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The Oxford book of twentieth-century English verse

Author: Philip Larkin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1973
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The latest reissue of Philip Larkin's new classic anthology includes a Foreword by the poet's biographer, Andrew Motion. Successor to W.B. Yeats's Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935, The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse ranges widely across this century's verse, introducing many less well-known poets among the acknowledged greats.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Larkin
ISBN: 0198121377 9780198121374
OCLC Number: 59179582
Notes: Originally published: 1973.
Includes indexes.
Description: xlii, 654 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Wilfrid Scawen Blunt --
Thomas Hardy --
Elizabeth Wordsworth --
Robert Bridges --
Alice Meynell --
John Davidson --
John Meade Falkner --
E. Nesbit --
A. E. Housman --
Sir Henry Newbolt --
Eden Phillpotts --
Moira O'Neill --
Rudyard Kipling --
W. B. Yeats --
Arnold Bennett --
Charlotte Pew --
Laurence Binyon --
Sturge Moore --
Hilair Belloc --
J. M. Synge --
W. H. Davies --
Ralph Hodgson --
Sir Max Beerbohm --
John Cowper Powys --
Walter de la Mare --
G. K. Chesterton --
Edward Thomas --
Oliver St. John Gogarty --
Wilfrid Gibson --
John Masefield --
Harold Monro --
Joseph Campbell --
Alfred Noyes --
Herbert Palmer --
Herbert Asquith --
Padraic Colum --
John Drinkwater --
James Joyce --
James Stephens --
T. E. Hulme --
James Elroy Flecker --
Anna Wickham --
Gilbert Frankau --
Francis Brett Yong --
Wyndham Lewis --
Sir John Squire --
D.H. Lawrence --
Gerald Gould --
F. S. Flint --
Andrew Young --
Humbert Wolfe --
Frances Cornford --
Siefried Sassoon --
Rupert Brooke --
Edwin Muir --
Edith Sitwell --
Susan Miles --
Julian Grenfell --
F. W. Harvey --
E. S. Eliot --
Muriel Stuart --
Dorothy Wellesley --
G. D. H. Cole --
Arthur Waley --
Isaac Rosenberg --
Ivor Gurney --
Sir Alan Herbert --
Stella Benson --
Edward Shanks --
V. Sackville-West --
J. D. S. Haldane --
Sir Osbert Sitwell --
Hugh MacDiarmid --
Wilfred Owen --
Sir Herbert Read --
Richard Church --
Lilian Bowles Lyon --
Colin Ellis --
Robert Graves --
May Wedderburn Cannan --
F. R. Higgins --
L. A. G. Strong --
Edmund Blunden --
Austin Clarke --
Sagittarius ( Olga Miller) --
Ruth Pitter --
C. S. Lewis --
Robert Rendall --
Edgell Rickword --
Sir Noel Coward --
Basil Bunting --
Michael Roberts --
Roy Campbell --
A. S. J. Tessimond --
Stevie Smith --
F. Pratt Green --
Willliam Plomer --
A. L. Rowse --
C. Day-Lewis --
Christopher Isherwood --
Norman Cameron --
Idris Davies --
Geoffrey Grigson --
Vernon Watkins --
Sir John Betjeman --
William Empson --
Patrick Kavanagh --
Christopher Caudwell --
Louis MacNeice --
W. H. Auden --
R. N. Currey --
John Hewitt John Lehmann --
E. J. Scovell --
Joan Barton --
Kathleen Raine --
Malcolm Lowry --
Bernard Spencer --
Robert Garioch --
John Pudney --
James Reeves --
Stephen Spender --
Norman MacCaig --
Robert Gittings --
Hal Summers --
Christopher Hassall --
Kenneth Allott --
Paul Dehn --
Lawrence Durrell --
Roy Fuller --
Donagh MacDonagh --
Charles Madge --
F. T. Prince --
George Barker --
R. S. Thomas --
Dylan Thomas --
Clifford Dyment --
Henry Reed --
C. H. Sisson --
John Cornford --
Alun Lewis --
G. S. Fraser --
Thomas Blackburn --
Gavin Ewart --
David Gascoyne --
Philip O'Connor --
Charles Causley --
Robert Conquest --
Martin Bell --
W. S. Graham --
John Heath-Stubbs --
Valentin Iremonger --
Keith Douglas --
Alex Comfort and George Orwell --
D. J. Enright --
Hugh Popham --
Drummond Allison --
Sidney Keyes --
Kingsley Amis --
Donald Davie --
Philip Larkin --
Alan Ross --
Vernon Scannell --
David Holbrook --
James Kirkup --
Patricia Beer --
Michael Hamburger --
Michael Ivens --
K. W. Grandsen --
Laurence Lerner --
John Wain --
Elizabeth Jennings --
Christopher Logue --
Molly Holden --
James Michie --
Charles Tomlinson --
Thomas Kinsella --
Matthew Mitchell --
Martin Seymour-Smith --
Alan Sillito --
Iain Crighton Smith --
Thom Gunn --
Peter Porter --
Brian Higgins --
Tony Connor --
Ted Hughes --
Jon Silkin --
Anthony Thwaite --
Derek Walcott --
Alan Brownjohn --
P. J. Kavanaugh --
Adrian Henri --
Geoffrey Hill --
Philip Hobsbaum --
Jenny Joseph --
George MacBeth --
Adrian Mitchell --
Peter Redgrove --
Edward Lucie-Smith --
Rosemary Tonks --
Barry Cole --
Roger McGough --
Gavin Bantock --
Douglas Dunn --
Hugo Williams --
Brian Patten.
Responsibility: chosen by Philip Larkin.

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The latest reissue of Philip Larkin's new classic anthology includes a Foreword by the poet's biographer, Andrew Motion. Successor to W.B. Yeats's Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935, The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse ranges widely across this century's verse, introducing many less well-known poets among the acknowledged greats.

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