The Atlantic Book of British and American Poetry, Volume 2

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Edith Sitwell
Little, Brown, 1958 - American poetry - 1092 pages
The Atlantic Book of British and American Poetry is the Life's work of a master reader and a practicing major poet: Dame Edith Sitwell. In a volume which is a labor of love as well as of scholarship, Dame Edith has brought together within the covers of a single book the best of poetry in English, from the earliest pre-Chaucerian lyrics to the British and American poets of the 1950's. -Book leaf

Contents

Introduction
3
Richard Rollé 1300?1349
20
King James I of Scotland 13941437
29
Geoffrey Chaucer 1340?1400
30
From THE LEGEND OF GOOD WOMEN PROLOGUE
52
William Dunbar 14651520?
59
Gavin Douglas 1474?1522
70
John Skelton 1460?1529
77
O SWALLOW SWALLOW FLYING FLYING SOUTH
681
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 18281882
695
Christina Rossetti 18301894
697
William Morris 18341896
710
THANKSGIVINGS
716
John Greenleaf Whittier 18071892
726
Walt Whitman 18191892
734
TO THE OPEN ROAD
744

Sir Thomas Wyatt 1503?1542
86
THE UNQUIET GRAVE
105
Sir Walter Raleigh 1552?1618
112
Phineas Fletcher 15801650
116
YOU GOTEHEARD GODS
126
Edmund Spenser 1552?1599
133
Christopher Marlowe 15641593
150
5
151
George Chapman 15591634
168
Of George Peele Robert Greene and Thomas Campion
175
Thomas Campion 15671620
184
Thomas Lodge 1558?1625
192
John Lyly 15531606
207
Tobias Hume d 1645
209
Henry King 15921669
246
From THE DUTCHESSE OF MALFY
259
Cyril Tourneur 1575?1626
266
Thomas Middleton 15701627
269
FROM FAIREST CREATURES WE DESIRE INCREASE
275
Ben Jonson 15721637
331
COME ON SIR NOW YOU SET YOUR FOOT
342
John Fletcher 15791625
347
Richard Lovelace 16181658
386
Abraham Cowley 16181667
403
HAND
430
Andrew Marvell 16211678
438
Henry Vaughan 16221695
447
Thomas Traherne 1637?1674
456
John Wilmot Earl of Rochester 16471680
463
John Dryden 16311700
471
John Gay 16851732
485
James Thomson 17001748
523
William Collins 17211759
529
REJOICE IN GOD
539
William Wordsworth 17701850
558
From THE PRELUDE
569
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 17721834
577
Percy Bysshe Shelley 17921822
598
11
619
John Keats 17951821
623
Sir Walter Scott 17711832
644
Robert Burns 17591796
655
William Barnes 18011886
663
HER KISSES
668
Emily Dickinson 18301886
750
Robert Browning 18121889
752
CARRION COMFORT י77
771
Rudyard Kipling 18651936
778
A E Housman 18591936
786
Francis Thompson 18591907
788
Walter de la Mare 18731956
802
Ralph Hodgson b 1871
809
Gordon Bottomley 18741948
815
H Lawrence 18851930
824
Robinson Jeffers b 1887
831
Wilfrid Wilson Gibson b 1878
837
David Jones b 1895
846
John Lehmann b 1907
862
b 1886
873
John Crowe Ransom b 1888
882
Hart Crane 18991932
885
12
895
Robert Frost b 1875
896
Isaac Rosenberg 18901918
905
Allen Tate b 1899
910
Sacheverell Sitwell b 1897
917
Roy Campbell 19011957
924
Conrad Aiken b 1889
933
Cecil Day Lewis b 1904
946
Louis MacNeice b 1907
952
William Plomer b 1903
960
George Barker b 1913
965
William Empson b 1906
976
Dylan Thomas 19141953
982
Ezra Pound b 1885
993
T S Eliot b 1888
1003
Arthur Waley b 1889
1027
SUCH IS THE WAY OF THE WORLD
1033
SUNRISE
1042
17
1047
832
1057
112
1058
18
1059
22
1066
841
1073
25
1074
846
1090
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