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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The connotations of the poet's words are often more important than their denotation , so that historical notes on the language may be necessary to alert readers to any nuances or shades of meaning in the poem . . Another important part ...
Milton's writing career is unusual in that he composed not only several exceptional poems , but also a number of important prose works that arose from his close involvement in the turbulent political life of his country .
What is important is the key role she plays in developing and guiding the arts and the morality in the land . Wherever she goes , the poet hopes she will continue to provide that kind of nurturing : Still let thy voice , prevailing over ...
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Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
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