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  • 100 Favorite English and Irish Poemsby Clarence C. Strowbridge

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.00

    This compact anthology contains many of the best works of 59 poets writing in English?from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and lovely sonnets of the preeminent English poet and playwright William Shakespeare to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound insights into the nature of beauty, art, and mortality.... more...

  • Goblin Market and Other Poemsby Christina Rossetti

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Features 32 works ? among them "The Convent Threshold," "Up-hill," "Cousin Kate," "Winter: My Secret," "Maude Clare," and celebrated title poem. more...

  • Paradise Lostby John Milton; John A. Himes

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    First published in 1667, Paradise Lost ranks among the greatest of English literature's epic poems. It's a sublime retelling of Adam and Eve's fall from grace and expulsion from Eden. Notes by John A. Himes. more...

  • Gunga Din and Other Favorite Poemsby Rudyard Kipling

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.00

    Treasury of 44 poems recalls British character and attitudes at the height of the Empire. "Gunga Din," "Danny Deever," "If?," "The White Man?s Burden," many others, reprinted from standard texts. Notes. more...

  • The Ballad of the White Horseby G. K. Chesterton

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 7.95

    More than a thousand years ago, the ruler of a beleaguered kingdom saw a vision of the Virgin Mary that moved him to rally his chiefs and make a last stand. Alfred the Great freed his realm from Danish invaders in the year 878 with an against-all-odds triumph at the Battle of Ethandune. In this ballad, G. K. Chesterton equates Alfred's struggles with... more...

  • English Victorian Poetryby Paul Negri

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.50

    This outstanding, modestly priced anthology presents over 170 poems by the major poets of the 19th century, including Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Robert Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Arthur Hugh Clough; Edward FitzGerald; Matthew Arnold; Dante Gabriel Rossetti; Christina Rossetti; Coventry Patmore; George Meredith; William Ernest Henley; Algernon... more...

  • A Shropshire Ladby A. E. Housman

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    Authoritative edition of one of the enduring classics of English poetry ? 63 poems on the nature of friendship, the passing of youth, the vanity of dreams, other human concerns. Long prized by literary scholars for their perfection of form and feeling, and loved by generations of readers for simplicity, sensitivity, direct emotional appeal. more...

  • Sonnets from the Portuguese and Other Poemsby Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    Famed series of 44 love poems written to the poet's husband, Robert Browning, plus a selection of poems dealing with religion, art, social problems and political events. These include "Consolation," "The Cry of the Human," "A Curse for a Nation," "The Forced Recruit," "To Flush, My Dog," and others. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines. more...

  • Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experienceby William Blake

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    As both painter and poet, William Blake (1757?1827) was a powerful and visionary artist whose two early collections of poetry, Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience , contain memorable lyric verses embodying the emerging spirit of Romanticism. The two works were published together in 1794 with the subtitle, "Shewing the Two Contrary States... more...

  • Complete Sonnetsby William Shakespeare

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Without a doubt the most important of Shakespeare's nondramatic works, the sonnets have engendered reams of scholarly disputation as to the identity of "the dark lady" and the "lovely boy" to whom the vast majority are addressed. Controversy has also long simmered over the full name of the "W.H." of the dedication. What is not in dispute is... more...