A Folio Anthology of Poetry PDF/EPUB ´ A Folio ePUB
- Hardcover Slipcased
- 457 pages
- A Folio Anthology of Poetry
- 22 November 2016 Various
❴Reading❵ ➺ A Folio Anthology of Poetry Author Various – Buyprobolan50.co.uk When Byron described poetry as 'the feeling of a former world and future' he perfectly summed up the power of the great poems to speak to us across the ages Introduced by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy When Byron described poetry as 'the Anthology of eBook ¸ feeling of a former world and future' he perfectly A Folio ePUB ´ summed up the power of the great poems to speak to us across the ages Introduced by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy this anthology is a celebration of poetry and the passion it inspires It gathers together than of our favourite poems spanning over years from the Tudor court verse of John Skelton and Thomas Wyatt to Yeats's 'Politics' first published in This is a classic collection and a wonderful introduction to poetry but it contains surprises even for the most well read There are famous works Keats's 'To Autumn' Byron's 'She walks in beauty' Gray's 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' Marvell's 'To His Coy Mistress' and rarer gems John Hoskins's haunting 'Absence hear thou my protestation' and 'On a Bed of Guernsey Lilies' by the th century visionary Christopher Smart as well as Kipling's 'The Explanation' an allegorical love poem The poems are listed alphabetically by title creating interesting juxtapositions William Cowper's castaway's lament 'Alexander Selkirk' is next to Richard Lovelace's 'To Althea from Prison' and Matthew Arnold's 'The Scholar Gypsy' is followed by William Blake's 'The School Boy' There are sonnets and epistles complaints and elegies on every subject love war nature youth and the seasons and even Thomas Gray's 'Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes'.