Poetry Please!

Poetry Please! : Popular Poems from the BBC Radio 4 Programme

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Alongside such familiar favourites as Edward Thomas's 'Adlestrop', John Masefield's 'Sea-Fever', Thomas Gray's 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' and Stevie Smith's 'Not Waving But Drowning', here are Jenny Joseph threatening to be a disreputable old lady, Patrick Chalmers on the wisdom of the fairground, V.L. Edminson on a good cure for bad temper and F.W. Harvey celebrating the comical duck. Heroism, the seasons, birth, death, work and eccentric characters: these are poems for every mood and taste, from the whole range of verse in Englishshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 118 x 168 x 22mm | 240.41g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Hardback Edition
  • 0753816512
  • 9780753816516
  • 1,472,858

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To coincide with Poetry Day here are selections of the best work of favourite poets in attractive gift editions with high production values - head and tail bands, ribbon marker and decorative end papers and each book has an introduction by a leading writer. Poetry Please! is a selection of favourites from the popular BBC Radio 4 programme.show more

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