The second edition of this popular anthology reveals the rich variety of poetry produced in the period 1700--1800. * New edition of this popular anthology of eighteenth--century poetry. * Reveals the rich variety of poetry produced in this period. * Traditionally prominent authors, such as Pope, Swift, Burns and Cowper, are represented alongside lesser--known writers, particularly women. * For the second edition, the political and satirical content of the anthology has been strengthened with the inclusion of poems such as Charles Churchill's Night, Samuel Johnson's London and Swift's A Satirical Elegy on a Late Famous General. * The revised edition includes material by two new women poets, Martha Sansom and Sarah Dixon. * The editors continue to draw out interesting links between poems, and especially between male and female poets.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd