Edward Thomas

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And did those feet: 10 walks inspired by famous poets
Matching rich verse with great scenery, these strolls follow in the footsteps of some of our greatest wordsmiths, from William Blake to Carol Ann Duffy

Kevin Rushby

03, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Roads taken: the Gloucestershire footpaths that were the making of Robert Frost
We follow the trails trodden a century ago by a band of revolutionary poets who fell for this corner of rural England

Liz Boulter

14, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Poem of the week: The Owl by Edward Thomas
The melancholy cry sounds an uneasy reminder of all those excluded from material comfort

Carol Rumens

01, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Poem of the week: The Thrush by Edward Thomas
A mellifluous lyric meditates carefully on what the songbird might be thinking

Carol Rumens

02, Dec, 2019 @10:00 AM

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‘Herefordshire is just as lovely as the Dordogne’
For author John Lewis-Stempel, winner of the Wainwright prize for nature writing, Herefordshire is heaven on Earth

John Lewis-Stempel

11, Aug, 2017 @11:43 AM

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Wainwright prize for nature writing goes to 'extraordinary book' on first world war
Where Poppies Blow by John Lewis-Stempel studies how the natural world helped sustain the morale of troops contending with the horror of the trenches

Alison Flood

03, Aug, 2017 @1:30 PM

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Nash Ensemble/Brabbins review – Davies, Matthews and Holt take the modern temperature
Two new works and a London premiere, alongside revisits to three other pieces, rode the spectrum from elegant and concise to dark and ruminative

Andrew Clements

22, Mar, 2017 @12:05 PM

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Poem of the week: All Day It Has Rained by Alun Lewis
The relaxed details of a slow Sunday at a military training camp in ‘Edward Thomas country’ mix with foreboding about what will follow

Carol Rumens

01, Jun, 2015 @9:46 AM

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Edward Thomas: from Adlestrop to Arras review – the man behind the poet
Jean Moorcroft Wilson’s biography of the first world war poet claims to uncover the trials and torments that made him ‘the father’ of modern British poetry

Robert McCrum

31, May, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Poster poems: Pathways
As the spring begins to beckon us outside, this month we’re on the trail of your metrical feet

Billy Mills

03, Apr, 2015 @12:00 PM

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A landscape saved by poets
Fields have been preserved from polytunnels not because of wildlife or the view, but because Robert Frost and Edward Thomas once tramped over them

Catherine Shoard

31, Mar, 2015 @7:41 PM

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Robert Frost's snowy walk tops Radio 4 count of nation's favourite poems

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening displaces verse by Kipling and Eliot as most-requested on BBC's Poetry Please programme

Liz Bury

26, Sep, 2013 @10:43 AM

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