The Collected Poems by Elizabeth Jennings

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This is a supremely dippable-into book. Its bulk is liberating, not intimidating.


A new and definitive edition of the poetry by one of the best-loved and most enduringly popular modern poets, this collection includes almost all of Elizabeth Jennings’ published work and a large selection of her unpublished pieces as well as resources detailing her poetry, prose, essays, plays, and correspondence. Illuminating the religious faith at the heart of her poetry, this comprehensive collection celebrates Jennings’ accomplishments and exposes them to a new community of readers.


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Elizabeth Jennings was a poet and the author of numerous books, including Familiar Sprits, In the Meantime, A Poet's Choice, and Selected Poems. She is the recipient of a Somerset Maugham Award and the W. H. Smith Award. Emma Mason is a senior lecturer in the department of English and comparative literary studies at the University of Warwick in the UK. She is the author of The Cambridge Introduction to Wordsworth, Nineteenth-Century Religion and Literature, and Women Poets of the Nineteenth Century, and the coeditor of The Blackwell Companion to the Bible in English Literature and The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible.
Published April 1, 2012 by Carcanet Press Ltd.. 1064 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Nicholas Lezard on Apr 03 2012

This is a supremely dippable-into book. Its bulk is liberating, not intimidating.

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