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The Oxford book of narrative verse

Author: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of fifty-nine poems spans six hundred years of literary tradition, from Chaucer to Auden, and includes such selections as Pope's "Rape of the Lock" and Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner."
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Genre/Form: Narrative poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford book of narrative verse.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983
(OCoLC)557508832
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
ISBN: 0192141317 9780192141316
OCLC Number: 9082305
Description: xiv, 407 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Geoffrey Chaucer --
Anonymous --
Robert Henryson --
Anonymous --
Edmund Spenser --
Michael Drayton --
John Milton --
John Dryden --
Alexander Pope --
Oliver Goldsmith --
Anonymous --
William Cowper --
Robert Burns --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
William Wordsworth --
Robert Southey --
William Robert Spencer --
Sir Walter Scott --
George Crabbe --
George Gordon Noel, Lord Byron --
John Keats --
Thomas Hood --
Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
William Makepeace Thackeray --
Richard Harris Barham --
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Thomas Babington Macaulay, Lord Macaulay --
Robert Browning --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Matthew Arnold --
William Morris --
Christina Rossetti --
Bret Harte --
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Robert Louis Stevenson --
Rudyard Kipling --
Oscar Wilde --
Alfred Noyes --
Robert W. Service --
Thomas Hardy --
G.K. Chesterton --
Robert Frost --
John Masefield --
Marriott Edgar --
C. Day-Lewis --
Charles Causley --
William Plomer --
W.H. Auden.
Responsibility: chosen and edited by Iona and Peter Opie.
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This is a story-book in verse, universal in its appeal and representative of a literary tradition from Chaucer to Auden. Its tales are of various kinds - romantic, humorous, ghostly, and gory,  Read more...

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