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Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt is the editor of PN Review, and editorial and managing director of Carcanet Press. He lives in Manchester, England, where he is the director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Michael Schmidt’s Lives of the Poets is available in Vintage paperback.

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The First Poets
Written by Michael Schmidt
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2006
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-72525-8 (0-375-72525-3)

A dazzling literary exploration by acclaimed poet and critic Michael Schmidt, The First Poets brings to life for the general reader the great Greek poets who gave our poetic tradition its first bearings and whose works have had an enduring influence on our literature and our imagination.

Starting with the legendary... Read more






Lives of the Poets
Written by Michael Schmidt
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2000
$21.00/25.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-70604-2 (0-375-70604-6)

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

In this stunning volume of epic breadth, Michael Schmidt connects the lives and works of more than 300 poets over the last 700 years--spanning distant shores from Scotland to Australia to the Caribbean, all sharing the English language.

Schmidt reveals how each poet has transformed "a... Read more





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