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Transports of delight : an aromatic journey in verse from East to West on the wings of perfume

Author: David Pybus; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Folkestone, UK : Global Oriental, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a celebration through verse of man's extraordinary sensory world of smell, connecting East and West. Here is a fascinating and delightful anthology, drawn from around the world and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Pybus; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 1905246560 9781905246564 9789004213449 9004213449
OCLC Number: 1200829556
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Description: xi, 131 p.
Contents: Acknowledgements; The Ballad of East and West; Prologue; Scent; Japan: Fragrance of the Orange; Once there was a Man; 10 Uses of Koh (Incense); Brought by the Breeze; An Ephemeral Spring Dream; In the Moonlight; Flowers of Hill or Dale; When the East Wind Blows; After Bells had Rung; Memoirs of a Geisha; The Musmee; The Buddha at Kamakura; China,Tibet and East Indies: When Two People are at One; Xanadu; The Glories of Kinsay; The Scent of Autumn; Hymn to Incense; The Widow's Tale; Lord Jim; Burning Incense; India and the Levant: Soft as a Bud; When We Have Loved; In the Month of Vaishaka; The Prophet; Awake, O Heart; Song of Arabian Camel Drovers; The Capture of a Rose by Distillation; The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam; Gulistan; Sinbad's Other Tale; Incantation; Take Unto Thee Sweet Spices; The Smell of Lebanon; The Gardener; Europe: Here First She Bathes; When I Drink Wine; The Histories; Phoenix; You Will Dine Well, Dear; My Boy's Kisses; Poetry is Hard; The Smell of Gum; Chypre (Cyprus); The Ordinall Of Alchemy; Secret of the Philosophers; Sonnet 54; Coming To Kiss Her Lips; A Fragrante Prayer; To the Most Fair and Lovely Miss Anne Soame; Upon Julia's Unlacing Herself; Ask Me No More; Rhodon and Iris; A Nosegay for Laura; Edict of George III; Cologne; The Wallflower; Ode to a Nightingale; The Sensitive Plant; Le Parfum; Awakenings; Love and Sleep; Perfume; Memory; White Heliotrope; Odour; Eros D'aute; Hothouse Flowers; The Picture of Dorian Gray; A Lure; The Connoisseur of Woodsmoke; Ithaka; Sent; Americas: To Celia; Bermudas; Meditation 9; The Song of Hiawatha; To Helen; Smoke; Ambergris; Waikiki; The Flower-fed Buffaloes; The Earth is Precious; Roots and Leaves; The Sign; Epilogue: Earth Scent; Glossary; Bibliography; The Harvey Crest
Other Titles: ProQuest One Literature.
Responsibility: [edited by] David Pybus.

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