Lives of the Poets: The Story of One Thousand Years of English and American Poetry
Simon and Schuster, 1959 - 757 pages
A chronologically arranged anthology and history of poetry supplemented with biographies of the poets.
FATHER OF ENGLISH POETRY
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A. E. Housman ballads beauty became Ben Jonson Blake Blake's born Browning Browning's Burns Byron Cædmon Canterbury Tales century Chaucer child Coleridge complete critics daughter death delight died Donne dream Dryden Dunciad Emily Emily Dickinson England English eyes father Gerard Manley Hopkins heart heaven Hopkins John Johnson Keats Keats's King Lady language later Leaves of Grass letters lines live London Lord lover marriage married Mary metaphysical poets Milton mind Miniver mother nature never night passion plays poems poet poet's poetic poetry Pope Pope's pounds prose published reader rhymes satire seems Shakespeare Shelley Shelley's sister songs sonnets soul spirit stanzas story T. S. Eliot Tennyson thee things Thomas thou thought tion turned verse volume Westminster Abbey Whitman wife William women words Wordsworth writing written wrote young youth