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The Mersey Sound

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Informationen zum Autor Brian Patten was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor Brian Patten was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his collections include Collected Love Poems, Armada, and, from Penguin, Selected Poems. His verse for children includes Gargling with Jelly, Juggling with Gerbils, and Thawing Frozen Frogs. Brian Patten is a popular performer of his work, and he has also written children's plays as well as editing The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse and The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry. Roger McGough was a member of the group Scaffold in the 1960s when he contributed poems to the Penguin title The Mersey Sound , which has since sold over a million copies and is now available as a Penguin Classic. He has published many books of poems for children and adults, and both his Collected Poems (2004) and Selected Poems (2006) are also available in Penguin. He presents Poetry Please on Radio 4 and is President of the Poetry Society. He was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in 2001 and with a CBE in 2005 for services to literature. Klappentext New to "Penguin Modern Classics", these are the poems that echo the mood of the Sixties. This anthology was first published in 1967, and provides an entertaining selection of the early works of the 'Liverpool Poets.' Zusammenfassung An attempt to introduce contemporary poetry to the general reader by publishing representative work by each of three modern poets in a single volume, in each case the selection has been made to illustrate the poet's characteristics in style and form. This anthology features Roger McGough's work, alongside that of Brian Patten and Adrian Henri.

Autorentext

Brian Patten was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his collections include Collected Love Poems, Armada, and, from Penguin,
Selected Poems. His verse for children includes Gargling with Jelly, Juggling with Gerbils, and Thawing Frozen Frogs. Brian Patten is a popular performer of his work, and he has also written children's plays as well as editing The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse and The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry.

Roger McGough was a member of the group Scaffold in the 1960s when he contributed poems to the Penguin title The Mersey Sound, which has since sold over a million copies and is now available as a Penguin Classic. He has published many books of poems for children and adults, and both his Collected Poems (2004) and Selected Poems (2006) are also available in Penguin. He presents Poetry Please on Radio 4 and is President of the Poetry Society. He was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in 2001 and with a CBE in 2005 for services to literature.

Klappentext

New to "Penguin Modern Classics", these are the poems that echo the mood of the Sixties. This anthology was first published in 1967, and provides an entertaining selection of the early works of the 'Liverpool Poets.'



Zusammenfassung
An attempt to introduce contemporary poetry to the general reader by publishing representative work by each of three modern poets in a single volume, in each case the selection has been made to illustrate the poet's characteristics in style and form. This anthology features Roger McGough's work, alongside that of Brian Patten and Adrian Henri.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Mersey Sound
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EAN: 9780141189260
ISBN: 978-0-14-118926-0
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Penguin Books
Genre: Lyrik & Dramatik
Anzahl Seiten: 144
Gewicht: 124g
Größe: H201mm x B134mm x T10mm
Jahr: 2007