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Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth - An Anthology of Timeless Poetry for Young Readers - cover

Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth - An Anthology of Timeless Poetry for Young Readers

Robert Louis Stevenson, William Shakespeare, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Charles Kingsley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Cullen Bryant, Edmund Spenser, John Fletcher, William Dean Howells, EMILY DICKINSON, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Watson, James Russell Lowell, Michael Drayton, Robert Browning, Robert Southey, John Milton, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, William Blake, John Keats, Thomas Carew, George Arnold, Lord Alfred Tennyson, Susan Hartley Swett, Dinah M. Mulock

Publisher: Good Press

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Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth' stands as a definitive anthology, meticulously weaving together the rich tapestry of English literature through its diverse array of styles and themes. Capturing the essence of human experience, this collection ranges from the Elizabethan splendor of William Shakespeare to the Romantic fervor of William Blake and Percy Bysshe Shelley, down to the Victorian elegance of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. It intertwines the nuanced perspectives of love, nature, adventure, and the quintessence of being, presenting a comprehensive exploration that transcends the conventional boundaries of period and genre. This anthology, carefully curated to engage the youthful mind, highlights the timeless relevance of its contents, providing a solid foundation in the classics of English literature. The collective contributors to 'Golden Numbers' represent a veritable who's who of English literary history, encompassing centuries of literary evolution. From the ground-breaking epics of John Milton to the introspective lyrics of Emily Dickinson and the moral narratives of Charles Kingsley, each author contributes to a multifaceted dialogue on human nature and the beauty of existence. This anthology does not just capture a historical or cultural moment; it embodies the continuum of English literary tradition, offering a lens through which the evolution of language, style, and thematic preoccupation can be studied. 'Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth' is an indispensable collection for both the budding literary enthusiast and the seasoned scholar, providing a unique opportunity to traverse the landscapes of English literature through its most pivotal epochs. It invites readers on a journey of discovery, encouraging a deeper appreciation for the art of poetry and its capability to encapsulate the human condition. This anthology serves not only as a testament to the enduring power of verse but as a gateway to fostering a lifelong relationship with the written word, making it a must-have in any collection.
Available since: 10/04/2023.
Print length: 290 pages.

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