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Selected Poems of Edward Thomas

Author: THOMAS EDWARD
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 224
Pub Date: 19/05/2016
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571328772
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview When Edward Thomas was killed at the Battle of Arras in 1917 his poems were largely unpublished. But in the years since his death, his work has come to be cherished for its rare, sustained vision of the natural world and as 'a mirror of England' (Walter de la Mare). This new edition offers a selection of some of his most memorable nature poetry.
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When Edward Thomas was killed at the Battle of Arras in 1917 his poems were largely unpublished. But in the years since his death, his work has come to be cherished for its rare, sustained vision of the natural world and as 'a mirror of England' (Walter de la Mare). This new edition offers a selection of some of Thomas' most memorable nature poetry. This heart, some fraction of me, happily Floats through the window even now to a tree. Down in the misting, dim-lit, quiet vale, Not like a pewit that returns to wail, For something it has lost, but like a dove That slants unswerving to its home and love. Beauty.

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