The Language of Love: poems chosen by

The Language of Love: poems chosen by

by Anne Harvey (Author)

Synopsis

This is an anthology of beautiful, funny and unusual poems and songs from across centuries and cultures, all celebrating love. All the various stages and moods of love are featured, such as first love, lost love, marriage and love, and falling out of love. This book includes poets such as Burns, Shakespeare, Wendy Cope, Adrian Henri, Dorothy Parker, Pablo Neruda, Elizabeth Jennings and Cole Porter, to name but a few. 'Love is Like a Dizziness O, Love, love, love! Love is like a dizziness; It winna let a poor body Gang about his biziness!' - James Hogg (1770-1835) "The joy of Harvey anthologies is the way they keep turning up poems you love but can't quite remember." - "Signal".

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Format: Unabridged
Pages: 304
Edition: Main Market
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Published: 21 Jan 2005

ISBN 10: 1405047720
ISBN 13: 9781405047722
Children’s book age: 12+ Years

Author Bio
Anne Harvey is a freelance writer, reviewer, lecturer and broadcaster and regularly adjudicates at poetry and drama festivals. She trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and now combines her work as an actress and director with her work in the world of poetry and children's books. She is an active member of the Poetry Society. She lives and works in London.