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English history told by English poets a reader for school use by Bates, Katharine Lee

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Readers -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Poetry

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1902 ed.

Statementcompiled by Katharine Lee Bates and Katharine Coman.
SeriesGranger index reprint series
ContributionsComan, Katharine, 1857-1915, joint comp.
LC ClassificationsDA32 .B32 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 452 p.
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5755419M
ISBN 100836960971
LC Control Number71103082

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Representing English poets from the 14th to the 19th century, this anthology includes over poems by over 60 poets. They are arranged chronologically and early English has been made accessible to the modern reader. Extracts are given, where necessary, so that longer works are not overlooked/5. This is a list of English-language poets, who have written much of their poetry in country of residence as a poet (not place of birth): A = Australia, B = Barbados, Bo = Bosnia, C = Canada, Ch = Chile, Cu = Cuba, D = Dominica, De = Denmark, E = England, F = France, G = Germany, Ga = Gambia, Gd = Grenada, Gh = Ghana/Gold Coast, Gr = Greece, Gu = . Great poetry can indeed outlast stone and the glory of princes, and the English poetic tradition is perhaps the richest in the world. This audiobook tells the story of that tradition through its towering figures – Spenser and Shakespeare, Milton and Dryden, Wordsworth and Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson and Eliot – and through scores of other poets. Clear and accessible, . Six of the pieces address general issues, with some reference to French and Italian writings ('Autobiographical Poetry in the Middle Ages', for example, or 'The Poet and the Book'); but most of them concentrate on particular English poems, such as Chaucer's Envoy to Scogan, Gower's Confessio Amantis, Langland's Piers Plowman, and Hoccleve's Series.

That history can be broken down into a number of distinct literary eras, in each of which a set of characteristics or beliefs shaped the works of literature produced. Sometimes the best way of understanding different periods of literary history is.   The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens (Christmas Audio Book Read with British English Accent) - Duration: SuperUtils Softw views   By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had enjoyed more editions, spin-offs and translations. Crusoe’s world-famous novel is a complex literary confection, and it Author: Guardian Staff. The births of the English poets John Dowland () and Michael Drayton (). — The births of the English poets and playwrights Christopher Marlowe and William Shakespeare. The birth of Galileo Galilei (). Philip Sidney and Fulke Greville enter Shrewsbury School on the same day.