Six Centuries Of Verse by Seamus Heaney,Ted Hughes

This anthology is a comprehensive collection that spans six centuries of poetry, offering readers a rich tapestry of poetic expression from the English literary tradition. Compiled by two of the most celebrated poets of the 20th century, the book serves as both a historical overview and a celebration of the art form, featuring works from the earliest English poets to contemporary voices. Through its carefully curated selection, the anthology highlights the evolution of poetic styles, themes, and the enduring power of poetry to capture the human experience in all its facets. It is an essential volume for both students and enthusiasts of poetry, providing a deep well of inspiration and a broad perspective on the development of English verse.

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Total Points: 62

This book was first published in 1984