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Henry Birkhead and the foundation of the Oxford chair of poetry

J. W. Mackail

Henry Birkhead and the foundation of the Oxford chair of poetry

a public lecture delivered in the Examination Schools on Oct. 19, 1908

by J. W. Mackail

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Published by The Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birkhead, Henry, -- 1617?-1696.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. W. Mackail.
    ContributionsUniversity of Oxford. Chair of Poetry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLF526.B5 M2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16990656M
    LC Control Number09000666

      It was conceived by Henry Birkhead, a Berkshire landowner who believed "the reading of the ancient poets gave keenness and polish to the minds of young men". Endowed in , its first incumbent was the poet Joseph Trapp, a man fond of reciting the works of Shakespeare in Latin.   Now, the AQA board supplied teachers with a list of key poems from the Oxford Book of War Poetry when they set out the specification (though it is almost impossible to find this list online– a flaw that AQA should amend quickly, if they truly believe, as they say they do, that transparency with students about assessment is the key to success).

      The Oxford Book of American Poetry. Edited and chosen by David Lehman. 1,pp, Oxford, £ This book would have been ideal for travel, had it . Buy The Oxford Library of English Poetry - 3 Volume Box Set in Slipcase by Wain, John (ed). (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).

    Table of Contents for The Oxford book of American poetry / [edited by] David Lehman, available from the Library of Congress. Table of contents for The Oxford book of American poetry / [edited by] David Lehman. 29 61 Henry's Understanding Randall Jarrell, The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner A Sick Child The Woman at the. "Reading for this anthology," writes D.J. Enright, "I was moved to the thought that on no theme have writers shown themselves more lively." A survivor of Belsen voiced the same sentiment when, reflecting on the concentration camps, he wrote, "When in death we are in the midst of life." By turns poignant, tragic, comic, and inspiring, this anthology of thoughts about death ranges from ancient 4/5(1).


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