Published June 30, 2004
by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||456|
English Poets of the Eighteenth Century, ed. by Ernest Bernbaum (Gutenberg text) Miscellany Poems, on Several Occasions (London: Printed for John Barber and Sold by Benj. Tooke, William Taylor, and James Round, ), by Anne Kingsmill Finch Winchilsea (HTML at Celebration of Women Writers). Popular Poets: Langston Hughes Shel Silverstein Pablo Neruda Maya Angelou Edgar Allan Poe Robert Frost Emily Dickinson Elizabeth Barrett Browning E. E. Cummings Walt Whitman William Wordsworth Allen Ginsberg Sylvia Plath Jack Prelutsky William Butler Yeats Thomas Hardy Robert Hayden Amy Lowell Oscar Wilde Theodore Roethke All Poets. Yet English Poetry of the Eighteenth Century is a book so full of interest, from particular close readings to general discussions, that Johnson’s praise of the first volume of Joseph Warton’s Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope () suggests its value: ‘He must be much acquainted with literary history both of remote and late times, who does not find in this essay . Another early eighteenth century man of letters who bears notice is Samuel Johnson. Perhaps best known for the dictionary he compiled which, until the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary over a century later, was the most widely used English Dictionary, Johnson was also a poet.
English literature - English literature - The 18th century: The expiry of the Licensing Act in halted state censorship of the press. During the next 20 years there were to be 10 general elections. These two factors combined to produce an enormous growth in the publication of political literature. Symptomatic of the eighteenth century’s passion for order and regularization was the tinkering by Alexander Pope () with the poetry of John Donne: He . Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains , printed works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of works printed in Dutch, . Find out more about the greatest 18th Century British Poets, including William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Johnson, Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats.
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