All The Poems: Stevie Smith

All The Poems: Stevie Smith


The crucial version of 1 of recent poetry’s such a lot targeted voices

Stevie Smith is without doubt one of the hottest British poets of the 20th century. Her poem “Not Waving yet Drowning” has been broadly anthologized, and her existence was once celebrated within the vintage 1978 motion picture Stevie. This new and up to date version of Stevie Smith’s gathered poems comprises 1000's of works from her thirty-five-year occupation. The Smith pupil Will might collects poems and illustrations from released volumes, offers attention-grabbing information about their provenance, and describes many of the types Smith offered. Satirical, mischievous, teasing, disarming, Smith’s poems take readers from comedy to tragedy and again back, whereas her line drawings are by means of turns unsettling and beguiling.

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