Catching Life by the Throat
How to Read Poetry and Why
By (author) Josephine Hart
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Catching Life by the Throat by Josephine Hart
Book DescriptionThis book is an anthology of poems by WH Auden, TS Eliot, Philip Larkin, Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Rudyard Kipling, Sylvia Plath and W B Yeats, introduced by Josephine Hart and accompanied by a complimentary 80 minute CD featuring a selection of the actors' readings. 'The idea is simple,' says Josephine Hart as she introduces the poets and takes us through their life and writings, 'an understanding of the life and philosophy of the poet illuminates the poetry and therefore makes the experience of reading or listening to each poem more intense.' 'This book will, I hope, bring the magic of the events to a much greater audience.' Whether you believe, like Robert Frost, that poetry is a way of catching life by the throat or, like Eliot, it is one person talking to another, nobody does it better than the poets whose work and life will feature in this publication.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844083923
(223mm x 143mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Josephine Hart
Life Saving, Hardback (November 2012)
A wonderful selection of introductions from Josephine Hart's Poetry Hour. It takes us on a journey of the imagination and teaches us why poetry matters
Truth About Love, Paperback (May 2010)» View all books by Josephine Hart
* Now in paperback, the exciting new novel from the bestselling author of DAMAGE, which received stunning reviews: 'An exhilarating adventure in language; the words throw up sparks of strange beauty ... A brave novel" GUARDIAN
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Author Biography - Josephine Hart
Josephine Hart was a Director of Haymarket Publishing and founded Gallery Poets before going on to produce a number of West End plays. She is the bestselling author of Damage, Sin, Oblivion and The Reconstructionist. She is married to Maurice Saatchi and has two sons.
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