Read e-book online The Poems of John Gray (1880-1920 British Authors Series) PDF

By John Gray,Ian Fletcher

ISBN-10: 0944318002

ISBN-13: 9780944318003

From the dirt jacket of the print variation released in 1988:

John Henry grey (1866-1934) is healthier remembered because the attainable unique of Oscar Wilde's recognized delusion |The photograph of Dorian Gray|. yet grey used to be himself poet, brief tale author, novelist and translator of a few contrast in addition to an attractive, a operating category dandy, let alone an individual of singular own good looks.

His poetry and prose have lately all started to draw awareness past a small circle. Such critics as Geoffrey Grigson, Bernard Bergonzi, Ruth Z. Temple and Isobel Murray have praised his paintings, whereas the committed hard work of dad Brocard Sewell on Gray's biography has additionally assisted in once again bringing this talented and engaging determine to presence.

One reason behind any such behind schedule reputation is that a lot of Gray's verse was once released in seriously restricted versions or continues to be fugitive. thus, his paintings isn't in simple terms tricky to acquire, however it is very unlikely to work out entire: that's in the past.

In |The Poems of John Gray|, Professor Fletcher, an expert on Nineties scholarship, has assiduously amassed all of Gray's unique verse and translation, aside from his model of Nietzsche. The booklet includes Fletcher's inimitable advent to grey and his paintings, the poems, in addition to distinct notes to the verse.

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Download PDF by John Holmes: Science in Modern Poetry: New Directions (Liverpool

By John Holmes

ISBN-10: 1846318092

ISBN-13: 9781846318092

over the past thirty years, increasingly more critics and students have come to acknowledge the significance of technological know-how to literature. 'Science in sleek Poetry: New instructions' is the 1st choice of essays to concentration in particular on what poets within the 20th and twenty-first centuries have made up of the medical advancements happening round them. In a set of twelve essays, best specialists on smooth poetry and on literature and technology discover how poets have used clinical language of their poems, how poetry can provide new views on technology, and the way the 'Two Cultures' can and feature come jointly within the paintings of poets from Britain and eire, the USA and Australia. What does the poetry of a number one immunologist and a Nobel-Prize-winning chemist let us know approximately how poetry can have interaction with technology? medical experiments target to yield wisdom, yet what do the linguistic and formal experiments of up to date American poets recommend approximately wisdom of their flip? How can universities support to convey those various experimental cultures and practices jointly? What questions do literary critics have to ask themselves whilst taking a look at poems that reply to technology? How did advancements in biology among the wars form modernist poetry? What did William Empson make of technological know-how fiction, Ezra Pound of the fourth size, Thomas Hardy of anthropology? How did sleek poets from W. B. Yeats to Elizabeth Bishop and Judith Wright reply to the legacy of Charles Darwin? This booklet goals to respond to those questions and extra, within the technique starting off the nation of the sphere and suggesting new instructions and techniques for examine by means of scholars and students engaged on the fertile dating among technological know-how and poetry today.

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Download e-book for kindle: Poems, Chiefly Lyrical by Alfred Tennyson

By Alfred Tennyson

ISBN-10: 3849566110

ISBN-13: 9783849566111

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) used to be Poet Laureate of the uk in the course of a lot of Queen Victoria's reign and is still essentially the most well known poets within the English language.

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New PDF release: On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Legacy of a Word

By Angela Leighton

ISBN-10: 0199290601

ISBN-13: 9780199290604

ISBN-10: 0199551936

ISBN-13: 9780199551934

what's shape? Why does shape topic? during this inventive and impressive research, Angela Leighton assesses not just the legacy of Victorian aestheticism, and its richly ingenious key-phrase, 'form', but additionally the very nature of the literary. She exhibits how writers, for 2 centuries and extra, have lower back to the assumption of shape as whatever which includes the key of artwork itself. She tracks the improvement of the note from the Romantics to modern poets, and gives shut readings of, between others, Tennyson, Pater, Woolf, Yeats, Stevens, and Plath, to teach how shape has supplied the only most crucial approach of accounting for the events of literary language itself. She investigates, for example, the previous debate of shape and content material, of shape as song or sound-shape, because the ghostly dynamic and dynamics of a textual content, in addition to its lengthy organization with the aestheticist precept of being 'for nothing'. In a wide-ranging and artistic argument, she means that shape is the main to the excitement of the literary textual content, and that that excitement is a part of what literary feedback itself must resolution and convey.

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Get Collected Poems: 1952–2006 (Faber Finds) PDF

By Alan Brownjohn

ISBN-10: 0571313051

ISBN-13: 9780571313051

This 3rd version of Alan Brownjohn's accumulated Poems was once first released through the Enitharmon Press in 2006. It provides over a hundred and forty poems to the second one, which seemed in 1988. This quantity includes all the paintings that Brownjohn needs to hold from his twelve person collections released among 1954 and 2004; it additionally encompasses a variety of more moderen uncollected poems.
Wide-ranging in topic and exhibiting a powerful mastery of shape, this physique of writing firmly establishes Alan Brownjohn's success as significant to the English poetry of the final half-century.
'Wonderfully wealthy and well-produced... Brownjohn is a marvellously skilful comedian... he's a social poet within the experience that if humans sooner or later need to know what many lives have been like within the moment half the twentieth century, they need to learn Alan Brownjohn - observant, afflicted, humane, scrupulous, wry, funny.' Anthony Thwaite, Guardian

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Get Chosen Lights: Poets on Poems by John Montague PDF

