The Oxford Book of Sonnets

The Oxford Book of Sonnets

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The sonnet is the best-loved and most versatile of poetic forms, alive and well after over 450 years in English. It is still an automatic choice for the expression of intense but controlled feelings on both private and public subjects. Although it is most often associated with love poems, itis also used for devotional, philosophical, and comic purposes, and this anthology demonstrates the full range of its exhilarating possibilities. Beginning with Wyatt and ending in the present day, The Oxford Book of Sonnets juxtaposes old favourites with the less familiar: Shakespeare's marriage of true minds rubs shoulders with John Davies of Hereford's ABC of love, Keats's stout Cortez with Darley's Manrique. Women poets who revived thesonnet in the late eighteenth century are restored to prominence, and there are examples of the sonnet sequence as well as more unusual experimentation with form such as Sylvester's quadruple acrostic sonnets to his patron and eigh Hunt's iterating sonnet. Modern poets as diverse as Seamus Heaney,Carol Ann Duffy, and Simon Armitage show that there is no better way to dramatize experience than to write a sonnet.
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780192142672
Branch Call Number: 821.04208/OXF 4565 1
Additional Contributors: Brownjohn, Alan 1931-
Oswald, Alice 1966-
Habington, William 1605-1654
Fuller, John
Wyatt, Sir Thomas 1503-1542
Howard, Henry Earl of Surrey,1517?-1547
Fletcher, Giles 1585-1623
Spenser, Edmund 1552?-1599
Raleigh, Walter Sir,1552-1618
Elliot, Alistair 1932-
Greville, Fulke, Lord Brooke 1554-1628
Sidney, Philip Sir,1554-1586
Gorges, Arthur Sir,1557-1625
Chapman, George 1559?-1634
Constable, Henry 1562-1613
Daniel, Samuel 1562-1619
Drayton, Michael 1563-1631
Sylvester, Joshua 1563-1618
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Davies, John 1565-1618
Campion, Thomas 1567-1620
Alabaster, William 1567-1640
Barnes, Barnabe 1569?-1609
Davies, John Sir,1569-1626
Donne, John 1572-1631
Barnfield, Richard 1574-1627
Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury 1583-1648
Drummond, William Henry 1854-1907
Wroth, Mary 1587-1651
Browne, William c1591-c1643
Herbert, George 1593-1633
Carew, Thomas 1595?-1639?
Waller, Edmund 1606-1687
Milton, John 1608-1674
Cotton, Charles 1630-1687
Ayres, Philip 1638-1712
Behn, Aphra 1640-1689
Edwards, Thomas 1699-1757
Gray, Thomas 1716-1771
Warton, Thomas 1728-1790
Cowper, William 1731-1800
Seward, Anna 1742-1809
Smith, Charlotte 1749-1806
Bampfylde, John 1754-1797
Robinson, Mary 1758-1800
Bowles, William Lisle 1762-1850
Williams, Helen Maria 1762-1827
Russell, Thomas 1762-1788
Wordsworth, William 1770-1850
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 1772-1834
Tighe, Mary 1772-1810
Southey, Robert 1774-1843
Lamb, Charles 1775-1834
Landor, Walter Savage 1775-1864
Elliott, Ebenezer 1781-1849
Hunt, James Henry Leigh 1784-1859
Byron, George Gordon Byron Baron,1788-1824
Keble, John 1792-1866
Shelley, Percy Bysshe 1792-1822
Clare, John 1793-1864
Darley, George 1795-1846
Keats, John 1795-1821
Coleridge, Hartley 1796-1849
Hood, Thomas 1799-1845
Barnes, William 1801-1886
Beddoes, Thomas Lovell 1803-1849
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett 1806-1861
