Oxford Anthology of English Poetry Blake to Heaney

ISBN-10: 0192804227
ISBN-13: 9780192804228
Edition: 2003
Authors: John Wain
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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

This two-volume anthology celebrates four centuries of English poetry, from the Elizabethan era to the present day. This, the second of the two volumes, covers poets from Blake to Heaney, and provides an excellent portrayal of a wide variety of eighteenth to twentieth century poets.The richness and variety of this tradition are represented in this collection by all the great and familiar names, but also some of the less well-known poets who have often provided startling exceptions to the poetry of their age. The result is a rich and multi-coloured tapestry of the depth, diversity, and energy of poetry written in Britain and Ireland.Beginning with William Blake, this second volume, covers many of the Romantic poets (Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keates). It gives a generous survey of nineteenth century verse, including that of Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins, and Lewis Carroll, with poets from the twentieth-century being represented by poets such as Graves, Betjeman, Larking, Hughes, and Heaney.

from Songs of Innocence
Introduction
The Lamb
The Ecchoing Green
The Chimney Sweeper
Infant Joy
On Another's Sorrow
The School Boy
from Songs of Experience
The Clod & the Pebble
The Sick Rose
The Fly
The Tyger
The Garden of Love
London
The Human Abstract
Infant Sorrow
A Poison Tree
Auguries of Innocence
from Milton
Jerusalem
'But turning toward Ololon in terrible majesty Milton'
To Morning
from Visions of the Daughters of Albion
Auld Lang Syne
Green Grow the Rashes
Coming Through the Rye
For A' That
Whistle, and I'll come to You, My Lad
A Red, Red Rose
To a Mouse, on turning her up in her Nest with the Plough
O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast
Hay Making
Dover Cliffs
The Sleeping Beauty
Ginevra
A Wish
Kilmeny
A Boy's Song
Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey
Lucy Gray
The Fountain
Michael
Lucy
Resolution and Independence
Sonnets
London, 1802
'It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free'
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
The Solitary Reaper
from The Prelude
from The Lay of the Last Minstrel
The Minstrel
Melrose Abbey
Love
Nature's Sympathy with the Poet
Patriotism
Lochinvar
from The Lady of the Lake
Flowers and Trees
Boat Song
Coronach
Ballad: Alice Brand
Harp of the North, Farewell!
from Rokeby
Song: Brignall Banks
Songs from the Novels
Hie Away, Hie Away
Lucy Ashton's Song
Sound, Sound the Clarion
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Dejection: An Ode
Work Without Hope
Kubla Khan
To a Young Ass
This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
The Homeric Hexameter
After Blenheim
Among His Books
The Inchcape Rock
Bishop Hatto and the Rats
The Old Familiar Faces
The Triumph of the Whale
To Night
Rose Aylmer
On His Seventy-fifth Birthday
Dirce
Playhouse Musings
Ye Mariners of England
The Soldier's Dream
The Minstrel Boy
She is Far from the Land
Pro Patria Mori
Echoes
The Journey Onwards
Battle Song
When Wilt Thou Save the People?
Spring
Song
'A wet sheet and a flowing sea'
Abou Ben Adhem
Jenny Kissed Me
The Grasshopper and the Cricket
The Grave of Love
from Nightmare Abbey
Three Men of Gotham
from Maid Marian
Robin Hood and the Grey Friars
Over, Over
from Crotchet Castle
The Priest and the Mulberry Tree
The War Song of Dinas Vawr
The Leveller
She Walks in Beauty
The Destruction of Sennacherib
from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
Lines on Hearing that Lady Byron was Ill
from Stanzas
'When a man hath no freedom'
Prometheus
from Don Juan
Vision of Judgment
The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna
Song: 'Oh say not that my heart is cold'
Song: To Mary
The Mask of Anarchy
England in 1819
Ozymandias
Ode to the West Wind
To a Skylark
To the Moon
Summer and Winter
Love's Philosophy
Adonais
One Word is Too Often Profaned
Music, When Soft Voices Die
Written in Northampton County Asylum
Noon
After Reading in a Letter Proposals for Building a Cottage
Sudden Shower
from The Flitting
Sonnets
To ******
'How many bards gild the lapses of time!'
