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The New Oxford book of English light verse

Author: Kingsley Amis
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An entertaining anthology of more than two hundred fifty verses by some eighty authors ranges from satire to nonsense and from Shakespeare to Philip Larkin.
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Genre/Form: Humorous poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New Oxford book of English light verse.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)560988595
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0192118625 9780192118622
OCLC Number: 16411348
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxiv, 347 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: William Shakespeare (1564-1616) --
Ben Jonson (1573-1637) --
Anonymous --
Samuel Butler (1612-1680) --
Andrew Marvell (1621-1678) --
Anonymous --
Thomas Flatman (1637-1688) --
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647-1680) --
Daniel Defoe (1661?-1731) --
Samuel Wesley (1662-1735) --
William Walsh (1663-1708) --
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) --
John Gay (1685-1732) --
Anonymous --
John Byrom (1692-1763) --
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) --
Thomas Lisle (1709-1767) --
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) --
Anonymous --
Thomas Gray (1716-1771) --
Anonymous --
Robert Southey (1774-1843) --
Ebenezer Elliott (1781-1849) --
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859) --
Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866) --
Anonymous --
Lord Byron, George Gordon Noel (1788-1824) --
Hartley Coleridge (1796-1849) --
James Planche (1796-1880) --
Alaric A. Watts (1797-1864) --
Thomas Hood (1799-1845) --
Anonymous --
W.M. Praed (1802-1839) --
Laman Blanchard (1804-1845) --
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1804-1845) --
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) --
W.M. Thackeray (1811-1863) --
Edward Lear (1812-1888) --
Robert Browning (1812-1889) --
Shirley Brooks (1816-1874) --
Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821-1895) --
C.G. Leland (1824-1903) --
Anonymous --
C.S. Calverley (1831-1884) --
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) --
H.J. Byron (1834-1884) --
Godfrey Turner (fl. 1878) --
W.S. Gilbert (1836-1911) --
Henry S. Leigh (1837-1883) --
Bret Harte (1839-1902) --
Austin Dobson (1840-1921) --
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) --
E.H. Palmer (1840-1882) --
Andrew Lang (1844-1912) --
Gerald Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) --
R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) --
Anonymous --
A.C. Hilton (1851-1877) --
A.D. Godley (1856-1925) --
J.K. Stephen (1859-1892) --
A.E. Housman (1859-1936) --
Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) --
H.C. Beeching (1859-1919), C.A. Spring-Rice (1858-1918), Anonymous --
Anonymous --
Walter Raleigh (1861-1922) --
Owen Seaman (1861-1936) --
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) --
B.L. Taylor (1866-1921). Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) --
Anthony C. Deane (1870-1946) --
Max BeerBohm (1872-1956) --
Walter De La Mare (1873-1956) --
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) --
Robert Frost (1874-1963) --
E.C. Bentley (1875-1956) --
Wallace Irwin (1875-1959) --
E.V. Knox (1881-1971) --
P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1976) --
J.C. Squire (1884-1958) --
Rupert Brook (1887-1915) --
T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) --
Hugh Kingsmill (1889-1949) --
W.R. Inge (1860-1954), M.E. Hare (1886-1967), R.A. Knox (1888-1957), Arthur Buller (1874-1944), Anonymous --
J.R. Pope (?-1941) --
A.P. Herbert (1890-1971) --
D.B. Wyndham Lewis (1891-1969) --
J.B. Morton (1893- ) --
Colin Ellis (1895-1949) --
Robert Graves (1895- ) --
L.A.G. Strong (1896-1958) --
C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) --
Noel Coward (1899-1973) --
Roy Campbell (1902-1957) --
Anonymous --
Stuart Howard-Jones (1904-1974) --
Phyllis McGinley (1905- ) --
Anthony Powell (1905- ) --
John Betjeman (1906- ) --
Louis Macneice (1907-1963) --
W.H. Auden (1907-1973) --
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas (1908- ) --
Osbert Lancaster (1908- ) --
Peter De Vries (1910- ) --
Stanley J. Sharpless (1910- ) --
Paul Dehn (1912-1976) --
Henry Reed (1914- ) --
R.P. Lister (1914- ) --
Gavin Ewart (1916- ) --
Victor Gray (1917- ) --
Charles Causley (1917- ) --
Ted Pauker (1917- ) --
Roger Woddis (1917- ) --
John Heath-Stubbs (1918- ) --
Gerry Hamill (1919- ) --
Peter Veale (1919- ) Edward Blishen (1920- ) --
D.J. Enright (1920- ) --
Vernon Scannell (1922- ) --
Kingsley Amis (1922- ) --
Philip Larkin (1922- ) --
Anthony Hecht (1923- ) --
Anthony Brode (1923 --
) --
Desmond Skirrow (1924-1976) --
Brian W. Aldiss (1925- ) --
James Michie (1927- ) --
Charles Tomlinson (1927- ) --
Martin Fagg (1929- ) --
Peter Porter (1929- ) --
George Macbeth (1932- ) --
Alan Bennett (1934- ) --
John Fuller (1937- ) --
Simon Curtis (1943- ).
Responsibility: chosen by Kingsley Amis.

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