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Thematic guide to British poetry

Author: Ruth F Glancy
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This thematic guide offers interpretations of 415 poems, representing the work of more than 110 poets spanning seven centuries of British poetry. It should be useful to librarians and teachers who  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glancy, Ruth F., 1948-
Thematic guide to British poetry.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606874862
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth F Glancy
ISBN: 0313313792 9780313313790
OCLC Number: 49226159
Description: xii, 303 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Active and Contemplative Lives --
Art, Imagination, and Inspiration --
Beauty --
Carpe Diem --
Christmas Poems --
Death --
Death of the Young --
Duty --
Fame and Ambition --
Family Relations --
Freedom and Captivity --
The Golden Mean --
Immortality --
Industrialism and the City --
Innocence and Experience --
Love --
Marriage --
Music --
Nature and Country Life --
Old Age --
Patriotism --
Politics and Human Rights --
Pride and Vanity --
Rebellion and Conformity --
Regret, Consolation, and Melancholy --
Religion --
Sleep --
Time and Change --
War.
Responsibility: Ruth Glancy.
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