101 Sonnets by Don Paterson101 Sonnets by Don Paterson

101 Sonnets

byDon Paterson

Paperback | May 1, 2012

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Poets have been fascinated and challenged by the sonnet ever since it was imported from Italy to England in the sixteenth century. With its fourteen lines, inexhaustibly variable, it has met particular needs of almost every major poet from Thomas Wyatt to Paul Muldoon. Don Paterson, himself an adept of the form, has devised an anthology that is both a sharing of personal favourites and a celebration of high moments in the sonnet's history. His introduction and wonderfully insightful notes provide a history and commentary that will prove illuminating to the casual reader and indispensable to the student or aspiring sonneteer.
Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. His previous poetry collections include Nil Nil, God's Gift to Women, Landing Light and Rain. He has also published two books of aphorism, as well as translations of Antonio Machado and Rainer Maria Rilke. His poetry has won many awards, including the Whitbread Poetry Prize, the Geoffrey Faber M...
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Title:101 SonnetsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:May 1, 2012Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571278736

ISBN - 13:9780571278732

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