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Narrative and Lyric Poems (Second Series) for Use in the Lower School - Echoes of Romantic Rebellion and Victorian Reflection - cover

Narrative and Lyric Poems (Second Series) for Use in the Lower School - Echoes of Romantic Rebellion and Victorian Reflection

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Elizabeth Barret Browning, Arthur Hugh Clough, Robert Browning, Oliver Goldsmith, Lord Byron, Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Good Press

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Narrative and Lyric Poems (Second Series) for Use in the Lower School is a meticulously curated anthology that showcases the rich tapestry of 19th-century British poetry. Spanning the Romantic and Victorian eras, this collection harmonizes the divergent voices of rebellion, love, existential inquiry, and social critique through both narrative and lyrical forms. It includes a range of literary styles, from the passionate Romanticism of Percy Bysshe Shelley to the moral and social engagements of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Alfred Tennyson, encapsulating the evolving literary tastes and concerns of the period. This anthology brings together contributions from a constellation of seminal poets, each hailing from distinctive literary movements yet united by their profound influence on the landscape of English literature. Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, with their Romantic ideals, confront the existential and societal strictures of their time. In contrast, Victorian voices like Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning navigate the complexities of the human heart and social injustice. The inclusion of poets across these pivotal eras invites readers into a dialogue with the cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic shifts that shaped 19th-century thought and poetry. Narrative and Lyric Poems (Second Series) is an indispensable volume for readers who seek to immerse themselves in the depth and diversity of 19th-century British poetry. It offers an unmatched opportunity to explore the evolution of poetic expression, themes, and styles, facilitating a comprehensive understanding of the periods literary achievements. Scholars, students, and enthusiasts alike are encouraged to delve into this collection, not only as an educational resource but as a profound experience in the beauty and dynamism of poetic creativity.
Available since: 10/19/2023.
Print length: 112 pages.

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