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 1807-1882
Whittier, John Greenleaf 1807-1892
Turner, Charles Tennyson 1808-1879
Poe, Edgar Allan 1809-1849
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson Baron,1809-1892
Scott, William Bell 1811-1890
Browning, Robert 1812-1889
Aytoun, William Edmondstone 1813-1865
Clough, Arthur Hugh 1819-1861
Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard 1821-1873
Arnold, Matthew 1822-1888
Cory, William (Johnson) 1823-1892
Allingham, William 1824-1889
Dobell, Sydney 1824-1874
Meredith, George 1828-1909
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel 1828-1882
Rossetti, Christina Georgina 1830-1894
Butler, Samuel 1835-1902
Warren John Leicester Lord De Tabley,1835-1895
Swinburne, Algernon Charles 1837-1909
Webster, Augusta 1837-1894
Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen 1840-1922
Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928
Buchanan, Robert 1841-1891
Dowden, Edward 1843-1913
Bridges, Robert 1844-1930
Cambridge, Ada 1844-1889
Hopkins, Gerard Manley 1844-1889
Bevington, Louisa Sarah 1845-1895
Field, Michael 1846-1914
Meynell, Alice Christiana Thompson 1847-1922
Dolben, Digby Mackworth 1848-1867
Henley, William Ernest 1849-1903
Marston, Philip Bourke 1850-1887
Stevenson, Robert Louis 1850-1894
Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900
Robinson, Agnes Mary Frances 1857-1944
Thompson, Francis J. 1859-1907
Coleridge, Mary 1861-1907
Hope, Laurence 1865-1936
Kipling, Rudyard 1865-1936
Symons, Arthur 1865-1945
Yeats, William Butler 1865-1939
Robinson, Edwin Arlington 1869-1935
Frost, Robert 1874-1963
Thomas, Edward 1878-1917
Sassoon, Siegfried 1886-1967
Brooke, Rupert 1887-1915
Daryush, Elizabeth 1887-1977
Jeffers, Robinson 1887-1963
Muir, Edwin 1887-1959
Ransom, John Crowe 1888-1974
Leslie, Kenneth 1892-1974
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982
Millay, Edna St. Vincent 1892-1950
Owen, Wilfred 1893-1918
Warner, Sylvia Townsend 1893-1978
Huxley, Aldous 1894-1963
Graves, Robert 1895-1985
Sorley, Charles Hamilton 1895-1915
Rickword, (John) Edgell 1898-1982
Campbell, Roy 1901-1957
Slessor, Kenneth 1901-1970
Moore, Merrill 1903-1957
Kavanagh Patrick 1904-1967
Cameron, Norman 1905-1953
Empson, William 1906-1984
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973
Hope, Alec Derwent 1907-
Engle, Paul 1908-1991
Lowry, Malcolm 1909-1957
Fuller, Roy 1912-1991
Barker, George 1913-1991
Kees, Weldon 1914-1995
Thomas, Dylan 1914-1953
Ewart, Gavin 1916-1995
Causley, Charles 1917-
Lowell, Robert 1917-1977
Heath-Stubbs, John Francis Alexander 1918-
Meredith, William 1919-
Morgan, Edwin 1920-
Wilbur, Richard Purdy 1921-
Davie, Donald 1922-1995
Larkin, Philip 1922-1985
Simpson, Louis Aston Marantz 1923-
Merrill, James Ingram 1926-1995
Murphy, Richard 1927-
Porter, Peter 1929-
Thwaite, Anthony 1930-
Walcott, Derek 1930-
Hill, Geoffrey 1932-
MacBeth, George 1932-1992
Adcock, Fleur 1934-
Heaney, Seamus 1939-
Longley, Michael 1939-
Mahon, Derek 1941-
Dunn, Douglas 1942-
Boland, Eavan 1944-
Wicks, Susan 1947-
Reid, Christopher 1949-
Muldoon, Paul 1951-
Draycott, Jane 1954-
Duffy, Carol Ann
Jenkins, Alan 1955-
McKendrick, Jamie 1955-
Armitage, Simon 1963-


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