By John Montague et al,Peter Fallon

ISBN-10: 1852354712

ISBN-13: 9781852354718

First released at the celebration of John Montague's eightieth birthday, this revised version of selected lighting, within which greater than thirty fellow poets pick out considered one of his poems and current an essay outlining its claims on their affection and admiration, endures as a different viewpoint on a master's paintings and as a amazing sampler of every degree of his occupation. Sara Berkeley | Ciaran Berry | Eavan Boland Rosita Boland | Ciaran Carson | Michael Coady Gerald Dawe | Peter Fallon | Tom French Alan Gillis | Eamon Grennan | Vona Groarke Dermot Healy | Seamus Heaney | Thomas Kinsella Michael Longley | Seán Lysaght | Derek Mahon John McAuliffe | Medbh McGuckian | Frank McGuinness | Paul Muldoon | Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin | Conor O'Callaghan | Bernard O'Donoghue | Dennis O'Driscoll | Justin Quinn l Aidan Rooney Peter Sirr | Gerard Smyth | David Wheatley

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Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Coleridge,Samuel Taylor PDF

By Coleridge,Samuel Taylor

ISBN-10: 0259563242

ISBN-13: 9780259563242

ISBN-10: 0548051399

ISBN-13: 9780548051399

in contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we've not used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this results in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are photographs reminiscent of graphics, maps, sketches and so on we've got endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photographs, so that they characterize adequately the unique artefact. even supposing sometimes there is convinced imperfections with those outdated texts, we think they should be made to be had for destiny generations to enjoy.

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Download e-book for iPad: Fatal Glamour: The Life of Rupert Brooke by Paul Delany

By Paul Delany

ISBN-10: 0773545573

ISBN-13: 9780773545571

Rupert Brooke (b. 1887) died on April 23, 1915, days ahead of the beginning of the conflict of Gallipoli, and 3 weeks after his poem "The Soldier" was once learn from the pulpit of St Paul's Cathedral on Easter Sunday. hence all started the parable of a guy whose poetry crystallizes the emotions that drove such a lot of to enlist and warranted those that remained in England that their cherished sons were absolved in their sins and made excellent by means of going to warfare.

In deadly Glamour, Paul Delany information the individual in the back of the parable to teach that Brooke used to be a conflicted, yet magnetic determine. Strikingly appealing and ready to fascinate virtually every body who observed him - from Winston Churchill to Henry James - Brooke was once sexually ambivalent and emotionally erratic. He had a chain of turbulent affairs with girls, but in addition a hidden homosexual existence. He used to be attracted by way of the Fabian Society’s socialist idealism and Neo-Pagan innocence, yet will be via turns nasty, misogynistic, and anti-Semitic. Brooke’s emotional problems have been acutely own and in addition acutely usual of Edwardian younger males shaped via the general public tuition procedure. Delany unearths a thread of consistency within the personality of somebody who used to be so good in a position to circulation others, yet so not able to understand or to simply accept himself.

A revealing biography of a unique character, deadly Glamour additionally makes use of Brooke’s existence to make clear why the 1st global conflict begun and the way it unfolded.

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Download PDF by J. R. R. Tolkien,Verlyn Flieger: The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun

By J. R. R. Tolkien,Verlyn Flieger

ISBN-10: 1328557529

ISBN-13: 9781328557520

ISBN-10: 1328834549

ISBN-13: 9781328834546

Unavailable for greater than 70 years, this early yet vital paintings is released for the 1st time with Tolkien’s ‘Corrigan’ poems and different assisting fabric, together with a prefatory word by way of Christopher Tolkien.

Set ‘In Britain’s land past the seas’ in the course of the Age of Chivalry, The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun tells of a childless Breton Lord and girl (the ‘Aotrou’ and ‘Itroun’ of the identify) and the tragedy that befalls them whilst Aotrou seeks to therapy their scenario because of a magic potion bought from a corrigan, or malevolent fairy. while the potion succeeds and Itroun bears twins, the corrigan returns looking her price, and Aotrou is compelled to choose from betraying his marriage and wasting his life.

Coming from the darker part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s mind's eye, The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun, including the 2 shorter ‘Corrigan’ poems that lead as much as it and that are additionally integrated, was once the end result of a relatively brief yet excessive interval in Tolkien's lifestyles while he used to be deeply engaged with Celtic, and especially Breton, fable and legend.

Originally written in 1930 and lengthy out of print, this early yet seminal paintings is a vital addition to the non-Middle-earth component to his canon and may be set along Tolkien’s different retellings of fantasy and legend, The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún, the autumn of Arthur and the tale of Kullervo. Like those works, it belongs to a small yet vital corpus of his ventures into ‘real-world’ mythologies, every one of which in its personal manner will be a formative impact on his personal legendarium.

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Read e-book online The Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Notebooks PDF

By Merton Christensen,Kathleen Coburn

ISBN-10: 041528399X

ISBN-13: 9780415283991

in the course of his grownup existence until eventually his loss of life in 1834, Coleridge made entries in additional than sixty notebooks. Neither general books nor diaries, yet anything of either, they comprise notes on literary, theological, philosophical, medical, social, and mental concerns, plans for and fragments of works, and plenty of different goods of serious curiosity. This fourth double quantity of the Notebooks covers the years 1819 to 1826. the variety of Coleridge's studying, his never-ending wondering, and his recondite resources proceed to fascinate the reader. integrated listed below are drafts and whole types of the later poems. Many passages replicate the theological pursuits that resulted in Coleridge's writing of Aids to Reflection, later to turn into a tremendous resource for the transcendentalists.

one other improvement during this quantity is the startling enlargement of Coleridge's curiosity in 'the conception of existence' and in chemistry - the laboratory chemistry of the Royal Institute and the theoretical chemistry of German transcendentalists corresponding to Oken, Steffens, and Oersted.

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