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Sketches of obscure poets

Sketches of obscure poets

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Published by Cochrane and McCrone in London .
Written in English


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Microcopy of the original in the Library of Harvard University.

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Pagination1 reel.
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Open LibraryOL16544521M

But must one really completely disavow oneself of all aesthetic and media theories that center on medium specificity? In Longfellow returned to Portland and was immediately chosen a professor at Bowdoin College, where he remained for the next seven years. On October 13,he was killed in action near Hulluch. His Ardours and Endurances is the most representative work of this poet, although his new volume, The Flower of Flameshows a steady advance in power. John Drinkwater Primarily a poetic dramatist, John Drinkwater, born inis best known as the author of Abraham Lincoln—A Play founded on Lord Charnwood's masterly and analytical biography. And I, their sexton slave!

Her first book, The Mother and Other Poemscontains some of her best work, although Clowns' Houses reveals a more piquant idiom and a sharper turn of mind. As a romancer, his fame rests securely on Kidnapped, the unfinished masterpiece, Weir of Hermiston, and that eternal classic of youth, Treasure Island. For example, several times they boast that England is the home of Liberty and is protected by Liberty, yet they also proudly claim that "England is the land favour'd by Commerce" Sc. It was as poetic a friendship as that between Emerson and Carlyle; but whereas Emerson and Carlyle had differences of opinion, Sumner and Longfellow were always of one mind.

Oval encyclicals in canyons heaping The impasse high with choir. And so it was I entered the broken world To trace the visionary company of love, its voice An instant in the wind I know not whither hurled But not for long to hold each desperate choice. Housman has been a professor of Latin since and, besides his immortal set of lyrics, has edited Juvenal and the books of Manlius. Those who supposed that Longfellow was easily imposed upon made a great mistake. Longfellow could look across the Cambridge marshes and see the sunsets reflected in the water of the Charles River.


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After serving two years, he died of pneumonia, January,his volume In Flanders Fields appearing posthumously. Specifically, the poem is seen as the second song of the minstrel, whose first song closes the fragment with a passionate evocation of Brutus of Troysupposed founder of Britain. Matthew Arnold considered it too dactylic, but the lightness of its movement personifies the grace of Sketches of obscure poets book heroine herself.

Longfellow was one of the kindest friends that the Hungarian exiles found when they came to Boston in Lionel Johnson Born inLionel Johnson received a classical Sketches of obscure poets book at Oxford, and his poetry is a faithful reflection of his studies in Greek and Latin literatures.

Later he published a collection of these same stories. And, vaster, some realms I owned, two rivers, a continent. William Hunt, the painter, believed that the war was caused by the ambition of the leading politicians in the North and South. The trick of revealing the ordinary in whimsical colors, of catching the commonplace off its guard, is the first of De la Mare's two magics.

Later he tried all manner of strange ways of earning a living. His mane and tail are straight from Chirico. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson Born at Hexam inWilfrid Wilson Gibson has published almost a dozen books of verse—the first four or five see Preface being imitative in manner and sentimentally romantic in tone.

Brooke never reached his destination. What avails the classic bent And what the cultured word, Against the undoctored incident That actually occurred? He was, at various times, a miner, a grocer's clerk, a farmer, a scavenger, an experimenter in hypnotism, and, at the end, a soldier.

The verse contained in it is sometimes rough but never rude. It is very pleasant to travel rapidly through foreign countries, seeing the best that is in them and to return home with a multitude of fresh impressions; but living and working a long time in another country seems too much like exile.

Under thy shadow by the piers I waited; Only in darkness is thy shadow clear. Flecker was opposed to any art that was emotional or that "taught" anything.

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He was appointed poet laureate infollowing Alfred Austin. He was graduated in arts in and in medicine in He spent a year at the village school at age Sketches of obscure poets book and then moved on to schools in Dorchester, the nearby county town, where he received a good grounding Sketches of obscure poets book mathematics and Latin.

The bulk of Henley's poetry is not great in volume. His Ardours and Endurances is the most representative work of this poet, although his new volume, The Flower of Flameshows a steady advance in power.

His original poetry is intellectual but simple, sometimes metaphysical and always interesting technically in its fluent and variable rhythms. Joseph Campbell Seosamh MacCathmhaoil Joseph Campbell was born in Belfast inand is not only a poet but an artist; he made all the illustrations for The Rushlighta volume of his own poems.

Despite his young age, the poem includes allusions to mythological figures such as ErosCupid and Psyche. Like Masefield, he gained his reputation rapidly; totally unknown untilupon the publication of Interludes and Poems, he was recognized as one of the greatest metaphysical poets of his period.

Clutterbuck's Election, sharply exposes British newspapers and underground politics. He achieved his first wide success through his long and eloquent poems on Wordsworth, Shelley, and Tennyson—poems that attempted, and sometimes successfully, to combine the manners of these masters.

This gifted and prolific creator, whose work was affected by the war, has frequently lapsed into bombast and a journalistic imperialism.

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Poetical Sketches is the first collection of poetry and prose by William Blake, written between and Forty copies were printed in with the help of Blake's friends, the artist John Flaxman and the Reverend Anthony Stephen Mathew, at the request of his wife Harriet tjarrodbonta.com book was never published for the public, with copies instead given as gifts to friends of the author and.Five diverse pdf, Julie Bentsen, Maria Chisolm, Roxanne Hoffman, Freida Jones, and Prince A.

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Decorative Cloth. Download pdf Very Good. This work contains religious poems and hymns written by many English poets. The book also includes biographical sketches of many of the authors; with gilt lettering and page edges.

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