Delphi Collected Poetical Works of Nikolay Nekrasov (Illustrated)

Delphi Poets Series

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Delphi Classics
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 Nikolay Nekrasov was a Russian poet, critic and publisher, whose deeply compassionate poems about peasant Russia made him the hero of liberal and radical circles of the intelligentsia. He is credited with introducing into Russian poetry ternary meters and the technique of dramatic monologue; working as the editor of several literary journals, Nekrasov was also singularly successful and influential, launching the career of Leo Tolstoy. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Nekrasov’s complete poetical works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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

* Concise introduction to Nekrasov’s life and poetry

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Rare poems translated by Juliet M. Soskice, first time in digital print

* Includes Nekrasov’s epic poem WHO CAN BE HAPPY AND FREE IN RUSSIA?, translated by Juliet M. Soskice

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

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

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of Nikolay Nekrasov

INTRODUCTION: NIKOLAY NEKRASOV

POEMS OF NIKOLAY NEKRASOV

WHO CAN BE HAPPY AND FREE IN RUSSIA?


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Biography

NICHOLAS NEKRASOV: A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE by David Soskice


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Delphi Classics
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Published on
Feb 11, 2017
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Pages
761
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ISBN
9781786562111
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Language
English
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Genres
Poetry / Epic
Poetry / Russian & Former Soviet Union
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 The first black writer in America to attain national prominence and establish an international reputation, Paul Laurence Dunbar is noted for his works written in black dialect. However, Dunbar also wrote in conventional English, producing sensitive and compelling poetry and fashioning innovative fiction. For the first time in publishing history, this eBook presents Dunbar’s complete works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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

* Concise introduction to Dunbar’s life and poetry

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes Dunbar's complete novels and short stories, available in no other collection

* Rare uncollected stories 

* Features Wiggins' seminal biography on the poet - discover Dunbar's literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please note: a few of Dunbar’s early short stories, which have only been rediscovered in recent years, are the result of dedicated scholarship and so will not be appearing in the eBook.


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR

COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Novels

THE UNCALLED

THE LOVE OF LANDRY

THE FANATICS

THE SPORT OF THE GODS


The Short Story Collections

FOLKS FROM DIXIE

THE HEART OF HAPPY HOLLOW

THE STRENGTH OF GIDEON AND OTHER STORIES

IN OLD PLANTATION DAYS

UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES


The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Non-Fiction

REPRESENTATIVE AMERICAN NEGROES


The Biography

THE LIFE OF PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR by L. K. Wiggins


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 The English poet and dramatist, George Chapman, whose translation of Homer long remained the standard English version, was a rival of Shakespeare and a revered classical scholar. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. For the first time in digital publishing, this volume presents Chapman’s complete poetry, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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

* Concise introduction to Chapman’s life and poetry

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* The poetry text is based on the Oxford University Press 1941 edition of Chapman

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* The complete Homeric translations

* Includes a selection of Chapman's famous plays - spend hours exploring the poet's celebrated works

* Features a bonus biographical and critical work by Algernon Charles Swinburne

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of George Chapman

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: GEORGE CHAPMAN

COMPLETE POEMS OF GEORGE CHAPMAN

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Homeric Translations

THE ILIADS

THE ODYSSEYS

THE BATTLE OF FROGS AND MICE

THE HOMERIC HYMNS


The Comedies

AN HUMOROUS DAY’S MIRTH

EASTWARD HO

MAY DAY


The Tragedies

THE TRAGEDY OF BUSSY D’AMBOIS

THE REVENGE OF BUSSY D’AMBOIS

ROLLO DUKE OF NORMANDY


The Biography

GEORGE CHAPMAN by Algernon Charles Swinburne


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 Regarded by many as the oldest major work of literature, the ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’ is an ancient Mesopotamian text recorded on stone tablets in the Akkadian language, concerning the adventures of Gilgamesh, King of Uruk. The first surviving version of this combined epic, known as the Old Babylonian version, dates to the 18th century BC, while the later and much longer Standard version dates from the 13th to the 10th centuries BC. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents both versions of the ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’, with multiple translations, related illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to the epic saga

* Concise introduction to the ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’

* Images of how the epic was first written, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* OLD BABYLONIAN VERSION translated by Albert Tobias Clay and Morris Jastrow

* STANDARD VERSION translated by R. Campbell Thompson

* Also includes the first ever English translation of the epic by George Smith, appearing in THE CHALDAEAN ACCOUNT OF GENESIS

* Features Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton’s poetic translation ISHTAR AND IZDUBAR

* Easily locate the sections and tablets you want to read with individual contents tables

* Three contextual books to aid your study of Assyrian and Babylonian literature, including Sayce’s seminal work BABYLONIANS AND ASSYRIANS, LIFE AND CUSTOMS

* Scholarly ordering of texts


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CONTENTS:


The Epic of Gilgamesh

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: EPIC OF GILGAMESH

OLD BABYLONIAN VERSION

STANDARD VERSION

THE CHALDAEAN ACCOUNT OF GENESIS

ISHTAR AND IZDUBAR


The Contextual Works

BABYLONIANS AND ASSYRIANS, LIFE AND CUSTOMS by A. H. Sayce

BABYLONIAN AND ASSYRIAN LAWS, CONTRACTS AND LETTERS by C. H. W. Johns

ASSYRIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY: A SOURCE STUDY by A. T. Olmstead


