Latest books

Archives

Get A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems: The Collected Poems of PDF

By A. E. Housman

ISBN-10: 0141919159

ISBN-13: 9780141919157

A. E. Housman used to be one of many best-loved poets of his day, whose poems conjure up a powerful and idyllic rural global imbued with a poignant experience of loss. they're expressed in basic rhythms, but express an exceptional ear for the subtleties of metre and alliteration. His scope is broad -- starting from non secular doubt to extreme nostalgia for the nation-state. This quantity brings jointly 'A Shropshire Lad' (1896) and 'Last Poems' (1922), in addition to the posthumous choices 'More Poems' and 'Additional Poems', and 3 translations of extracts from Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides that demonstrate his mastery of Classical literature.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems: The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman PDF

Similar poetry books

Download PDF by Charles Bukowski: Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument until the

EISBN-13: 9780061877582

"Play the Piano inebriated Like a Percussion software till the hands start to Bleed a Bit" is a set of poetry via the prolific Charles Bukowski. In a down-to-earth, vernacular loose verse, Bukowski poetically explores a couple of ordinary issues: girls and intercourse, playing and video games of probability, alcohol, cigarettes, his existence as a poet, and different writers.

I see Bukowski as a type of literary philosopher-satyr who usually writes in regards to the crude, seedy part of existence. a few of my favourite poems from this assortment are as follows: "fire station," a bawdy, boozy narrative poem; "a radio with guts," in regards to the narrator's drunken abuse of the identify merchandise; and "interviews," an ironic mirrored image on encounters with "young males from the underground / newspapers and the small movement / magazines. "

during this ebook the reader will come across junkies, drunks, and diverse colourful characters. Bukowski's tone is typically depression; frequently the bawdy lifetime of his poems is haunted by way of the threat of demise. and that i used to be intrigued through his occasional literary references: to Dos Passos, Mailer, Rimbaud, Hemingway, and others. total, a compelling quantity.

Download PDF by Katie Ford: Blood Lyrics

In Katie Ford's 3rd assortment, she units her track into lyrics wrung from the world's risks. Blood Lyrics is a mother's track, one seared with the data that her kingdom wages lengthy, aching wars within which no longer all lives are equivalent. there's attractiveness imparted, too, however it arrives at a price: "Don't say it's the gorgeous / I praise," Ford writes.

New PDF release: The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry

In conventional chinese language tradition, poetic artistry held a spot that was once unmatched through the other unmarried expertise, and used to be a resource of status or even of political energy. during this wealthy assortment, J. P. Seaton introduces the reader to the most kinds of chinese language poetry and the most important poets, from the vintage Shih Ching to the 20 th century.

Get The Bell Jar PDF

The Bell Jar is a hugely distinct and weird publication, and even if the period of the 1950's it represents has light and disappeared into heritage, the facility of this novel doesn't burn up. the unique essays during this quantity each one tackle a selected attitude from which to check the paintings. One essay discusses the difficulty of nature vs.

Extra resources for A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems: The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman

Example text

Then I pulled the plug on the electric, covered it and carried it over to the corner of the room and set it down. that was the worst part—carrying it off like that. it was like it was something alive. I half expected it to speak, as it often had, in its own way. I felt as if I had turned a pet dog out into the cold street. then my daughter who is a computer whiz came over to set things up 42 for me and to show me the basic techniques. she left and I began playing with the computer. it did some wonderful things but then I noticed certain inconsistencies.

Too fucking bad. you gun it, lighting a crushed cigarette with one hand from a soiled pack of matches. shit on the world. 21 the Mexican fighters watching the boxing matches from Mexico on tv while sitting in bed on a cool November evening. had a great day at the track, picking 7 of 9, two of them long shots. no matter, I am watching the fighters work hard now, showing more courage than style as in the front row two fat men talk to each other, paying no attention to the boxers who are fighting for their very existence as human beings.

53 I decided on those two. holy hell! I liked the clerks, they were totally uninterested. ” one of the clerks asked. “a box,” I replied. then my wife came around the corner, smiling, wearing a straw hat with a very wide brim. she looked much better than I. she looked cute. beautiful. “get it,” I said. ” so we walked out of there with our new straw 54 hats and we took them back to the car and put them in their boxes on the back seat and it was a good drive home under the low clouds, nothing wrong at all.

Download PDF sample

A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems: The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman by A. E. Housman


by Kenneth
4.3

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 22 votes

Comments are closed.