The New Penguin Book of English Verse

The New Penguin Book of English Verse

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This is an anthology of English verse. Poems are ordered by date of composition rather than in monolithic slabs devoted to individual poets. It also includes a high proportion of anonymous poetry and written on surfaces other than paper. The entire poetic tradition, from epitaphs to ballads, folk poetry to nonsense verse, is revealed in a fresh light.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1184 pages
  • 127.5 x 196.1 x 56.1mm | 752.98g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • index
  • 0140586717
  • 9780140586718

About P. J. Keegan

Paul Keegan is Poetry Editor at Faber and Faber.show more

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