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The Oxford anthology of English poetry

The Oxford anthology of English poetry

Author: John Wain
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: Oxford paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
This welcome reissue of John Wain's classic two-volume anthology celebrates four centuries of English poetry from the Elizabethan era to the present. Beginning with the English Renaissance poet Edmund Spenser, the collection progresses through the periods of metaphysical poets such as Donne and Marvell, Augustans such as Dryden and Pope, Victorians such as Tennyson and Browning, and World War I poets such as Sassoon  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford library of English poetry.
Oxford anthology of English poetry.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wain
ISBN: 0192827979 9780192827975 0192827987 9780192827982 0192827936 9780192827937
OCLC Number: 21869801
Notes: "First published 1986 in three volumes and entitled The Oxford library of English poetry"--Title page verso.
Includes indexes.
Description: volumes <1> ; 23 cm
Contents: v. 1. Spencer to Crabbe --
v. 2. Blake to Heaney.
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks
Other Titles: Oxford library of English poetry.
English poetry
Responsibility: chosen and edited by John Wain.
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The first of two volumes which comprise an anthology of verse in English spanning four centuries, from the Elizabethan era to the present day. This volume covers Spenser to Crabbe, while volume 2  Read more...


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