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About this product
- DescriptionThis collection of poems includes the themes of domestic tension, law and order, submerged and exploding violence, and the anarchic strain in the human psyche. Simon Armitage is the author of Zoom! .
- Author BiographySimon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Sheffield. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, he has published eleven collections of poetry, including Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014 and his acclaimed translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2007). He also writes extensively for television and radio and is the author of two novels and the non-fiction bestsellers All Points North (1998) Walking Home (2012), and Walking Away (2015). His theatre works include The Last Days of Troy, performed at Shakespeare's Globe in 2014. In 2010 he received the CBE for services to poetry and in 2015 was appointed Professor of Poetry at Oxford University.
- PrizesWinner of Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection 1992.
- Author(s)Simon Armitage,Sue Roberts
- PublisherFaber & Faber
- Date of Publication04/10/1999
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Series TitleFF Classics
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFaber & Faber
- Weight70 g
- Width112 mm
- Height177 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Format DetailsA-format paperback
- Edition StatementExport - FF Classics (Export)
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