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The Modern Poet
Gwendolen Murphy
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The Modern Poet

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Hardcover, 176 pages
Published April 28th 1983 by Roth Publishing Inc (first published April 1983)
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Feb 08, 2016 Lucy rated it it was ok
The 2 stars are actually for the five Hopkins poems she includes, which of course deserve as many as I am allowed. The rest of this anthology is composed of either works by forgotten would-be modernists, or the less good output of some of the better known 20th century poets. I know that's a bit sweeping, but she says in the introduction that 'modern poetry is constantly significant' and is impressed by the presence of 'Science' (her capital) in poetry. And I'm afraid that 80 years on (my edition ...more
Feb 11, 2010 Miriam rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry
I have the 1954 edition of this collection.
Reading the 1945 version for the HMS.
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