The Correspondence of William Cowper: Arranged in Chronological Order, Volume 4

Hodder and Stoughton

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Hodder and Stoughton
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Dec 31, 1904
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497
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English
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Book 42
One of the most important poets of the eighteenth century, William Cowper’s nature poetry explored everyday life and scenes of the English countryside, establishing him as a forerunner of Romantic poetry. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete poetical works of William Cowper, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Cowper's life and works
* The complete poetry, including rare posthumous works appearing in no other digital publications
* Concise introductions to the poetry
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Cowper's translations of Homer’s epic poems
* Features two bonus biographies - discover Cowper's literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Collections
TABLE TALK AND OTHER POEMS
THE TASK AND OTHER POEMS
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS
OLNEY HYMNS
TRANSLATIONS FROM MADAME DE LA MOTHE GUION
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE LATIN CLASSICS
TRANSLATIONS FROM VINCENT BOURNE
EPIGRAMS TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN OF OWEN
TRANSLATIONS OF GREEK AND LATIN VERSES
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE FABLES OF GAY
TRANSLATIONS OF THE LATIN AND ITALIAN POEMS OF MILTON
EPIGRAMS
ITALIAN POEMS
FRAGMENTS AND POSTHUMOUSLY PUBLISHED VERSES

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

The Epic Poems
THE ILIAD
THE ODYSSEY

The Biographies
BRIEF LIFE OF WILLIAM COWPER by Francis Storr
COWPER by Goldwin Smith

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