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We would like to list as many poets as we can find. *If your favourate poet is missing from this list, please send any information you have about him/her.

This is an eclectic list, reflecting the diversity of information "out there". Our ideal reference is to a biography, or anthology of works. If there is no information, why not let Exile host a web page for your favourite poet? Its free - just e-mail the information and we will set it up for you.

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N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 


A

  • Auden, Wystan H (1907-1973)

  • B

  • Bacon, Francis, Lord Verulam (1561-1626)
  • Barbauld, Anna Laetitia (1743-1825)
  • Barker, George (1913-1991)
  • Barnefield, Richard (1574-1627)
  • Barnes, William (1801-1886)
  • Beaumont, Francis (1584-1616)
  • Betjeman, John (1906-1984)
  • Blackburn, Thomas (1916-1977)
  • Blunden, Edmund (1896-1974)
  • Bottrall, Ronald (1906-)
  • Bridges, Robert (1844-1930)
  • Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861)
  • Browning, Robert (1812-1889)
  • Burns, Robert (1759-1796)
  • Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord (1788-1824)

  • C

  • Cameron, Norman (1905-1953)
  • Campbell, Roy (1901-1957)
  • Campbell, Thomas (1777-1844)
  • Campion, Thomas (1567-1620)
  • Capetanakis, Demtrios (1912-1944)
  • Carew, Thomas (1598?-1639?)
  • Carey, Henry (1693?-1743)
  • Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898)
  • Causley, Charles (1917-)
  • Cibber, Colley (1671-1757)
  • Clare, John (1793-1864)
  • Clarke, Austin (1896-1974)
  • Clemo, Jack (1916-1994)
  • Clough, Arthur Hugh (1819-1861)
  • Coleridge, Hartley (1796-1849)
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834)
  • Collins, John (1742?-1808)
  • Collins, William (1721-1759)
  • Constable, Henry (1562-1613)
  • Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667)
  • Cowper, William (1731-1800)
  • Crashaw, Richard (1613?-1649)
  • Cunningham, Allan (1784-1842)

  • D

  • Daniel, Samuel (1562-1619)
  • Darley, George (1795-1846)
  • Dekker, Thomas (1570?-1632)
  • De La Mare, Walter (1873-1956)
  • De Tabley, Lord (1835-1895)
  • Douglas, Keith (1920-1944)
  • Dowson, Ernest (1867-1900)
  • Drayton, Michael (1563-1631)
  • Drummond, William (1585-1649)
  • Dryden, John (1631-1700)
  • Durrell, Lawrence (1912-1990)

  • E

  • Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965)
  • Elliott, Jane (1727-1805)
  • Empson, William (1906-1984)

  • F

  • FitzGerald, Edward (1809-1883)
  • Fletcher, John (1579-1625)
  • Fuller, Roy (1912-)

  • G

  • Gascoyne, David (1916-2001)
  • Gay, John (1685-1732)
  • Goldsmith, Oliver (1728-1774)
  • Graham, Robert (1735-1797)
  • Graves, Robert (1895-1985)
  • Gray, Thomas (1716-1771)
  • Gunn, Thom (1929-)

  • H

  • Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928)
  • Heath-Stubbs, John (1918-)
  • Herbert, George (1593-1633)
  • Herrick, Robert (1591-1674)
  • Hesiod (8th C. BC)
  • Heywood, Thomas (1574-1650)
  • Hodgson, Ralph (1871-1962)
  • Homer (9th-8th C. BC)
  • Hood, Thomas (1799-1845)
  • Hopkins, Gerard Manley (1844-1889)
  • Housman, A.E. (1859-1936)
  • Hughes, Ted (1930-1998)
  • * Hulme, T.E. (1930-)
  • Hulme, Thomas Ernest (1883-1917)

  • I


    J

  • Johnson, Lionel (1867-1902)
  • Jonson, Ben (1572-1637)

  • K

  • Kavanagh, Patrick (1904-1967)
  • Keats, John (1795-1821)
  • Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936)

  • L

  • Lamb, Charles (1775-1834)
  • Landor, Walter Savage (1775-1864)
  • Larkin, Philip (1922-1985)
  • Lawrence, D.H. (1885-1930)
  • Lear, Edward (1812-1888)
  • Lewis, Alun (1916-1944)
  • Lewis, Cecil Day (1904-1972)
  • Lindsay, Lady Anne (1750-1825)
  • Lodge, Thomas (1558?-1625)
  • Logan, John (1748-1788)
  • Logan, John (1923-1987)
  • Lovelace, Richard (1618-1658)
  • Lowbury, Edward (1913-)
  • Lyly, John (1554-1606)

  • M

  • MacCaig, Norman (1910-)
  • MacDiarmid, High (1892-1978)
  • MacNeice, Louis (1907-1963)
  • Marlowe, Christopher (1564-1593)
  • Meredith, George (1828-1909)
  • Mickle, William Julius (1735-1788)
  • Milton, John (1608-1674)
  • Moore, Thomas (1779-1852)
  • Morris, William (1834-1896)
  • Muir, Edwin (1887-1959)
  • Munday, Anthony (1553-1633)

  • N

  • Nairne, Carolina, Lady (1766-1845)
  • Nash, Thomas (1567-1601)
  • Nichols, Robert (1893-1918)

  • O

  • Owen, Wilfred (1893-1918)

  • P

  • Patmore, Coventry Kersey Dighton (1823-1896)
  • Philips, Ambrose (1675?-1749)
  • Pope, Alexander (1688-1744)
  • Pordon, Judith (1954-)
  • Prince, F.T. (1912-)
  • Prior, Matthew (1664-1721)

  • Q


    R

  • Reed, Henry (1914-1986)
  • Rodgers, W.R. (1912-1969)
  • Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855)
  • Rossetti, Christina Georgina (1830-1894)
  • Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)

  • S

  • Sassoon, Siegfried (1886-1967)
  • Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832)
  • Sedley, Sir Chrles (1639?-1701)
  • Sewell, George (?-1726)
  • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
  • Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (1797-1851)
  • Shirley, James (1596-1666)
  • Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)
  • Silkin, Jon (1930-1997)
  • Sitwell, Edith (1887-1964)
  • Smith, Stevie (1903-1971)
  • Southey, Robert (1774-1843)
  • Spencer, Bernard (1909-1963)
  • Spender, Stephen (1909-1995)
  • Spenser, Edmund (1552?-1599)
  • Suckling, Sir John (1609-1642)
  • Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837-1909)
  • Sylvester, Joshua (1563-1618)

  • T

  • Tennyson, Alfred, Lord (1809-1892)
  • Thomas, Dylan (1914-1953)
  • Thomas, Edward (1878-1917)
  • Thomas, R.S. (1913-2000)
  • Thompson, Francis (1859-1907)
  • Thomson, James (1700-1748)
  • Thomson, James (1834-1882)
  • Tiller, Terence (1916-)
  • Tomlinson, Charles (1927-)

  • U


    V

  • Vaughan, Henry (1622-1695)
  • Vere, Edward, Earl of Oxford (1550-1604)

  • W

  • Waller, Edmund (1606-1687)
  • Watkins, Vernon (1906-1967)
  • Webster, John (1580?-1625)
  • Wither, George (1588-1667)
  • Wolfe, Charles (1791-1823)
  • Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)
  • Wyat, Sir Thomas (1503-1542)

  • X


    Y

  • Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939)
  • Young, Andrew (1885-1971)

  • Z

     

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