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 generally considered the greatest English poet after Shakespeare , though he is probably less read today than a good many others . Milton's writing career ...
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 . Even toward the end of the eighteenth century , over one hundred years later ...
Milton here accepts , though not without some deep personal struggle , the idea that he must resign himself to God's will for him in this life and accept his fate with all its limitations , however severe .
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