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The winged horse : the story of the poets and their poetry

Author: Joseph Auslander; Theresa West Elmendorf; Frank Ernest Hill
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., ©1927.
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Aenid -- Aeschylus -- Matthew Arnold -- ballads -- William Blake -- Beowulf -- Robert Browning -- Robert Burns -- Lord Byron -- Canterbury Tales -- Geoffrey Chaucer -- Dante -- Emily Dickinson -- Divine Comedy -- Elizabethan poetry -- epic poetry -- Faery Queen -- Greek poetry -- Homer -- Horace -- The Iliad -- Ben Jonson -- John Keats -- Rudyard Kipling -- Laura -- Leaves of Grass -- Christopher marlowe -- meter --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Auslander; Theresa West Elmendorf; Frank Ernest Hill
ISBN: 0385075650 9780385075657
OCLC Number: 228771773
Description: xv, 451 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: When poetry was necessary --
How poetry became beautiful --
The first poets --
Blind Homer --
Pegasus in Greece --
How poets invented plays --
The Romans: Horace and Virgil --
The poetry of heroes and dragons --
The poet of heaven and hell --
Petrarch and his Laura --
Pegasus in England --
The ballad-makers --
Queen Elizabeth's poets --
Will Shakespeare --
Milton and his angels --
Poetry becomes sensible --
The poets of nature --
"Childe Harold" --
The sun treader --
Beauty is truth, truth beauty --
Lord Tennyson --
The Brownings --
The poet of ravens and lost ladies --
"I sing democracy" --
Under steam and stone --
Pegasus in to-morrow.
Responsibility: by Joseph Auslander and Frank Ernest Hill ; with decorations by Paul Honoré ; and a bibliography by Theresa West Elmendorf.

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Aenid -- Aeschylus -- Matthew Arnold -- ballads -- William Blake -- Beowulf -- Robert Browning -- Robert Burns -- Lord Byron -- Canterbury Tales -- Geoffrey Chaucer -- Dante -- Emily Dickinson -- Divine Comedy -- Elizabethan poetry -- epic poetry -- Faery Queen -- Greek poetry -- Homer -- Horace -- The Iliad -- Ben Jonson -- John Keats -- Rudyard Kipling -- Laura -- Leaves of Grass -- Christopher marlowe -- meter -- John Milton -- William Morris -- narrative poetry -- pastoral poetry -- Francesco Petrarch -- Edgar Allan Poe -- Alexander Pope -- rhyme -- Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- satire -- William Shakespeare -- Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Shepherd's calendar -- sonnet -- Edmund Spencer -- Alfred Lord Tennyson -- tragedy -- Virgil -- Walt Whitman -- William Wordsworth -- poetry history and criticism.

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