The Cambridge Companion to English Poets by Claude RawsonThe Cambridge Companion to English Poets by Claude Rawson

The Cambridge Companion to English Poets

byClaude Rawson

Paperback | March 7, 2011

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This volume provides lively and authoritative introductions to twenty-nine of the most important British and Irish poets from Geoffrey Chaucer to Philip Larkin. The list includes, among others, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Wordsworth, Browning, Yeats and T. S. Eliot, and represents the tradition of English poetry at its best. Each contributor offers a new assessment of a single poet's achievement and importance, with readings of the most important poems. The essays, written by leading experts, are personal responses, written in clear, vivid language, free of academic jargon, and aim to inform, arouse interest, and deepen understanding.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to English PoetsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:580 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.98 inPublished:March 7, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521697034

ISBN - 13:9780521697033

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Table of Contents

Introduction Claude Rawson; 1. Geoffrey Chaucer J. A. Burrow; 2. Sir Thomas Wyatt Roland Greene; 3. Edmund Spenser Richard McCabe; 4. William Shakespeare David Bevington; 5. John Donne Achsah Guibbory; 6. Ben Jonson Colin Burrow; 7. George Herbert Helen Wilcox; 8. John Milton Martin Evans; 9. Andrew Marvell Nigel Smith; 10. John Dryden David Hopkins; 11. Jonathan Swift Claude Rawson; 12. Alexander Pope Paul Baines; 13. William Blake Morton D. Paley; 14. Robert Burns Karl Miller; 15. William Wordsworth Simon Jarvis; 16. Samuel Taylor Coleridge Seamus Perry; 17. George Gordon, Lord Byron Anne Barton; 18. Percy Bysshe Shelley James Chandler; 19. John Keats Susan Wolfson; 20. Alfred, Lord Tennyson Herbert Tucker; 21. Robert Browning J. Hillis Miller; 22. Emily Bronte Dinah Birch; 23. Christina Rossetti Linda Peterson; 24. Thomas Hardy Peter Robinson; 25. W. B. Yeats James Longenbach; 26. D. H. Lawrence Marjorie Perloff; 27. T. S. Eliot Michael North; 28. W. H. Auden Edward Mendelson; 29. Philip Larkin Alan Jenkins; Further reading; Index.