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By Heart: 101 Poems and How to Remember Them

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What has happened to the lost art of memorising poetry? Why do we no longer feel that it is necessary to know the most enduring, beautiful poems in the English language 'by heart'? In his introduction Ted Hughes explains how we can overcome the problem by using a memory system that becomes easier the more frequently it is practised. The collected 101 poems are both personal favourites and particularly well-suited to the method Hughes demonstrates. Spanning four centuries, ranging from Shakespeare and Keats through to ...

By Heart: 101 Poems and How to Remember Them 1997, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571192632

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