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Flora poetica : the Chatto book of botanical verse

Author: Sarah Maguire
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology brings together over 250 poems about flowers, plants and trees from eight centuries of writing in English: 14th-century lyrics sit next to poems of the 21st century; celebrations of plants native to the English soil share the volume with more exotic plant poetry from further afield.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Maguire
ISBN: 0701169230 9780701169237
OCLC Number: 51622823
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 384 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Sarah Maguire.

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This beautiful anthology brings together over 250 poems about flowers, plants and trees from eight centuries of writing in English, creating a rich bouquet of intriguing juxtapositions. celebrations  Read more...

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"As entrancing as the lost gardens of Heligan... This sumptuous book is a historical revelation too, and shows how the history of flowers goes hand in hand with the history of English poetry... I Read more...

 
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