The Athenaeum

Sir BER- of the Poetry of Living Poets , with a Medallion Portrait of of Cambridge and others , of Tours in Italy , Iceland , the Alps ... Can we wonder and Monders in Switzerland . ... Ernest Bracebridge , or School - boy Days .

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ISBN: UGA:32108057734082

Category: Arts

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Aurora Leigh and Other Poems

... trying potentialities Of alternated color , till at last We get confused , and wonder for our skin How nature ... I spring upward like a branch A ten - year school - boy with a crooked stick May pull down to his level in search of ...

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Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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ISBN: HARVARD:HWIMFK

Category: English poetry

Page: 251

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The Wanderer of Switzerland and Other Poems

A Chatterton or a Dermody is not the growth of every soil , and I have not another wonder to add to the list of those ... Montgomery's school - boy productions , which are more remarkable for bold . ness of conception than felicity of ...

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Author: James Montgomery

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN62QX

Category: English poetry

Page: 163

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Collected Poems

The boy wonder's music enters in unforced, seems to spring naturally as leaves to a tree (words of other boy wonder, Keats). Poet feasts deep. Drinks Miles Marley Mozart, eats of sweet John Keats. An injustice she has witnessed: the ...

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Author: Lorna Goodison

Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781784104672

Category: Poetry

Page: 624

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Lorna Goodison is a poet alive to places, from the loved and lived-in world of Jamaica where she began and started a family, to the United States and Canada where she has made her teaching career, but always re-connecting with her Caribbean roots. She travels with an ear alert to histories and voices. How differently English sounds in the tropi and in colder lands, at seaside in sunlight and on prairies, mountains and in cities. The same words say quite different things, depending on who speaks them and who’s listening, obeying or resisting. She covers a wide range of subjects and themes, too. Her instinct is to celebrate being alive in a world that is rich but in peril. ‘And what is the rare quality that has gone out of poetry that these marvellous poems restore?’ asks Derek Walcott. ‘Joy.’ The ‘mango of poetry’, eaten straight from the tree, Goodison somehow finds growing in Wordsworth country and in Sligo, in Russia and Norway, in Spain and Portugal which spilled their empires into the Caribbean, in Hungary and Far Rockaway. // ‘The publication of Lorna Goodison’s Collected Poems – with their extraordinary music, sensuous texture, and powerful historical imagination – is a major event. These are poems stunningly alive to the nuances of language, beautifully pitched and tuned, rich with feeling and insight.’ Jahan Ramazani // ‘Lorna Goodison brings herself into the presence of every poem, and so into the presence of her readers. Like the ideal teacher, she enables us to hear history sing its joy and shout its rage in her own personal tones of voice, and to feel the folds and textures of her various homelands like a display of rich cloths. She excels in both the emblematic and descriptive powers of popular poetry, and introduces us to an array of characters sharply but generously perceived, and often as deliciously audible after death as in life. This is an inspiring collection for a time when hopes for transnational unity are profoundly challenged. Goodison’s poems frequently acknowledge the complex unhealed scars of imperial greed and violence, but the impulse is towards hope, and our imaginations are enchanted by a potential global spring of warmth, nourishment, camaraderie and sheer fun. In the poet’s own words of gratitude to “Miss Mirry African bush healing woman”, we should “turn thanks now” to Lorna Goodison for addressing us across so many years on her unique world-service of human truth – and stay tuned.’ Carol Rumens

Classical Genres and English Poetry Routledge Revivals

3 Poetry and the Visual Arts: The Ekthsz's One of the standard writing exercises in rhetorical exercise books of late ... examples of earlier poetry and prose that made up the tradition he was trying to pass on to schoolboys — 'wonder' ...

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Author: William H. Race

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317620716

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 236

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First published in 1988, this study explains how certain genres created by Classical poets were adapted and sometimes transformed by the poets of the modern world, beginning with the Tudor poets’ rediscovery of the Classical heritage. Most of the long-lived poetic genres are discussed, from familiar examples like the hymn, elegy and eulogy, to less familiar topics such as the recusatio (refusal to write certain kinds of poems), or formal structures such as priamel. By combining criticism with literary history, the author explores the degree to which certain poets were consciously imitating models, and demonstrates how various generic forms reflect the literary concerns of individual poets as well as the general concerns of their age. The poets discussed range over the whole of Graeco-Roman antiquity, and in English from Wyatt to Yeats and Auden. A detailed and fascinating title, this study will appeal to teachers and students of both English and Classical literature.

School boy Reminiscences A poem By an Undergraduate

They look on me with supercilious eye ; CXLIV . E'en just as if I were some grovelling worm , Lost in their blazing majesty of size ! Creeping in wonder , for life's transient term , Beneath their bases broidered with gay dyes .

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Author: John Purchas

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ISBN: BL:A0018530901

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Page: 160

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School boy reminiscences a poem by an undergraduate

Ah ! yet it frights man when such wonder lasts . Roll on , ye inspiring elements , yet roll , Where Biscay's royal bosom heaves you to each pole ! Some deem him fanatic who loves to tread The towering mountains , man to leave afar ...

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Author: Schoolboy reminiscences

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ISBN: OXFORD:590883852

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Page: 160

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The Spectator

By Richard story being taken as he tells it to us , it is not the school that produces Eric's fall ; but his own weakness . Other boys with Poems . By Ada Trevanion , similar external temptations , either do not yield to them at all ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015056034187

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The Poets and Poetry of Europe

But the most popular collection of man literary history ; illustrious with the names all is that published by Arnim and Brentano , of Herder , Wieland , Goethe , and Schiller , under the title of “ The Boy's Wonder - horn .

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Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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ISBN: NYPL:33433082521794

Category: English poetry

Page: 779

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Catalogue of Books in the Mercantile Library of the City of New York

Poems . Croly . Tour through Wales , and other Scenes of Days Departed , etc. Bowles . Poems . Sotheby . School of the Heart , and other Tribute . Poems . Northampton Poems . Alford . Trollopiad ; a Satirical Poem .

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Author: New York (N.Y.). Mercantile Library Association

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ISBN: NYPL:33433069121436

Category: Libraries

Page: 699

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