Selected Poems, 1955-97

Selected Poems, 1955-97

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This is a substantial selection of Charles Tomlinson's poems, made by himself from all 14 of his books since 1955, up until "Jubilation" (1995), and including two poems written in 1997, his 70th year. Tomlinson is a much-travelled and widely-translated poet, particularly into Italian. In turn, he has translated many poets, notably Octavio Paz, and was the editor of "The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation". He writes above all about the English countryside (to which he always returns), but also travel, and foreign cities, and many poems are of walks and "conversations" with his fellow writers and friends.show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 20mm | 258.55g
  • Carcanet Press Ltd
  • OxfordPoets
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192880594
  • 9780192880598
  • 2,020,964

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