The Triumph of Love

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000 - Poetry - 82 pages
In Geoffrey Hill's words, "The poet's job is to define and yet again define. If the poet doesn't make certain horrors appear horrible, who will?" This astonishing book is a protest against evil and a tribute to those who have had the courage to resist it.

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Hill has long enjoyed a quiet reputation as one of the most brilliant living poets in English, and certain poems from earlier collections looked like the signposts of a great career. But since the ... Read full review

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Geofrey Hill was born in 1932, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. He is the author of five books of poetry, two volumes of literary criticism, and a stage version of Isben's poetic drama Brand. He teaches in the University Professors Program at Boston University. He currently resides in Brookline, Massachusetts

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