The Great Modern Poets: An Anthology of the Best Poets and Poetry Since 1900

Author(s): Michael Schmidt

Poetry & Plays

Reproduced within this book are the essential poems of Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Frost, D.H. Lawrence, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Wilfred Owen, John Betjeman, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Philip Larkin, Allen Ginsberg, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Seamus Heaney and many other major poets of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For each, Michael Schmidt has provided an insight into their themes and the background to their work, opening for the reader a greater understanding and enjoyment of these extraordinary poems.


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Michael Schmidt is Professor of Poetry at the University of Glasgow. He is a poet, novelist, translator, literary historian and anthologist. He is the managing director of the influential poetry publisher, Carcanet Press. His books include Lives of the Poets, The Story of Poetry, The First Poets and The Shakespeare Handbook (Quercus).

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  • : 9781848668669
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : September 2014
  • : 227mm X 158mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2014
  • : books

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  • : Michael Schmidt
  • : Paperback
  • : 1114
  • : 821.9108
  • : 224