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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Robert Herrick was perhaps the finest poet among the “ sons ” of Ben Jonson , one of several who claimed him as their mentor and friend .
Two other poems will be examined briefly , for the additional dimensions they reveal in Herrick's verse . The first is “ The Hock Cart , or Harvest Home ...
Sinfulness: Burns and, 230-32; Cowper and, 218; Deism and, 136; Donne and, 34-35; folk traditions and, 59-60; Herrick and, 65; Jonson and, 43-44; ...
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