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Called "the flour of Cities all," London has long been understood through the poetry it has inspired. Now poet Mark Ford has assembled the most capacious and wide-ranging anthology of poems about London to date, from Chaucer to Wordsworth to the present day, providing a chronological tour of urban life and of English literature. Nearly all of the major poets of British literature have left some poetic record of London: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Dryden, Pope, Johnson, Wordsworth, Keats, Byron, and T. S. ...

London: A History in Verse 2015, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674088047

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London: A History in Verse 2012, The Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780674065680

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