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A Vers de Société Anthology - Exploring the Essence of Societal Verse Through Literary Masters - cover

A Vers de Société Anthology - Exploring the Essence of Societal Verse Through Literary Masters

William Shakespeare, Gelett Burgess, Robert Herrick, James Russell Lowell, Walter Savage Landor, Austin Dobson, Frederick Locker-Lampson, Ben Jonson, James Jeffrey Roche, H. C. Bunner, Edmund Clarence Stedman, Thomas Haynes Bayly, Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Publisher: Good Press

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A Vers de Société Anthology," curated with the discerning literary connoisseur in mind, delves deep into the heart of societal verse, threading through the delicate interplay of wit, satire, and lyrical beauty that defines this genre. The collection showcases a stunning array of literary styles, from the Elizabethan grandeur of William Shakespeare to the nuanced, fin-de-siècle elegance of Austin Dobson, presenting a rich tapestry of social commentary wrapped in poetic finesse. Standout pieces within the anthology navigate the spectrum of human emotion and societal norms, offering reflective insights into the cultures from which they emanate, and highlighting the diversity and significance of the works included. The contributing authors, spanning centuries, bring together a formidable mosaic of backgrounds, each enriching the anthology's central theme with their unique historical and cultural perspectives. This collaborative effort aligns with various literary movements, from the cavalier poets to the romantic and Victorian sentiments, offering a panoramic view of the evolution of Vers de Société. Their collective contributions not only pay homage to the intricate dance of society and poetry but also serve to enrich the readers understanding of the multifaceted nature of human social interaction as captured through the poets eye. "A Vers de Société Anthology" is an indispensable treasure trove for those who wish to immerse themselves in the captivating world of societal poetry. It offers readers a unique opportunity to traverse the intellectual landscapes of several eras, exploring the interplay of form, function, and theme across different literary epochs. This collection is recommended for its educational value, its breathtaking array of insights into human nature and social constructs, and the dialogue it fosters between the varied authors' works, making it a compelling addition to any literary enthusiasts collection.
Available since: 10/19/2023.
Print length: 148 pages.

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