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The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse
     

The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse

by Philip Larkin
 

The latest reissue of Philip Larkin's new classic anthology includes a Foreword by the poet's biographer, Andrew Motion. Successor to W.B. Yeats's Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935, The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse ranges widely across this century's verse, introducing many less well-known poets among the acknowledged greats.

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The latest reissue of Philip Larkin's new classic anthology includes a Foreword by the poet's biographer, Andrew Motion. Successor to W.B. Yeats's Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935, The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse ranges widely across this century's verse, introducing many less well-known poets among the acknowledged greats.

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"I am happy to see Mr. Larkin's taste in poetry and my own are in agreement ... I congratulate him most warmly on his achievement."—W. H. Auden in The Guardian.

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ISBN-13:
9780198121374
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1973
Series:
Oxford Books of Verse Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
692
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.39(d)

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