James Fenton Quote: “Poetry carries its history within it…”

Poetry carries its history within it, and it is oral in origin. Its transmission was oral. Its transmission today is still in part oral, because we become acquainted with poetry through nursery rhymes, which we hear before we can read.

James Fenton


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Name: James Fenton
Profession: Poet
Nationality: British
Birthday: April 25, 1949
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Quotes by Other Poets

Lord Byron John Donne Samuel Butler Edith Sitwell George Herbert Christina Rossetti Elizabeth Bibesco Charles Mackay