Classic Collection Books
Sonnets of Shakespeare, A Classic Collection Book
The English playwright and poet, William Shakespeare, is often referred to as the 'Bard of Avon' and 'England's national poet'. He is considered to be the greatest writer of the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. His plays are performed more than those of any other playwright, and have been translated into every major living language. This beautiful illustrated book contains all of Shakespeare's 154 sonnets, including the Fair Youth Sonnets, the Dark Lady Sonnets and the Greek Sonnets. It is an essential addition to every poetry lover's bookshelf.
Poems of Jane Austen, A Classic Collection Book
Jane Austen (1775-1817) was one of the most famous English novelists, known for her romantic fiction about English gentry. Less well known, but equally highly regarded, are her remarkable poems, which mark her as an exceptionally talented and respected poet. This extensive collection of Jane Austen poems include; To The Memory Of Mrs Lefroy Who Died Dec:R 16 – My Birthday, My Dearest Frank, I Wish You Joy, Of A Ministry Pitiful, Angry, Mean, When Winchester Races, Mock Panegyric On A Young Friend, When Stretch’D On One’s Bed, See They Come, Post Haste From Thanet, Miss Lloyd Has Now Went To Miss Green, Miss Green’s Reply (Poem By Miss Green), Ode To Pity, Oh! Mr Best You’Re Very Bad, This Little Bag, I’Ve A Pain In My Head, The Marriage of Miss Camilla Wallop and The Rev’d Henry Wake, A Letter To Miss Bigg, A Letter To Miss Bigg (unsent), Mr. Gell and Miss Gill, Backwards Letter; Ym Raed Yssac, The Jane Austen’s Riddles, and Verses To Rhyme With Rose, including Happy The Lab’Re and more.
Poems of Charlotte, Emily and Anne, The Bronte Sisters, A Classic Collection Book
Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848) and Anne (1820-1855) were famous nineteenth century poets and novelists, publishing their original work under the pseudonyms, Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. Charlotte's novel, 'Jane Eyre' was the first successful novel, followed by Emily's 'Wuthering Heights' and Anne's 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall', all of which are considered to be masterpieces, and classics of English literature. The Bronte sisters, together with their brother, Branwell, were very close during childhood and they displayed their story telling talents at very early ages, inventing imaginary worlds such as that of Gondal and Glass Town and developing complex stories within the settings of these worlds. Their poetic talents shine through their poems which excel in passion, imagination and originality, including poems of love, loss, death, the beauty of nature, and so much more.
Poems of Emily Bronte, A Classic Collection Book
Emily Bronte, (1818 - 1848), was an English novelist and poet. She was born in Yorkshire and was the third of four surviving siblings, Charlotte, Branwell, and Anne. She is known best for her world famous, and only novel, Wuthering Heights, a classic of English Literature. Publishing under the names of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, Charlotte, Emily and Anne wrote powerful and passionate poetry. This complete collection of poems, by Emily, emanates her depth of spirit and mirrors her poetic brilliance and descriptive understanding of human nature, the natural world and her vision of the afterlife. From poems describing the mythical country of Gondal, that she and her sister Anne imagined, to thought provoking poetry such as 'No Coward Soul Is Mine' and 'Remembrance', to beautiful descriptive poems such as 'The Bluebell', her unique ability to manipulate language is thoroughly absorbing.
Poems of Charlotte Bronte, A Classic Collection Book
Charlotte Bronte, (1816 - 1855), was an English novelist and poet. She was born in Yorkshire and was the eldest of four surviving siblings, Anne, Branwell, and Emily. She is known best for hernovels, 'Jane Eyre', 'Villette', 'The Professor' and 'Shirley', all considered to be classics of English literature. Publishing under the names of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, Charlotte, Emily and Anne wrote powerful and passionate poetry. This collection of poems by Charlotte reflects her depth of passion for human presence and emotion. Her talent for the manipulation of language shines through her creation of wonderful poems such as 'The Garden', 'The Teacher's Monologue', 'Mementos' and many more. Immerse yourself in this timeless collection of imaginative flowing poetry, and lose yourself in the thoughts and emotions they'll inevitably provoke.
