The Longman Anthology of Poetry

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The Longman Anthology of Poetry

Format:  Paperback,

1846 pages

Publisher: Pearson College Div

Publish Date: Dec 2005

ISBN-13: 9780321117250

ISBN-10: 0321117255

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This major new poetry anthology blends the best selections from the poetic tradition with a wide range of contemporary works, thematic casebooks, and engaging essays that contextualize poetry century by century. Featuring a breathtaking scope of poetry from the English-speaking world, this diverse collection brings unparalleled historical and cultural background to the study of poetry including discussions of the poetic conventions of the time and the poetic "fingerprints" of particular poets. Introductions by respected scholars provide historical context and thematic casebooks provide insight into key literary movements.

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Publisher: Pearson College Div
Publish Date: Dec 2005
ISBN-13: 9780321117250
ISBN-10: 0321117255
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 1846
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 4.0
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.0 x 2.15 x 9.08

Chapter outline

Preface
Acknowledgments
Versification
Medieval Period
Introduction to Poetry of the Medieval Period
Old English Verse (650-1100 A.D.)
The Warrior Culture
The Influence of Christianity
The Oral Tradition
Caedmon's Hymn and Old English Elegies
The Epic of Beowulf
Middle English Verse (1100-1500 A.D.)
The Norman Invasion
French Court Culture and the Code of Chivalry
The Influence of Christianity
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Geoffrey Chaucer
English Poetry After Chaucer
Sources and Suggestions for Further Reading The Lord's Prayer in Old English Caedmon's Hymn (two versions) from Beowulf
Opening
Lament of the Last Survivor
Anonymous
Riddles

Book description

This major new poetry anthology blends the best selections from the poetic tradition with a wide range of contemporary works, thematic casebooks, and engaging essays that contextualize poetry century by century. Featuring a breathtaking scope of poetry from the English-speaking world, this diverse collection brings unparalleled historical and cultural background to the study of poetry including discussions of the poetic conventions of the time and the poetic “fingerprints” of particular poets. Introductions by respected scholars provide historical context and thematic casebooks provide insight into key literary movements to demonstrate to students how to write effectively about poetry.

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