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A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century By Henry A. Beers
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Historians of French and German literature are accustomed to set off a period, or a division of their subject, and entitle it "Romanticism" or "the Romantic School."
A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century By Henry A. Beers
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The present volume is a sequel to "A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century" (New York; Henry Holt & Co., 1899).
Dutch Debauchery By Kees Godefrooij
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Dark Romanticism is a literary subgenre from the 19th century, whose practitioners are claimed to emphasize human fallibility and proneness to sin and self-destruction. This pessimistic nature, but... More > also the desperate attempts to overcome such dark sentiments, are prominent in the work of many 19th-century French, British, German and American authors. Kees Godefrooij was strongly inspired by the work of such writers. His Dark Romantic leanings come to the fore in this collection. Feel free to acquaint yourself with Godefrooij's black-satin, red-velvet poetry, which harbours the volcanism of passion, where infidelity serves Eros in an unbridled voracity of voluptuous affairs. By all means, read this collection and indulge in some sinful rolling on the rapturous tide of prey-greedy, adulterous poems under the mantle of an unchaste Black Madonna… This international publication features examples of Godefrooij's work in English and French translation.< Less
Odes By John Keats
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The Odes of John Keats rank among the great lyric poems in English. In these monumental, inspiring lines, Keats muses on grand Romantic themes: Beauty, Truth, Love, Identity, Soul-making, Nature,... More > Melancholy, and Mortality. Mostly written in the year before his death, Keats' odes set a new standard for lyrical expression, and his work continues to fascinate readers. Collected here are all 10 poems titled or considered to be Odes in Keats' oeuvre, including the great ones: Ode to Psyche, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on Melancholy, and To Autumn. This new edition brings them all together as a set of related texts that invite comparison and deep reflection, in a compact format for general readers, creative writers, teachers and students alike. Published by Spruce Alley Press< Less
A History of French Literature By Edward Dowden
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Historians of French and German literature are accustomed to set off a period, or a division of their subject, and entitle it "Romanticism" or "the Romantic School."
Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776-1862 By Richard Gravil
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Part 1 of this book examines the English contribution to the 'American Revolution', and the various models of relationship between Britain and America that existed for writers in the 'American... More > Renaissance'. Part 2 considers the politics of James Fenimore Cooper, and the inspirational role of the English Romantics in the thinking of Emerson and the art of Bryant, Thoreau, Hawthorne and Poe, Melville, Whitman and Dickinson. An epilogue explores how Dickinson and Whitman responded to the seductive music of Alfred Lord Tennyson. “How this study is received will say as much about the recovery of serious interest in literary history as about the work’s quality. Learned, rigorous in testing its assertions, mordant and spirited in its expression, Romantic Dialogues makes one wonder how one ever read the American text at all without the British context. …. An extraordinary achievement” —Robert Weisbuch, New England Quarterly< Less
Pyschotropolis By Michael Dante
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A crazy artist tries to paint himself out of a mental hospital. The Elephant Man writes a love letter to a blind prostitute. A Siamese twin realizes that he is a reincarnation of the god Vishnu. The... More > Second Coming of Christ takes place on 9/11 and Guy Fawkes has a terrifying affair with the scavenger’s daughter… At last a new and distinctive voice has emerged from the British poetry scene: a visionary for our times. These strange and unsettling poems are a lyrical testament to Humanity while providing an important contribution to contemporary British poetry. Professor David Parry, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. This book is a modern day masterpiece, a true classic. His dark vision of the world is truly terrifying. This is one of those books that will be read in a hundred years from now…. A very important work, probably, the most significant book published in 2017. Pierre Sabak, author of The Murder of Reality and Holographic Culture. “…dangerous, subversive and violent…”< Less
Mysterium By Michael Dante
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A collection of wildlife poetry from Britain's most iconic poet Michael Dante. In this book, he turns his attention to the strange, magical world of animals. Dante writes with dark humour about... More > apocalyptic seagulls, sea devils, mermaids, scorpion fish and Greek legends, Read about Emu terrorists, raccoons with superhuman abilities, and monkeys that model themselves on Elvis Presley. Mysterium is an astonishing poetic treasure trove, essential reading for both dedicated fans and those just discovering this unique and important British voice.< Less
Island of the Dolls By Michael Dante
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Don Julian, a lonely hermit hides a secret far more sinister than anyone can imagine. He must face his biggest trial to take on the supernatural forces which haunt the Island of the Dolls. This... More > book is a modern retelling of the Passion of Christ, and how one man will go to any length to seek redemption. This story is told in sonnets. Written by Michael Dante - Britain's best poet.< Less
Orpheus - An Adaptation of Rilke By Michael Dante
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Rilke transcribed the Sonnets to Orpheus in a heightened state of awareness “in a single breathless act of obedience” to a dead woman. What emerged was a landmark in modern literature.... More > Orpheus’ journey into Hades brings about a tragedy that reverberates into all of nature itself and maybe even felt to the present day. The power of Orpheus’ song is revealed in its magical effects on all living creatures, enchanting even the King of the Underworld. For the first time, Michael Dante has made this masterpiece accessible to today’s reader. Dante reproduces the mystical vision of the original with perfect lucidity. Never has a version been written that captured Rilke’s thought so clearly. This is essential reading for those now discovering this unique and important voice.< Less

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