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Ways of Life : On Places, Painters and Poets

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Andrew Motion was appointed Poet Laureate in 1999, but alongside his work as a poet he also had a significant career as a prize-winning biographer and an illuminating critic. "Ways of Life" celebrates this talent with a selection of his articles about painters and poets, as well as a number of striking personal pieces. The literary essays in "Ways of Life" look at a wide assortment of writers, from John Clare and Ivor Gurney, to marginal figures such as Leigh Hunt and Joseph Severn, and reassess the less well-known work of celebrated writers including John Donne, Christina Rossetti and Thomas Hardy. "Ways of Life" is an original, acute and emotionally-charged collection of writings, from a truly important and insightful writer.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 140 x 218 x 30mm | 399.16g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571223656
  • 9780571223657
  • 663,090

About Sir Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion was born in 1952. He was appointed Poet Laureate in 1999, and is Professor of Creative Writing at Royal Holloway College, University of London. He has published a number of poetry collections and novels, as well as a memoir, In The Blood, described as "the most moving and exquisitely written account of childhood loss I have ever read" by the Independent on Sunday.show more

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