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Rainbow gold; poems old and new selected for boys and girls - A Tapestry of Classic and Modern Verses for Young Readers - cover

Rainbow gold; poems old and new selected for boys and girls - A Tapestry of Classic and Modern Verses for Young Readers

Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Christopher Marlowe, William Cowper, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Robert Browning, John Milton, John Keats, Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Good Press

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Rainbow gold; poems old and new selected for boys and girls is a meticulously curated anthology that spans a rich tapestry of English literature, encapsulating the essence of poetic imagination across ages. This collection brings together the works of celebrated luminaries such as John Milton and Edgar Allan Poe, to the romantic visions of William Wordsworth and Percy Bysshe Shelley, weaving a diverse range of styles from the narrative to the lyrical, the dramatic to the pastoral. The anthology stands as a testament to the evolving nature of poetry, capturing the quintessence of human experience and emotion through its myriad themes and forms. The contributing poets are titans of English literature, each belonging to different eras and movementsfrom the Elizabethan grandeur of William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe to the introspective romanticism of John Keats and the Victorian refinement of Alfred Tennyson. Their collective works embody the cultural and historical shifts within the realm of English poetry, offering readers a panoramic view of its transformation over centuries. This anthology not only celebrates the individual genius of these poets but also showcases the collective heritage and the dynamic interplay of ideas that have shaped English literary traditions. Rainbow gold; poems old and new selected for boys and girls is an indispensable collection for those who wish to immerse themselves in the world of poetry. It offers a unique opportunity to engage with the works of some of the greatest poets in the English language, encompassing a wide spectrum of emotions, themes, and styles. This anthology is particularly recommended for young readers eager to explore the richness of poetic expression, and for scholars and enthusiasts seeking to deepen their appreciation of poetic art. It is an invitation to journey through the evolving landscape of English poetry, to explore the confluence of the past and the present, and to revel in the beauty of words woven into gold.
Available since: 11/20/2023.
Print length: 113 pages.

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