favorites are nestled alongside marvelous new discoveries-all woven together with Carey's expert commentary. Particular attention is given to the works of female poets, like Christina Rossetti and Charlotte Mew. This is a personal guide to the poetry that shines brightest through the ages. Within its pages, readers will find treasured poems that remain with you for life.



Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsFiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry anthologies by various poets Publisher: Yale University Press Publication Date: 14/09/2021 ISBN-13: 2369537080748  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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