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By Heart

(2012)
A collection of poems by

 
 
"By Heart" is dedicated to the proposition that a great, traditional, but now sadly neglected skill, the memorizing of poetry, is capable of being revived. A short introduction explains how, and the body of the work is 101 great poems spanning 4 centuries and ranging from Shakespeare and Keats through to Auden and Heaney, offering a 'mental gymnasium' in which the memory can be exercised and trained in the most pleasurable way.



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Paperback Editions

March 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: By Heart 101: Poems To Remember
Author(s): Ted Hughes, 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, Ted Hughes
ISBN: 0-571-19263-7 / 978-0-571-19263-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Audio Editions

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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