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By Michael O'Neill

Poetry written in English is uniquely robust and suggestive in its capability to shock, unsettle, surprise, console, and movement. The Cambridge background of English Poetry deals sparklingly clean and dynamic readings of a unprecedented variety of poets and poems from Beowulf to Alice Oswald. a world group of specialists explores how poets in England, Scotland, Wales and eire use language and to what influence, analyzing questions of shape, tone, and voice; they remark, too, on how formal offerings are inflected via the poet's time and position. The Cambridge historical past of English Poetry is the main entire and authoritative historical past of the sector from early medieval instances to the current. It lines styles of continuity, transformation, transition, and improvement. protecting a extraordinary array of poets and poems, and that includes an in depth bibliography, the scope and intensity of this significant paintings of reference make it required examining for an individual drawn to poetry.

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Poetry written in English is uniquely strong and suggestive in its potential to shock, unsettle, surprise, console, and flow. The Cambridge historical past of English Poetry bargains sparklingly clean and dynamic readings of a unprecedented diversity of poets and poems from Beowulf to Alice Oswald. a global group of specialists explores how poets in England, Scotland, Wales and eire use language and to what influence, reading questions of shape, tone, and voice; they remark, too, on how formal offerings are inflected via the poet's time and position.

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