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 some of the greatest poets of our literature. Wallace Stevens was born in Pennsylvania in 1879. "Harmonium", published in 1923, became a landmark in modern American poetry with its startling imagery and meditations on art, reality and imagination. It was followed by "Ideas of Order", "The Man with the Blue Guitar and Other Poems", "Notes toward a Supreme Fiction", "Transport to Summer" and "The Necessary Angel". Stevens died in 1955.
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John Burnside is a poet and author and was born in Dunfermline in 1955. The Hoop, his first collection of poetry, was published in 1988 and won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award. This was followed by Common Knowledge (1991), Feast Days (1992), winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, The Asylum Dance (2000), winner of the Whitbread Poetry Award and shortlisted for both the Forward Poetry Prize (Best Poetry Collection of the Year) and the T. S. Eliot Prize, and The Light Trap (2001), which was also shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. The Good Neighbour (2005) was shortlisted for the 2005 Forward Poetry Prize (Best Collection) and his Selected Poems was published in 2006. His latest collection, Gift Songs, was published in 2007. He lives in Fife.
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Descrizione libro Faber & Faber. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0571237932. Codice libro della libreria 9780571237937
Descrizione libro Faber & Faber, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0571237932
Descrizione libro Faber & Faber, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110571237932