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Jul

Philip Larkin Poems

Publicado por Douglas S el 1 de July de 2014 a las 07:00 pm

The librarian poet, Philip Larkin (1922-1985) is a poet whose work has helped to shape the literary world. A strong follower of Thomas Hardy, Philip Larkin mimicked his style. The abandonment of the style of neo-Romanticism was typical of poets of his time. However, his deeply rich poems of the life and love have made […]

1
Jul

Ogden Nash Poems

Publicado por Douglas S el 1 de July de 2014 a las 12:36 am

Frederic Ogden Nash ( 1902-1971) known as Ogden Nash to readers of his work is known for his children’s poems. His works have entertained children and adults alike since the creation of each work. In an era where such individuals as Will Eisner and Walt Disney were common names, Ogden Nash was the poetic voice […]

30
Jun

Khalil Gibran Poems

Publicado por Douglas S el 30 de June de 2014 a las 09:25 pm

Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) was an American Immigrant poet. Born in a time when poverty prevailed in a majority of the populace, so was the family of Khalil Gibran. His mother was the daughter of a priest which played a critical part in his life. As Gibran was a member of the poverty class, his education […]

30
Jun

Percy Bysshe Shelley Poems

Publicado por Douglas S el 30 de June de 2014 a las 09:22 pm

When observing the poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) one cannot separate the political views and rebellious nature of the man from his works. Ever in opposition to the English government and to the religious orders of his time (see his work The Necessity of Atheism), Percy Bysshe Shelley’s works come across as blunt statements […]

27
Jun

Roald Dahl Poems

Publicado por Douglas S el 27 de June de 2014 a las 03:23 pm

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) is best known for his children’s stories. There are few individuals that have not been exposed to Roald Dahl. Books such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach have become traditional generational literature. Most of his children’s stories have gone on to become screenplays and blockbuster movies. […]