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The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry

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Description for The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry Paperback. This is the second of a two-volume anthology celebrating four centuries of English poetry, from the Elizabethan era to the 21st century. Beginning with William Blake, this volume covers many of the Romantic poets, moving to the 19th, then 20th centuries. Editor(s): Wain, John. Num Pages: 800 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 131 x 50. Weight in Grams: 572.
This two-volume anthology celebrates four centuries of English poetry, from the Elizabethan era to the present day. This, the second of the two volumes, covers poets from Blake to Heaney, and provides an excellent portrayal of a wide variety of eighteenth to twentieth century poets. The richness and variety of this tradition are represented in this collection by all the great and familiar names, but also some of the less well-known poets who have often provided startling exceptions to the poetry of their age. The result is a rich and multi-coloured tapestry of the depth, diversity, and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
800
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
Weight
572g
Number of Pages
800
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780192804228
SKU
V9780192804228
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About
John Wain, 1925-94, was an English novelist and critic. He served as professor of poetry at Oxford (1973-8) and wrote or edited more than seventy books. His works include the novels A Winter in the Hills (1970) and The Pardoner's Tale (1978); Letters to Five Artists (1969), poems; and critical studies of Arnold Bennett (1967) and Samuel Johnson (1975).

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