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An anthology of classic poems that are perfect for bedside reading, accompanied by charming illustrations by Jane Robbins. From Chaucer to Carroll, Shakespeare to Shelley, enjoy the UK's favorite poets in this gorgeous anthology by the National Trust. From Renaissance writers such as Christopher Marlowe, Victorians like Christina Rossetti, and Modernists such as T.S. Eliot, explore a variety of poets from all ages. Also included in this selection are poets who are connected to National Trust properties, such as Vita Sackville-West, who lived at Sissinghurst and Thomas Hardy, whose cottage is looked after by the National Trust. The poems in this book are organized by themes to make it easy to find a poem that can console or amuse, or for special occasions like readings at christenings and weddings. "Velvet Footsteps" celebrates our animal friends; "A Green & Pleasant Land" illustrates the beauty of our landscapes; "The Lone & Level Sands" explores smuggler's coves and the moods of the sea; "The Noise of Battle" recalls classic war poems.
Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Poetry, Literary Collections
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Jane McMorland Hunter & Jane Robbins
Street Date: December 1, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-78-2187
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