Delphi Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell (Illustrated)

Delphi Poets Series

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Delphi Classics
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 The Romantic poet James Russell Lowell was associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers that were among the first American poets to rival the popularity of British poets. Their poetry usually employed conventional forms and metres, making their works suitable for families while entertaining ‘at the fireside’. Lowell was the archetypal New England man of letters, remarkable for his cultivation and charm, his deep learning and his diverse literary talents. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Lowell’s complete poetical works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Lowell's life and works

* Concise introductions to the life and poetry of Lowell

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes a wide selection of Lowell's prose

* Features a bonus biography - discover Lowell's literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of James Russell Lowell

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL

COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Prose

AMONG MY BOOKS

THE FUNCTION OF THE POET AND OTHER ESSAYS

MY GARDEN ACQUAINTANCE

POLITICAL ESSAYS


The Biography

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL


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Publisher
Delphi Classics
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Published on
Sep 18, 2016
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Pages
2675
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ISBN
9781786562074
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Language
English
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Genres
Poetry / American / General
Poetry / Ancient & Classical
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 Regarded as Ireland's national bard, Thomas Moore was a poet, satirist, composer, and political propagandist, as well as a close friend of Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Moore’s complete poetical works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Moore's life and works

* Concise introduction to Moore’s life and poetry

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Text based on the THOMAS Y. CROWELL & CO. EDITION, 1895 of Moore's poetry

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes Moore's prose – including his six volume biography of Lord Byron

* Features a bonus biography - explore Moore's intriguing life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of Thomas Moore

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: THOMAS MOORE

COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS MOORE

DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Prose

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

THE EPICUREAN

LETTERS AND JOURNALS OF LORD BYRON, WITH NOTICES OF HIS LIFE


The Biography

THOMAS MOORE by Richard Garnett


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The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete poetical works of A. E. Housman, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Housman's life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* A SHROPSHIRE LAD is presented with line numbers - ideal for students
* Includes rare translations
* Features Housman's comic verse - first time in digital print
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Housman's rare essays - including seminal critical works and the controversial ëDE AMICITIA', published many years later by the poet's brother, detailing Housman's homosexual love for Jackson
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Poetry Collections
A SHROPSHIRE LAD
LAST POEMS
MORE POEMS
ADDITIONAL POEMS
NOTEBOOK FRAGMENTS
TRANSLATIONS
COMIC VERSE
UNCOLLECTED POEMS

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Essays
SWINBURNE
THE NAME AND NATURE OF POETRY
THE APPLICATION OF THOUGHT TO TEXTUAL CRITICISM
A. E. HOUSMAN'S ëDE AMICITIA' by Laurence Housman

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 The collected works of Hafez, the fourteenth century poet of Shiraz, are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature. The extraordinary popularity of Ḥafeẓ’ poetry in all Persian-speaking lands stems from his concise, often colloquial, yet musical language, free from artificial virtuosity. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of the world’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Hafez’ collected poetical works, with numerous translations, beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Hafez’ life and works

* Concise introduction to Hafez’ life and poetry

* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes four different translations of Hafez’ poetry - John Haddon Hindley, Herman Bicknell, Gertrude Lowthian Bell and Elizabeth Bridges

* Features a bonus biography - explore Hafez’ mystical life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of Hafez

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: HAFEZ

PERSIAN LYRICS

THE DIVAN

POEMS FROM THE DIVAN OF HAFIZ

SONNETS FROM HAFEZ AND OTHER VERSES


The Biography

INTRODUCTION TO HAFEZ by Getrude Lowthian Bell


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Old as history is, and manifold as are its tragedies, I doubt if any death has caused so much pain to mankind as this has caused, or will cause, on its announcement; and this, not so much because nations are by modern arts brought so closely together, as because of the mysterious hopes and fears which, in the present day, are connected with the name and institutions of America.-from Ralph Waldo Emerson's remarks at Lincoln's funeral, April 19, 1865Here, in one compact volume, is an extraordinary tribute to the life and legacy of one of the greatest presidents in United States history. Abraham Lincoln's (1809-1865) own words stand as powerful testimony to his wisdom and leadership: here you'll find his famous Gettysburg Address, both inaugural addresses, the Emancipation Proclamation, a selection of correspondence, his last public speech, and other notable papers. Also included are: .an 1891 essay by Carl Schurz (1829-1906), a prominent and trusted member of the Lincoln administration, a loving but un-idealized acclamation of the man and his work that delves into the deep sense of morality and prodigious intellect that informed his presidency.a stirring and emotional 1864 defense of Lincoln's prosecution of the Civil War by his friend, poet James Russell Lowell (1819-1891).Ralph Waldo Emerson's (1803-1882) eulogy of Lincoln.poetry in honor of the fallen president by Lowell, John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendall Holmes, and Walt Whitman.Written by those who knew him, loved him, and witnessed his dramatic impact on United States during its most perilous crisis, this collection offers us the invaluable perspective of his contemporaries and the beginnings of the towering image we have of Abraham Lincoln today.
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