Poems On The Underground: A New Ediiton

Paperback | June 30, 2015

byCecil HerbertEditorJudith Chernaik, Gerard Benson

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After nearly thirty years and almost 500 poems, Poems on the Underground has become a familiar and welcome sight on London's Tube, paying tribute to the magnificent tradition of English poetry, and to those who have contributed to its richness and diversity. In this beautiful paperback edition, poems old and new, familiar and unfamiliar explore such diverse topics as love, London, exile, family, dreams, war, music and nature, and feature hundreds of poets including Owen Sheers, Paul Muldoon, Sylvia Plath, William Blake, D. H. Lawrence, Kathleen Raine, Roger McGough, Wilfred Owen, Wendy Cope and John Clare, among many others.

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After nearly thirty years and almost 500 poems, Poems on the Underground has become a familiar and welcome sight on London's Tube, paying tribute to the magnificent tradition of English poetry, and to those who have contributed to its richness and diversity. In this beautiful paperback edition, poems old and new, familiar and unfamilia...

Judith Chernaik, Gerard Benson and Cicely Herbert co-founded Poems on the Underground nearly thirty years ago. Judith has written The Lyrics of Shelley and four novels, and was awarded an OBE for services to literature in 2002. Gerard was a poet, editor, performer and author of ten poetry collections. He was Poet Laureate of the City o...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 4.4 × 6 × 1 inPublished:June 30, 2015Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141389540

ISBN - 13:9780141389547

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