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 Explore Adam Mickiewicz, Poland’s National Poet, who was a leading figure of Romanticism, often likened to Byron and Goethe. Born in the Russian-partitioned territories of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Mickiewicz was active in the struggle to win independence for his homeland. His epic poem ‘Pan Tadeusz’ is celebrated as a masterpiece of European literature. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Mickiewicz’ collected poetical works, with related illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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

* Concise introduction to Mickiewicz’ 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

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes a modern-day verse translation of Mickiewicz’ great epic ‘Pan Tadeusz’ by Leonard Kress – available in no other collection

* Features a bonus biography - discover Mickiewicz’ intriguing life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of Adam Mickiewicz

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: ADAM MICKIEWICZ

ODE TO YOUTH

THE CRIMEAN SONNETS (Translated by Edna Worthley Underwood)

KONRAD WALLENROD (Translated by M. A. Biggs)

PAN TADEUSZ


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Prose

MY FIRST BATTLE


The Biography

ADAM MICKIEWICZ: A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH by Edna Worthley Underwood


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 Affectionately known as the Bard of Bengal, Rabindranath Tagore was also a celebrated novelist, short-story writer, essayist and playwright, who introduced new prose and verse forms into Bengali literature, freeing it from traditional models based on classical Sanskrit. Highly influential in introducing Indian culture to the West, Tagore is generally regarded as the outstanding creative artist of early twentieth century India, becoming the first non-European to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Tagore’s collected works, with related illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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

* Concise introduction to Tagore’s 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

* Rare translations by the poet himself, often missed out of other collections

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Two novels, including ‘The Wreck’, first time in digital publishing

* Range of short stories and plays

* Includes Tagore's letters - explore the poet's personal correspondence

* A generous selection of non-fiction

* Features Edward John Thompson’s seminal biography - discover Tagore's literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore

Brief Introduction: Rabindranath Tagore

The Crescent Moon

My Golden Bengal

Gitanjali

Fruit-Gathering

The Morning Song of India

The Fugitive and Other Poems

Stray Birds

The Gardener

Songs of Kabir

Fireflies


The Poems

List of Poems in Chronological Order

List of Poems in Alphabetical Order


The Plays

Chitra

The Cycle of Spring

The King of the Dark Chamber

The Post Office


The Novels

The Home and the World

The Wreck


The Short Stories

The Hungry Stones and Other Stories

Mashi and Other Stories

Stories from Tagore

Index of Short Stories


The Letters

Glimpses of Bengal


The Non-Fiction

Creative Unity

Nationalism

Sadhana: The Realisation of Life

The Spirit of Japan


The Autobiography

My Reminiscences


The Biography

Rabindranath Tagore: His Life and Work by Edward John Thompson


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 The first black writer in America to attain national prominence and establish an international reputation, Paul Laurence Dunbar is noted for his works written in black dialect. However, Dunbar also wrote in conventional English, producing sensitive and compelling poetry and fashioning innovative fiction. For the first time in publishing history, this eBook presents Dunbar’s complete works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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

* Concise introduction to Dunbar’s life and poetry

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes Dunbar's complete novels and short stories, available in no other collection

* Rare uncollected stories 

* Features Wiggins' seminal biography on the poet - discover Dunbar's literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please note: a few of Dunbar’s early short stories, which have only been rediscovered in recent years, are the result of dedicated scholarship and so will not be appearing in the eBook.


Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see our wide range of poet titles


CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR

COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Novels

THE UNCALLED

THE LOVE OF LANDRY

THE FANATICS

THE SPORT OF THE GODS


The Short Story Collections

FOLKS FROM DIXIE

THE HEART OF HAPPY HOLLOW

THE STRENGTH OF GIDEON AND OTHER STORIES

IN OLD PLANTATION DAYS

UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES


The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Non-Fiction

REPRESENTATIVE AMERICAN NEGROES


The Biography

THE LIFE OF PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR by L. K. Wiggins


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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 English poet and dramatist, George Chapman, whose translation of Homer long remained the standard English version, was a rival of Shakespeare and a revered classical scholar. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. For the first time in digital publishing, this volume presents Chapman’s complete poetry, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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

* Concise introduction to Chapman’s life and poetry

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* The poetry text is based on the Oxford University Press 1941 edition of Chapman

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* The complete Homeric translations

* Includes a selection of Chapman's famous plays - spend hours exploring the poet's celebrated works

* Features a bonus biographical and critical work by Algernon Charles Swinburne

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see our wide range of poet titles


CONTENTS:


The Life and Poetry of George Chapman

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: GEORGE CHAPMAN

COMPLETE POEMS OF GEORGE CHAPMAN

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Homeric Translations

THE ILIADS

THE ODYSSEYS

THE BATTLE OF FROGS AND MICE

THE HOMERIC HYMNS


The Comedies

AN HUMOROUS DAY’S MIRTH

EASTWARD HO

MAY DAY


The Tragedies

THE TRAGEDY OF BUSSY D’AMBOIS

THE REVENGE OF BUSSY D’AMBOIS

ROLLO DUKE OF NORMANDY


The Biography

GEORGE CHAPMAN by Algernon Charles Swinburne


Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of poetry titles or buy the entire Delphi Poets Series as a Super Set



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