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Published: 11 December 1986

416 Pages

ISBN: 9780195042320

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A Book of Love Poetry

Edited by Jon Stallworthy

Jon Stallworthy has here selected some of the most moving, funny, shameless, and erotic love poems in history. Representing the work of more than 190 poets, including Sappho, Catullus, Ben Jonson, Christopher Marlowe, Alexander Pope, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, Guillaume Apollinaire, E.E. Cummings, Stephen Spender, Ted Hughes, and Fleur Adcock, he offers a comprehensive history of love poetry through the ages.

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