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Selected Poems

Sylvia Townsend Warner

Edited by Claire Harman

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ISBN: 978 0 856355 85 1
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: January 1996
190 x 130 x 7 mm
112 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Sylvia Townsend Warner
    SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER was born in 1893, the only child of a schoolteacher, and educated at home. A talented and knowledgeable musician, in 1917 she joined the editorial board preparing the ten volumes of Tudor Church Music for publication by Oxford University Press, a post she held until 1927. In 1923 ... read more
    Claire Harman
    Claire Harman's biography of Robert Louis Stevenson was published in 2005, and she is currently working on a book about Jane Austen's fame. ... read more
    Awards won by Claire Harman Short-listed, 2001 Whitbread Award Winner, 1990 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize
    Praise for Claire Harman 'This marvellous book has exceeded my expectations, which were very high indeed...it displays admirable craftsmanship, a subtle, musical ear, and immense variety.'
    John Mole, South West Review
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