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The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Frost


Huge Savings Item! Free Shipping Included! Save 18% on the The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Frost by Harper at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The great critic presents his personal selection, with commentary, of the finest poems in the English language. This comprehensive anthology attempts to give the common reader possession of six centuries of great British and American poetry. The book features a large introductory essay by Harold Bloom called ''The Art of Reading Poetry,'' which presents his critical reflections of more than half a century devoted to the reading, teaching, and writing about the literary achievement he loves


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The great critic presents his personal selection, with commentary, of the finest poems in the English language. This comprehensive anthology attempts to give the common reader possession of six centuries of great British and American poetry. The book features a large introductory essay by Harold Bloom called "The Art of Reading Poetry," which presents his critical reflections of more than half a century devoted to the reading, teaching, and writing about the literary achievement he loves most. In the case of all major poets in the language, this volume offers either the entire range of what is most valuable in their work, or vital selections that illuminate each figure's contribution. There are also headnotes by Harold Bloom to every poet in the volume as well as to the most important individual poems. Much more than any other anthology ever gathered, this book provides readers who desire the pleasures of a sublime art with very nearly everything they need in a single volume. It also is regarded by its editor as his final meditation upon all those who have formed his mind.

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