Tuesday, June 05, 2012

News at Eleven: [Carol Ann] Duffy and her 59 fellow poets

(some celebrated, some unknown) managed to create a book that, apart from having undoubted literary merits, could teach the reader a mini-lesson in British history--many of the poems in Jubilee Lines centre on the landmarks of the six decades it spans.

It is a timely project not only for the obvious reason of commemorating the jubilee.

from The National: Jubilee Lines: British poets mark queen's 60th year on throne
then The Space: 60 Years in 60 Poems


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