Synopses & Reviews
In this National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, the author connects the lives and works of more than 300 poets over the last 700 years, revealing how each poet has transformed a "common language of poetry".
Includes bibliographical references (p. -958) and index.
About the Author
Michael Schmidt is the founder and editor of PN Review, and the founder and editorial director of Carcanet Press. He is the director of the writing school at Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England.