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Collected Poems
     

Collected Poems

by Charles Tomlinson
 

Henry Reed, best-known perhaps for his much anthologized Second-World-War poem, "Naming of Parts," published only one book of poems in his lifetime—A Map of Verona. Writer of numerous radio plays and a fine translator, he never collected his many poems for a second book. This is the first collected edition of Reed's poems, including "Lessons of

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Henry Reed, best-known perhaps for his much anthologized Second-World-War poem, "Naming of Parts," published only one book of poems in his lifetime—A Map of Verona. Writer of numerous radio plays and a fine translator, he never collected his many poems for a second book. This is the first collected edition of Reed's poems, including "Lessons of the War", A Map of Verona, and many works never before published. It includes an introduction giving biographical information and critical commentary on the poems, and notes on sources, as well as some of Reed's own handwritten manuscript comments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192820723
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/03/1988
Series:
Oxford Poets
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded Edition
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.15(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Tomlinson, Professor of English at Bristol University, is a distinguished British poet, painter, translator, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation.

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