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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CHAPTER 6 John Milton ( 1608–1674 ) : Poet of English Puritanism John Milton is ... Milton's writing career is unusual in that he composed not only several ...
Because of his controversial opinions on a variety of public issues , it took years for Milton's literary work to be accepted by many of his countrymen .
Milton here accepts , though not without some deep personal struggle , the idea that he must resign ... Some of Milton's greatest works were yet to come .
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