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The history of English poetry

from the eleventh to the seventeenth century.

by Warton, Thomas

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Published by Ward, Lock, and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Thomas Warton
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1032 p.
    Number of Pages1032
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17879403M
    LC Control Number47039909

    By Sandeep Kumar Mishra and Evan Mantyk. English poetry has a rich history dating back at least 1, years. Looking at poetry today, it is easy to get trapped into thinking that the flurry of poetic movements of the last one hundred years or so are incredibly important and represent the majority of poetry. Great poetry can indeed outlast stone and the glory of princes, and the English poetic tradition is perhaps the richest in the world. This ebook tells the story of that tradition through its towering figures - Spenser and Shakespeare, Milton and Dryden, Wordsworth and Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson and Eliot - and through scores of other poets.

    Filed under: Christian poetry, English (Middle) -- History and criticism. Theology and Poetry in the Middle English Lyric: A Study of Sacred History and Aesthetic Form (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c), by Sarah Appleton Weber (PDF files with commentary at Ohio State Press) Filed under: Christian poetry, English -- Early modern.   Growth of the national geniusv. 4. Development and decline of the poetic drama. Influence of the court and the peoplev. 5. The constitutional compromise of the eighteenth century. Effects of the classical Renaissance, its zenith and decline. The early romantic Renaissancev. 6. The romantic movement in English poetry. Effects of the Pages:

    Filed under: Christian poetry, English -- 19th century -- History and criticism Browning as a Philosophical and Religious Teacher, by Henry Jones (Gutenberg text) Conversations on Religion, With Lord Byron and Others, Held in Cephalonia, A Short Time Previous to His Lordship's Death (London: J. Murray, ), by James Kennedy (multiple. The History of Early English Literature: Being the History of English Poetry from Its Beginnings to the Accession of King Aelfred By Stopford A. Brooke Macmillan, Read Overview The Sonnet in the Modern Arab Poetry By Jaradat, Raed W. Studies in Literature and Language, Vol. 10, No. 3,


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This book covers a brief history of English poetry from beowulf to the 's encompassimg English and American poets. Lucid commentary and good readings from Jacob. Could have done with a little more poetry and less commentary perhaps.

Poetry written in English is uniquely powerful and suggestive in its capacity to surprise, unsettle, shock, console, and move. The Cambridge History of English Poetry offers sparklingly fresh and dynamic readings of an extraordinary range of poets and poems from Beowulf to Alice Oswald.5/5(1).

The earliest known English poem is a hymn on the creation; Bede attributes this to Cædmon (fl. –), who was, according to legend, an illiterate herdsman who produced extemporaneous poetry at a monastery at Whitby.

This is generally taken as marking the beginning of Anglo-Saxon poetry. Much of the poetry of the period is difficult to date, or even to arrange chronologically; for. English literature is a treasure trove of wonderful poetry.

From Shakespeare to Milton, Keats to Shelley and Tennyson to Yeats, this accessible history (especially written for Naxos AudioBooks) introduces the listener to countless small masterpieces, including all the The history of English poetry book favorites and some lesser-known gems/5.

This History provides a concise overview of the developments of British poetry from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. The volume brings together experts in the field and offers a series.

This is a history and collection of poetry in English language in 7 CDs which last more than 8 hours. One can also buy the book English poetry by the same author. The Norton Anthology of English literature in two volumes is another qualified source for university students of English literature/5(8).

Poetry, literature that evokes a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or an emotional response through language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound, and rhythm. Poetry is a vast subject, as old as history, present wherever religion is present, and possibly the.

Cambridge Core - English Literature: General Interest - The Cambridge History of English Poetry - edited by Michael O'Neill. Carey’s sparkling Little History of Poetry is an astonishingly full introduction to English poetry from Beowulf to the present, set in a framework extending in place and time from Gilgamesh to Akhmatova and Seferis.”—Bernard O'Donoghue, Winner of the Whitbread Poetry Award.

That history can be broken down into a number of distinct literary eras, in each of which a set of characteristics or beliefs shaped the works of literature produced.

Sometimes the best way of understanding different periods of literary history is. The history of English poetry in the eighteenth century is bound up with the history of satire.

This was the age that brought in theatre censorship in the form of the Licensing Act ofthanks to the stage satires of Henry Fielding and others – an act that would only be abolished in English literature, the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day.

The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are treated separately under American literature, Australian literature, Canadian literature, and New Zealand literature.

In its early years, the field of book history was primarily concerned with the evolution of dominant literary forms, relegating poetry to the fringes of literary activity. Ian Watt’s The Rise of the Novel () traces the relationship between the rise of a general reading public and the emergence of the novel in eighteenth-century England.

A Linguistic History of English Poetry (Interface series) by Richard Bradford. This introductory book takes the reader through literary history from the Renaissance to Postmodernism, and considers individual texts as paradigms which can both reflect and unsettle their broader linguistic and cultural contexts.

- Mary Howitt's Sketches of Natural History - - - Lovely verses about nature and animals with some gorgeous illustrations. Her most famous poem is the "Spider and the Fly", parodied by Lewis Carroll in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

- Edward Lear's A Book of Nonsense and () Nonsense Songs - - - A hilarious and fun book of nonsense verse. About A Critical History of English Poetry. This famous work was the result of the wartime collaboration of two Scottish scholars.

Their tracing of the course of English poetry has been described by The Times Literary Supplement as a 'volume of masterly compression'. 'This book provides an excellent introduction to English poetry but its most productive use will be as a catalyst for further reading.' Annotated Bibliography of English Studies ' should prove to be an excellent resource for students and researchers of English poetry and English literary history.'.

For lovers of poetry, there is the excellent and fascinating audiobook, The History of English Poetry, read by famous actor Derek Jacobi (think Brother Cadfael and I, Claudius). The original book was written by Peter Whitfield, whose sweeping command of the subject gives us a wonderful look into the rich and centuries’ old tradition of.

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Rich words trip off his tongue, relished for their own sakes, in a manner which becomes characteristic of much English poetry. When Tamburlaine defeats the emperor of Persia, and imagines his moment of triumph, even the strange names of his three colleagues are pressed into service to add to the rich brew.

“Old English literature has long been the preserve of scholars and specialists. Michael Alexander’s A History of Old English Literature now fills a major gap by introducing both prose and poetry, literature and history, in an accessible style which communicates his own lifelong love of the subject.

Especially attractive are the translations, at once accurate and colloquial, which disperse.A Book of English Poetry book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Representing English poets from the 14th to the 19th centur /5.