The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry

The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry

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This two-volume anthology celebrates four centuries of English poetry, from the Elizabethan era to the present day. This, the second of the two volumes, covers poets from Blake to Heaney, and provides an excellent portrayal of a wide variety of eighteenth to twentieth century poets.The richness and variety of this tradition are represented in this collection by all the great and familiar names, but also some of the less well-known poets who have often provided startling exceptions to the poetry of their age. The result is a rich and multi-coloured tapestry of the depth,diversity, and energy of poetry written in Britain and Ireland.Beginning with William Blake, this second volume, covers many of the Romantic poets (Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keates). It gives a generous survey of nineteenth century verse, including that of Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins, and Lewis Carroll, with poets from the twentieth-century being representedby poets such as Graves, Betjeman, Larking, Hughes, and Heaney.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2003], c1986.
ISBN: 9780192804228
0192804227
9780192804211
0192804219
Branch Call Number: 821.008 Oxfor
Characteristics: 2 v. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wain, John

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