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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Though Jonson never became a serious rival to Shakespeare as a popular playwright , he did write several highly successful comedies , including Volpone ( 1606 ) and The Alchemist ( 1610 ) , which are still performed today .
from those who believed the line of succession to the monarchy had been violated and thus refused to swear allegiance to the new rulers ( they became known as “ non - jurors " ) . Various attempts were made to restore James or his ...
After her uncle died in 1682 , she became maid of honor to Mary of Modena , Duchess of York , later queen of England when James , Duke of York , succeeded to the throne . In 1684 Anne married Col. Heneage Finch , a courtier and soldier ...
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