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Seven Centuries of Poetry in English

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Seven Centuries of Poetry in English includes recent poets from twelve countries where English is spoken.

The anthology moves backwards chronologically so that the most recent poems come first and are followed by earlier poems, tracing back to lyrics of the 13th and 14th century. This reversal of the usual order gives the reader a natural introduction to earlier forms of language and styles of poetry.

The great scope and diversity of modern poetry is celebrated - from Medbh McGuckian, Sharon Olds, Seamus Heaney and Les Murray to the early modernists. Dickinson, Yeats, Eliot, Auden and Plath are singled out for substantial representation.

The book is in good condition, the outer cover corners are slightly bent and the edges of the pages have some small blemishes.

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Author(s):
Edited by John Leonard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Fourth
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780195507805
Number of pages:
590
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Seven Centuries of Poetry in English

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Seven Centuries of Poetry in English includes recent poets from twelve countries where English is spoken.

The anthology moves backwards chronologically so that the most recent poems come first and are followed by earlier poems, tracing back to lyrics of the 13th and 14th century. This reversal of the usual order gives the reader a natural introduction to earlier forms of language and styles of poetry.

The great scope and diversity of modern poetry is celebrated - from Medbh McGuckian, Sharon Olds, Seamus Heaney and Les Murray to the early modernists. Dickinson, Yeats, Eliot, Auden and Plath are singled out for substantial representation.

The book is in good condition, the outer cover corners are slightly bent and the edges of the pages have some small blemishes.

Author(s):
Edited by John Leonard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Fourth
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780195507805
Number of pages:
590
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Seven Centuries of Poetry in English

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