The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns
Praeger Publishers, 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.
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Queen Elizabeth ruled England , after succeeding to the throne in 1558 on the
death of her half sister Mary . Mary had attempted to reinstate Catholicism by
force in England , but Elizabeth led the country to adopt a compromise in the
The conspirators had secretly moved some thirty - six barrels of gunpowder into
the basement of the Houses of Parliament where all the political leaders of
England would be assembled . A lesser member of the conspiracy , Guy Fawkes ,
Church , with its hierarchy of bishops and extensive ritual , not only on England
but also on Scotland . Milton began his attack on the Church of England and its
bishops with a tract called Of Reformation ( 1641 ) and continued writing ...
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