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The Vintage Book Of Love Poetry - John Fuller

The Vintage Book Of Love Poetry

Paperback Published: 6th December 1996
ISBN: 9780099730217
Number Of Pages: 374

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"This anthology is shaped not by literary chronology but by the timeless human drama it records- its five 'acts' move from speculation and COUP DE FOUDRE through the troubled endurings of love - its consummations, dangers, joys, perversions and abdications - to loneliness and memory. In addition, the poems are presented anonymously, so that Marvell's coy lady rubs cold shoulders unexpectedly with Gershwin's naughty baby; and complex psychological fictions are overthrown by squibs. John Fuller provides a provacative introduction to this uniquely expressive handbook of shared emotion."

Industry Reviews

"A sparkling production... This anthology has already provided hours of absorbing enjoyment" -- Antonia Fraser * Sunday Times * "A very good collection, with a number of surprises" -- Anthony Burgess * Observer * "The perfect gift for lovers" -- Kate Saunders * Cosmopolitan *

ISBN: 9780099730217
ISBN-10: 0099730219
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 6th December 1996
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1