Poems of Anne Bronte, A Classic Collection Book
Anne Bronte, (1820-1849), was an English novelist and poet. She was born in Yorkshire and was the youngest of four surviving siblings, Charlotte, Branwell, and Emily. She is known best for her two world famous novels; 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' (known for being one of the first sustained feminist novels) and 'Agnes Gray', both classics of English Literature. Publishing under the names of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, Charlotte, Emily and Anne wrote powerful and passionate poetry. This complete collection of poems by Anne exhibits her natural flair for wonderful poetry, including fantasy poems describing the mythical country of Gondal that she and her sister Emily created and many more poems of such depth, thought and imagination, they cannot fail to delight. Anne's poetic talent shines brightly throughout this book.
Poems of Charles Dickens, A Classic Collection Book
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English literary genius, famous for his many classic novels such as The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Hard Times, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, and many more. Less well known, but equally highly regarded, are his notable poems, which mark him as a talented and respected poet. This collection of Charles Dickens poems include:
The Hymn Of The Wiltshire Laborers, George Edmunds' Song, The Song Of The Wreck, Little Nell's Funeral, A Fine Old English Gentleman, Gabriel's Grub Song, Squire Norton's Song, The Ivy Green, A Child's Hymn, and Lucy's Song.
Poems of Mark Twain, A Classic Collection Book
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) was an American writer, often referred to as 'The Father of American Literature'. Among his most notable works include his novels, 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer', and 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'. Less well known, but still exceptionally highly regarded, are his remarkable poems, which mark him as a talented poet and openly display his ability of writing humour, drama and parody in rhyme. This collection of Mark Twain's poetry include: A Man Hired By John Smith And Co, A Sweltering Day In Australia, Ode To Stephen Dowling Bots, Dec'd, The Aged Pilot Man, Those Annual Bills, To Jennie, O Lord, Our Father, Warm Summer Sun, and Genius.
Poems of Francis Scott Fitzgerald, A Classic Collection Book
Francis Scott Fitzgerald (1896 – 1940) was a successful American novelist. He was famous for four novels; ‘This Side Of Paradise’, ‘The Beautiful And Damned’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, and ‘Tender Is The Night’, which earned him recognition as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Less well known, but of equal importance, are his poems, which display his remarkable ability for descriptive and emotive poetry. This collection of Francis Scott Fitzgerald poetry includes The Staying Up All Night, Rain Before Dawn, On A Play Twice Seen, A Poem Amory Sent To Eleanor And Which He Called “Summer Storm”, A Poem That Eleanor Sent Amory Several Years Later, Sleep Of A University, Princeton – The Last Day, We Leave Tonight, Marching Streets, City Dusk, The Pope At Confession, Fragment, One Southern Girl, Football, My First Love, Clay Feet, Lamp In A Window, On Misseldine's, To Boath, Our April Letter, Oh, Sister, Can You Spare Your Heart, Sad Catastrophe, Thousand And First Ship and more.
Poems of George Eliot, A Classic Collection Book
Mary Ann Evans (1819 - 1880) was an English novelist who wrote under her pen name George Eliot to escape the stereotype of women's writing being limited to lighthearted romances. She wrote seven novels, including The Mill On The Floss, Middlemarch, and Silas Marner, and she became one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. As well as her classic novels, she also wrote exceptional poetry which demonstrated her natural talent at writing prose and rhyme that displayed realism and psychological insight. This comprehensive collection of George Eliots poetry includes Self And Life, Bright, O Bright Fedalma, Brother And Sister, God Needs Antonio (Stradivarius), The Choir Invisible, Two Lovers, I Grant You Ample Leave, The Radiant Dark, Blue Wings, How Lisa Loved The King, The Legend Of Jubal, A Minor Prophet, Arion, A College Breakfast Party, The Death Of Moses, Agatha, and many more.