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The Oxford book of light verse

The Oxford book of light verse

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementchosen by W. H. Auden.
    ContributionsAuden, W. H. 1907-1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 553 p. ;
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18017269M

      The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. This /5(). The Oxford book of light verse Auden, Wystan Hugh () Dealer. New York, NY, US. US. Price. 57 USD. Buy now. About the item. Good cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some loss) and dust-toned dust-wrapper (price-clipped), now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.


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Kingsley Amis's The New Oxford Book of English Light Verse is the best poetry collection of its sort that I know: a judiciously selected harvest of light verse, specifically English in origin, including both old favorites and generally undiscovered gems, with an introduction that is one of the best things written on the genre/5(3).

Let's get one thing straight. Christopher Ricks's version of The Oxford Book of English Verse contains some of the finest poetry the world has ever seen.

Judiciously selected and beautifully produced, this anthology will reward both poetry virgins and over-versed roués with its canny, sometimes inspired conjoining of the familiar and the obscure/5(27). The Oxford Book of Light Verse book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Gathers poems by Swift, Byron, Tennyson, Holmes, Carroll, G /5.

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OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages ; 19 cm: Other Titles: Light verse, The Oxford book of. Responsibility: chosen by W.H. Auden. The Oxford Book of Light Verse and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The new Oxford book of light verse.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. The Oxford Book of English Verse, – is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a was published by Oxford University Press in ; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'.

Find The Oxford Book Of Light Verse by Auden, W H at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. About W. Auden’s Book of Light Verse. Auden’s celebrated anthology of light verse is packed with surprising finds while also offering a striking rethinking of the poetic canon.

Commissioned by Oxford University Press in the s, when Auden’s own work was at its boldest, the book caught its original publisher off guard. The following poems will appear in “The Oxford Book of American Light Verse,” chosen and edited by William Harmon, to be published in Au.

Let's get one thing straight. Christopher Ricks' version of The Oxford Book of English Verse contains some of the finest poetry the world has ever seen. Judiciously selected and beautifully produced, this anthology will reward both poetry virgins and over-versed roués with its canny and sometimes inspired pairing of lines familiar and obscure, and its original inclusion of translated /5(72).

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"Anon. is not my favorite poet," writes K. Amis, butting against the first Oxford Book of Light Verse () compiled by W. Auden, which includes anonymous ballads, folk songs, and nursery rhymes right along with the poems of Chaucer-to-Byron-to-Betjeman.

Auden took light verse to be popular verse—"simple, clear, and gay," the natural voice of the people, and not always. Harmon, William. (Eds.) () The Oxford book of American light verse /New York: Oxford University Press, MLA Citation.

Harmon, William,eds. The Oxford Book Of American Light Verse. New York: Oxford University Press, Print. These citations may not conform precisely to your selected citation style. The Oxford Book of English Verse – Chosen and Edited by A. Quiller-Couch From Arthur Quiller-Couch’s Introduction to this extensive collection: “For this Anthology I have tried to range over the whole field of English Verse.

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Auden in selecting for The Oxford Book of Light Verse (first published in ). Auden's definition of "light" was closer to "popular" than "humorous."Pages: Adrian Poole and Jeremy Maule.

Hardcover 23 November Oxford Books of Verse. The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse $   The spirit of the age is splendidly recalled here, in the variety and power, the innovation and creativity of Victorian verse. The great figures are strongly represented -- Tennyson and Browning, Swinburne and Hopkins -- but not so as to crowd out the less expected but equally rewarding facets of light verse and nonsense, of grotesque and : Similar Items.

Yale book of American verse / by: Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford,Published: () Verses I like, by: Bowes, Ed. Published: () The mentor book of major American poets: from Edward Taylor and Walt Whitman to Hart Crane and W.H.

Auden / by: Williams, Oscar, The NYRB edition entitled "W. Auden's Book of Light Verse" is a reissue of the edition of "The Oxford Book of Light Verse," edited by W. Auden. Publisher's editors Blurbers/5(2).

Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English.

Title The Oxford Book of Light Verse (Oxford Paperbacks) Binding Paperback. Book Condition GOOD. Type Paperback. Publisher Oxford University Press December, ISBN Number / Seller ID   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Oxford book of American light verse by William Harmon,Oxford University Press edition, in EnglishPages: The Oxford Book of Light Verse by Auden and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Oxford University Press published a long series of poetry anthologies, dealing in particular with British poetry but not restricted to it, after the success of the Oxford Book of English Verse ().

The Oxford poetry anthologies ('Oxford Books') are traditionally seen as 'establishment' in attitude, and routinely therefore are subjects of discussion and contention.

Kingsley Amis's The New Oxford Book of English Light Verse is the best poetry collection of its sort that I know: a judiciously selected harvest of light verse, specifically English in origin, including both old favorites and generally undiscovered gems, with an introduction that is one of the best things written on the genre/5(2).

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But Harmon adopts a flexible, post-Auden definition of ""light verse,"" so he's able to include ponderous stanzas by John Q.

Adams as well as other name-dropping scraps from such as J.P. Sousa, Hemingway, Edmund Wilson (Russian-English limericks), and Nabokov (elegant, black-comic wordplay). Buy a cheap copy of THE OXFORD BOOK OF LIGHT VERSE Chosen by.

Free shipping over $ [plural] (old-fashioned) poetry a book of comic verses [countable] any one of the short numbered divisions of a chapter in the Bible She always read a few verses from the Bible before going to bed.

Topics Religion and festivals c2. THE OXFORD BOOK OF LIGHT VERSE. Request an Image. first edition. by AUDEN, W. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, First edition.

Small 8vo. xxiv + pp. Chosen and introduced by Auden. Near fine in a near fine jacket. (Inventory #: ) $ 00 add to cart. Author: John Gross; Publisher: OUP Oxford ISBN: X Category: Literary Collections Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An unparalleled introduction to the parodist's art, The Oxford Book of Parodies includes parodies from Chaucer to the present day, ranging from imitations and spoofs to lampoons and pastiches, comical, scornful, witty, and subtle.

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B Y favour of the Public, The Oxford Book of English Verse has held its own in request for close upon forty years. The editor would stand convicted of dullness indeed if in these years he had not learnt, revising his judgement, to regret some inclusions and omissions; of indolence, moreover, the industry of scholars having rescued to light meanwhile many gems .