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.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 50
In describing Eve , Adam reveals how deep his feeling is for her beauty ,
suggesting a fatal weakness in his nature . ... her beauty momentarily stuns him
until , through an act of will , he deliberately dismisses such feelings in order to
carry out ...
In the final paragraph the poet concludes that , in order to meet this threat , they
must act on their feelings now . Otherwise , they will be subject to time's
inexorable climax , to death and the end of all possible enjoyment , which may
come at any ...
The good feelings of all parties make no difference to the ruthless power of the
storm . Cowper says little about the accident itself , but the situation is clearly
irrecoverable and hopeless . The focus turns to the sailor as he struggles in the
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
12 weitere Abschnitte werden nicht angezeigt.