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A Critical History of English Poetry

£8.99

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This one-volume history of English poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to 1939 is unrivaled. First published in 1944, it was hailed as a "new standard work" by the New Statesman and the Time Literary Supplement praised the authors for their "wide sympathy and generous appetite for good poetry" While its focus is upon the major poets, the text takes proper account of the lesser poets of each period, setting this literary activity within an historical context. The authors are also concerned with the overall development of English poetry and its individual forms, including epic and lyric.

Condition: Some small marked areas to spine, otherwise very good / fine condition, minimal wear, pages clean and bright, binding strong

Item details

Author(s):
Grierson, J. C. and Smith, J. C.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9" x 6"
Edition:
1983 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0485300133
ISBN-13:
9780485300130
Number of pages:
527
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group - Athlone 1983
Title:
A Critical History of English Poetry

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This one-volume history of English poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to 1939 is unrivaled. First published in 1944, it was hailed as a "new standard work" by the New Statesman and the Time Literary Supplement praised the authors for their "wide sympathy and generous appetite for good poetry" While its focus is upon the major poets, the text takes proper account of the lesser poets of each period, setting this literary activity within an historical context. The authors are also concerned with the overall development of English poetry and its individual forms, including epic and lyric.

Condition: Some small marked areas to spine, otherwise very good / fine condition, minimal wear, pages clean and bright, binding strong

Author(s):
Grierson, J. C. and Smith, J. C.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9" x 6"
Edition:
1983 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0485300133
ISBN-13:
9780485300130
Number of pages:
527
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group - Athlone 1983
Title:
A Critical History of English Poetry

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