The Faber Book Of Beasts
- Author: Paul Muldoon
- Publisher: FABER AND FABER LTD.
- ISBN: 9780571195473
The Faber Book of Beasts is a generous and intelligent round- up of old favourites, new juxtapositions, and poems we mightn't know about ... Will set heads shaking, as well as nodding with pleasure.' Independent William Wordsworth's 'To a Skylark' W.B. Yeats' 'Leda and the Swan' Elizabeth Bishop's 'The Moose' D.H. Lawrence's 'Bat' Marianne Moore's 'Elephants' William Blake's 'The Tyger' Gerard Manley Hopkins' 'The Windhover' Thom Gunn's 'The Snail' Seamus Heaney's 'Otter' John Donne's 'The Flea' Christopher Smart's 'My Cat Jeoffry' 'Baa Baa Black Sheep' From childhood rhymes to canonical classics, Homer to Ted Hughes, this eclectic poetry anthology celebrating the earth's creatures brims with beastly delights.