Thematic Guide to British Poetry

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AIWAin't I a Woman! A Book of Women's Poetry from around the World. Illona Linthwaite, ed. New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1988.
CaPoCavalier Poets; Selected Poems. Thomas Clayton, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978.
EnRePoEnglish Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton to Jonson. John Williams, ed. 2nd ed. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1990.
EnRPEnglish Romantic Poetry and Prose. Russell Noyes, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956.
InPSAn Introduction to Poetry. Louis Simpson, ed. 3rd ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.
MoBrPoModern British Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed. 7th rev. ed. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1962.
NBLVThe Norton Book of Light Verse. Russell Baker, ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1986.
NIPThe Norton Introduction to Poetry. J. Paul Hunter, ed. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1986.
NOBEThe New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250–1950. Helen Gardner, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1972.
NoPThe Norton Anthology of Poetry. Alexander W. Allison et al., eds. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1983.
OxAEP-2The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry. Vol. 2. John Wain, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990.
OxBSPThe Oxford Book of Short Poems. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985.
OxBTCThe Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse. Philip Larkin, comp. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973.
WiRThe Wind and the Rain. An Anthology of Poems for Young People. John Hollander and Harold Bloom, eds. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1961.
Dates provided for poems are either the date of composition or the date of
publication, if the composition date is unknown.

The following anthologies contain some of the more obscure poems discussed in this Guide. These anthologies also contain many of the more popular poems, but the listings at the end of each theme do not include them if the poem is more readily available in the anthologies listed above.

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Thematic Guide to British Poetry
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • Anthologies of British Poetry and Abbreviations Used xi
  • Active and Contemplative Lives 1
  • Art, Imagination, and Inspiration 15
  • Beauty 31
  • Carpe Diem 43
  • Christmas Poems 47
  • Death 53
  • Death of the Young 65
  • Duty 77
  • Fame and Ambition 81
  • Family Relations 85
  • Freedom and Captivity 89
  • The Golden Mean 93
  • Immortality 97
  • Industrialism and the City 105
  • Innocence and Experience 111
  • Love 119
  • Marriage 141
  • Music 153
  • Nature and Country Life 159
  • Old Age 187
  • Patriotism 193
  • Politics and Human Rights 197
  • Pride and Vanity 205
  • Rebellion and Conformity 215
  • Regret, Consolation, and Melancholy 221
  • Religion 229
  • Sleep 243
  • Time and Change 251
  • War 257
  • Biographical Sketches 269
  • Further Reading 293
  • Index 295
  • About the Author 305
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