The Penguin Book of Victorian Verse

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Penguin Books Limited, 1998 M10 19 - 928 pages
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Daniel Karlin has selected poetry written and published during the reign of Queen Victoria, (1837-1901). Giving pride of place to Tennyson, Robert Browning, and Christina Rossetti, the volume offers generous selections from other major poets such asArnold, Emily Bronte, Hardy and Hopkins, and makes room for several poem-sequences in their entirety. It is wonderful, too, in its discovery and inclusion of eccentric, dissenting, un-Victorian voices, poets who squarely refuse to 'represent' their period. It also includes the work of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Meredith, James Thomson and Augusta Webster.

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Daniel Karlin is Professor of English Literature at University College London. He is co-editor, with John Woolford, of 'The Poems of Browning' and editor of the selection of Browning's poetry published in the Penguin Poetry Library.

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