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A short history of English poetry

by Fraser, G. S.

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.S. Fraser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR502 .F7 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 386 p. ;
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3843510M
    ISBN 10038920174X, 0389201758
    LC Control Number81159533

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A short history of English poetry by Fraser, G. S. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Carey’s sparkling Little History of Poetry is an astonishingly full introduction to English poetry from Beowulf to the present, set in a framework extending in place and time from Gilgamesh to Akhmatova and Seferis.”—Bernard O'Donoghue, Winner of the Whitbread Poetry Award/5(22). English Poetry: A Short History [Kenneth Hopkins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

English Poetry: A Short HistoryCited by: 2. This History provides a concise overview of the developments of British poetry from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. The volume brings together experts in the field and offers a series. 45 Short Poems to Sneak More Poetry Into Your Life Dana Staves The first negative review I ever got was for a poem I published in my college lit mag.

Titled “In a Booth at the Waffle House,” it was a throwback to Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro,” and it was about Waffle House chocolate pie, and I was seriously Author: Dana Staves.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fraser, G. (George Sutherland), Short history of English poetry.

The History of English Poetry, from the Close of the Eleventh to the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century () by Thomas Warton was a pioneering and influential literary history. Only three full volumes were ever published, going as far as Queen Elizabeth's reign, but their account of English poetry in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance was unrivalled for many years, and played a.

A survey of the key moments in English poetry, told through 8 short famous poems. English poetry is a broad field, so any attempt to A short history of English poetry book its history in a short blog post is going to have to paint pretty broad brush strokes. But one way of avoiding too many sweeping generalisations about ‘big’ movements in poetic history can be minimised.

Poetry at the Court of Henry VIII An Educated Élite: More, Elyot, and Ascham The Literature of the English Reformation Early and Mid -Sixteenth -Century Drama The Defence and the Practice of Poetry: Puttenham and the Sidneys Sixteenth - and Early Seventeeth -Century Prose Fiction. Short history of English poetry.

Shepton Mallet: Open Books, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: G S Fraser. Find more information about: ISBN: A Short History of English Literature Chapter I.

The Anglo-Saxon Period (the earliest time) 1. Social background: the making of England; the invasion of Roman Empire in 4th AD ; the attacks of Danish Vikings, etc 2. Literature: Beowulf, the earliest literature, the national epic of the Anglo-Saxon, one of.

It is short but very concise and full of facts (both literary and historical). Barnard is an excellent writer and going through this book is a breeze.

Barnard’s wit and style make A Short History of English Literature a very entertaining read, nothing like other overly academic/pedantic books on the subject/5(6).

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. A short history of English poetry, Item Preview Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH 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. In its early years, the field of book history was primarily concerned with the evolution of dominant literary forms, relegating poetry to the fringes of literary activity.

Ian Watt’s The Rise of the Novel () traces the relationship between the rise of a general reading public and the emergence of the novel in eighteenth-century England. The earliest known English poem is a hymn on the creation; Bede attributes this to Cædmon (fl. –), who was, according to legend, an illiterate herdsman who produced extemporaneous poetry at a monastery at Whitby.

This is generally taken as marking the beginning of Anglo-Saxon poetry. Much of the poetry of the period is difficult to date, or even to arrange chronologically; for. For lovers of poetry, there is the excellent and fascinating audiobook, The History of English Poetry, read by famous actor Derek Jacobi (think Brother Cadfael and I, Claudius).

The original book was written by Peter Whitfield, whose sweeping command of the subject gives us a wonderful look into the rich and centuries’ old tradition of.

People known for. poetry. arts, visual; education; entertainment; history and society; English author of novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel books, and letters.

English Romantic lyric poet who devoted his short life to the perfection of a poetry marked by vivid imagery, great sensuous appeal, and an attempt to express a.

Growth of the national geniusv. Development and decline of the poetic drama. Influence of the court and the peoplev. The constitutional compromise of the eighteenth century. Effects of the classical Renaissance, its zenith and decline. The early romantic Renaissancev.

The romantic movement in English poetry. Effects of the. with so much emotion as narration or, certainly, as lyric poetry. In a great book the relation of the two faculties will of course properly correspond to form and spirit.

Largely a matter of Emotion is the Personal A History of English Literature. English literature - English literature - The Old English period: The Angles, Saxons, and Jutes who invaded Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries brought with them the common Germanic metre; but of their earliest oral poetry, probably used for panegyric, magic, and short narrative, little or none survives.

For nearly a century after the conversion of King Aethelberht I of Kent to Christianity. John Dryden () also wrote epic poetry, on classical and biblical subjects.

Though Dryden's work is little read today it leads to a comic parody of the epic form, or mock-heroic. The best poetry of the mid 18th century is the comic writing of Alexander Pope (). Pope is the best-regarded comic writer and satirist of English poetry.In book publishing, an anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler; it may be a collection of plays, poems, short stories, songs or excerpts by different authors.

In genre fiction, the term "anthology" typically categorizes collections of shorter works such as short stories and short novels, by different authors, each featuring unrelated casts of characters and settings.Poetry as an art form predates written text. The earliest poetry is believed to have been recited or sung, employed as a way of remembering oral history, genealogy, and is often closely related to musical traditions, and the earliest poetry exists in the form of hymns (such as the work of Sumerian priestess Enheduanna), and other types of song such as chants.