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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He also wrote masques for the Court and for wealthy noblemen , often in conjunction with Inigo Jones , a prominent architect and set designer . ( Masques were dramatic spectacles with elaborate costumes , sets , music , and dancing for ...
Turning from the drama to individual poems , we will see that throughout his career Jonson wrote in a great variety of forms , with many different themes and voices . Perhaps his favorite genre early on was the epigram , a brief , often ...
He wrote both comedies and heroic tragedies with some success , along with occasional poetry and criticism , then became more involved in politics after he was appointed Historiographer Royal and Poet Laureate by Charles II .
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