The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse

The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse

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The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse brings to life a great age of poetry which past generations have viewed with condescension because of its supposed prudery, sentimentality, and lack of irony. Christopher Ricks' selection of 560 poems written by 115 different poets offers our generation a wonderful opportunity to reevaluate the Victorians.
Bringing together the best and most inspiring verse written between 1837 and 1901, this marvelous anthology presents inspiring selections by the great figures--Tennyson, Wordsworth, Browning, Swinburne, and Hopkins among them--as well as the less well-known, but equally rewarding, verse by William Barnes, Coventry Patmore, Elizabeth Siddal, and others. Demonstrating unprecedented respect for the integrity of the poems, Ricks uses excerpts only in cases where the poet provided distinct breaks in a work, and he also reproduces a number of longer masterpieces in their entirety. Readers will find this anthology a source of delight and surprise as they discover that the Victorians are not so very different from ourselves.
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
ISBN: 9780192827784
Branch Call Number: 821.808/NEW
Additional Contributors: Ricks, Christopher B.
Beddoes, Thomas Lovell 1803-1849
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson Baron,1809-1892
Brontë, Emily 1818-1848
Brontë, Charlotte 1816-1855
Hunt, Leigh 1784-1859
Landor, Walter Savage 1775-1864
Praed, Winthrop Mackworth 1802-1839
Hood, Thomas 1799-1845
Barnes, William 1801-1886
Mangan, James Clarence 1803-1849
Miller, William 1810-1872
Dickens, Charles 1812-1870
Wordsworth, William 1770-1850
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett 1806-1861
Browning, Robert 1812-1889
Jones, Ebenezer 1820-1860
Ruskin, John 1819-1900
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron,1800-1859
Carroll, Lewis 1832-1898
Lear, Edward 1812-1888
Kingsley, Charles 1819-1875
Clough, Arthur Hugh 1819-1861
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel 1828-1882
Rossetti, Christina Georgina 1830-1894
Elliott, Ebenezer 1781-1849
Arnold, Matthew 1822-1888
Allingham, William 1824-1889
Patmore, Coventry 1823-1896
Hawker, Robert Stephen 1803-1875
Jones, Ernest 1819-1869
Thackeray, William Makepeace 1811-1863
Henry, James 1798-1876
Scott, William Bell 1811-1890
Collins, Mortimer 1827-1876
Brooks, Shirley 1816-1874
FitzGerald, Edward 1809-1883
Siddal, Elizabeth 1829-1862
Morris, William 1834-1896
Ashe, Thomas 1836-1889
Peacock, Thomas Love 1785-1866
Procter, Adelaide Anne 1825-1864
Dixon, Richard Watson 1833-1900
Meredith, George 1828-1909
Bigg, J. Stanyan 1828-1865
Swinburne, Algernon Charles 1837-1909
Warren John Leicester Lord De Tabley,1835-1895
Turner, Charles Tennyson 1808-1879
Hopkins, Gerard Manley 1844-1889
Newman, John Henry 1801-1890
Munby, Arthur 1828-1910
Evans, Sebastian 1830-1909
Thomson, James 1834-1882
Calverley, Charles Stuart 1831-1884
Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928
Greenwell, Dora 1821-1882
Dolben, Digby Mackworth 1848-1867
Mallock, W. H. 1849-1923
Eliot, George 1819-1880
Simcox, George Augustus 1841-1905
Brown, T. E. 1830-1897
MacDonald, George 1824-1905
Locker-Lampson, Frederick 1821-1895
Dowden, Edward 1843-1913
Stevenson, Robert Louis 1850-1894
Henley, William Ernest 1849-1903
Dobell, Sydney 1824-1874
Keary, E. 1857-1882
Marston, Philip Bourke 1850-1887
Guggenberger, Louisa S. 1845-1895
Renton, Wiliam fl. 1875-1905
Warburton, R. E. Egerton 1804-1891
Meynell, Alice Christiana Thompson 1847-1922
Baildon, Henry Bellyse 1849-1907
Sims, George R. 1847-1922
Ingelow, Jean 1820-1897
Symonds, John Addington 1840-1893
Bridges, Robert 1844-1930
Skipsey, Joseph 1832-1903
Watson, William Sir,1858-1935
Lee-Hamilton, Eugene 1845-1907
Stevenson, William Frederick fl. 1883
Levy, Amy 1861-1889
Robinson, A. Mary F. Mme. Darmesteter, Mme. Duclaux,1857-1944
Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924
Kipling, Rudyard 1865-1936
Cantor, Georg mathematician,1845-1918
Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900
Lang, Andrew 1844-1912
Johnson, Lionel 1867-1902
Massey, Gerald 1828-1907
Monkhouse, Cosmo 1840-1901
Symons, Arthur 1865-1945
Yeats, William Butler 1865-1939
Cory, William (Johnson) 1823-1892
Robertson, James Logie 1846-1922
Radford, Dollie 1858-?
Stephen, James K. 1859-1892
Tynan, Katharine 1861-1931
Dowson, Ernest 1867-1900
Gray, John 1866-1934
Field, Michael 1846-1914
Davidson, John 1857-1909
Coleridge, Mary 1861-1907
Beardsley, Aubrey 1872-1889
Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936
Plarr, Victor 1863-1920
Belloc, Hilaire 1870-1953
Thompson, Francis J. 1859-1907
Tennyson, Frederick 1807-1898
Shorter, Dora Sigerson 1866-1918


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