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The Oxford book of English verse

Author: Christopher Ricks
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. This completely fresh selection brings in new poems and poets from all ages, and extends the range by another half-century, to include many twentieth-century figures not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Anthologie; Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Ricks
ISBN: 0192141821 9780192141828
OCLC Number: 40979862
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxii, 690 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Poets' names: John Gower --
William Langland --
Geoffrey Chaucer --
John Lydgate --
Robert Henryson --
William Dunbar --
John Skelton --
Gavin Douglas --
Sir Thomas Wyatt --
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey --
Alexander Scott --
Richard Edwardes --
Sir Henry Lee --
Arthur Golding --
Alexander Montgomerie --
Edmund Spenser --
Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke --
Sir Philip Sidney --
John Lyly --
Sir Walter Ralegh --
George Peele --
Chidiock Tichborne --
George Chapman --
Sir John Harington --
Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke --
St Robert Southwell --
Mark Alexander Boyd --
Samuel Daniel --
Michael Drayton --
Christopher Marlowe --
William Shakespeare --
Thomas Bastard --
Thomas Campion --
Thomas Nashe --
William Alabaster --
Sir Henry Wotton --
Edward Fairfax --
Sir John Davies --
Thomas Dekker. John Donne --
Ben Jonson --
Cyril Tourneur --
John Webster --
Richard Corbett --
Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury --
Aurelian Townshend --
William Drummond --
Lady Mary Wroth --
George Wither --
Robert Herrick --
Henry King --
George Herbert --
Thomas Carew --
James Shirley --
William Habington --
Sir William Davenant --
Edmund Waller --
Sir Richard Fanshawe --
John Milton --
Sir John Suckling --
Sidney Godolphin --
James Graham, Marquis of Montrose --
Anne Bradstreet --
Clement Paman --
Richard Crashaw --
Samuel Butler --
Sir John Denham --
Abraham Cowley --
Richard Lovelace --
Andrew Marvell --
Henry Vaughan --
Patrick Cary --
John Bunyan --
Charles Cotton --
John Dryden --
Katherine Philips --
Thomas Traherne --
Sir Charles Sedley --
Aphra Behn. Edward Taylor --
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
Charles Mordaunt, Earl of Peterborough --
Anne Finch --
Countess of Winchilsea --
Tom Brown --
Matthew Prior --
George Granville, Lord Lansdowne --
Jonathan Swift --
William Congreve --
Joseph Addison --
Isaac Watts --
Joseph Trapp --
George Berkeley --
John Gay --
Allan Ramsay --
Alexander Pope --
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu --
Charles Mordaunt, William Oldys --
Samuel Johnson --
William Shenstone --
Thomas Gray --
William Collins --
Mary Leapor --
Christopher Smart --
Frances Greville --
Jean Elliot --
Oliver Goldsmith --
William Cowper --
Anna Seward --
Robert Fergusson --
Lade Anne Lindsay --
Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Philip Freneau --
William Roscoe --
Phillis Wheatley --
William Blake --
Mary Robinson --
Robert Burns --
Catherine Maria Fanshawe --
Caroline Oliphant, Baroness Nairne --
William Wordsworth --
Sir Walter Scott --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Walter Savage Landor --
Charles Lamb --
Jane Taylor --
Leigh Hunt --
Thomas Love Peacock --
George Gordon, Lord Byron --
Charles Wolfe --
Percy Bysshe Shelley --
John Clare --
John Keats --
James Henry --
Thomas Hood --
William Barnes --
Winthrop Mackworth Praed --
James Clarence Mangan --
Thomas Lovell Beddoes --
Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
Charles Turner [formerly Tennyson] --
Edward Fitzgerald --
Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
William Miller --
Robert Browning --
Edward Lear --
Charlotte Bronte --
Emily Jane Bronte --
Emily Jane Bronte and Charlotte Bronte --
Arthur Hugh Clough --
Jean Ingelow --
Matthew Arnold --
Coventry Patmore --
William Allingham. George Meredith --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Christina G. Rossetti --
Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] --
Richard Watson Dixon --
William Morris --
James Thomson --
Algernon Charles Swinburne --
Cosmo Monkhouse --
Thomas Hardy --
Gerard M. Hopkins --
Robert Bridges --
William Ernest Henley --
Robert Louis Stevenson --
Oscar Wilde --
John Davidson --
Dollie Radford --
A.E. Housman --
W.B. Yeats --
Rudyard Kipling --
Ernest Dowson --
Charlotte Mew --
Hilaire Belloc --
J.M. Synge --
Walter de la Mare --
E.C. Bentley --
Edward Thomas --
John Masefield --
James Stephens --
D.H. Lawrence --
Humbert Wolfe --
Frances Cornford --
Siegfried Sassoon --
Edwin Muir --
Rupert Brooke --
Elizabeth Daryush --
R.A. Knox --
T.S. Eliot --
Arthur Waley --
Ivor Gurney --
Isaac Rosenberg --
Hugh MacDiarmid [Christopher Murray Grieve] --
Wilfred Owen --
Robert Graves --
Austin Clarke --
Edmund Blunden --
Basil Bunting. Stevie Smith --
Roy Campbell --
Norman Cameron --
Samuel Beckett --
Sir John Betjeman --
Sir William Empson --
W.H. Auden --
Louis Macneice --
F.T. Prince --
Anne Ridler --
R.S. Thomas --
Henry Reed --
Dylan Thomas --
Alun Lewis --
Tom Scott --
Keith Douglas --
Edwin Morgan --
Donald Davie --
Philip Larkin --
Charles Tomlinson --
Iain Crichton Smith --
Thomas Kinsella --
Peter Porter --
U.A. Fanthorpe --
Thom Gunn --
Derek Walcott --
Anthony Thwaite --
Ted Hughes --
Elaine Feinstein --
Geoffrey Hill --
Seamus Heaney.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Ricks.
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Christopher Ricks's 'Oxford Book of English Verse' -- third in succession, after Arthur Quiller-Couch's original volume (1900) and Helen Gardner's new selection (1972) -- is a treasury from more than  Read more...

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