Oxford Period Poetry Anthologies

Oxford Period Poetry Anthologies

These are Oxford poetry anthologies of English poetry, which select from a given period. See also The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse.

Read more about Oxford Period Poetry Anthologies:  New Oxford Book of Seventeenth-Century Verse (1991), New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse (1984), New Oxford Book of Romantic Period Verse (1993), Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1922), New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1987), British Poetry and Prose 1870-1905 (1987)

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