Reliques of ancient English poetry (Book, 1996) []
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Reliques of ancient English poetry

Reliques of ancient English poetry

Author: Thomas Percy
Publisher: London : Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The publication of Percy's Reliques marked the point at which 18th century neo-classicism became late 18th century Gothic Romanticism. A superb example of period publishing, it contains scarce  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Percy
ISBN: 0415143810 9780415143813
OCLC Number: 270873286
Notes: Reprint of the first edition of 1765.
Description: 3 volumes ; 23 cm
Contents: Volume 1: New Introduction by Nick Groom, Cancellanda from the first edition, Selection of proofsheets, Percy's original preface, New bibliography, Volume 2: Glossary of obsolete and Scottish words used in Volume I, Ballads, Glossary, Volume 3: Ballads, Glossary
Responsibility: Thomas Percy ; with a new introduction by Nick Groom.


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'These are handsome volumes to possess, and an indispensable addition to any library.' - Landeg White - Times Literary Supplement'...a valuable reprint of the original Reliques.' - Folk Music Read more...

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