Lasting Lines by Jamie Grant | Hardie Grant Publishing

Lasting Lines 100 Poems and Poets That You Should Know

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The English language is rich in poetry; yet how many people are aware that many of our stock phrases and familiar sayings have their origins as lines of poetry?
 
Ink-stained poet Jamie Grant set out to uncover a selection of these enduring lines in the works of English-language poets all the way from Chaucer and Shakespeare up to the present day. Some of the lines are well known; others should be; and others again might be enjoyable surprises.
 
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ISBN:

9781743794241

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

208

Dimensions:

18cm x 11cm

Weight:

320g

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 March 2018

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Grant

Notorious poet, critic and anthologist Jamie Grant is the author of numerous collections of his own poetry, and has edited several anthologies of poetry and sports writing. He has worked in every possible area of the publishing industry, as a sales representative, a manager, a bookseller, a bookkeeper in a bookshop, an editor, a manuscript assessor, a writer and journalist, a book reviewer, a proofreader, and even as a packer in a