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General William Booth Enters into Heaven and Other Poems - cover

General William Booth Enters into Heaven and Other Poems

Vachel Lindsay

Publisher: Good Press

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In 'General William Booth Enters into Heaven, and Other Poems' by Vachel Lindsay, readers are presented with a collection of whimsical and vivid poems that highlight Lindsay's unique literary style of combining traditional rhyme schemes with modern subjects. Lindsay's use of imagery and musicality in his poetry sets him apart from his contemporaries, capturing the essence of American life in the early 20th century. The poems in this collection explore themes of salvation, social justice, and the human spirit, making it a valuable contribution to American poetry. Lindsay's ability to seamlessly blend humor with serious topics adds depth and complexity to his work, engaging readers on multiple levels. With its blend of traditional and modern elements, 'General William Booth Enters into Heaven, and Other Poems' offers a refreshing perspective on American poetry in the early 1900s. Vachel Lindsay's keen insight into the human condition and his mastery of poetic form make this collection a must-read for poetry enthusiasts looking to explore the works of a unique and influential voice in American literature.
Available since: 11/29/2019.
Print length: 128 pages.

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