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William Blake

James Fenton

Faber and Faber presents eight beautiful editions of classic Romantic poetry

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Ebook
ISBN
9780571258437
Date Published
01.09.2011
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Summary

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature.

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night:

What immortal hand or eye,

Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

— The Tyger

JamesFenton

James Fenton was born in Lincoln in 1949 and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Prize for poetry. He has worked as political journalist, drama critic, book reviewer, war correspondent, foreign correspondent and columnist. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was Oxford Professor of Poetry for the period 1994-99. His poetry…

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