The New Oxford Book of Irish Verse

Author: Thomas Kinsella
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780192801920
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This magnificent anthology presents the Irish tradition as a unity: verse in Irish and English, usually regarded separately, are shown as elements in a shared and often painful history. The selection begins in pre-Christian times and closes with nineteenth- and twentieth-century verse. Poets featured include Swift, Goldsmith, W. B. Yeats, Patrick Kavanagh, and Seamus Heaney.

The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories

Author: William Trevor
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199583140
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ireland has always been a nation of story-tellers. This magnificent anthology chronicles the development of a rich literary tradition, from the earliest folk-tales to James Joyce, Liam O'Flaherty, and the rising stars of the new generation.

The New Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse

Author: Alastair Fowler
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199556296
Format: PDF
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Alistair Fowler's celebrated anthology includes generous selections from the work of all the century's major poets, notably Donne, Jonson, Milton, Drayton, Herbert, Marvell, and Dryden. It strikes a balance between Metaphysical wit and intellect and Jonsonian simplicity, while also accommodating hitherto neglected popular verse. The result is a truer, more Catholic representation of seventeenth-century verse than any previous anthology.

The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

Author: Emrys Jones
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199561339
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The sixteenth century has long been acknowledged the 'Golden Age' of English verse - with such names as Shakespeare, Donne, and Spenser to its credit it could hardly be otherwise. Yet this anthology, which includes both undisputed masterpieces and achievements in hitherto neglected fields, is the first to reveal the full range and diversity of the century's poetic riches. What emerges is the most complete picture available of the poetic vitality of the sixteenth century.

The New Oxford Book Of English Light Verse

Author: Kingsley Amis
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
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An entertaining anthology of more than two hundred fifty verses by some eighty authors ranges from satire to nonsense and from Shakespeare to Philip Larkin

The Penguin book of contemporary Irish poetry

Author: Peter Fallon
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN:
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A survey of recent Irish poetry includes works by Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, Richard Murphy, Desmond O'Grady, Michael Hartnett, and Sara Berkeley

The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry

Author: Patrick Crotty
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141191645
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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'And that moment when the bird sings very close To the music of what happens' The Penguin Book of Irish Poetryfeatures the work of the greatest Irish poets, from the monks of the ancient monasteries to the Nobel laureates W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney, from Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith to Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, along with a profusion of lyrics, love poems, satires, ballads and songs. Reflecting Ireland's complex past and lively present, this collection of Irish verse is an indispensable guide to the history, culture and romance of one of Europe's oldest civilizations. In his introduction to this new Penguin Classics edition, Patrick Crotty explores the traditions of poetry in Ireland, and relates the rich variety of the poems to the long and frequently troubled history of the island. Edited with an introduction by PATRICK CROTTY 'A magnificent anthology' Independent 'Almost every page contains moments of sheer delight' Tablet 'A real revelation . . . a vastly enjoyable store of delights and surprises' Irish Catholic 'Gives us the full measure of this most influential of literary nations' Daily Mail

The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse

Author: Christopher Ricks
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199556318
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Christopher Ricks's celebrated anthology presents a wonderfully varied collection of Victorian poetry, with 560 poems by 115 authors. The great figures of the period - Tennyson, Browning, Swinburne, and Hopkins - are strongly represented, but light verse and nonsense poetry have not been neglected. With most poems given in their entirety, this is a lively and exciting anthology of Victorian verse selected by an expert in the field.