Selected Poems of Charles Tomlinson, 1955-1997

Selected Poems of Charles Tomlinson, 1955-1997

by Charles Tomlinson


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An accessible retrospective of the great poet.

In the tradition of Wallace Stevens, Charles Tomlinson's Selected Poems—encompassing his work from 1955 to 1997—records the logic of human perception, embodying aspects of both tragedy and possibility. Here is the long-awaited compendium of the work of one of England's contemporary masters and one of this century's great poets.

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ISBN-13: 9780811213691
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 11/17/1997
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Charles Tomlinson read English at Queens College, Cambridge, has lived in Northern Italy and London, and has recently retired after thirty-six years of teaching at the University of Bristol. In 1993 he received the Bennett Award for achievement in literature from The Hudson Review of New York, and in 1991 the Premio Europeo di Cittadella. He is the editor of the classic anthology The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation. He lives in Gloucester, England.

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