Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014

Armitage, Simon

£12.99

‘Paper Aeroplane’ is the author’s own selection from across a quarter-century of work, from his debut to the latest, uncollected work. Drawing upon all of his award-winning poetry collections, including ‘Kid’, ‘Book of Matches’, ‘The Universal Home Doctor’ and ‘Seeing Stars’, this generous selection provides an essential gathering of this most thrilling of poets, and is key reading for students and general readers alike.

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Publish Date: 21/02/2019
ISBN: 9780571353392 Category: Tags: ,

Description

When Simon Armitage burst on to the poetry scene in 1989 with his spectacular debut Zoom!, readers were introduced to an exceptional new talent who would reshape the landscape of contemporary poetry in the years to come. Now, Armitage’s reputation as one of the nation’s most original, most respected and most influential poets seems secure. Paper Aeroplane: Poems 1989-2014 is the author’s own choice of work from across a quarter-century of publishing. Drawing upon all of his award-winning poetry collections, including Kid, Book of Matches, The Universal Home Doctor, Seeing Stars and The Unaccompanied, as well as his medieval translations and verse dramas, Paper Aeroplane represents a generous and thrilling gathering of work from one of contemporary poetry’s most essential voices.

Additional information

Weight 280 g
Dimensions 198 × 131 × 19 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

232

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

821.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K