The Sense of Movement

The Sense of Movement

by Thom Gunn
     
 

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The Sense of Movement, Thom Gunn's second collection, was first published in 1957.

'This book . . . establishes Gunn as one of the few really interesting poets of his generation and promises greatly for the future.' Times Literary Supplement

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The Sense of Movement, Thom Gunn's second collection, was first published in 1957.

'This book . . . establishes Gunn as one of the few really interesting poets of his generation and promises greatly for the future.' Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780571262571
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
12/09/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
277 KB

Meet the Author

Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent in 1929. After National Service and a short time living in Paris, he enrolled at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read English. He published his first book of poems, Fighting Terms, while he was still an undergraduate. In 1954 he moved to San Francisco and held a one-year Fellowship at Stanford University. He published over thirty books of poetry, including The Man with Night Sweats, which won the Forward Prize for Poetry in 1992, and Boss Cupid (2000). Thom Gunn died in 2004.

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