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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry( )
Author: Woodring, Carl R.
Editor: Shapiro, James S.
Middleman, Carl
ISBN:978-0-231-10180-6
Publication Date:Dec 1995
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

A sweeping compendium of British verse from Old and Middle English to the present, including the best work of poets from every corner of the British Isles, this anthology offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive single volume available.

Book Details
Pages:891
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.591 x 9.399 x 1.824 Inches
Book Weight:3.106 Pounds
Author Biography
Woodring, Carl R. (Author)
James Shapiro was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 11, 1955. He earned a B.A. and Master's degrees at Columbia University, and his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. His work in teaching includes Dartmouth College, Goucher College, Colombia University, and Fulbright lecturer at Bar-llan University and Tel-Aviv University. He served as the Samuel Wanamaker Fellow at the Globe Theatre in London. He has received awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Huntington Library, and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. He has written for numerous periodicals such as the Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Book Review. His more recent books include 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, for which he won the 2006 Samuel Johnson Prize and the 2006 Theatre Book Prize. His book, Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?, won the 2011 George Freedley Memorial Award. In 2016, his book entitled 1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear won the James Tait Black Prizes for biography.

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