The Great Modern Poets


An introduction to the works of the 50 greatest poets of our time.
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An introduction to the works of the 50 greatest poets of our time.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905204328
  • Publisher: Quercus
  • Publication date: 10/28/2009
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.99 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     3
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)     6
A.E. Housman (1859-1936)     10
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)     14
W.B. Yeats (1865-1939)     18
Charlotte Mew (1869-1928)     24
Robert Frost (1874-1963)     28
Edward Thomas (1878-1917)     34
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)     38
William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)     44
D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930)     48
Ezra Pound (1885-1972)     52
Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)     58
Marianne Moore (1887-1972)     62
T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)     66
Hugh MacDiarmid (1892-1978)     72
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)     76
Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)     80
E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)     84
Robert Graves (1895-1985)     88
Allen Tate (1899-1979)     92
Basil Bunting (1900-1985)     96
Laura Riding (1901-1991)     100
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)     104
John Betjeman (1906-1984)     108
W.H. Auden(1907-1973)     112
Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)     118
C.H. Sisson (1914-2003)     122
DylanThomas (1914-1953)     126
Robert Lowell (1917-1977)     130
W.S. Graham (1918-1986)     136
Keith Douglas (1920-1944)     140
Edwin Morgan (b. 1920)     144
Donald Davie (1922-1995)     148
Philip Larkin (1922-1985)     152
James K. Baxter (1926-1972)     156
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)     160
Frank O'Hara (1926-1966)     164
John Ashbery (b. 1927)     168
Thomas Kinsella (b. 1928)     174
Thom Gunn (1929-2004)     178
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)     182
Kamau Brathwaite (b. 1930)     186
Ted Hughes (1930-1998)     190
Derek Walcott (b. 1930)     194
Geoffrey Hill (b. 1932)     198
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)     202
Les Murray (b. 1938)     206
Seamus Heaney (b. 1939)     210
Eavan Boland (b. 1944)     214
James Fenton (b. 1949)     218
Glossary     222
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