SELECTED POEMS AND LETTERS

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Keats

Author : John Keats
ISBN : 0435150774
Genre : English letters
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Poems and letters are chronologically arranged with accompanying notes and tips on essay writing and A-level exam skills
Category: English letters

Selected Poems And Letters

Author : Arthur Rimbaud
ISBN : 9780141932347
Genre : Drama
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A phenomenonally precicious schoolboy, Rimbaud was still a teenager when he became notorious as Europe's most shocking and exhilarating poet. During his brief 5-year reign as the enfant terrible of French literature he produced an extraordinary body of poems that range from the exquisite to the obsene, while simultaneously living a life of dissolute excess with his lover and fellow poet, Verlaine. At the age of 21, he abandonned poetry and travelled across Europe before settling in Africa as an arms trader. This edition sets the two sides of Rimbaud side by side with a sparkling translation of his most exhilarating poetry and a generous selection of the letters from the harsh and colourful period of his life as a colonial trader.
Category: Drama

Selected Poems And Letters

Author : Isaac Rosenberg
ISBN : UOM:39015058125751
Genre : Poetry
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Only collection of this fine war poet's work in print. Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918) has long been regarded as one of the most important artistic figures of the First World War. His poems, such as "Dead Man's Dump" and "Break of Day in the Trenches," have been included in every war anthology and have earned him a place in England's Poet's Corner. He studied at the Slade School of Art, showing promise as a painter. His poverty, education, and background made him an outsider, yet it was just that experience that equipped him to cope with the unforeseen horror of war in the trenches: "I am determined that this war, with all its powers for devastation, shall not master my poeting." Enlisting in the Army in October 1915 he served on the Western Front until his death on night patrol in April 1918. Inexplicably for such a major poet, Rosenberg's work has been out of print for many years. In this collection his biographer Jean Liddiard has made a substantial selection of his finest poems and most revealing letters, providing also an authoritative introduction and a detailed chronology.
Category: Poetry

Ghalib

Author : Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib
ISBN : 9780231544009
Genre : Poetry
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This selection of poetry and prose by Mirza Asadullah Khan, known as Ghalib (1797-1869), provides an accessible and wide-ranging introduction to the preeminent Urdu poet of the nineteenth century. Ghalib’s poems, especially his ghazals, remain beloved throughout South Asia for their arresting intelligence and charming wit. His letters—informal, humorous, and deeply personal—provide a glimpse into his colorful character. These careful translations allow readers with little or no knowledge of Urdu to appreciate the wide range of his poetry, from his bursts of inimitable simplicity to the finer points of his richly layered aesthetic. Beginning with a critical introduction of his life and work to nonspecialists and specialists alike, Frances Pritchett and Owen Cornwall present a selection of Ghalib’s works, carefully explaining details of poetic form in annotations distilled from years of scholarly engagement with the commentarial tradition. Their translation maintains line-for-line accuracy and thereby preserves complex poetic devices that play upon the tension between the two lines of each verse. The book includes whole ghazals, selected individual verses from other ghazals, poems in other genres, and letters. The book also includes a glossary, the Urdu text of the original poetry, and an appendix with a translation of every instance in his letters in which Ghalib commented on his own verses.
Category: Poetry

Selected Poems And Letters

Author : Baron George Gordon Byron Byron
ISBN : UCSC:32106001928115
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

Cowper

Author : William Cowper
ISBN : UCAL:B3573568
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

Selected Poems And Letters

Author : Baron George Gordon Byron Byron
ISBN : UCSC:32106001928115
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism