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This article has drawn our readers' interest to a kind of books that offers a very useful experience for poetry lovers.
A book of poetry can bring joy for a life time! About the Oxford Book of English Vers. Published by Sir Christopher Ricks, we think this anthology is the best out there. It' wonderfully written on high-quality stationery, presented in clear writing, and the selection of Ricks does not necessarily show the most popular poetry, but the most touching, thought-provoking and fascinating.
The Oxford Book of English Verse does what a good poet collection should do: it gives you a good excuse to look for more poetry from a novelist you may not have been reading much earlier. Palgrave's Golden Treasury. Golden Treasury of English Songs and Lyrics (to give it its full title) was first released in 1861 and by Francis Turner Palgrave; another issue was partially chosen by Alfred, LordTennyson, then Poet Laureate.
It is full of many classical poetry from the Renaissance and Romance, but also contains many little-known texts that are no longer so much widely known. Sonnets and Lieder by Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Sir Thomas Wyatt and others (Penguin Classics). Released in 1557 as Songes and Sonettes, this was a collection of poetry of historical importance, as it was the first anthology to present the British sonet.
Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, the Earl of Surrey, were both pioneers of English sunsets, and Surrey developed the sonet shape with the help of the French version, which made Shakespeare world-famous. Deathle Miscellany's 271 poetry was not written by Howard or Wyatt during his life, and many of them could have been written if Deathle had not written his anthology.
Vocabulary that makes grown men cry: 100 men to the words that move them. Anthony and Ben Holden, the idea of a dad and his boy, is the youngest collection of poetry on this citation. Released in 2014, Poems That Make Grown Men Cry contains 100 verses selected by renowned men, from Daniel Radcliffe to Simon Schama.
As the anthology's name implies, these are verses that evoke the most overpowering reactions - verses that make us cry. Here is a selection of poetry by W. H. Auden, Thomas Hardy and A. E. Housman. Also the accompanying band Poems That Make Grown Women Cry is noteworth a look.
Norton anthology of poetry. The anthology is quite extensive, ranging from Cædmon's hymn in the 7th centuries to modern poetry that writes in German. This is an ideal starting point if you want to study the greatest and most famous poetry in German, as it contains many of the "greatest hits" of poetry in German (unlike most others on this page, it also contains a great deal of poetry by US writers such as Sylvia Plath and Wallace Stevens) and thus offers a great crashed course for the poetry enthusiast and students.
Did we miss your favorites from this listing? How would you rate his place in your shortlist of the best poem ethologies in England? We suggest this definite anthology of the best "worst" poetry in British lit. Translated from Golden Treasury of Englishs Songs and Lyrics by Francis Turner Palgrave (artist unknown), Wikimedia Commons.