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The Oxford companion to twentieth-century poetry in English

by Hamilton, Ian

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- Dictionaries,
  • Poets, Commonwealth -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Commonwealth poetry (English) -- Dictionaries,
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTwentieth-century poetry in English.
    Statementedited by Ian Hamilton.
    ContributionsHamilton, Ian, 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR601 .O9 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 602 p. ;
    Number of Pages602
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1394218M
    ISBN 100198661479
    LC Control Number93001436

    This Oxford Companion is really an alphabetically-arranged history of modern poetry, as it has developed in the English-speaking world from the beginning of the century until the present. There are entries on some individual poets, and over subject-entries, covering all the important magazines, movements, literary terms, and concepts.   The first and only comprehensive work of its kind, The Companion to Twentieth Century Poetry in English charts the development of poetry from to the present, across the whole of the English-speaking world, from the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland to New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Trinidad and Zimbabwe—anywhere where poets write in :

    : The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-century Poetry in English (Oxford Quick Reference) () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(9). The description of this book does not clearly depict what it entails. There is no poetry in this book. It is not an anthology (though, at the outset of this one, the publisher -- the great house of Oxford -- does provide a very impressive list of their published anthologies, poetic works, and studies of specific poets, poetic eras, nationalities, etc.).4/5.

    Show Summary Details Preview. This is the most comprehensive guide to modern poetry in English. Celebrated poets offer intriguing views on their fellow poets, such as Tom Paulin on Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney on Robert Lowell, and Anne Stevenson on Sylvia Plath. 1, poets are covered from W.H. Auden to Benjamin Zephaniah. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The Oxford companion to twentieth-century poetry in English Item Preview remove-circle The Oxford companion to twentieth-century poetry in English by Hamilton, Ian.


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From Abse and Auden to Zaturenska and Zukofsky, The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English is an essential reference for students, lovers of poetry, and for poets themselves. Books with Buzz Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and nonfiction.

Explore more 4/5(1). This is the most comprehensive guide to modern poetry in English. Celebrated poets offer intriguing views on their fellow poets, such as Tom Paulin on Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney on Robert Lowell, and Anne Stevenson on Sylvia Plath.

1, poets are covered from W.H. Auden to Benjamin Zephaniah. There is worldwide coverage, including America, Britain and Ireland, New Zealand, Trinidad and. The first and only comprehensive work of its kind, The Companion to Twentieth Century Poety in English charts the development of poetry from to the present, across the whole of the English-speaking world, from the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland to New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Trinidad and Zimbabwe--anywhere where poets write in English.

First published in as the Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Poetry in English and compiled by a team of experts, including famous poets such as Blake Morrison and Andrew Motion, this edition also includes new biographical entries on more contemporary poets such as Don Paterson, Anne Carson, John Kinsella, and Leslie Marmon Silko/5(8).

Following close on the heels of Oxford's A Reader's Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers [RBB S 1 96] and A Reader's Guide to the Twentieth-Century Novel (), and only two years after the appearance of The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English [RBB Ap 15 94], this latest addition to the Oxford Companion series obviously explores much of the same territory as /5(3).

This Companion is both an alphabetically arranged reference work and, in its sum, a history, a map of modern poetry in English. From the last decade of the century, it offers a survey of the terrain, from to the present, and from Britain and America to New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Trinidad, Zimbabwe - anywhere, if fact, where poets write in English/5(10).

Following close on the heels of Oxford's A Reader's Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers [RBB S 1 96] and A Reader's Guide to the Twentieth-Century Novel (), and only two years after the appearance of The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English [RBB Ap 15 94], this latest addition to the Oxford Companion series obviously explores much of the same territory as Reviews: 1.

The first and only comprehensive work of its kind, The Companion to Twentieth Century Poetry in English charts the development of poetry from to the present, across the whole of the English-speaking world, from the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland to New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Trinidad and Zimbabwe--anywhere where poets write in English.

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English Jenny Stringer, John Sutherland Oxford Companions are known for their authority, comprehensiveness, and browsability--"the best reference books in the language," according to Harper's.

This Companion examines English-language writers and writing throughout the twentieth century, in all major genres and from all around the world. All the great literary figures are included, whether American or Australian, British, Irish, or Indian, African or Canadian or Caribbean, among them Samuel Beckett, Edith Wharton, Patrick White, T S Eliot, Derek Walcott, D H Lawrence, Tennessee.

Ian Hamilton was the editor of The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English. He was a well-established literary critic and wrote extensively on poetry, including The Poetic Life of Matthew Arnold (), and Against Oblivion (). Oxford Companions is a book series published by Oxford University Press, providing general knowledge within a specific area.

The first book published in the series was The Oxford Companion to English Literature (), compiled by the retired diplomat Sir Paul Harvey. The series has included (in alphabetical order). Oxford Companions are known for their authority, comprehensiveness, and browsability--"the best reference books in the language," according to Harper's.

Perhaps the most well-known Companion of all has been The Oxford Companion to English Literature, now in its revised fifth edition. But the literary canon isn't static, and modern literature in all of its richness demands a more comprehensive. The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse is a poetry anthology edited by Philip was published in by Oxford University Press with ISBN Larkin writes in the short preface that the selection is wide rather than deep; and also notes that for the post period it is more a collection of poems, than of poets.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). The Oxford Companion To Twentieth Century Poetry In English book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The first and only comprehensi /5. Read this book on Questia. The first and only comprehensive work of its kind, The Companion to Twentieth Century Poety in English charts the development of poetry from to the present, across the whole of the English-speaking world, from the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland to New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Trinidad and Zimbabwe--anywhere where poets write in English.

Edited and introduced by Ian Hamilton, himself a notable poet, The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English has the distinction of including among its contributors many other celebrated poet-critics, often in intriguing author/subject :. The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English remarks that Couzyn's poetry repeatedly engages the social, political and imaginative implications of womanhood.

Her poetry has been described as minimalist. The Oxford Companion observes that her conception of poetry as pre-eminently oral gives much of her work clarity and immediacy.Oxford Companions combine the functionality of a subject dictionary with the breadth and scope of an encyclopedia.

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