Matthew Arnold: “The Study of Poetry” (ENG)

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  • English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759292820
    • ISBN: 9780486292823
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Encompassing a broad range of subjects, styles, and moods, English poetry of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries is generally classified under the term "Romantic," suggesting an emphasis on imagination and individual experience, as well as a preoccupation with such theme as nature, death, and the supernatural.This volume contains a r... [read more]

  • English Victorian Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759404254
    • ISBN: 0486404250
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Coinciding with the reign of Queen Victoria, the Victorian era of English literature is generally dated from the late 1930s to the turn of the 20th century and includes a roster of poets whose works are of perennial interest to students as well as enduringly popular with poetry lovers and other readers. This outstanding, modestly priced anthology p... [read more]

  • 100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759285532
    • ISBN: 0486285537
    • Color: Multicolor
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Here are some of the most-loved poems in the English language, chosen not merely for their popularity, but for their literary quality as well. Dating from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, these splendid poems remain evergreen in their capacity to engage our minds and refresh our spirits.Among them are Marlowe: "The Passionate Shepherd to His Lo... [read more]

  • Russian Stories: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language Russian)

    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    The story, or novella, as a literary genre has a much shorter history in Russia than in some Western countries, but it has nevertheless produced important works by some of the greatest names in Russian literature. This dual-language volume contains 12 such stories — memorable tales by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Chekhov, Gogol, Turgenev, Bunin,... [read more]

  • 101 Great American Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759401581
    • ISBN: 0486401588
    • Color: Multicolor
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Focusing on popular verse from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this treasury of great American poems offers a taste of the nation's rich poetic legacy. Selected for both popularity and literary quality, the compilation includes Robert Frost's "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening," Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," and Ralph Wal... [read more]

  • 100 Favorite English and Irish Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759444298
    • ISBN: 0486444295
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    This compact anthology contains many of the best works of 59 poets writing in English—from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and lovely sonnets of the preeminent English poet and playwright William Shakespeare to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound insights into the nature of beauty, art, and mortal... [read more]

  • Spanish Stories: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language Spanish)

    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Designed for the lover of fine literature as well as the intermediate language student, this dual-language book contains 13 great, representative Spanish short stories. Chronologically arranged to illustrate the development of the story form in Spanish, the stories are presented both in Spanish and English, enabling students to learn a language whi... [read more]

  • Self-Reliance and Other Essays (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759277902
    • ISBN: 0486277909
    • Color: Cream
    • Brand: Dover Publications Inc.
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Essayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882) propounded a transcendental idealism emphasizing self-reliance, self-culture, and individual expression. The six essays and one address included in this volume, selected from Essays, First Series (1841) and Essays, Second Series (1844), offer a representative sampling of his views o... [read more]

  • The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

  • Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • ISBN: 9780486456768
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    In 1855, Walt Whitman published — at his own expense — the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, which eschewed the general society and culture of the time, the writing is distinguished by an explosively innovative free ... [read more]

  • Great American Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

  • Othello (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759290970
    • ISBN: 0486290972
    • Color: Brown
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    One of the greatest of Shakespeare's tragedies, Othello tells the story of a Moorish general in command of the armed forces of Venice who earns the enmity of his ensign Iago by passing him over for a promotion. Partly for revenge and partly out of pure evil, Iago plots to convince Othello that Desdemona, his wife, has been unfaithful to him.Iago s... [read more]

  • The Doré Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    Gustave Doré (1832–83) was perhaps the most successful illustrator of the nineteenth century. His Doré Bible was a treasured possession in countless homes, and his best-received works continued to appear through the years in edition after edition. His illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy constitute one of his most highly regarded efforts and... [read more]

  • Best Remembered Poems

    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St. Vincent Millay to Edward Lear's whimsical "The Owl and the Pussycat" and James Whitcomb Riley’s homespun "When the Frost Is on the Punkin." Famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost ... [read more]

  • Great Short Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    This outstanding anthology of short verse offers poetry lovers an impressive sampling of more than 150 masterpieces spanning over 400 years of English and American literary history. Although short in length (the longest are 24 lines, most 16 lines or less), these poems are long on beauty, power, imagination, and originality.Included are such memora... [read more]

  • English Romantic Poetry : An Anthology

    This volume contains a rich selection of poems by England's six great Romantic poets: William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and John Keats. Encompassing

    • UPC: 424982

  • Paradise Lost

    The completed texts of two of the greatest epic poems in English literature are combined in one volume where each provides a profound exploration of the moral problems of God's

    • UPC: 3502346

  • 100 Favorite English and Irish Poems

    Compact anthology features many of the best works by 59 poets writing in English, among them Edmund Spenser, Christina Rossetti, John Milton, Robert Burns, and William

    • UPC: 3911067

  • 100 Best-Loved Poems (Paperback)

    "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" "Death, be not proud," "The Raven," "The Road Not Taken," plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron,

    • UPC: 425572

  • English Victorian Poetry : An Anthology

    Over 170 beloved poems by the major poets of the 19th century, including works by Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Rossetti, Meredith, Swinburne, Hopkins, Kipling, and others. An introduction and biographical notes

    • UPC: 25672106