The Penguin Book of Victorian Verse by Various

The Penguin Book of Victorian Verse by Various

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The pleasures of Victorian poetry lie in its multitude of lyric and dramatic voices and, above all, in its rhythmic power and subtlety. Nowhere else can these reading pleasures be better enjoyed than in the pages of Daniel Karlin's enormous selection of poetry written and published during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901).Ranging from the late Romantic period to the brink of high modernism, The Penguin Book of Victorian Verse features a generous sampling of poems by: -- William Wordsworth-- Robert Browning-- Alfred Lord Tennyson-- Emily Bronte-- Christina Rossetti-- Gerard Manley Hopkins-- Thomas Hardy-- William Butler Yeats-- and many other Victorian poetsThis volume also includes such poem sequences in their entirety as Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese, George Meredith's Modern Love, and Augusta Webster's Mother and Daughter. With an illuminating Introduction, cross-referencing indexes, and complete biographical and textualnotes, The,Penguin Book of Victorian Verse is the ideal anthology for general readers and students alike. This 1998 Penguin Classics Paperback is in good condition.

ISBN: 9780140445787 SKU: 1409294 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.