Love in a Life

Andrew Motion
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Motion's sixth poetry collection - a profound and tender exploration of 'marriage' - reissued as part of the poetry typographic series.

Love in a Life, Andrew Motion's sixth volume of poetry, marks a conspicuous development in the work of the founder of the modern Narrative School. Directness and a new colloquialism are wedded to Motion's distinctive obliquities in a volume where the idea of marriage governs the architecture of each poem and the book as a whole. The stories of two marriages gradually emerge, like chapters in a narrative, and are themselves bound to more public material, so that each lends profound resonances to the other.

Author bio:

Andrew Motion was UK Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009 and is co-founder of the online Poetry Archive. In 2015 he was appointed Homewood Professor in the Arts at Johns Hopkins University; he lives in Baltimore. Andrew Motion was knighted for his services to poetry in 2009.

Category: Literature & literary studies
ISBN: 9780571356027
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Poetry
Pub Date: December 2019
Page Extent: 72
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Poetry by individual poets

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