By Heart: 101 Poems to Remember (Penguin)

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9780140867497: By Heart: 101 Poems to Remember (Penguin)

BY HEART is dedicated to the proposition that a great, traditional, but now sadly neglected skill, the memorizing of poetry, is capable of being revived. A short introduction explains how, and the body of the work is 101 great poems spaning 4 centuries and ranging from Shakespeare and Keats through to Auden and Heaney, offering a 'mental gymnasium' in which the memory can be exercised and trained in the most pleasurable way.

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By Heart is a poetry anthology in which former poet laureate Ted Hughes selects 101 beautiful poems to memorise and to treasure.

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A collection of classic poems well-suited to learn 'by heart' with an introduction by one of Britain's most popular poets

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