Schmidt's 2014 book The Novel: A Biography is a loosely chronological history of the development of the novel Bedlam and the Oak Wood (Carcanet, 1970). Desert of the Lions (Carcanet, 1972). My Brother Gloucester (Carcanet, 1976).
Schmidt's 2014 book The Novel: A Biography is a loosely chronological history of the development of the novel In August 2015, Schmidt was one of 20 authors of Poets for Corbyn, an anthology of poems endorsing Jeremy Corbyn's campaign in the Labour Party leadership election. Selected bibliography. Bedlam and the Oak Wood (Carcanet, 1970). A Change of Affairs (Anvil, 1978).
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Now Schmidt brings the same erudition, insight, and élan to The First Poets-the story of the ancient Greeks whose work continues to influence poetry in our own time.
Desert of the Lions, by Michael Schmidt. Happy Enough: Poems 1935-1972, by George Johnston. Preaching to the Converted, by Peter Porter. Written on Water, by Charles Tomlinson.
Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Schmidt studied at Harvard University and at Wadham College, Oxford University. He is professor of poetry at Glasgow University, where he is convener of the Creative Writing . itt programme.
Michael Schmidt (. 947, Mexico City) is a central figure in contemporary poetry. Desert of the Lions, Carcanet 1972. Books by Michael Schmidt. My Brother Gloucester, Carcanet 1976.
Michael Schmidt (poet). Michael Schmidt OBE FRSL (born 2 March 1947) is a Mexican-British poet, author, scholar and publisher. Schmidt's 2014 book The Novel: A Biography is a loosely chronological history of the development of the novel .
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Michael Schmidt was awarded an OBE in 2006 for services to poetry. Critical perspective. Lives of the Poets is Schmidt’s magnum opus, paying homage to Dr. Johnson’s pioneering 18th-century book with its title, but indicating the massive proliferation of poetry in English since then by ranging over the lives and works of over 250 poets from the 14th century to the post-colonial period. Schmidt begins with his own motivations as a young publisher, and in many ways it is his most personal work, reflecting upon a lifetime’s devotion to poetry.
A masterly exercise of cogency and compression' Times Literary Supplement. Poetry & Drama Poetry.