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A First Poetry Book Macmillan Poetry

Author : Pie Corbett
ISBN : 9781447235019
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The first in a brand-new series of poetry books created with KS1 teachers and students in mind, but packed with glorious poems that will appeal to a wide audience. This topic-based collection features brand-new poems about fairies, mermaids, princesses, monsters, mythical creatures, dinosaurs, pets, transport, families, seasons, school, people who help us, pirates, the senses, space, feelings, holidays and festivals, minibeasts, food, where we live, nature, friends and the past.

Treasures From Ucl

Author : Gillian Furlong
ISBN : 9781910634011
Genre : Art
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UCL has one of the foremost university Special Collections in the UK. It is a treasure trove of national and international importance, comprising over a million items dating from the 4th-century AD to the present day. Treasures from UCL draws together detailed descriptions and images of 70 of the most prized items. Between the magnificent illuminated Latin Bible of the 13th-century and the personal items of one of the 20th-century’s greatest writers, George Orwell, the many highlights of this remarkable collection will delight and intrigue anyone who picks up this book.

Text And Image In The City

Author : John Hinks
ISBN : 9781443879484
Genre : Social Science
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The essays in this collection discuss how the city is ‘textualized’, and address many aspects of how texts and images are written and produced in, and about, cities. They demonstrate how urban texts and images provoke reactions, in city-dwellers, visitors, civic and political actors, that, in turn, impact upon the shape of the city itself. Many kinds of urban texts – both manuscript and print – are discussed, including chapbooks, periodicals, poetry, graffiti and street-signs. The essays derive from a range of disciplines including book history, urban history, cultural history, literary studies, art history and urban planning, and explore some key questions in urban cultural history, including the relationship between text, image and the city; the function of the text or image within an urban environment; how urban texts and images have been used by those in positions of power and by those with little or no power; the ways in which urban identity and values have been reflected in ‘street literature’, graffiti and subversive texts and images; and whether theories of urban space can help us to understand the relationship between text, image and the city. As such, this volume will serve to enhance the reader’s understanding of the nature of urbanism from a historical perspective, the creation and representation of urban space, and the processes of urbanization. It investigates how the creation, distribution and consumption of urban texts and images actively affect the shaping of the city itself – a mutually constitutive process whereby text, image and city create and sustain each other.

The Poetry Of George Albert Leddy

Author : George Albert Leddy
ISBN : 1452035563
Genre : Education
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meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 10"meta name="Originator" content="Microsoft Word 10"link rel="File-List" href="file:///C:%5CUsers%5CChris%5CAppData%5CLocal%5CTemp%5Cmsohtml1%5C01%5Cclip_filelist.xml"!--[if gte mso 9] Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ![endif]--!--[if !mso] ![endif]--!--[if gte mso 10] ![endif]-- The Poetry of George Albert Leddy (1883-1967) was first published in 1998 by his grandson Chris Abair, and is a “significant find” in the genre popularized by Robert Service—author of “The Cremation of Sam McGee.” The poems are mostly detailed stories, ingeniously crafted in perfect lyrical rhyme, offering a unique perspective on early twentieth-century America—a harsh but simpler time. In the oral tradition of storytelling, these poetic ballads are meant to be memorized and recited “from the heart”—some take 15 minutes to perform! The poems cover a variety of themes: The series “Tales of the Rugged Trails" are grisly barroom ballads set in the Arctic, Out West, and on the sea. It includes "The Voice of the Bar” and “License or Prohibition" which deal with the evils of alcohol. “Cook and Peary" debates the question of who first discovered the North Pole. “The Blue and the Gray" and “Decoration Day" have a patriotic theme. A series of poems on the lighter side include titles like “The Butterfly and the Rose" and “The Old Picket Fence.” And there are many humorous personal poems. A new generation is discovering that poetry is a performing art, as evident by the popularity of poetry slams, rapping, and Poetry Out-Loud competitions. Young people are realizing that poetry is meant to be heard like a song and recited like an actor performs lines. Still, many people today find poetry boring and hard to understand. The poetry of George Albert Leddy will surely go a long way to help change that perception.

Representation And Design

Author : Pauline E. Head
ISBN : 0791432041
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines Old English poetry from the point of view of its interpretation, drawing on Anglo-Saxon pictorial art as a model for the interaction of representation and design.

God And The Poetic Ego

Author : Anthony Hirst
ISBN : 303910327X
Genre : Poetry
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The Greek Bible and the services of the Orthodox Church have proved a rich source of language for many poets of modern Greece, and perhaps for none more than for Kostis Palamas, Angelos Sikelianos and Odysseas Elytis, whose overlapping careers span the period 1876-1996. A blurring of the boundaries between Orthodoxy and 'Greekness' ("hellenikoteta," which all three poets celebrate) has often led critics to assume from the Christian borrowings in the poetry the Christian allegiance of the poets. Through detailed analyses of selected poems, focusing on their relation to Biblical and liturgical source texts, this book questions whether the work of these poets is compatible with Christianity at all. It asks whether a Christ who is assimilated, along with the Virgin Mary, into the ancient Greek pantheon, or presented as a symbol of Beauty, or as object of the erotic desire of the women of the Gospels is still within the realm of Orthodoxy. Above all it asks whether, when the poetic ego appropriates to itself words which in their original context belong to Christ or Jehovah, there is any room left for the divine, or whether the poet has not in fact elbowed God off the stage altogether."

Niv Bible The Poetry Books

Author : New International Version
ISBN : 9781444791730
Genre : Bibles
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The poetical books of the Bible, from Job to Song of Songs, using the New International Version 2011 translation. This eBook has an incredibly simple and fast navigation system to help you jump between Bible passages seamlessly. It also includes helpful summaries of each Bible book, a compilation of inspirational passages from the Psalms and lists of the key themes in Proverbs. This eBook is also available as an enhanced version with audio Bible readings for every chapter by Poirot actor, David Suchet.

Holding Patterns

Author : Daniel McGuiness
ISBN : 079144953X
Genre : Poetry
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Argues that if poems are to matter in American culture, they must be read rather than theorized over.

Lecture On Imagination And Poetry With A Special Reference To The Poetry Of The Bible Etc

Author : Thomas GRINFIELD
ISBN : BL:A0018214886
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Michael Rosen S A Z

Author : Michael Rosen
ISBN : 9780141923789
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From Agard to Zephaniah, the very best of children's poetry from the very best of children's poets appears in this wonderful and exciting anthology edited by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate. Coinciding with his laureateship and a very welcome public promotion of the need for children's poetry in our education system, this future classic for Puffin will delight readers young and old, and make the perfect gift.

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