The Golden Treasury
"The Golden Treasury" was first published in 1861. This volume contains the best of songs and lyrical poems in the English language. It is presented in four books, each corresponding to a particular age. English poetry has been through several phases of varied and often contrasting thoughts. The selections in the book attempt to trace the growth and development of poetry through the ages. Immensely pleasurable, this priceless collection is a must-read for all poetry enthusiasts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jarvenpa - LibraryThing
My own copy is a well worn red hardcover published in the 1940's, bearing my first scribbles over the drawings. It is the first book I remember in my life, hence the nostalgic 5 star rating. I drew in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - osunale - LibraryThing
This is a superb anthology. Palgrave's selection is fantastic; this volume contains several of my favorite poems and many great ones that I'd not encountered before reading this book. The arrangement ... Read full review