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George Herbert (Poet to Poet) free pdf George Herbert (1593-1633) was born in Montgomery and educated at Westminster and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was Public Orator from 1619 until 1627. After taking orders, he accepted in 1630 the living of Bemerton in Wiltshire, where the remainder of his short life was spent. The Temple, or Sacred Poems, containing almost his entire work in verse, appeared in the year of his death, and has commanded recognition ever since as a supreme contribution both to poetry and to the literature of devotion.

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JO SHAPCOTT was born in London. Poems from her three award-winning collections Electroplating the Baby, Phrase Book and My Life Asleep are gathered in Her Book :Poems 1988-1998. She has won a number of literary prizes including the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Collection, the Forward Prize for Best Collection and the National Poetry Competition (twice). Her most recent collection is Tender Taxes, versions of Rilke's French poems (Faber, 2001), and is the co-editor of Emergency Kit (Faber, 1996).

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Author : George Herbert
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 02 March 2006
ISBN : 0571210392
EAN : 9780571210398
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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