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The Cambridge history of English poetry

Author: Michael O'Neill
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Cambridge History of English Poetry' offers fresh readings of an extraordinary range of poets and poems, from Beowulf to Alice Oswald.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O'Neill
ISBN: 9781139094924 1139094920 9781139094924
OCLC Number: 765035937
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed Aug. 17, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 1037 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Michael O'Neill --
Old English poetry / Bernard O'Donoghue --
The Gawain-poet and medieval romance / Corinne Saunders --
Late fourteenth-century poetry (Chaucer, Gower, Langland and their legacy) / Wendy Scase --
Langland: Piers Plowman / A.V.C. Schmidt --
Chaucer: Troilus and Criseyde and The Canterbury Tales / Laura Varnam --
Late medieval literature in Scotland: Henryson, Dunbar and Douglas / Felicity Riddy --
Sixteenth-century poetry: Skelton, Wyatt and Surrey / Elizabeth Heale --
Spenser / Andrew Hadfield --
Sidney, Shakespeare and the Elizabethan sonnet and lyric / Katharine A. Craik --
The narrative poetry of Marlowe and Shakespeare / Paul Edmondson --
Seventeenth-century poetry 1: poetry in the age of Donne and Jonson / Jonathan Post --
Seventeenth-century poetry 2: Herbert, Vaughan, Philips, Cowley, Crashaw, Marvell / Alison Shell --
Milton's shorter poems / Barbara K. Lewalski --
Milton: Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes / Barbara K. Lewalski --
Restoration poetry: Behn, Dryden and their contemporaries / Hester Jones --
Dryden: major poems / Steven N. Zwicker --
Swift / Claude Rawson --
Poetry of the first half of the eighteenth century: Pope, Johnson and the couplet / Claude Rawson --
Eighteenth-century women poets / Christine Gerrard --
Longer eighteenth-century poems (Akenside, Thomson, Young, Cowper and others) / Richard Terry --
Lyric poetry: 1740-1790 / David Fairer --
Romantic poetry: an overview / Seamus Perry --
Blake's poetry and prophecies / John Beer --
Wordsworth and Coleridge: Lyrical Ballads and other poems / Timothy Webb --
Wordsworth's The Prelude and The Excursion / Alison Hickey --
Second-generation Romantic poetry 1: Hunt, Byron, Moore / Jane Stabler --
Byron's Don Juan / Bernard Beatty --
Second-generation Romantic poetry 2: Shelley and Keats / Michael O'Neill --
Third-generation Romantic poetry: Beddoes, Clare, Darley, Hemans, Landon / Michael Bradshaw --
Women poets of the Romantic period (Barbauld to Landon) / Heidi Thomson --
Victorian poetry: an overview / Richard Cronin --
Tennyson / Robert Douglas-Fairhurst --
Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning / Herbert F. Tucker --
Emily Brontë, Arnold, Clough / Michael O'Neill --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Swinburne / David G. Riede --
Christina Rossetti and Hopkins / Catherine Phillips --
Later Victorian voices 1: James Thomson, Symons, Dowson, Lionel Johnson, Housman / Nicholas Shrimpton --
Later Victorian voices 2: Davidson, Kipling, 'Michael Field' (Bradley and Cooper), Lee-Hamilton, Kendall, Webster / Francis O'Gorman --
Modernist and modern poetry: an overview / Jason Harding --
Hardy and Mew / Ralph Pite --
Yeats / Peter Vassallo --
Imagism / Vincent Sherry --
T.S. Eliot / Gareth Reeves --
Owen, Rosenberg, Sassoon and Edward Thomas / Mark Rawlinson --
Auden, Day Lewis, MacNeice, Spender: the thirties poetry / Michael O'Neill --
Dylan Thomas and poetry of the 1940s / John Goodby --
Larkin and the Movement / Stephen Regan --
Three twentieth-century women poets: Riding, Smith, Plath / Alice Entwistle --
Hughes and Heaney / Edward Larrissy --
Hill / Andrew Roberts --
Mahon, Longley, Muldoon, McGuckian, Carson, Boland and other Irish poets / Stephen Regan --
Contemporary poetries in English, c.1980 to the present 1: the radical tradition / Peter Barry --
Contemporary poetries in English, c.1980 to the present 2 / Jamie McKendrick.
Other Titles: English poetry
Responsibility: edited by Michael O'Neill.

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