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
On the Grasshopper and Cricket 'Happy is England! I could be content'
from Endymion
The Eve of St. Agnes
Ode to a Nightingale
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Ode to Psyche
Ode: 'Bards of Passion and of Mirth'
To Autumn
Ode on Melancholy
from Hyperion
On Oxford. A Parody
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
The Loveliness of Love
Song: 'Sweet in her green dell the flower of beauty slumbers'
She was a Queen
Song: 'She is not fair to outward view'
To a Lofty Beauty, from her Poor Kinsman
I've Plucked the Berry
A Novel of High Life
Autumn
The Bridge of Sighs
I remember, I remember
Ballad: Time of Roses
Horatius
The Battle of Naseby
Epitaph on a Jacobite
The Armada
The Wife A-Lost
The Wind at the Door
The Vicar
School and Schoolfellows
The Nameless One
Dark Rosaleen
from Death's Jest Book
Sailors' Song
Wolfram's Dirge
Dream-Pedlary
And Shall Trelawny Die?
Are They Not All Ministering Spirits?
The Shandon Bells
from Aurora Leigh
The Sweetness of England
The Cry of the Children
Cowper's Grave
The Sleep
from Sonnets from the Portuguese
'I thought once how Theocritus had sung'
'Unlike are we, unlike, O princely Heart'
'Thou hast thy calling to some palace-floor'
'Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand'
'What can I give thee back, O liberal'
'Yet, love, mere love, is beautiful indeed'
'If thou must love me, let it be for nought'
'My letters! all dead paper, ... mute and white!'
'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways'
The Irish Emigrant
Old Song
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur
Mariana
The Lady of Shallot
The Lotos-Eaters
Ulysses
Morte D'Arthur
from The Princess
'Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean'
'Home they brought her warrior dead'
'Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white'
from In Memoriam
from Maud
The Brook
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Northern Farmer: New Style
'Come not, when I am dead'
Little Billee
The Ballad of Bouillabaisse
The Dong with a Luminous Nose
Limericks
'There was an Old Person of Basing'
'There was an Old Man of Whitehaven'
'There was an Old Man of Thermopylae'
'There was an Old Man who screamed out'
'There was an Old Person of Bow'
'How pleasant to know Mr Lear!'
from The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Fra Lippo Lippi
Two in the Campagna
The Bishop Orders his Tomb at St. Praxed's Church
Caliban upon Setebos
Remembrance
The Old Stoic
My Lady's Grave
Last Lines
A Death Scene
from Amours de Voyage
Ode to the North-East Wind
The Sands of Dee
Young and Old
The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire
The Old Oak Tree at Hatfield Broadoak
Shakespeare
The Scholar Gipsy
Dover Beach
Heraclitus
from The Angel in the House
The Toys
Four Ducks on a Pond
The Blessed Damozel
Sibylla Palmifera
On Refusal of Aid between Nations
from Modern Love
Goblin Market
Remember
'A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break'
Song
Ballad
from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
'Will You Walk a Little Faster?'
from Through the Looking-Glass
Jabberwocky
The Sun Was Shining On The Sea
from The Hunting of the Snark
The Baker's Tale
The Vanishing
To Peace
Summer Dawn
The Haystack in the Floods
Chorus from 'Atalanta'
A Forsaken Garden
Sonnet
The Ballad of 'Beau Brocade'
I Look into My Glass
Drummer Hodge
To Lizbie Browne
The Self-Unseeing
A Church Romance
Channel Firing
The Oxen
Midnight on the Great Western
In Time of 'The Breaking of Nations'
Afterwards
The Going
Rain on a Grave
I Found Her Out There
The Voice
After a Journey
Beeny Cliff
At Castle Boterel
Heaven-Haven
The Habit of Perfection
The Wreck of the 'Deutschland'
God's Grandeur
The Windhover
Pied Beauty
In the Valley of the Elwy
Duns Scotus's Oxford
Andromeda
The Candle Indoors
Felix Randal
Spring and Fall
'As kingfishers catch fire'
'No worst, there is none'
'I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day'
In honour of St. Alphonsus Rodriguez
'Thou art indeed just, Lord'
To R.B.
