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Trinity Poets

Edited by Angela Leighton and Adrian Poole

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ISBN: 978 1 784103 56 9
Categories: 21st Century, Anthologies, British
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: April 2017
216 x 138 mm
380 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Over six centuries, Trinity College, Cambridge, has spawned more poets than any other institution. Here are Herbert, Byron, Tennyson, Housman et al : an unparalleled singing school.
    Angela Leighton
    Angela Leighton was born in Wakefield, educated in Edinburgh and Oxford, and taught for many years at the University of Hull. She is now Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. She has published books and essays on nineteenth and twentieth-century literature, including On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Legacy of ... read more
    Praise for Angela Leighton 'Outstanding among the excellent ... the poems ring like bells.'
    Anne Stevenson
    '€˜Angela Leighton's genre-defying book -- poetry, memoir, experiment in translation in its many and often surprising senses -- explores with beautiful precision what she calls the 'two-ply tongue'€, a suggestive metaphor for the way we speak and think and write.'
    Patrick McGuinness
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