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Selected Poems by James Fenton
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For the first time, James Fenton selects the best of his prize-winning poetry for the "Penguin Selected" series. 'Passionate and personal; Fenton's poems can also be extremely funny and violent; they are always full of the pleasures of the language' - Paul Theroux. 'James Fenton is very popular - it's the way he writes, with a mixture of poetic language and real directness' - Peter Porter.

Author Biography

James Fenton was born in Lincoln in 1949 and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford where he won the Newdigate Prize for poetry. He has worked as political journalist, drama critic, book reviewer, war correspondence, foreign correspondent and columnist. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was Oxford Professor of Poetry for the period 1994-99. He has published three volumes of poetry with Penguin, The Memory of War, Out of Danger and The Love Bomb, as well as An Introduction to English Poetry (2002). His work has won him the Southern Arts Literature Award for Poetry, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the Whitbread Award for Poetry. He writes regularly for the New Yorker and the Guardian.
Release date NZ
February 2nd, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Penguin Books Ltd
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