Review: Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin by Alan Bennett

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Title: Six Poets Author: Alan Bennett Genre: English poetry Publisher: Yale University Press Release Date: 2015 Pages: 210 Going through Alan Bennett's Six Poets gives the impression of sitting through a series of engaging lectures on the poetry of six major British poets of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Going through Alan Bennett’s Six Poets gives the impression of sitting through a series of engaging lectures on the poetry of...

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Review: Les Pensées or The Thoughts of Lucienne Hollard McKay

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Book Review, Poetry | 0 comments

My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Les Pensées or The Thoughts of Lucienne Hollard McKay is a collection of poems originally written by the poet in her native French and later translated by her friend Lilian Polk. Lucienne Hollard, a frenchwoman died as an American citizen in Louisiana in 1968. She lost her entire family in World War II and became a member of the French Underground. She married an American doctor who went to France with the American Army of...

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