Poetry Please: The Seasons

Author:   Various Poets
Publisher:   Faber & Faber
Edition:   Main
ISBN:  

9780571331864


Pages:   176
Publication Date:   20 October 2016
Format:   Paperback
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Poetry Please: The Seasons


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This new anthology of poems, favourites from the nation's longest-running and best-loved request programme for verse, moves with the seasons, following the turning year from John Clare's 'pale splendour of the winter sun' to John Keats' 'Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness', by way of Larkin's 'young-leafed June' and Gerard Manley Hopkins' 'glassy peartree leaves and blooms' when 'Nothing is so beautiful as Spring'. As the year changes, so we change with it. Since time out of mind our daily lives have been shaped and directed by the seasons, and it is here that we find poems about harvest and hardship, growth and new life, the warmth of the life-giving sun, Christmas and the closing of the year. Poetry Please: Seasonal Poems is a vital and generous gathering to treasure.

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Author:   Various Poets
Publisher:   Faber & Faber
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.144kg
ISBN:  

9780571331864


ISBN 10:   0571331866
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   20 October 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. First aired in 1979, the programme, a request show which broadcasts to one million listeners a week, has become a unique record of the country's best-loved poems over the decades since its inception.

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