Books Tagged ‘Poetry’
Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The definitive collection of Emerson’s major speeches, essays, and poetry, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson chronicles the life’s work of a true “American Scholar.”...
Tags: Classics, Poetry, Philosophy, Nonfiction
Don Juan (poem)
In English literature, Don Juan (1819–1824), by Lord Byron, is a satirical, epic poem that portrays Don Juan not as a womaniser, but as a man easily seduced by women. Lord Byron...
Tags: Classics, Poetry, Fiction, Literature, Romanticism, Medievalism
Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience
Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, contain memorable lyric verses embodying the emerging spirit of Romanticism. The poems of Songs of Innocence describe childhood state...
The Poetics of Aristotle
Aristotle’s Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In this text Aristotle offers an...
Tags: Poetry, Philosophy, Nonfiction, Art, Criticism
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. His plays are constantly studied, performed an...
Tags: Poetry, Fiction, Literature, Plays, Collections
The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy is a long Italian narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the pr...
Tags: Poetry, Philosophy, Fiction, Literature, Religion
The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf...
Tags: Poetry, Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edition
Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of “The Raven” to the persistent fright of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his stories an...
Tags: Classics, Horror, Poetry, Short Stories, Fiction