Ask us here. The Oxford Book of English Verse is exactly one hundred years old. Reviews --Publishers Weekly, ©1997-2020 Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. 122 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011, Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as "exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding.". Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select. Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. Oxford University Press / 1999 / Paperback. Please check back later for updated availability. Visit www.OnGuardOnline.gov for social networking safety tips for parents and youth. Generous and wide-ranging, mixing familiar with fresh delights, this is an anthology to move and delight all who find themselves loving English verse. Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as “exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding.” The Oxford Book of English Verse , created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. The first editor was a gentleman-amateur, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, who was appointed Professor of English Literature at Cambridge as a reward for years of service to the Liberal Party. “Readers will keep returning to these pages to find yet another good poem they’ve not seen before.”–Publishers Weekly, “Anthologies are the route by which young people find poets, and this one is full of good introductions to good poets.” –Helen Vendler, The New Republic, “It may be perfectly suited for your office desk. You Save 10%. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. Current price is $40.5, Original price is $45. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. Click or Press Enter to view the items in your shopping bag or Press Tab to interact with the Shopping bag tooltip. Through a prophet, God announced that he was about to unfold a rescue plan on their behalf. Grow Your Child's Library with Top Young Reader Series, Knock Knock Gifts, Books & Office Supplies, Buy One, Get One 50% Off Holiday Boxed Cards, Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. The renowned writer, critic, and scholar, Submit your email address to receive Barnes & Noble offers & updates. Get rid of that embarrassing copy of The Art of War and make room for a book that can be thrown open to almost any page and instantly conjure five minutes (or an hour) of soul-lifting congress with Art. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative. The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented.