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Selected Poems David Harsent

David Harsent

A selection of David Harsent’s work from across his career

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ISBN
9780571262670
Date Published
17.03.2011
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Summary

In an illustrious career, David Harsent has published eight collections of poetry, from A Violent County in 1969, to Legion, winner of the Forward Prize in 2005. This selection, made by the author himself, draws upon the full arc of his career and offers an outstanding concentration of, and introduction to, the full range and powers of this distinguished poet.

Critic Reviews

Harsent has an unusual claim to notice: you begin every poem with the certain prospect of pleasure and surprise.

Martin Amis, Observer
Critic Reviews

Few poets today can command such tension or such fluency of line.

Times Literary Supplement
DavidHarsent

David Harsent has published eleven collections of poetry. Night (2011) was a Poetry Book Society Choice, was shortlisted for the Costa, Forward and T. S. Eliot poetry prizes and won the Griffin International Poetry Prize. The most recent, Fire Songs, was published in 2014 and won the T. S. Eliot Prize.

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