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By Heart

(2012)
A collection of poems by

 
 
Paperback. Pub Date :2012-03-01 Pages: 160 Language: English Publisher: Faber and Faber 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 Auden and Heaney. By Heart offers the reader a mental gymnasium in which the memory can be exercised and trained in the most pleasurable way. Some poems will be more of a challenge than others. but all will be treasured once they have become part of the memory bank.



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March 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: By Heart 101: Poems To Remember
Author(s): Ted Hughes
ISBN: 0-571-27874-4 / 978-0-571-27874-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: By Heart: 101 Poems to Remember (Faber Poetry)
Author(s): Ted Hughes
ISBN: 0-571-19263-7 / 978-0-571-19263-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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September 1997 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: By Heart: 101 Poems to Remember (Penguin)
Author(s): Ted Hughes
ISBN: 0-14-086749-X / 978-0-14-086749-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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