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This list relates to the 2016-17 which ended on 31/07/2017
  1. Set Texts: 2 items
  2. Recommended Reading: 59 items
    1. Anthologies 8 items
      1. The new Penguin book of Scottish verse - Crawford, Robert, Imlah, Mick 2001

        Book 

    2. Individual Collections: 35 items
      1. The annotated collected poems - Thomas, Edward 2008

        Book 

      2. Selected poems of Louis MacNeice - MacNeice, Louis 2007

        Book 

      3. Four quartets - T. S. Eliot 2001

        Book 

      4. Birthday letters - Ted Hughes 1998

        Book 

      5. Mean time - Carol Ann Duffy 1993

        Book 

      6. Selected poems - Norman MacCaig, Douglas Dunn 1997

        Book 

      7. Selected poems - W. S. Graham 1996

        Book 

      8. The Tree House - Kathleen Jamie 2004

        Book 

      9. Selected poems - Derek Mahon 1993

        Book 

      10. Collected Poems - Michael Donaghy 2009

        Book 

      11. Collected poems - Michael Longley 2006

        Book 

      12. Later poems: a selection - R. S. Thomas 1983

        Book 

      13. Selected poems - Tony Harrison 1987

        Book 

      14. Rich - Craig Raine 1983

        Book 

      15. Memorial - Alice Oswald 2011

        Book 

      16. My life asleep - Jo Shapcott 1998

        Book 

      17. Violet - Selima Hill 1997

        Book 

      18. Poems - J. H. Prynne 1999

        Book 

      19. New collected poems - W. S. Graham 2004

        Book 

      20. The poems of Norman MacCaig - Norman MacCaig 2005

        Book 

      21. Selected poems - Geoffrey Hill 2006

        Book 

      22. Selected poems - R. S. Thomas 2003

        Book 

      23. Selected Poems - Dylan Thomas 2000

        Book 

    3. General Criticism and Poetic Theory: 16 items
      1. Don't ask me what I mean: poets in their own words - eds. Clare Brown, Don Paterson 2004

        Book 

      2. Rhyme's reason: a guide to English verse - John Hollander 1989

        Book  An amusing and readable guide to traditional metre and form.

      3. The strength of poetry - James Fenton 2001

        Book 

  3. Further reading: 57 items
    1. Forebears: Edward Thomas, W.H. Auden and Louis MacNeice 7 items
      1. Louis MacNeice: a study - Edna Longley 1988

        Book 

      2. W.H. Auden: a commentary - John Fuller 1998

        Book 

      3. Sounding Auden - Seamus Heaney

        Chapter 

    2. Scotland after MacDiarmid: W. S. Graham, Norman MacCaig, Sorley MacLean, Kathleen Jamie 11 items
      1. New collected poems - W. S. Graham 2004

        Book 

      2. The poems of Norman MacCaig - Norman MacCaig 2005

        Book 

      3. The poetry of Norman MacCaig - Roderick Watson 1989

        Book 

      4. The correspondence between Hugh MacDiarmid and Sorley MacLean - Hugh MacDiarmid, Somhairle MacGill-Eain 2010

        Book 

      5. Twentieth-century Scottish poetry - ed. Douglas Dunn 2006

        Book  'Introduction' digitised

    3. Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes and Geoffrey Hill 12 items
      1. Viewpoints: poets in conversation with John Haffenden - John Haffenden 1981

        Book  See Philip Larkin Interview.

      2. Geoffrey Hill (Writers and their Work) - Andrew Michael Roberts 2004

        Book 

      3. Collected Critical Writings - Geoffrey Hill 2008

        Book 

      4. Letters of Ted Hughes - Hughes, Ted 2007

        Book 

      5. Ted Hughes: a critical study - Terry Gifford, Neil Roberts 1981

        Book 

      6. The art of Ted Hughes - Keith M. Sagar 1978

        Book 

    4. T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets 4 items
      1. Four Quartets: a selection of critical essays - Bernard Bergonzi 1969

        Book  See esp. chapters by Hugh Kenner ('Into our First World' [digitised]), D. W. Harding (‘A Newly Created Concept’), Denis Donoghue (‘T. S. Eliot’s Quartets: A New Reading’), and Karl Shapiro (‘Poetic Bankruptcy’).

    5. Seamus Heaney 6 items
      1. Seamus Heaney - Helen Vendler 1999

        Book 

    6. Northern Ireland: Derek Mahon, Michael Longley and Paul Muldoon 4 items
      1. Reading Michael Longley - Fran Brearton 2006

        Book 

      2. The poetry of Derek Mahon - Hugh Haughton 2007

        Book 

    7. Two Anglo-Americans: Sylvia Plath and Michael Donaghy 5 items
      1. The haunting of Sylvia Plath - Jacqueline Rose 1991

        Book 

    8. England: Tony Harrison, Craig Raine and Hugo Williams; Jo Shapcott and Alice Oswald 6 items
      1. The poetry of Tony Harrison - Luke Spencer 1994

        Book 

      2. Theatre of Trope - Craig Raine, Christopher Reid 1988

        Chapter 

      3. Modern women poets - Deryn Rees-Jones 2005

        Book 

    9. Provocations II: J.H. Prynne vs the Mainstream 1 item
      1. Nearly too much: poetry of J.H. Prynne - N. H. Reeve, Richard Kerridge 1995

        Book 

    10. ELECTRONIC RESOURCES 1 item
      1. The electronic resources listed below are available via the Library's homepage. http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/library/. Click on 'Electronic Resources' and then the A-Z guide to bring up an alphabetical list of the relevant links. These include:

        1. ABELL - the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature: records of secondary sources from 1920 to the present day
        2. EEBO - Early English Books Online (http://eebo.chadwyck.com/home): offers facsimiles of early printed books
        3. LION - Literature Online (http://lion.chadwyck.co.uk): a huge database of primary texts (including many you will not be able to find in the Library), with criticism and bibliographies. Students with visual impairments may be able to use this site to produce an audio version of texts

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