Poetry Please!

Poetry Please A selection of poems from the successful Radio series including Auden Betjeman Hopkins and MacNeice with an introduction by Charles Causley Founded in by J M Dent the Everyman Library has

  • Title: Poetry Please!
  • Author: Charles Causley
  • ISBN: 9780460878241
  • Page: 308
  • Format: Paperback
  • A selection of poems from the successful Radio 4 series, including Auden, Betjeman, Hopkins and MacNeice, with an introduction by Charles Causley.Founded in 1906 by J.M Dent, the Everyman Library has always tried to make the best books ever written available to the greatest number of people at the lowest possible price Unique editorial features that help Everyman PaperbaA selection of poems from the successful Radio 4 series, including Auden, Betjeman, Hopkins and MacNeice, with an introduction by Charles Causley.Founded in 1906 by J.M Dent, the Everyman Library has always tried to make the best books ever written available to the greatest number of people at the lowest possible price Unique editorial features that help Everyman Paperback Classics stand out from the crowd include a leading scholar or literary critic s introduction to the text, a biography of the author, a chronology of her or his life and times, a historical selection of criticism, and a concise plot summary Each Everyman title offers these extensive materials at a price that competes with the most inexpensive editions on the market but Everyman Paperbacks have durable binding, quality paper, and the highest editorial and scholarly standards.

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    1. Poetry Please! has been one of the mainstays of BBC radio in the UK since the late 1970s. It was first broadcast as a ten-minute programme in 1979. Each edition now lasts 30 minutes. The format of the programme is simple. Actors recite poems that listeners have requested to hear. This book is a collection of some of the most popular poems aired on the programme in its early years. Poetry Please! contains 100 poems. It is a very varied, entertaining and thought-provoking collection. The featured [...]

    2. I love this book, I have owned a copy for many years, I read aloud to my kids at bed time. It is a wonderful short anthologhy, quite a broad range of poems without being swamped in volume. The selection is well thought out and although the order is alphabetical (by poets name) there is still a great flow from one poem to the next - there are whole sections that we love to read out loud, Robert Louis-Stevenson 'the vagabond' followed by Muriel Stuart's 'the seed shop, then Tennyson 'the brook', T [...]

    3. *Auden*Betjeman*Blake*Brooke*Browning*Goldsmith*Keats*Scott*Shakespeare*Tennyson*Wordsworth*Yeats*These are just a few of the poets whose works are included in this book.I loved about 3/4 of these poems. I have a few favourites - Warning by Jenny Joseph, which is about getting older.Here is another fave, which is quite short but so lovely, its entitled:So What Is Love?(trans.)So what is love? If thou wouldst knowThe heart alone can tell:Two minds with but a single thought,Two hearts that beat as [...]

    4. A collection of nicely lyrical poems, particularly useful if the reader wanted to read them aloud. The only issue I have is that probably more than half of these poems bang on no end about god or christianity.

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