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Angela Leighton

Angela Leighton
Books by this author: Trinity Poets (Ed.) Spills
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  • Angela Leighton is Senior Research Fellow in English at Trinity College. She is the author of many critical works, including On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Legacy of a Word (2007), as well as four collections of poetry, most recently Spills (2016).
    Praise for Angela Leighton 'Its lasting impression is a renewed awareness of poetry's manifold reach.'
    The TLS


     'This is one of those rare books that you know will become a kind of touchstone.'
    Jay Parini
    'Outstanding among the excellent ... the poems ring like bells.'
    Anne Stevenson
     'The density of Angela Leighton's poetry is of the best kind.'
    The TLS
    'An original poet who may come to be an important one.'
    The Times
     'Leighton's language is surprisingly meaty. This is attentive, sure-footed poetry.'
    The Guardian
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