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Provides an introduction to reading poetry. This work begins with chapters on poetic form, before going on to look at poetry in its various historical contexts. With a section on technical terms in poetry, and suggestions for further study, it also includes examples drawn from English and Irish poetry, and translations from French and German.
Jeremy Tambling is currently Professor of Literature at the University of Manchester, having previously been Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong. He has written widely on many aspects of literature, including most recently Blake's Night Thoughts (2004) and Becoming Posthumous (2001), which The Guardian hailed as 'a delicate dismantling of what we thought the past was for'. He is currently working on a major study of Dickens and London.