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Michael Schmidt OBE FRSL (born 2 March 1947) is a Mexican-British poet, author, scholar and publisher. Born in Mexico City, Mexico. Schmidt was educated at The Hill School from 1959-1965 and earned an English Speaking Union Scholarship to attend Christ's Hospital School from 1965-6. Schmidt studied at Harvard and at Wadham College, Oxford University
Some Contemporary Poets of Britain and Ireland: An anthology. The Harvill Book of Twentieth-Century Poetry in English. London: Harvill, 1999.
Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Schmidt studied at Harvard University and at Wadham College, Oxford University . Some Contemporary Poets of Britain and Ireland: An anthology. Manchester, UK: Carcanet, 1983.
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There are the incongruities of grammar and phrase books for those tormented but still pellucid young sensibilities to struggle with
There are the incongruities of grammar and phrase books for those tormented but still pellucid young sensibilities to struggle with. La Normandie est renommée par ses falaises et ses fromages. What are Normandy, cliffs, cheeses and fame?
Michael Schmidt is a well-known poet, publisher and critic. Choosing a Guest: New and Selected Poems.
Michael Schmidt is a well-known poet, publisher and critic. His first collection, Black Buildings, was published in 1969 and more recently he has published a Selected Poems, 1972-1997 (1997). Lives of the Poets (1998) presents a comprehensive overview of six centuries of British poetry, and The Story of Poetry: From Caedmon to Caxton (2001) combines history, criticism and anthology.
Some Contemporary Poets of Britain and Ireland: An Anthology, Carcanet (Manchester, England), 1983. Schmidt delves further back into the history of poetry with his book The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets. A Calendar of Modern Poetry, Carcanet (Manchester, England), 1994. The author focuses on twenty-three ancient Greek poets, including Hesiod, Pindar, Sappho, and especially Homer, whose life and works encompasses three chapters of the book.
Michael Schmidt included some of his poems in two anthologies. Poets of Great Britain and Ireland Since 1960. Biography in Context.
He has written freelance and translated Virgil and Theocritus. Early on, he collaborated with his friends Dick Davis and Clive Wilmer on a book of poems, Shade Mariners. Michael Schmidt included some of his poems in two anthologies. Carcanet published his poetry books The Winter's Task (1977), Selected Poems (1986), Lusus (1999) and "The. Day and other Poems" (2006), and his verse translations, Virgil's Georgics (1982) and Theocritus' Idylls (1988) . Ed. Vincent B. Sherry.
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Tell us if something is incorrect. The political poetry produced over the last three decades in Britain and Ireland is marked by a rich diversity of commitments and concerns, a striving for the effective matching of poetic strategy and expressive purpose. Contemporary Political Poetry in Britain and Ireland. The poets considered in this collection of essays differ widely in the intensity of their engagement and their ideological orientation.