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Collected Poems free pdf Anthony Thwaite's "Collected Poems", issued in his seventy-seventh year, give readers a fresh opportunity to explore the sixteen collections he has published since his debut in the "Fantasy Poets" series in 1953. Although his roots are in the Movement, he has developed a recognisably personal style - once described as 'cunningly modulated eloquence' - and a range of concerns which have defined his poetry from the beginning: memory, history, archaeology, travel (he has lived in Japan and Libya, writing of them with subtlety and affection), the complexity of relationships, and now the frustrations of advancing years. Through his own voice and those he has delicately adopted (most memorably in "The Letters of Synesius" and "Victorian Voices"), he has made a significant contribution to the literature of the last half-century, elegantly and perceptively setting the curiosities of the present against the complexities of the past.

About Anthony Thwaite

Anthony Thwaite was born in 1930. After national service in Libya he read English at Oxford, then worked for the BBC as a producer. He was literary editor of the Listener and the New Statesman, co-editor of Encounter and in 1986 chairman of the Booker Prize judges. He is literary executor of Philip Larkin and the editor of his Collected Poems and Selected Letters. In addition to writing criticism and books on travel and topography, he is a regular reviewer for the Guardian and other journals.

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Author : Anthony Thwaite
Publisher : Enitharmon Press
Data Published : 21 June 2007
ISBN : 1904634397
EAN : 9781904634393
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 445 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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