London Snow
On a Dead Child
'I love all beauteous things'
Christ in the Universe
At Night
Villon's Straight Tip to All Cross Coves
The Vagabond
Easter Day
E Tenebris
The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Bredon Hill
'On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble'
'Into my heart an air that kills'
The Carpenter's Son
Tommy
Recessional
The Way Through the Woods
Mandalay
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
The Fiddler of Dooney
No Second Troy
The Fascination of What's Difficult
To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing
Beggar to Beggar Cried
The Magi
A Coat
Men Improve With the Years
The Collar-Bone of a Hare
On Being Asked for a War Poem
Easter 1916
The Leaders of the Crowd
The Second Coming
Sailing to Byzantium
A Prayer for My Son
Leda and the Swan
All Souls' Night
Death
For Anne Gregory
Crazy Jane Talks With the Bishop
The Spur
from Under Ben Bulben
Collins
The Dark Angel
Sea Love
The Cenotaph
In the Fields
I So Liked Spring
June, 1915
The Trees are Down
The South Country
The Evenlode
The Statue
Henry King
Jim
Lord Finchley
The Listeners
Snow
Song of the Mad Prince
The Rolling English Road
Antichrist, or the Reunion of Christendom: an Ode
Femina Contra Mundum
A Certain Evening
Sea-Fever
A Fellow Mortal
The Owl
As the Team's Head-Brass
Thaw
Gone, Gone Again
Lights Out
End of Another Home Holiday
The Ship of Death
Tortoise Shell
Counter-Attack
Glory of Women
Lamentations
The Love-Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Gerontion
The Waste Land
Whispers of Immortality
from Four Quartets
Little Gidding
Break of Day in the Trenches
Louse Hunting
On Receiving News of the War
The Innumerable Christ
from A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle
By Wauchopeside
Wheesht, Wheesht
Insensibility
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Miners
Strange Meeting
'All the Hills and Vales Along'
from In Parenthesis
from Mabinog's Liturgy
Sick Love
Song: Lift-Boy
Parent to Children
Counting the Beats
The Zulu Girl
On Some South African Novelists
Mass at Dawn
Luis de Camoes
The Commuted Sentence
Scorpion
Not Waving But Drowning
'The Italian soldier shook my hand'
Death in Leamington
A Subaltern's Love-Song
In Westminster Abbey
House of Rest
The Metropolitan Railway
Slough
Note on Local Flora
To an Old Lady
Aubade
The Beautiful Train
Snow
Birmingham
The Sunlight on the Garden
Sunday Morning
Nostalgia
from Autumn Journal
Questioner Who Sits So Sly
A Free One
1929
The Question
Consider
Oxford
A. E. Housman
Edward Lear
Our Bias
Lullaby
Musee des Beaux Arts
'As I walked out one evening'
'O lurcher-loving collier, black as night'
Refugee Blues
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
September 1, 1939
The Shield of Achilles
The Cave of Making
Ode to the Diencephalon
Moon Landing
Atlantis
'What I expected was'
Delos
Strip-tease
Acropolis
Vega
'Not in the poet is the poem or'
To My Mother
Rhodri
Echoes
Nocturne by Ben Shahn
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
Especially when the October wind
Light breaks where no sun shines
After the funeral
The Conversation of Prayer
A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London
Poem in October
Do not go gentle into that good night
On being asked to write a school hymn
The Beast in the Space
Deceptions
No Road
Toads
The Whitsun Weddings
Days
MCMXIV
Toads Revisited
An Arundel Tomb
Going, Going
The Explosion
One Flesh
A Letter to Peter Levi
On The Move
The Last Man
The Man Seeking Experience Enquiries His Way of a Drop of Water
View of a Pig
Heptonstall
Tractor
Roe-deer
The day he died
New Year's Eve Poem 1965
Himalayan Balsam
The Forge
Tinder
Wedding Day
Punishment
Acknowledgements
Index of Poets
Index of First Lines

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