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The best poems of the English language : from Chaucer through Robert Frost

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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Presents an anthology of British and American poetry chosen by editor Harold Bloom; and features selections covering six centuries including those by Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Lord Byron, and Edna St. Vincent Millay.
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Genre/Form: American poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9780060540425 0060540427 9781439567012 1439567018
OCLC Number: 166140756
Notes: Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, ©2004.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxviii, 973 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The art of reading poetry --
Geoffrey Chaucer --
William Dunbar --
Petrarchan poetry --
Sir Thomas Wyatt --
Sir Philip Sidney --
Edmund Spenser --
Sir Walter Ralegh --
Chidiock Tichborne --
Robert Southwell --
Christopher Marlowe --
Michael Drayton --
William Shakespeare --
Thomas Nashe --
Thomas Campion --
John Donne --
Ben Jonson --
Tom O'Bedlam's song --
John Cleveland --
James Shirley --
Robert Herrick --
Thomas Carew --
Richard Lovelace --
Sir John Suckling --
Edmund Waller --
Andrew Marvell --
George Herbert --
Richard Crashaw --
Henry Vaughan --
Thomas Traherne --
John Milton --
John Dryden --
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
Alexander Pope --
Samuel Johnson --
William Collins --
Thomas Gray --
Christopher Smart --
William Cowper --
Robert Burns --
William Blake --
William Wordsworth --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
George Gordon, Lord Byron --
Percy Bysshe Shelley --
John Keats --
Walter Savage Landor --
Thomas Love Peacock --
John Clare --
George Darley --
Thomas Lovell Beddoes --
William Cullen Bryant --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Jones Very --
Henry David Thoreau --
Julia Ward Howe --
Walt Whitman --
Herman Melville --
Emily Dickinson --
Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Edward Fitzgerald --
Robert Browning --
Matthew Arnold --
Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Christina Rossetti --
William Morris --
Algernon Charles Swinburne --
Emily Brontë --
Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
Edward Lear --
Lewis Carroll --
George Meredith --
Rudyard Kipling --
William Butler Yeats --
Lionel Johnson --
Ernest Dowson --
Thomas Hardy --
Robert Bridges --
D.H. Lawrence --
A.E. Housman --
Wilfred Owen --
Edward Thomas --
Isaac Rosenberg --
Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Stephen Crane --
Trumbull Stickney --
Robert Frost --
Wallace Stevens --
William Carlos Williams --
Ezra Pound --
Elinor Wylie --
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) --
Robinson Jeffers --
Marianne Moore --
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot --
John Crowe Ransom --
Conrad Aiken --
Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Louise Bogan --
John Brooks Wheelwright --
Léonie Adams --
Allen Tate --
Hart Crane.
Responsibility: selected and with commentary by Harold Bloom.

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The book features a large introductory essay by Harold Bloom called "The Art of Reading Poetry," which presents his critical reflections of more than half a century devoted to the reading, teaching,  Read more...

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