Fiona Sampson is one of our finest poets. With Beyond the Lyric, she offers a map of contemporary British Poetry. An authoritative guide, she differentiates and celebrates the many different strands of poetry being written today. Fiona Sampson offers an accessible guide to living British poets; her astute analysis illuminates and clarifies; and she asks the big questions about what it is that makes a poem.
Beyond the Lyric is the groundbreaking guide to British poetry today.