Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology, 2nd Edition
February 2004, ©2004, Wiley-Blackwell
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The second edition of this popular anthology reveals the rich variety of poetry produced in the period 1700-1800.
- New edition of this popular anthology of eighteenth-century poetry.
- Reveals the rich variety of poetry produced in this period.
- Traditionally prominent authors, such as Pope, Swift, Burns and Cowper, are represented alongside lesser-known writers, particularly women.
- For the second edition, the political and satirical content of the anthology has been strengthened with the inclusion of poems such as Charles Churchill’s Night, Samuel Johnson’s London and Swift’s A Satirical Elegy on a Late Famous General.
- The revised edition includes material by two new women poets, Martha Sansom and Sarah Dixon.
- The editors continue to draw out interesting links between poems, and especially between male and female poets.