The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006 - 267 Seiten
From Donne and Jonson, to Pope, Swift, and Burns, the book offers excerpts of the poetry these artists crafted, and carefully examines the various attributes that have helped to establish them as some of the greatest of all time. Writing in clear, accessible language, Nelson also introduces general poetry terms to the novice, providing examples and explanations where necessary. Readers will no longer feel intimidated by difficult poetry. Instead, they will walk away with the tools they need to read, understand, and appreciate these titans of British letters.
John Hampden was a Parliamentary leader who led the political fight against the arbitrary rule of Charles I; Milton was not only a great poet, ...
Though no one had been officially designated her successor when Elizabeth died, the political leaders of.
designated her successor when Elizabeth died, the political leaders of the time invited the Scottish king, James, Elizabeth's cousin (with whom they had ...
... and returned to England in late 1599 to become secretary to Sir Thomas Egerton, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, one of the highest political positions in ...
Social and political rank, however, was never gained by simple self-assertion, especially for love. The poet does not stop there, but goes on to claim that ...
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Pastoral Poet of Time and History
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Satirist Preacher and Lover
Satirist and Moralist
Moralist and Satirist
Finch Gray Goldsmith and Cowper
Singer Satirist and Storyteller