Pre Raphaelite Poetry

Pre Raphaelite Poetry

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This outstanding anthology presents the most inspired verse of the the Pre-Raphaelite movement -- a treasury of poems that resounds with a lush musicality of language. The poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti crowns this collection: highlights include The Blessed Damozel, My Sister's Sleep, and selections from The House of Life. Christina Rossetti is amply represented by Remember, Cousin Kate, Song, The Convent Threshold, and other memorable poems. Algernon Charles Swinburne's The Garden of Proserpine and William Morris' The Haystack in the Floods appear here, along with George Meredith's Lucifer by Starlight and selections from Modern Love.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 13mm | 159g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0486424480
  • 9780486424484
  • 17,741

Table of contents

Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  The Blessed Damozel
  My Sister's Sleep
  The Portrait
  Ave
  Autumn Song
  "Place de las Bastille, Paris"
  For a Venetian Pastoral
  Th Card-Dealer
  The Sea-Limits
  A Young Fir-Wood
  The Mirror
  A Match with the Moon
  Sudden Light
  On the Vita Nuova of Dante
  Penumbra
  The Honeysuckle
  Sister Helen
  The Woodspurge
  Even So
  The Song of the Bower
  First Love Remembered
  An Old Sond Ended
  Eden Bower
  Antwerp and Bruges
  Dawn on the Night-Journey
  During Music
  Three Shadows
  The Orchad-Pit: A Fragment
  Selections from The House of Life: A Sonnet-Sequence
  I Love Enthroned
  II Bridal Birth
  III Love's Testament
  IV Lovesight
  VI The Kiss
  VIA Nuptial Sleep
  VII Supreme Surrender
  X The Portrait
  XIII Youth's Antiphony
  XIV Youth's Spring-Tribute
  XVI A Day of Love
  XIX Silent Noon
  XX Gracious Moonlight
  XXII Heart's Haven
  XXV Winged Hours
  XXVI Mid-Rapture
  XXXIV The Dark Glass
  XXXV The Lamp's Shrine
  XXXVI Life-in-Love
  XL Severed Selves
  XLIII Love and Hope
  XLIV Cloud and Wind
  XLVII Broken Music
  XLVIII Death-in-Love
  XLIX Willowwood I
  L Willowwood II
  LI Willowwood III
  LII Willowwood IV
  LIII Without Her
  LVI Herself
  LVII Her Love
  LVIII Her Heaven
  LIX Love's Last Gift
  LX Transfigured Life
  LXVI The Heart of the night
  LXIX Autumn Idleness
  LXX The Hill Summit
  LXXVII Soul's Beauty
  LXXVIII Body's Beauty
  LXXX From Dawn to Noon
  LXXXI Memorial Thresholds
  LXXXV Vain Virtues
  LXXXVI Lost Days
  XCI Lost on Both Sides
  XCVII A Superscription
  XCVIII He and I
  XCIX Newborn Death I
  C Newborn Death II
  CI The One Hope
Christina Rossetti
  Dream Land
  At Home
  A Triad
  Cousin Kate
  Spring
  A Birthday
  Remember
  After Death
  An End
  Song
  A Summer Wish
  An Apple Gathering
  Song
  Maude Clare
  Echo
  Winter: My Secret
  Another Spring
  "No, Thank You, John"
  May
  A Pause of Thought
  Song
  Sister Maude
  The First Spring Day
  The Convent Threshold
  Up-Hill
  "A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break"
  A Better Resurrection
  The Three Enemies
  The One Certainty
  Sweet Death
  The World
  Spring Quiet
  A Portrait
  Dream-Love
  Twice
  One Day
  A Dream
  Beauty Is Vain
  What Would I Give?
  The Bourne
  Memory
  Shall I Forget?
  Vanity of vanities
  L.E.L.
  Life and Death
  Grown and Flown
  Despised and Rejected
  The Lowest Place
  Consider
  A Smile and a Sigh
  Paradise: In a Dream
  Sleeping at Last
Algernon Charles Swinburne
  The Garden of Proserpine
  Hymn to Proserpine
  "Chorus from "Atlanta"
  Super Flumina Babylonis
  Love and Sleep
  Child's Song
  A Ballad of Life
  A Ballad of Death
  Laus Veneris
  The Triumph of Time
  A Cameo
  Before the Mirror
  After Death
  The Sundew
  A Forsaken Garden
  A Ballad of Dreamland
William Morris
  The Defence of Guenevere
  Shameful Death
  Summer Dawn
  The Message of the March Wind
  Riding Together
  In Prison
  The Sailing of the Sword
  The Haystack in the Floods
  Praise of My Lady
George Meredith
  Lucifer in Starlight
  Seed-Time
  Selections from Modern Love
  I By this he knew she wept with waking eyes:
  II "It ended, and the morrow brought the task"
  III This was the woman; what now of the man?
  V A message from her set his brain aflame
  XVI In our old shipwrecked days there was an hour
  XXXIV Madam would speak with me. So now it comes:
  XLV It is the season of the sweet wild rose
  XLVI At last we parley: we so strangely dumb
  XLIX He found her by the ocean's moaning verge
  L Thus piteously Love closed what he begat:
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