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Lives of the poets

Author: Michael Schmidt
Publisher: London Head of Zeus, 2014. ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Connects the lives and works of over 300 English-language poets of the last 700 years. Lives of the poets traverses the landscapes of biography, form, cultural pressures and important historical moments to tell not just a history of English poetry, but the story of English as a language.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Schmidt
ISBN: 9781781857014 1781857016 9781781857007 1781857008
OCLC Number: 894833306
Notes: Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1998.
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 975 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Michael Schmidt.

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