Collected Poems: Vol. 1

Collected Poems: Vol. 1

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This two-volume boxed set, of Peter Porter covers 40 years of this poet's work, since his first book was published in England in 1961. Since then 14 collections have followed, including (in Volume 1) the translations of "Martial", and "The Cost of Seriousness" . "The Automatic Oracle" which won the Whitbread poetry prize is in Volume 2, which concludes with "Both Ends Against the Middle".show more

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  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 120 x 190mm | 978g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192880993
  • 9780192880994

Table of contents

Volume 1 (1961-81): "Once Bitten, Twice Bitten" (1961); "Poems Ancient & Modern" (1964); "A Porter Folio" (1969); "The Last of England" (1970); "Preaching to the Converted" (1972); "After Martial" (1972); "Living in a Calm Country" (1975); "The Cost of Seriousness" (1978); "English Subtitles" (1981). Volume 2 (1984-1998): "Fast Forward" (1984); "The Automatic Oracle" (1987); "Possible Worlds" (1989); "The Chair of Babel" (1992); "Dragons in their Pleasant Palaces" (1997); "Both Ends Against the Middle" (1999).show more

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