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This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens on his 75th birthday, contains:
- "Ideas of Order"
- "The Man With the Blue Guitar"
- "Parts of the World"
- "Transport Summer"
- "The Auroras of Autumn"
- "The Rock"
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"'One of the most considerable poets of the last hundred years... Poems that are as distinguished as any written this century.' Thom Gunn, London Magazine"About the Author:
Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in 1907, the son of a Church of Ireland rector, later a bishop. He was educated in England at Sherborne, Marlborough and Merton College, Oxford. His first book of poems, Blind Fireworks, appeared in 1929, and he subsequently worked as a translator, literary critic, playwright, autobiographer, BBC producer and feature writer. The Burning Perch, his last volume of poems, appeared shortly before his death in 1963.
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Book Description Phillimore & Co. Ltd., Chichester, 1971 First Edition. Hardback., 1971. 8vo. pp xv, 124. Original publisher's green cloth boards with gilt lettering at spine.ISBN: 090059229X Previous owner's name inscribed to first endpaper, and slight shelfwear at edges. Otherwise very good indeed. Seller Inventory # C46197