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The Great Modern Poets free pdf The Great Modern Poets and CD is the perfect introduction to the finest poetry of the 20th century. This ideal gift is now complete with an 80-minute audio CD featuring original recordings of 29 inspiring poems, read by their authors. Here the listener will find beautiful verse by the greatest poets of the modern era, including: W.B Yeats' The Lake Isle of Innisfree- Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening- Wallace Stevens' Not Ideas About the Thing But the Thing Itself- T.S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock- John Betjeman's A Shropshire Lad and The Licorice Fields at Pontefract- W.H. Auden's The Shield of Achilles- Dylan Thomas' A Refusal to Mourn...- Ted Hughes' Thrushes- Sylvia Plath's Daddy- and a special full-length reading of Howl by Allen Ginsburg, among many other much-loved classics. Accompanying the CD is a beautifully illustrated book containing over 150 complete and unabridged poems, covering Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, D.H. Lawrence, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, The War Poets, E.E. Cummings, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Ezra Proud, Sylvia Plath, and many more. Each chapter comprises introductory quotations, an illustration, a biography of the poet, a selection of their key poems and simple explanations of the themes. With an introduction that suggests ways to appreciate the poems, and a glossary that demystifies the concepts and movements of modern poetry, The Great Modern Poets and CD is an ideal welcome to the pleasures and insights poetry has to offer.

About Michael Schmidt

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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Author : Michael Schmidt
Publisher : Quercus Publishing
Data Published : 28 October 2010
ISBN : 0857382462
EAN : 9780857382467
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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