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The Golden Treasury

Of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

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The Golden Treasury by Francis Turner Palgrave
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Francis Turner Palgrave's The Golden Treasury is the best-known anthology of English Poetry ever published. Its aim back in 1861 was to teach 'those indifferent to the Poets to love them, and those who love them to love them more.' No anthology has enjoyed a longer life or wider influence. Over the years, The Golden Treasury has been updated by a series of editors who have responded to the changing tastes of the reading public. This facsimile reproduction of the 1861 edition makes Palgrave's original selection available once again for today's readers. Lovers of The Golden Treasury will welcome the reissue of what is now accepted as a landmark in publishing history.

Author Biography

FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE was born in 1834 and educated at Charterhouse and Balliol College, Oxford. He was Professor of Poetry at Oxford from 1885-1895. A practising poet and friend of the poet laureate, Alfred Tennyson, he is best remembered for this famous anthology. He died in 1897. AE(00): Foreword by Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate
Release date NZ
September 28th, 2000
Contributor
Edited by Francis Turner Palgrave
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XX, 332 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
332
Dimensions
111x178x19
ISBN-13
9780333949535
Product ID
1692686

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