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Victorian Poetry

Valentine Cunningham (Editor), Duncan Wu (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-631-23075-5
200 pages
September 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
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This volume distils into two hundred pages some of the most influential poetry of the Victorian period.

  • Distils into one volume the key poems of the Victorian era.
  • Organised chronologically, allowing readers to perceive continuities and changes through the century.
  • Includes a general introduction, giving readers an overview of the poets and the period.
  • Represents texts in their entirety where possible.
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Series Editor's Preface.

Introduction.

1. Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-61).

2. Alfred (Lord) Tennyson (1809-92).

3. Robert Browning (1812-89).

4. Emily (Jane) Bronte (1818-48).

5. Arthur Hugh Clough (1819-61).

6. Matthew Arnold (1822-88).

7. Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-82).

8. Christina G. Rossetti (1830-94).

9. Thomas Hardy (1840-1928).

10. Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-89).

11. A. E. Housman (1859-1936).

12. William Butler Yeats (1865-1939).

Index of titles and first lines.
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Valentine Cunningham is Professor of English Language and Literature at Oxford University and Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He is also Permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Konstanz in Germany.

Duncan Wu is a Fellow of St Catherine's College, Oxford, and University Lecturer in English Literature.
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  • Distils into one volume the key poems of the Victorian era.

  • Organised chronologically, allowing readers to perceive continuities and changes through the century.

  • Includes a general introduction, giving readers an overview of the poets and the period.

  • Represents texts in their entirety where possible.
See More

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