"A Little History of Poetry" by John Carey

A Little History of Poetry John Carey

Series:
Little Histories
Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
09 Feb 2021
ISBN:
9780300255034
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
320 pages: 216 x 140mm
Illustrations:
40 b-w illus.

A vital, engaging, and hugely enjoyable guide to poetry, from ancient times to the present, by one of our greatest champions of literature

John Carey is emeritus professor at Oxford. His books include The Essential Paradise Lost, What Good Are the Arts?, studies of Donne and Dickens, and a biography of William Golding. The Unexpected Professor, his memoir, was a Sunday Times best-seller.