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Synopsis: Paying homage to Samuel Johnson's "Lives of the Poets", this work offers an account of 20th-century English language poetry, viewed through the lives and works of some of its principal exponents. There are towering figures such as Larkin, Eliot, and Auden, as well as more minor talents, for example Stevie Smith. The text also includes writers who illustrate interesting aspects of poetry, with Allen Ginsberg a prime example. The text includes a substantial essay on each subject, combining biography with critical judgement, along with representative poems. The introduction discusses the place of poetry in the 20th century.
About the Author: Ian Hamilton was the acclaimed biographer of Robert Lowell, Matthew Arnold and J.D. Salinger. He was also a poet, essayist, editor, reviewer, anthologist and biographer. He died in 2001.
Title: Against Oblivion: Some Lives of the ...
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003396858
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2003. Book Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP78455208
Book Description Book Condition: good. 259 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00140177647-G
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Book. Book Condition: Used - Good. Ex library withdrawn from stock - with plastic protective cover and the usual library withdrawn stamps - end free paper may have been removed by library service. No highlighting or text annotations. Book will show some signs of wear or age consistent with a used book. Fast dispatch from trusted United Kingdom seller. Fully guaranteed. If unhappy in any way just return for a full refund. You don't even need to pay return postage. If you need further information about the condition of the book please email your questions, we would be delighted to expand on our description or even supply a scanned image. We are proud of our high feedback score and would rather iron out potential problems in the early stages of a purchase and so avoid unnecessary disappointment. Bookseller Inventory # gT15-009-14Dec14
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Book. Book Condition: Used - Good. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Cover shows light surface and edge wear. Page edges clean. Bookseller Inventory # g10-022-20may15
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # PL01548900B
Book Description Penguin UK, 2003. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Stiff book in lightly rubbed covers and slight edgetoning. A long list of significant poets. ; 7.72 X 5.04 X 0.87 inches; 336 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 45103
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140177647
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