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Lives of the poets : the story of one thousand years of English and American poetry

Author: Louis Untermeyer
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1959.
Series: A Fireside book
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A chronologically arranged anthology and history of poetry supplemented with biographies of the poets.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Lives of the poets.
New York, Simon and Schuster, ©1959
(OCoLC)573848806
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Untermeyer
OCLC Number: 8080280
Description: x, 757 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Father of English poetry: Geoffrey Chaucer --
The morning stars --
William Langland --
The Pearl Poet --
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight --
Gower, Hoccleve, and Lydgate, Dunbar, Henryson, James I --
Miracles and moralities --
Poetry of the people --
The rising sun --
John Skelton --
Wyatt and Surrey --
Sir Walter Raleigh --
Edmund Spenser --
Sidney, Daniel, and Drayton --
Christopher Marlowe --
Nature's mirror: William Shakespeare --
The gilded age --
Ben Jonson --
Nashe and Campion --
Beaumont and Fletcher --
The metaphysical man: John Donne --
After the Renaissance --
George Herbert, Richard Crashaw --
Abraham Cowley --
Henry Vaughan --
Thomas Traherne --
Puritans and cavaliers --
Andre Marvell --
Robert Herrick --
Thomas Carew --
Edmund Waller --
Sir John Suckling --
Richard Lovelace --
Blind visionary: John Dryden --
The world as wit --
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
Margaret Lucas, Duchess of Newcastle --
Aphra Behn --
Anne Finch, Lady Winchilsea --
Charles Sedley, Richard Leigh, Ambrose Philips, Thomas Parnell, John Byron --
John Gay --
Jonathan Swift --
Matthew Prior --
Giant dwarf: Alexander Pope --
The decline of elegance --
Samuel Johnson --
Charles Churchill --
Matthew Green, John Dyer, James Thomson --
William Collins, Willian Cowper, George Crabbe --
Thomas Gray --
Oliver Goldsmith --
Christopher Smart --
Thomas Chatterton --
The marriage of Heaven and Hell: William Blake --
Poet and peasant: Robert Burns --
Lost Utopias --
William Wordsworth --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Robert Southey --
Inspired oddities --
Walter Savage Landor --
John Clare --
Thomas Lovell Beddoes --
Victim of a legend : George Gordon, Lord Byron --
Rebel against reality: Percy Bysshe Shelley --
"Oh, weep for Adonais": John Keats --
Victorian love story: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning --
Nineteenth-century lights and shadows --
Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Emily Bronte --
Arthur Hugh Clough --
Matthew Arnold --
The Pre-Raphaelites --
Coventry Patmore --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Christina Rossetti --
Algernon Charles Swinburne --
Thomas Hardy --
The new world --
William Cullen Bryant --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
John Greenleaf Whittier --
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
James Russell Lowell --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Glory of the commonplace: Walt Whitman --
The soul selects --
Emily Dickinson --
Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Turn of the twentieth century --
"Fin de siecle" --
Francis Thompson --
A.E. Housman --
Rudyard Kipling --
William Butler Yeats --
New trends in America --
Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Robert Frost --
Carl Sandburg --
Vachel Lindsay --
Robinson Jeffers --
Edna St. Vincent Millay --
New trends in England --
The Georgians --
W.H. Davies --
Ralph Hodgson --
Walter de la Mare --
Charlotte Mew --
John Masefield --
D.H. Lawrence --
Waste lands --
Ezra Pound --
T.S. Eliot --
The age of anxiety --
W.H. Auden --
Stephen Spender --
William Empson --
Edith Sitwell --
Wilfred Owen --
Robert Graves --
Wallace Stevens --
William Carlos Williams --
Marianne Moore --
John Crow Ransom --
Conrad Aiken --
Archibald MacLeish --
E.E. Cummings --
Hrt Crane --
Robert Lowell --
Dylan Thomas.
Series Title: A Fireside book
Responsibility: by Louis Untermeyer.

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A chronologically arranged anthology and history of poetry supplemented with biographies of the poets.

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