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A Hundred Years of English Poetry


  • Date Published: March 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107494428

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  • Originally published in 1930, this book contains a selection of English poetry from the previous 100 years. Brief biographies are given for each of the poets and an index of first lines is also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English poetry.

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    • Date Published: March 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107494428
    • length: 192 pages
    • dimensions: 178 x 110 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.16kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. 'Rondeau' James Henry Leight Hunt
    2. 'The war-song of Dinas Vawr' Thomas Love Peacock
    3. 'To-day' Thomas Carlyle
    4. 'The battle of Naseby' Thomas Babington Macaulay
    5. 'The song of Western man' Robert Stephen Hawker
    6. 'Brahma' Ralph Waldo Emerson
    7. (1) From Sonnets from the Portuguese: 'How do I love thee?'
    (2) 'A musical instrument' Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    8. From Tales of a Wayside Inn: 'The Theologian's Tale - Torquemada' Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    9. 'To Helen' Edgar Allan Poe
    10. 'Rubádiyát of Omar Khayyám of Naishápúr' Edward Fitzgerald
    11. (1) 'The lady of Shalott'
    (2) 'The lotos-easters: Choric song'
    (3) 'Ulysses'
    (4) 'Break, break, break'
    (5) From The Princess: 'Tears, idle tears'
    'Now sleeps the crimson petal'
    (6) From In Memoriam
    (7) From The Ancient Sage
    (8) 'Crossing the bar' Alfred Tennyson
    12. 'The chambered Nautilus' Oliver Wendell Holmes
    13. (1) 'Johannes Agricola in meditation'
    (2) 'From Pippa Passes
    (3) 'The lost leader'
    (4) From Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
    (5) From Fra Lippo-Lippi
    (6) 'Prospice' Robert Browning
    14. 'No coward soul is mine' Emily Browning
    15. 'Say not, the struggle nought availeth' Arthur Hugh Clough
    16. (1) 'Airly beacon'
    (2) 'Ode to the North-East wind' Charles Kingsley
    17. 'The high tide on the coast of Lincolnshire' Jean Ingelow
    18. (1) From Empedocles on Etna
    (2) 'Requiscat'
    (3) From Sohrab and Rustum
    (4) 'The scholar-gipsy' Matthew Arnold
    19. 'Mimnermus in church' William Johnson Cory
    20. 'Magna est vetitas' Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore
    21. From The Choice Dante Gabriel Rossetti
    22. (1) 'Song'
    (2) 'A birthday'
    (3) 'Up-hill' Christina Georgina Rossetti
    23. 'Song' Richard Watson Dixon
    24. From The City of Dreadful Night James Thomson
    25. 'The haystack in the floods' William Morris
    26. (1) From Atalanta in Calydon: 'When the hounds of spring'
    (2) 'The garden of Prosperine' Algernon Charles Swinburne
    27. 'A ballad to Queen Elizabeth of the Spanish armada' Henry Austin Dobson
    28. (1) 'Friends beyond'
    (2) 'Lausanne. In Gibbon's old garden'
    (3) 'In time of 'The breaking of nations''
    (4) 'Afterwards'
    (5) 'Weathers'
    (6) From the 'After scene' of The Dynasts Thomas Hardy
    29. 'Ode' Arthur William Edgar O'Shaugnessy
    30. 'Pied beauty' Gerald Manley Hopkins
    31. 'The odyssey' Andrew Lang
    32. 'So sweet love seemed' Robert Seymour Bridges
    33. 'Renouncement' Alice Christina Meynell
    34. 'Out of the night that covers me' William Ernest Henley
    35. (1) 'Sing me a song of a lad that is gone'
    (2) 'Requiem' Robert Louis Stevenson
    36. 'The crescent moon' William (Fiona Macleod) Sharp
    37. (1) From Wordsworth' Grave
    (2) 'World-strangeness'
    (3) The Inexorable Law: 'We too shall pass' William Watson
    38. (1) 'The hound of heaven'
    (2) 'The kingdom of God' Francis Thompson
    39. 'Epitaph on an army of mercenaries' Alfred Edward Housman
    40. 'To William Shakespeare' Owen Seaman
    41. (1) 'Drake's drum'
    (2) 'The fighting Téméraire' Henry John Newbolt
    42. 'Tam i' the kirk' Violet Jacob
    43. The Land: 'When Julius Fabricius'
    (2) 'Mine sweepers' Rudyard Kipling
    44. 'The lake isle of Innisfree' William Butler Yeats
    45. 'Vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longam' Ernest Dowson
    46. Unknown: 'You who had worked in perfect ways' John Galsworthy
    47. (1) From Paolo and Francesca: Act I and Act IV
    (2) 'Shakespeare Stephen Phillips
    48. For the Fallen: 'With proud thanksgiving' Laurence Binyon
    49. 'The bells of heaven' Ralph Hodgson
    50. (1) 'Nod'
    (2) 'Off the ground'
    (3) 'Silver' Walter de la Mare
    51. (1) 'Calvary-talk'
    (2) From King Lear's Wife: 'Goneril's lullaby' Gordon Bottomley
    52. 'The donkey' Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    53. 'The quietist' Rachel Annand Taylor
    54. (1) 'Cargoes'
    (2) 'Beauty'
    (3) From Fragments
    (4) From The Widow in the Bye Street John Masefield
    55. 'Adlestrop' Philip Edward Thomas
    56. 'Farewell to beau

  • Editor

    Edward B. Powley

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