The Poetry Of Edward Thomas (Paperback)Sir Andrew Motion (author)
Paperback 193 Pages / Published: 18/05/2010
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When Edward Thomas died at Arras in 1917 few people thought of him as a poet. Yet in the two years before his death, after a lifetime writing prose, Thomas wrote some of the most enduring poems of his day: poems of war, nature, friendship, despair and exultation. Andrew Motion's pioneering study of Thomas' life and achievement is scholarly yet utterly absorbing, combining an account of his struggles as a writer with perceptive readings of individual poems. Andrew Motion's books include a biography, The Lamberts, George, Constant and Kil, and several prize-winning collections of poetry, the most recent of which is Love in a Life. He is currently writing the authorized biography of Philip Larkin.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 193
Weight: 283 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm
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