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Roger McGough

J. A. Barnes

Roger McGough

a critical approach.

by J. A. Barnes

  • 246 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGough, Roger, -- 1937-

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20933483M

    Roger McGough CBE FRSL (born 9 November ) is an English poet, performance poet, broadcaster, children's author and playwright. He presents the BBC Radio 4 programme Poetry Please, as well as performing his own h was one of the leading members of the Liverpool poets, a group of young poets influenced by Beat poetry and the popular music and . Roger McGough Blazing Fruit - Selected Poems Roger McGough - A Poet for us all. Snipers When I was kneehigh to a tabletop, is a thriving book discussion forum, online reading group or book club. We read and talk about both fiction and non-fiction books as a community. Our forums are open to anyone in the world.

    "Author:Roger McGough. Sporting Relations. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Book Binding:N/A. World of Books USA was founded in Roger McGough's new book of poems shows him writing as fluently and inventively as ever. There may be a stronger strain of melancholy than before (the death of a regular in the local pub; the news that a daughter might be moving abroad), as well as a distinct sense of menace, small but insistent, which inhabits many of the poems.

    Roger McGough, ‘a trickster you can trust’, is one of Britain’s best-loved poets for both adults & children. Photo, Patrick Neale. He was awarded his O.B.E. for services to poetry in and more recently a C.B.E. He was recently honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool. Live concert cd Lively available here. Find nearly any book by Roger McGough. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers.


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All the Best: The Selected Poems of Roger McGough (Paperback) - Common by Illustrated by Lydia Monks By (author) Roger McGough | Jan 1, Paperback.

Roger McGough was a member of the group Scaffold in the s when he contributed poems to the Penguin title The Mersey Sound, which has since sold over a million copies and is now available as a Penguin Classic. He has published many books of poems for children and adults, and both his Collected Poems () and Selected Poems () are also 5/5(2).

Roger McGough biography and information. Award-winning poet, playwright, broadcaster and children's author Roger McGough was born on 9 November in Liverpool, England. He was educated at St Mary's College, Crosby, Liverpool, and at Hull University.

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Paperback £ £ 5. 99 £ £6. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Roger McGough books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Roger McGough is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry.

His many Roger McGough book include Bad Bad Cats, winner of the Signal Poetry Award and The Ring of Words, which was shortlisted for the BBC Blue Peter Book Award To visit Roger McGough’s website clickhere. AN EXUBERANT NEW COLLECTION FROM ONE OF BRITAIN'S BEST LOVED POETS 'The patron saint of poetry' Carol Ann Duffy For more than fifty years, Roger McGough has entranced generations of readers with poetry which is at once playful and poignant, intimate and ambitious in /5.

Roger McGough is like an entertainer. Michael Walker (9/19/ PM) I like his poems, except those which deal with food or trivial things. A great humorist of the language. ciya (9/9/ PM) My ­n­e­i­g­h­b­or's ­m­ot­h­er ­m­A­k­es $64 ­h­our­ly ­o­n t­h­e ­l­A­pt­o­p.

S­h­e ­h­As ­b­e­e­n. Roger McGough has been one of Britain’s most well-loved poets since his work was included in the Penguin anthology, The Mersey Sound: Penguin Modern Po inalong with the other ‘Liverpool Poets’, Adrian Henri and Brian Mersey Place Of Birth: Liverpool, England.

The Kingfisher Book of Funny Poems book. Children of all ages will laugh out loud after reading this comic collection of poems. Roger McGough has compiled a wonderful array of favorite writers past and present -- from the classic verse of Lewis Carroll and Ogden Nash to the ridiculous rhymes of Jack Prelutsky and Shel Silverstein.

With over poems, this humorously. Roger McGough is one of Britain's most popular poets. He has been captivating children and adults alike with his unique blend of witty and sensitive verse for more than three decades and with more than thirty books.

He is an international ambassador for poetry and was awarded an OBE for his work inand a CBE in Pages: Looking for books by Roger McGough. See all books authored by Roger McGough, including How Rude.

Modern Manners Defined, and Until I Met Dudley: How Everyday Things Really Work, and more on The Sound Collector Poem by Roger McGough. Autoplay next video.

A stranger called this morning Dressed all in black and grey Put every sound into a bag And carried them away The whistling of the kettle The turning of the lock The purring of the kitten The ticking of the clock. Watch Roger McGough perform Poetry Pie from his CLiPPA shortlisted book 'Poetry Pie'.

Get a free teaching sequence for this book on Poetryline: https://. Roger McGough (b. ) is one of Britain’s best-loved poets.

Top-selling The Mersey Sound: Penguin Modern Poets 10 with Liverpool poets Brian Patten and Adrian Henri, hits with Mike McCartney and John Gorman in The Scaffold and college touring with GRIMMS were followed by internationally acclaimed collections of poems and stories, regular broadcasts and edited.

Roger McGough has written this verse form as a warning to us all. The lake itself is a metaphor for a future universe destroyed by worlds. He is stating us that if we continue to foul our universe it will stop up like the lake and we will finally destruct ourselves through the illness that pollution brings approximately.

Welcome to Roger McGough's books page - click on thumbnails for more details. Many of Roger's books are available from Penguin on-line. A more complete list of Roger's publications is at the bottom of this page.

Roger McGough is one of Britain's best loved poets and this collection 'charts [his] passage from youthful exuberance to the wry reflection of his later years.

What remains the same throughout the 40 years is the poet's winning wit, accessibility and abiding readability' Independent 'Time has confirmed that McGough's talent was much more substantial 1/5(1). Poet, playwright, broadcaster, and children’s author Roger McGough was born and raised in Liverpool, England.

A prolific writer, he has published more than 50 books of adult and children’s poetry, as well as several plays, including a recent verse adaptation of Molière’s Tartuffe (). Notable poetry collections include Defying Gravity (), The Way Things Are (), and .New Volume: Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, Brian Patten (The Penguin poets) by Adrian Henri, Roger Mcgough and Brian Patten and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Mersey Sound is an anthology of poems by Liverpool poets Roger McGough, Brian Patten and Adrian Henri first published inwhen it launched the poets into "considerable acclaim and critical fame".

It went on to sell overcopies, becoming one of the bestselling poetry anthologies of all time. The poems are characterised by "accessibility, relevance and lack of .