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Five Ages

Peter Levi

Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Hardback (56 pages)
(Pub. Jun 1978)
9780856460364
£7.95
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  • Peter Levi’s first book since Collected Poems 1955–1975 contains his poems written between spring 1975 and winter 1977. Of his Collected Poems 1955–1975, John Heath-Stubbs wrote in The Tablet: ‘His is certainly one of the most authentic and original, perhaps one of the few major talents of his generation.’

    Peter Levi (1931–2000) was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 1984. Until 1977 he was a Jesuit priest. He was a classicist whose writing includes three uncategorizable books – on modern Greece, Afghanistan, and the English landscape – as well as translations, critical and scholarly works, a thriller and ... read more
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