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A wonderful collection of popular 20th century poetry

To mark the end of the millenium, The Nations Favourite 20th Century Poems brings together over 100 of the most celebrated and cherished poems of the last hundred years. Including poets as diverse as John Betjamin 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 last hundred years of the nations life is encapsulated here. Compiled and edited by Griff Rhys Jones, this latest in the successful series of The Nations Favourite Poems, brings together the wealth of new and innovative poetry styles that have flourished in the 20th Century. Whether in the wonderfully witty modern-day sonnets of Wendy Cope, the fantastical nonsense

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  • Paperback


    October 15, 1999

    BBC Books

    208 pages

    RRP $19.99

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    January 31, 2012

    BBC Digital

    208 pages

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