Children's English History in Verse

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ISBN 9780571196173 Format N/A
Published 24/01/2000 Length N/A

About 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.