The Nation's Favourite Twentieth Century Poems

This Lovely Book Of Poetry Brings Together Over 100 Of The Most Celebrated And Cherished Poems Of The 20th Century Including Poets As Diverse As John Betjeman And Ted Hughes, Siegfried Sassoon And Allan Ahlberg, And Subjects From All Avenues Of Life War, Family Life, Love, Death, Religion, The Countryside, Animals And Comedy The Whole Breadth Of The Nation S Life During The 20th Century Is Encapsulated Here Compiled And Edited By Griff Rhys Jones As Part Of The Successful The Nations Favourite Poems Series, This Book Brings Together The Wealth Of New And Innovative Poetry Styles That Flourished In The 20th Century.The Nation's Favourite Twentieth Century Poems

Griffith Griff Rhys Jones is a Welsh comedian, writer, actor, television presenter and personality Jones came to national attention in the early 1980s for his work in the BBC television comedy sketch shows Not the Nine O Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones along with his comedy partner Mel Smith With Smith, he founded television production company Talkback Productions, now part of RTL Group H

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  • Paperback
  • 208 pages
  • The Nation's Favourite Twentieth Century Poems
  • Griff Rhys Jones
  • English
  • 03 October 2017
  • 9780563551430

10 thoughts on “The Nation's Favourite Twentieth Century Poems

  1. says:

    Griff Rhys Jones himself admits this selection is surprisingly conservative, and it certainly contains a disappointing volume of stodge it often seems Victorian than modern Most of the poets here were dead before the twentieth century ended However, it served my purpose which was to fill some gaps in my knowledge of well ...

  2. says:

    Review first posted on BookLikes people have stopped reading poetry after 1970, this is an odd collection of poetry most of it was written in the first half of the 20th century Also, a large part of the selection is nature based poetry, which is fine if that is what you are looking...

  3. says:

    A truly great collection of poetry I can t recommend it enough.

  4. says:

    Want to read some good poetry Or any poetry, just don t know where to start Well you could do worse than pick this up A beautiful and varied selection from the last century, should give you a taste of everything so you can get an idea of where to go next.

  5. says:

    3.5 stars Mixed bag.

  6. says:

    You have Sylvia Plath, Alice Walker and Maya Angelounow, do we even need reason to like the book This has been a very good read.

  7. says:

    Some fantastic poems but not really that wide a spread of poets.

  8. says:

    how much I love poetry

  9. says:

    Footprints and Sylvia Plath are still the best for me, although I discovered few great poems, like If , Without you , The almond tree.

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