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Delphi Collected Poetical Works Of John Gower Illustrated

Author : John Gower
ISBN : 9781786562197
Genre : Poetry
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The contemporary and personal friend of Geoffrey Chaucer, the English poet John Gower produced works in the tradition of courtly love and moral allegory. ‘Confessio Amantis’, Gower’s greatest English poem, is a collection of exemplary tales of love, whereby Venus’ priest, Genius, instructs the poet, Amans, in the art of both courtly and Christian love. The stories derive from classical and medieval sources and are told with a tender, restrained narrative style. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Gower’s complete English works, with related illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Gower's life and works * Concise introduction to Gower’s life and poetry * Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the poems * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes G. C. Macaulay’s 1901 text of ‘Confessio Amantis’, with line numbers * Macaulay’s seminal biography - discover Gower's medieval world Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see our wide range of poet titles CONTENTS: The Life and Poetry of John Gower Brief Introduction: John Gower by Sidney Lee Confessio Amantis To King Henry IV: In Praise of Piece The Biography Life of Gower by G. C. Macaulay Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of poetry titles or buy the entire Delphi Poets Series as a Super Set

Delphi Collected Poetical Works Of Mary Robinson Illustrated

Author : Mary Robinson
ISBN : 9781788779821
Genre : Poetry
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The English actress, poet and society beauty of the late eighteenth century, Mary Robinson was known as “the English Sappho” and earned her nickname “Perdita” for her celebrated role as the heroine of Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’. Robinson’s work has in more recent times received critical attention, recognising her importance in the development of Romanticism. In her day, she was acknowledged as a leading poet and her verses demonstrate wit, charm, theatricality and emotional resonance. A poet of sensibility, as well as of popular culture, Robinson wrote poems that chronicle the major events of her time, employing aesthetic innovations. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Robinson’s collected poetical works, with related illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Robinson’s life and works * Concise introduction to Robinson’s life and poetry * Many rare poems appearing in digital print for the first time, including ‘Captivity’, the poem Robinson wrote after her experiences in a debtors’ prison * Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the poems * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes Robinson’s protofeminist essay ‘A Letter to the Women of England’ * Features the poet’s memoir - discover Robinson’s intriguing life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see our wide range of poet titles CONTENTS: The Life and Poetry of Mary Robinson Brief Introduction: Mary Robinson by John Joseph Knight Poems, 1775 Captivity: A Poem; and, Celadon and Lydia: A Tale Poems, 1791 Sight, the Cavern of Woe, and Solitude Monody to the Memory of the Late Queen of France Sappho and Phaon Lyrical Tales The Wild Wreath The Poems List of Poems in Chronological Order List of Poems in Alphabetical Order The Non-Fiction A Letter to the Women of England, on the Injustice of Mental Subordination The Memoir Mrs. Mary Robinson, Written by Herself Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of poetry titles or buy the entire Delphi Poets Series as a Super Set

Delphi Collected Poetical Works Of Adam Mickiewicz Illustrated

Author : Adam Mickiewicz
ISBN : 9781786562166
Genre : Poetry
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Explore Adam Mickiewicz, Poland’s National Poet, who was a leading figure of Romanticism, often likened to Byron and Goethe. Born in the Russian-partitioned territories of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Mickiewicz was active in the struggle to win independence for his homeland. His epic poem ‘Pan Tadeusz’ is celebrated as a masterpiece of European literature. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Mickiewicz’ collected poetical works, with related illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Mickiewicz’ life and works * Concise introduction to Mickiewicz’ life and poetry * Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the poems * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes a modern-day verse translation of Mickiewicz’ great epic ‘Pan Tadeusz’ by Leonard Kress – available in no other collection * Features a bonus biography - discover Mickiewicz’ intriguing life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see our wide range of poet titles CONTENTS: The Life and Poetry of Adam Mickiewicz BRIEF INTRODUCTION: ADAM MICKIEWICZ ODE TO YOUTH THE CRIMEAN SONNETS (Translated by Edna Worthley Underwood) KONRAD WALLENROD (Translated by M. A. Biggs) PAN TADEUSZ The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Prose MY FIRST BATTLE The Biography ADAM MICKIEWICZ: A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH by Edna Worthley Underwood Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of poetry titles or buy the entire Delphi Poets Series as a Super Set

Delphi Collected Works Of John Galt Illustrated

Author : John Galt
ISBN : 9781788779203
Genre : Fiction
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The Scottish author John Galt achieved instant fame with his 1821 novel ‘Annals of the Parish’, winning him the distinction of being the first novelist to deal with issues of the Industrial Revolution. A close friend of Lord Byron, Galt wrote novels that are memorable for their endearing depiction of Scottish rural life, tinged with ironic humour and reminiscent of his contemporary Sir Walter Scott. Galt is also notable as a political and social commentator, as exemplified by his later novel ‘The Member’, for which he has been called the first political novelist of the English language. This comprehensive eBook presents John Galt’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Galt’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major novels * 14 novels, with individual contents tables * Features many rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including ‘The Member’, ‘The Stolen Child’ and ‘Sir Andrew Wylie, of that Ilk’ * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * The rare children’s book ‘The History of Gog and Magog’ * Includes Galt’s rare poetry collection, available in no other eBook * Galt’s play ‘The Mermaid’ * Includes a selection of Galt’s non-fiction * Features a bonus biography – discover Galt’s literary life * A special ‘Glossary of Scots Words’ to aid the modern reader * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels Glenfell Annals of the Parish The Ayrshire Legatees Sir Andrew Wylie, of that Ilk The Provost The Entail The Gathering of the West Ringan Gilhaize The Spaewife The Omen The Last of the Lairds The Member The Radical The Stolen Child The Children’s Book The History of Gog and Magog The Play The Mermaid The Poetry Poems, 1833 The Non-Fiction The Life and Studies of Benjamin West The Life of Lord Byron The Biography John Galt by Francis Espinasse Glossary of Scots Words Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

Delphi Collected Works Of Jean Jacques Rousseau Illustrated

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : 9781786560896
Genre : Philosophy
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