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Oxford period poetry anthologies

These are Oxford poetry anthologies of English poetry, which select from a given period. See also The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse.


  • New Oxford Book of Seventeenth-Century Verse (1991) 1
  • New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse (1984) 2
  • New Oxford Book of Romantic Period Verse (1993) 3
  • Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1922) 4
  • New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1987) 5
  • British Poetry and Prose 1870-1905 (1987) 6

New Oxford Book of Seventeenth-Century Verse (1991)

Edited by Alastair Fowler. Poets included were:

William Wood - Sir Henry Wotton - James Wright - Lady Mary Wroth

New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse (1984)

Edited by Roger Lonsdale. Poets included were:

Jonathan Swift - Robert Tatersal - Henry Taylor - John Taylor - William Taylor - John Thelwall - Edward Thompson - James Thomson - Thomas Tickell - Elizabeth Tolley - Augustus Montagu Toplady - Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford - Edward Ward - Joseph Warton - Thomas Warton - Isaac Watts - James Eyre Weeks - Leonard Welsted - Charles Wesley - John Wesley - Samuel Wesley - Phillis Wheatley - Gilbert White - Paul Whitehead - William Whitehead - J. Wilde - Sir Charles Hanbury Williams - John Williams - Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea - John Winstanley - John Wolcot - James Woodhouse - Charles Woodward - William Woty - Hetty Wright - John Wright - Ann Yearsley - Edward Young

New Oxford Book of Romantic Period Verse (1993)

Edited by Jerome J. McGann. Poets included are:

Erasmus Darwin - Ebenezer Elliott - Catherine Maria Fanshawe - John Hookham Frere - William Gifford - Felicia Dorothea Hemans - James Hogg - William Hone - Thomas Hood - Leigh Hunt - Sir William Jones - John Keats - Charles Lamb - Mary Lamb - Laetitia Elizabeth Landon - Walter Savage Landor - Joseph Lees - Matthew Gregory Lewis - Charles Lloyd (poet) - Henry Luttrell - John Herman Merivale - Robert Merry - Mary Russell Mitford - James Montgomery - Thomas Moore - John Moultrie - Caroline Oliphant - Amelia Opie - Sydney Owenson - William Parsons - Thomas Love Peacock - Richard Polwhele - Winthrop Mackworth Praed - William Probert - Bryan Waller Procter - Edward Quillinan - Ann Radcliffe - Mary Robinson - Samuel Rogers - William Roscoe - Thomas Russell - Walter Scott - Anna Seward - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Charlotte Turner Smith - Horace Smith - James Smith - Robert Southey - Thomas Tod Stoddart - Ann Taylor - Jane Taylor - William Taylor - William Tennant - Alfred Tennyson - John Thelwall - Mary Tighe - Helen Maria Williams - John Wolcot - Charles Wolfe - William Wordsworth - Ann Yearsley

Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1922)

Edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch; he included many poems that he had already selected for the Oxford Book of English Verse.

William Bell Scott - John Campbell Shairp - William Sharp - Dora Sigerson Shorter - Joseph Skipsey - Douglas Brook Wheelton Sladen - Menella Bute Smedley - Alexander Smith - Walter C. Smith - James Stephens - Robert Louis Stevenson - Charles Swain - Elinor Sweetman - Algernon Charles Swinburne - John Addington Symonds - Arthur Symons - John M. Synge - Sir Henry Taylor - Rachel Annand Taylor - Frederick Tennyson - Lord Tennyson - William Makepeace Thackeray - Francis Thompson - Edward William Thomson - James Thomson (B.V.) - Henry David Thoreau - Wilfrid Thorley - Walter Thornbury - John Todhunter - Archbishop Trench - Herbert Trench - Charles Tennyson Turner - Samuel Waddington - Thomas Wade - Edward Walsh - Thomas Herbert Warren - Rosamund Marriott Watson - William Watson - Theodore Watts-Dunton - Augusta Webster - Thomas Westwood - Charles Whitehead - Walt Whitman - John Greenleaf Whittier - Oscar Wilde - Sarah Williams - Nathaniel Parker Lewis - Margaret L. Woods - Thomas Woolner - William Butler Yeats

New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1987)

Edited by Christopher Ricks. Poets included were:

G. R. Sims - Joseph Skipsey - J. K. Stephen - Robert Louis Stevenson - William Frederick Stevenson - Algernon Charles Swinburne - John Addington Symonds - Arthur Symons - Alfred Tennyson - Frederick Tennyson - William Makepeace Thackeray - Francis Thompson - James Thomson - Charles Tennyson Turner - Katharine Tynan - William Watson - Oscar Wilde - William Wordsworth - W. B. Yeats

British Poetry and Prose 1870-1905 (1987)

Edited by Ian Fletcher. Poets included were:

William Sharp - J. K. Stephen - Algernon Charles Swinburne - John Addington Symonds - Arthur Symons - Lord De Tabley - James Thomson (B.V.) - Francis Thompson - Margaret Veley - Sir William Watson - Augusta Webster - Oscar Wilde - W. B. Yeats

Also, prose by: Arthur Morrison - Olive Schreiner - Robert Louis Stevenson - H. G. Wells

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