Children's English History in Verse

Children's English History in Verse

ISBN
9780571196173
Published
24/01/2000
9780571196173
Format
N/A
Price
£8.99
Paperback

About the Book

This widely researched anthology traces the history of England from Boadicea to the present day through verse. It includes work by our greatest poets from Milton, Swift, Shakespeare and Keats to Hughes, Motion and Larkin and is divided chronologically into keyhistorical periods. Each section includes a timeline, an introduction detailing the social, political and economic circumstances of the period, and a running narrative to set the poetry in context.
This widely researched anthology traces the history of England from Boadicea to the present day through verse. It includes work by our greatest poets from Milton, Swift, Shakespeare and Keats to Hughes, Motion and Larkin and is divided chronologically into keyhistorical periods. Each section includes a timeline, an introduction detailing the social, political and economic circumstances of the period, and a running narrative to set the poetry in context.