A Poetry Archive recording by

Michael Schmidt

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "Away"

  • 2 -
    "Words (after Hofmannsthal)"

  • 3 -
    "The English Lesson (after Pasternak)"

  • 4 -
    "Natalya's Dream"

  • 5 -
    "The Freeze"

  • 6 -

  • 7 -
    "The Brother"

  • 8 -
    "A Carol"

  • 9 -
    "Sisera"

  • 10 -
    "Choice"

  • 11 -
    "from A Change of Affairs"

  • 12 -
    "Piano"

  • 13 -
    "Here and There"

  • 14 -
    "Choosing a Guest"

  • 15 -
    "The Road"

  • 16 -
    "from The Love of Strangers"

  • 17 -

  • 18 -

  • 19 -
    "Iberian Clichés"

  • 20 -
    "Don Juan"

  • 21 -
    "The Resurrection of the Body"

  • 22 -
    "Furniture for a Ballad"

  • 23 -
    "Between "

  • 24 -
    "Not Yet"

  • 25 -
    "Third Persons"

  • 26 -
    "John Gilpin Eludes the Hunt"


Select bibliography

  • Bedlam and the Oak Wood, Carcanet 1970
  • It Was My Tree, Anvil 1970
  • British Poetry since 1960: a critical survey (with G. Lindop), Carcanet 1972
  • Desert of the Lions, Carcanet 1972
  • Ten English Poets, Carcanet 1976
  • My Brother Gloucester, Carcanet 1976
  • Flower & Song: Nahuatl [Aztec] Poetry (edited and translated, with Edward Kissam), Anvil 1977
  • A Change of Affairs, Anvil 1978
  • Fifty Modern British Poets: an introduction, Pan/Heinemann / Barnes & Noble USA 1979
  • Fifty English Poets 1300-1900: an introduction, Pan/Heinemann, Barnes & Noble USA 1979
  • Eleven British Poets, Methuen/Routledge 1980
  • British Poetry since 1970: a critical survey (with P. Jones), Carcanet 1980
  • Choosing a Guest: new and selected poems, Anvil 1983
  • The Colonist, Muller/Hutchinson 1983
  • On Poets & Others, Octavio Paz (edited and translated), Seaver Books NY 1986 / Paladin 1991
  • The Dresden Gate, Century Hutchinson 1988 / Vanguard (USA) 1989
  • The Love of Strangers, Century Hutchinson 1989
  • Reading Modern Poetry, Routledge 1989
  • New Poetries I, Carcanet 1994
  • New and Selected Poems, Smith/Doorstop 1997
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  • Poets on Poets (with Nick Rennison), Waterstone's / Carcanet 1997
  • New Poetries II, Carcanet 1999
  • The Harvill Book of Twentieth-Century Poetry in English, Harvill 1999
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  • Lives of the Poets, Weidenfeld UK 1998, Knopf USA 1999
  • The Story of Poetry I: From Cædmon to Caxton, Weidenfeld UK 2001
  • New Poetries III, Carcanet 2002
  • The Story of Poetry II: From Skelton to Dryden, Weidenfeld UK 2002
  • Lives of the Ancient Poets: The Greeks, Weidenfeld UK 2004
  • The Great Modern Poets, Quercus 2006
  • The Resurrection of the Body, Smith/Doorstop, 2006
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  • The Resurrection of the Body, Sheep Meadow (USA) / Smith/Doorstop 2007
  • New Poetries IV: An Anthology Carcanet Press Ltd; illustrated edition, 2007
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  • Michael Schmidt Reading from his Poems, Poetry Archive 2009
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  • Collected Poems, Smith/Doorstop 2009
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