The Editor will regard as his fittest readers those who love poetry so well, that he can offer them nothing not already known and valued. And I made the book an oracle of love, choosing poems by random number to determine if the freckled face kid who was still shorter than I returned my great passion. Category: History Author : S. The result is a marvelous collection of British verse--a source of unexpected delights and old favorites alike. Covers rubbed and edge-worn, slightly cocked; unmarked and clean.
It was therefore a shock to find myself in postwar Japan at age 6, unable to even understand what the symbols. We may question some of his choices, and I doubt Alexander Pope would be pleased to see his work given equal parity with the detested Colley Cibber. He was our choir director. In her retirement she worked part time for close to 20 years at the University of Michigan Conservation and Book Repair Lab. I remember you every day in my prayers.
The book is arranged in time order with sub-arranging in subject. When I was in junior high I somehow acquired a paperback copy of Palgrave's Golden Treasury. Next week: Learning to Read Even the Bible with Critical Perspective Posted on Categories , Tags , , , Last week I got a bit side tracked in my efforts to explain my growth in consciousness writing perhaps with excessive detail about the minutia of life in the minor high school seminary. Remember I was trying to be an obedient model seminarian who followed all the rules. We learned to interact with their characters and talk about their thoughts, actions and motives as though those fictional women, children, and men were agents of flesh and blood. Eliot, Robert Frost, Robert Graves, Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, Thomas Moore, W.
Dark blue leatherette lettered and decorated in gold on spine. Internally a good, clean and tight copy. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. The cataracts blow their trumpets from the steep;— No more shall grief of mine the season wrong. W It is with some trepidation that I approach my first review of a book of poetry. You can read my review. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
So I dropped plans to share further episodes from the minor seminary. Once a new understanding has been internalized, the world can never be the same. It was all great fun — unforgettable moments to treasure now and anticipate in the future. There are many poems I'd never read before some of them quite boring to be honest , and there are also many poets, particularly 19th century ones, that I know nothing about and who seem to have dropped out of the general consciousness. Later I heard that Jim was also surprised about my leaving the priesthood.
Snugly bound and clean in original dust jacket with 95 cent issue price on unclipped front flap. It is with some trepidation that I approach my first review of a book of poetry. Title page of the 1861 first edition. Yes, I came to treasure Father Griffin. I'll try to do it more.
From Canada to United Kingdom About this Item: Macmillan, London, 1929, 1929. Macmillan's English Classics edition with a Preface by the editor. Chameleon Poet, however, goes against the grain of previous studies by revealing Thomas as profoundly indebted to the English literary canon. It is indeed a wonderful collection of poems! These reproduce Palgrave's selections and notes, but usually include a supplement of more recent poems. Its aim back in 1861 was to teach 'those indifferent to the Poets to love them, and those who love them to love them more. We can also detect clear favourites, e.
This is a beautiful example of this book. This edition includes a sixth book, prepared by John Press, which covers the post-war years, showing that the lyrical tradition remains strong. I drew in it as a toddler and haltingly made out words as I learned them I was a freakishly early reader, words seemed my natural place on this earth and gave me great solace. Brings together new essays from a mixture of younger and more established scholars from around the world - Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Certainly poems do not usually express very profound messages, but there are short poems that say more than many very long and vacuous novels. Today it stands as a testament to the richness of our finest native poetic writing from Spenser, Shakespeare, and Wordsworth, to Tennyson, Yeats, Eliot, and Betjeman. Subject doesn't change so much: love, death, home, nature are preoccupations of all times.