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Selected Poems

John Heath-Stubbs

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Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (144 pages)
(Pub. Nov 1990)
9780856359002
£6.95 £6.25
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  • John Heath-Stubbs was born in 1918 and educated at Queens College, Oxford. A critic, anthologist and translator as well as a poet, he has received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry and the prestigious St Augustine Cross. Carcanet published seven previous collections by Heath-Stubbs, as well as a Collected and Selected ... read more
    Praise for John Heath-Stubbs 'It's a reflection of Heath-Stubbs's creative generousity that he writes warmly about apparently trivial things, sometimes in a way that explores or hints at the momentous implications behind them'
    Edmund Prestwich, The North
    'His range of subject matter is panoramic, and his control of emotion and intention the best of his generation.'
    Poetry Review
     'In his poetry, the literature of the past is an important inspiration, as are the images that inhabit it.'
    Trevor Tolley
    'His poetry is formidable, amiable, hugely intelligent and sacramental.'
    Times Literary Supplement.
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