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Songs of Travel : And Other Verses.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson; Sidney Colvin
Publisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, 2014.
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Wanderlust, unfettered freedom, and the eternal allure of the open road -- these are the themes that surface time and time again in Robert Louis Stevenson's charming 1896 book of verse, Songs of Travel. Fans of traditional poetry will adore this cycle of thematically interrelated poems that draw parallels between the perils and pleasures of travel and the vulnerability and abandon of romance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stevenson, Robert Louis.
Songs of Travel : And Other Verses.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Louis Stevenson; Sidney Colvin
ISBN: 9781776530373 1776530373
OCLC Number: 870588567
Description: 1 online resource (72 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Songs of Travel and Other Verses; I --
The Vagabond (to an Air of Schubert); II --
Youth and Love-I; III --
Youth and Love-II; IV; V; VI; VII; VIII; IX; X; XI; XII --
We Have Loved of Yore (to an Air of Diabelli); XIII --
Mater Triumphans; XIV; XV; XVI (to the Tune of Wandering Willie); XVII --
Winter; XVIII; XIX --
To Dr. Hake (on Receiving a Copy of Verses); XX --
To -; XXI; XXII; XXIII; XXIV; XXV --
If this Were Faith; XXVI --
My Wife; XXVII --
To the Muse; XXVIII --
To an Island Princess; XXIX --
To Kalakaua (with a Present of a Pearl); XXX --
To Princess Kaiulani. XXXI --
To Mother MaryanneXXXII --
In Memoriam E.H.; XXXIII --
To My Wife (a Fragment); XXXIV --
To My Old Familiars; XXXV; XXXVI --
To S.C.; XXXVII --
The House of Tembinoka; XXXVIII --
The Woodman; XXXIX --
Tropic Rain; XL --
An End of Travel; XLI; XLII; XLIII --
To S.R. Crockett (on Receiving a Dedication); XLIV --
Evensong; Endnotes.

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Wanderlust, unfettered freedom, and the eternal allure of the open road -- these are the themes that surface time and time again in Robert Louis Stevenson's charming 1896 book of verse, Songs of Travel. Fans of traditional poetry will adore this cycle of thematically interrelated poems that draw parallels between the perils and pleasures of travel and the vulnerability and abandon of romance.

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