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Selected Poems

Anthony Howell

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ISBN: 978 0 856463 24 2
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: November 2000
215 x 138 x 10 mm
128 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Anthony Howell’s choice from his five previous books displays a poet of great variety and accomplishment. From playful short poems to extended narratives, whether in free verse or traditional forms, his skill enlivens his subjects and offers surprise and delight. His poetry has appealed to readers as diverse as John Ashbery (‘curiously strong’) and Peter Porter (‘Howell has style to spare and is happily unclassifiable’).

    Anthony Howell was born in 1945. A former dancer with the Royal Ballet and subsequently a performance artist – he founded the Theatre of Mistakes 1974 – he has always been as active in literature as he has in movement. He has published several collections of poems and two novels. During ... read more
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