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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Riding Westward " " The Good Morrow " “ A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day ” “ Song ” ( “ Sweetest love , I do not go " ) Books about Donne Bald , R. C. John Donne : A Life ( 1970 ) . Johnson , Samuel . Lives of the Poets . 2 vols .
John Milton More Poems by Milton All of " Lycidas , " Paradise Lost , and Samson Agonistes " L'Allegro " and " Il Penseroso " “ On the Morning of Christ's Nativity " Paradise Regained Sonnets : " How Soon Hath Time , ” “ On the Late ...
John Dryden More Poems by Dryden All of “ Mac Fleknoe , ” Absalom and Achitophel , and “ Religio Laici ” “ Alexander's Feast or the Power of Music " Annus Mirabilis The Hind and the Panther Songs : “ Why should a foolish marriage vow ...
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