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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Occasionally , poets will themselves identify their poem with a certain type , as Gray does with his “ Elegy Written in a ... We will see in sonnets by Donne and Milton how the poet adapts the structure of his form to the sense and the ...
The first few lines establish the poet's personal involvement with the fate of this other young man and his poetic career : unripe unskilled Yet once more , O ye laurels , and once more Ye myrtles brown , with ivy never sere , I come to ...
( 93–108 ) In line 93 Gray appears to address himself as poet in the second person ( though this has been much debated ) , and imagines how he will be viewed in the future . If some “ kindred spirit ” should seek out information about ...
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Introduction to Reading Poetry
Poet of Secular and Sacred Love
Elegist Satirist and Moralist
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