Princeton University Library Catalog

The Oxford handbook of British poetry, 1660-1800 / edited by Jack Lynch.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016]
Description:
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Series:
Oxford handbooks online. [More in this series]
Summary note:
In the most comprehensive, up-to-date account of the poetry published in Britain between the Restoration and the end of the eighteenth century, a team of leading experts surveys the poetry of the age in all its richness and diversity. They provide a systematic overview, and restore these poetic works to a position of centrality in modern criticism.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience:
Specialized.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 30, 2016).
Contents:
Poems on the streets / William Donaldson -- Poems on the stage / Cynthia Wall -- Poems in print / James McLaverty -- Poems in Magazines / Jennifer Batt -- Poems in the novel / Thomas Keymer -- Poems in the nursery / Andrea Immel, Lissa Paul -- Poems in the lecture hall / Richard Terry -- The poet as clubman / Moyra Haslett -- The poet as professional / Brean Hammond -- The poet as laborerer / Bridget Keegan -- The poet as teacher / Lorna Clymer -- The poet as man of feeling / Rivka Swenson -- The poet as genius / Marshall Brown -- The poet as fraud / Nick Groom -- The poet as poetess / Isobel Grundy -- Poems on poetry / David F. Venturo -- Poems on politics / Christine Gerrard -- Poems on nation and empire / Leith Davis -- Poems on science and philosophy / Pat Rogers -- Poems on place / Donna Landry -- Poems on the sexes / Catherine Ingrassia -- Couplets / J. Paul Hunter -- Blank verse / Conrad Brunström -- Stanzas / Rodney Stenning Edgecombe -- Free verse and prose poetry / Richard Bradford -- Pastoral / David Hill Radcliffe -- Georgic / David Fairer -- Epic / Anna M. Foy -- Satire / Ashley Marshall -- Ode / Sandro Jung -- Elegy / James D. Garrison -- Ballad / Ruth Perry -- Devotional poetry / Emma Mason -- Lyric / Jennifer Keith -- Translation / Tanya Caldwell -- Imagery / Timothy Erwin -- Metaphor / Blanford Parker -- Allusion / Marcus Walsh -- Irony / Jack Lynch -- Scholarship / Adam Rounce -- Histories / Philip Smallwood -- Reviews / Antonia Forster -- Honors / Daniel J. Ennis.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
  • Handbook of British poetry, 1660-1800
  • British poetry, 1660-1800
ISBN:
9780191756580 (ebook) :
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