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Here to Eternity

Andrew Motion

Here To Eternity in a beautiful repackage of this wonderfully accessible selection chosen by former Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571228287
Date Published
16.02.2012
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Summary

A rich spectrum of poetic voices – ancient and modern, new and familiar – arranged concentrically under different headings: Self, Home, Town, Work, Land, Love, Travel, War, Belief and Space. Each section seeks out resemblances and echoes elsewhere, creating the impression of an expanding universe, from Wallace Stevens to Stevie Smith, Joseph Brodsky to Jo Shapcott, Bob Dylan to Dylan Thomas, Ben Jonson to Benjamin Zephaniah…

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Andrew Motion was Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009; he is Professor of Creative Writing at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and co-founder of the online Poetry Archive. He has received numerous awards for his poetry, and has published four celebrated biographies. His group study The Lamberts won the Somerset Maugham Award and his authorised life of Philip Larkin…

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