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Collected Poems (Paperback) (Tony Harrison)

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The first complete collection of Tony Harrison's work -­ the 2015 recipient of the David Cohen Prize for Literature.Tony Harrison published his first pamphlet of poems in 1964 and for over fifty years has been a prominent force in modern poetry.His poetic range is truly far-­reaching, from the intimate tenderness of family life and personal love, to war poems from Bosnia and savage public outcries against politicians.The Collected Poems draws deeply both on classical tradition and on the vernacular of the street. Combining the private and the public in a way Harrison has made distinctly his own, and drawing on his working-­class upbringing, these are powerful poems for modern times.
Number of Pages: 464
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Tony Harrison
Language: English
Street Date: September 19, 2016
TCIN: 51652049
UPC: 9780241974353
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-4393
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