This poetry collection consists of 150 related short poems or cantos, on the themes that have long preoccupied Hill, such as the Nazi horrors at the heart of civilized Europe, Christianity and English history, and the interweaving of public and private lives.
This new book of poems consists of 150 related short poems or cantos, on the themes that have long preoccupied Hill: the Nazi horrors at the heart of civilized Europe, Christianity and English history, the interweaving of public and private lives. "A poet at once urgent and timeless." Christopher Ricks "Among our finest poets ... the most European." George Steiner
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Geoffrey Hill was born in Bromsgrove in 1932, where his father was a police-constable. He taught for many years at Leeds University and Cambridge, and is now a Professor of English in Boston. He is the author of six books of poetry (his Collected isin Penguin), two books of essays, and a translation of Ibsen's BRAND, which is in Penguin Classics.
The Triumph of Love by Geoffrey Hill
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