James Fenton, a Whitbread-winning poet praised for his own love poetry, gathers together the best lyric poems originating in the English language.
Ranging from the sixteenth century to the present day, "The New Faber Book of Love Poems" contains a fantastic mix of classics and popular favourites, as well as blues lyrics, American folk poetry, Elizabethan lyrics and Broadway songs.
There are poems by men about women, women about men, men about men and women about women - in short, something for everyone, and a must-have for everyone's bookshelf.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 496 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 07/02/2008
- Category: Poetry
- ISBN: 9780571218158