THE PENGUIN BOOK OF LOVE POETRY Edited by Jon Stallworthy 1973
Love is a country where anything can happen, and among the multitudes who have crossed its shimmering frontiers since first
Imperial Adam, naked in the dew, Felt his brown flanks and found the rib was gone …
There have always been those who made poems of what they found. From the civilization of the Lower Nile to that of the Lower Hudson, more poets have written more piercingly, more variously, on this subject than on any other. From the work of some 190 poets Jon Stallworthy has selected some of the most poignant, funny, shameless, and ferocious love poems in the English language…
Edited with an Introduction by Jon Stallworthy – ALLEN LANE – Blue cloth hardback book with dj – ISBN 0 7139 0637 5 – Printed in Great Britain – Condition: torn dj has been reinforced to prevent further damage. Previous ink name ownership inside cover. Otherwise good reading copy.
Dimensions: 20.5 x 14.5 x 3.5 cm
SKU AN384 143