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READER ´ DOC The Rattle Bag An Anthology of Poetry ↠ ❴Download❵ ➸ The Rattle Bag An Anthology of Poetry Author Seamus Heaney – Insolpro.co.uk The Rattle Bag is an anthology of poetry mostly in English but occasionally in translation for general readers and students of all ages and backgrounds These poemVeries with both classics and surprises galore The Rattle Bag includes the work of such key poets as William Shakespeare Walt Whitman Emily Dickinson Lewis Carroll Dylan Thomas Wallace Stevens Elizabeth Bishop and Sylvia Plath among its hundreds of poems A helpful Glossary as well as an Index of Poets and Works are offered at the conclusion of this hefty unorthodox diverse inspired and inspiring collection of poet If you want a book you can dip into that you can use to explore different poets from around the world That can be a reference point to start your voyage into the alleys paths highways of poetry this is a good book to start withThe poets covered some are known some famous but theres obscure poems anonymous poems poets whose lines you see within these pages will set you off on the road to other workswritersThis book book is a key a door a path its up to you what you do with it

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The Rattle Bag is an anthology of poetry mostly in English but occasionally in translation for general readers and students of all ages and backgrounds These poems have been selected by the simple yet telling criteria that they are the personal favorites of the editors themselves two of contemporary literature's leading poets Moreover Heaney and Hughes have elected to list their favorites not by theme or by author This collection of poetry edited by Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes is the perfect addition to any poetry shelf Having made my way cover to cover I will now find joy in taking The Rattle Bag off the shelf opening to a random page and enjoying the words I find thereSeamus Heaney on the title the volume was too abundant too frolicsome and too unruly to go by the rather headmasterly title in the contract so all of a sudden Ted suggested we call it by the name of a strange roguish poem translated from the Welsh of Dafydd ap Gwilym It's about an instrument that sounds like an implement a raucous distracting shake rattle and roll affair that disturbs the poet and his lover while they lie together in the greenwood In the words of the translator Joseph Clancy it becomes a noisy pouch perched on a pole a bell of pebbles and gravel a blare a bloody nuisance We were wanting to serve notice that the anthology was a wake up call an attempt to bring poetry and younger people to their senses What we hoped to do was to shake the rattle and awaken the sleeping inner poet in every reader

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The Rattle Bag An Anthology of PoetryBut simply by title or by first line when no title is given As they explain in their Introduction We hope that our decision to impose an arbitrary alphabetical order allows the contents of this book to discover themselves as we ourselves gradually discovered them each poem full of its singular appeal transmitting its own signals taking its chances in a big voluble world With undisputed masterpieces and rare disco Over the years I've accumulated a variety of poetry anthologies This is probably my favorite For reasons which I can't articulate other than to say that I like the poems that are in it Duh