Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2016

272 Pages | 1 b+w illustration

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474414128

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Letter Writing Among Poets

From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Edited by Jonathan Ellis

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A comprehensive collection of essays on the art and genre of letter writing among Romantic, Victorian and twentieth-century poets
  • Contributors are leading international biographers, critics and poets, including Hermione Lee, Paul Muldoon, Daniel Karlin, Hugh Haughton, Anne Fadiman, Edna Longley and Angela Leighton
  • An absorbing history of literary friendship, literary love and literary rivalry
  • A sensitive study of the often close relationship between letter writing and poetry