The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse

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The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse
The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse (book cover).jpg
Cover from a reissue version
AuthorPhilip Larkin
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
GenrePoetry
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication date
1973
OCLC637331
821/.9/108
LC ClassPR1225 .L3

The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse is a poetry anthology edited by Philip Larkin. It was published in 1973 by Oxford University Press with ISBN 0-19-812137-7. Larkin writes in the short preface that the selection is wide rather than deep; and also notes that for the post-1914 period it is more a collection of poems, than of poets. The remit was limited by him to poets with a period of residence in the British Isles. The volume contains works by 207 poets.

Contributing poets[edit]