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Thom Gunn

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Thom Gunn by Thom Gunn

Book Description

Thom Gunn (1929-2004) was educated at Cambridge University, and had his first collection of poems, "Fighting Terms", published while still an undergraduate. He moved to northern California in 1954 and taught in American universities until his death. His last collection was "Boss Cupid" (2000). In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to some of the greatest poets of our literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571230693
ISBN-10: 0571230695
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 121mm x 8mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Ben Jonson by Thom Gunn Ben Jonson, Paperback (April 2005)

Ben Jonson (1572-1637) was born in London, and became a leading poet, playwright and essayist of the Elizabethan age. In 1598 he killed an actor in a duel but escaped hanging by pleading benefit of the clergy, and by 1616 had re-established enough Court favour to be awarded a pension by James I - in effect making him the first Poet Laureate.

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Author Biography - Thom Gunn

August Kleinzahler was born in Jersey City in 1949. He is the author of eleven books of poems, most recently The Strange Hours Travelers Keep. He lives in San Francisco.

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