Faber and Faber Poetry Diary 2013
The Faber Poetry list, originally founded in the 1920s, was shaped by the taste of T. S. Eliot, who was its guiding light for nearly forty years. Since the 1960s, each passing decade has seen the list grow with the addition of poets who were arguably the finest of their generation. In recent years the creation of the Poet to Poet series has further broadened the scope of Faber poetry by including the work of great poets from the past, selected and introduced by the contemporary poets they have inspired.
Poets included in the 2013 diary:
Simon Armitage, William Blake, Robert Browning, Robert Burns, Lord Byron, Geoffrey Chaucer, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Wendy Cope, Emily Dickinson, John Dryden. T. S. Eliot, James Fenton, Lavinia Greenlaw, Thom Gunn, Thomas Hardy, David Harsent, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Emma Jones, Ben Jonson, John Keats, Philip Larkin, Christopher Logue, Andrew Motion, Paul Muldoon, Daljit Nagra, Alice Oswald, Don Paterson, Sylvia Plath, Nick Laird, Ezra Pound, Christopher Reid, William Shakespeare, Jo Shapcott, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Edward Thomas, Derek Walcott, Hugo Williams, William Wordsworth, W. B. Yeats
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