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The Poetry of Edward Thomas - Andrew Motion

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The author begins by discussing Thomas's life and his place in the development of modernism, and goes on to analyse Thomas's use of the figure of the Doppelgänger and to reassess his debt to Robert Frost. He describes his attitudes and his importance as a war poet, seeking to rescue Thomas's war poems from years of misrepresentation and neglect, and also examines Thomas's poems of isolation. Previously unpublished letters and uncollected reviews are referred to throughout, and so too is the extensive and largely unread body of Thomas's prose.

Hardback book in very good condition. Comes with a good dust jacket, shelf worn particularly along the top edge, with some fading.

Item details

Author(s):
Motion, Andrew
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1980 1st Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0710004710
ISBN-13:
9780710004710
Number of pages:
193
Publisher:
Routledge & Kegan Paul
Title:
The Poetry of Edward Thomas

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The author begins by discussing Thomas's life and his place in the development of modernism, and goes on to analyse Thomas's use of the figure of the Doppelgänger and to reassess his debt to Robert Frost. He describes his attitudes and his importance as a war poet, seeking to rescue Thomas's war poems from years of misrepresentation and neglect, and also examines Thomas's poems of isolation. Previously unpublished letters and uncollected reviews are referred to throughout, and so too is the extensive and largely unread body of Thomas's prose.

Hardback book in very good condition. Comes with a good dust jacket, shelf worn particularly along the top edge, with some fading.

Author(s):
Motion, Andrew
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1980 1st Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0710004710
ISBN-13:
9780710004710
Number of pages:
193
Publisher:
Routledge & Kegan Paul
Title:
The Poetry of Edward Thomas

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