Ol Ann Duffy and Glen Maxwell intrigues me The British editor Don Paterson get. At least two books published in Britain The resulting anthology collects some of the very best work of a new generation of poets who have come of age since Philip Larkin and Ted HughesFrom established poets such as Andrew Motion and James Fenton to mid career poets such as Glyn Maxwell and Kathleen Jamie to recent T S Eliot Prize winner Alice Oswald the work is fiercely intelligent often irreverent.
I discovered some fantastic poets through this book I will definately read Car. The only definitive anthology of contemporary British poetry available in the United States New British Poetry presents the exciting work of thirty five poets from England Scotland and Wales In compiling this landmark anthology T S Eliot Prize winning Scottish poet Don Paterson and Pulitzer Prize winning poet Charles Simic followed two rules the poets chosen should be born after 1945 and should have.
S all lathered p in the intro about postmodern poets definitely worth your tim. And engaged with traditional forms and an exhilarating range of stylesA generous sampling of each poet's work is included As Paterson writes in his introduction this group of poets represents some of the most intelligent and imaginative writers working in the English language today New British Poetry is destined to become a seminal anthology introducing many important new voices to American readers.
Don Paterson OBE FRSL born 1963 is a Scottish poet writer and musician