Andrew Motion is the author of three biographies and a number of books of poetry. In 1999 he was appointed Poet Laureate of Great Britain, and he is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Motion serves as head of the Literature Panel of the Arts Council and frequently broadcasts on the BBC.
Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: December 7, 1999 Price: $13.95
A Vintage Spiritual Classic
At the age of 43, John Donne abandoned the youthful concerns of his poetry, took Anglican orders, and sought a life of spiritual devotion, bringing his poetic gift to the examination of universal truths. Eight years later, in 1623, battered by fever and tremendous loss, he composed Devotions...Read more >