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Thematic Guide to British Poetry (Hardback)
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Thematic Guide to British Poetry (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 30/08/2002
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This thematic guide offers interpretations of 415 poems, representing the work of over 110 poets spanning seven centuries of British poetry. Educators teaching thematic units will find relevant essays appropriate for background presentation, discussion ideas, or student assignments. This book is clearly organized for easy access to information, whatever the users' individual purposes. The main section of the guide contains narrative essays on 29 alphabetically arranged themes that recur throughout the history of British poetry. Explications of individual poems are arranged chronologically to trace the evolution of a particular theme over time. Following each entry, the poems are listed with information about the anthologies where the works can be found. Additional suggested readings make this the perfect resource for research and classroom use, and as an indispensable tool for librarians assisting readers to identify poets, access their works, and better understand the thematic meanings of poetry.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313313790
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 622 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 29 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This guide is an excellent example of the art of literary explication. The handy survey of familiar themes and works should provide students with numerous ideas for developing papers and research of their own."-Gale-Reference Reviews
"This book will serve those who need a quick overview of how a theme has been presented in British poetry."-Choice
"Well organized, easy-to-navigate, authoritative....most useful to advanced students and their teachers."-School Library Journal
?This book will serve those who need a quick overview of how a theme has been presented in British poetry.?-Choice
?Well organized, easy-to-navigate, authoritative....most useful to advanced students and their teachers.?-School Library Journal
?This guide is an excellent example of the art of literary explication. The handy survey of familiar themes and works should provide students with numerous ideas for developing papers and research of their own.?-Gale-Reference Reviews

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