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A Holy Heavenly Chime – The Christmastide Poems of Christiana Georgina Rossetti By Douglas Anderson
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The Victorian author of “Love Came Down At Christmas” and “In The Bleak Midwinter” gave us many more Christmas gifts than just these two. This collection features 38... More > Christmastide poems by the exceptional Christiana Georgina Rossetti, including devotional poems that cover the breadth of the season, from Advent to Candlemas – and a few others such as “But Give Me Holly, Bold and Jolly.” This collection is one of a several Christmas poetry collections from this editor. Please visit my web site for details about these collections, as well as many more poems, prose, hymns, and carols of Christmas. Website: The Hymns and Carols of Christmas, www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com. Format: Glossy hardcover, 8 1/2" x 11". Paperback format also available; http://www.lulu.com/content/871797.< Less
A Holy Heavenly Chime – The Christmastide Poems of Christiana Georgina Rossetti By Douglas Anderson
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The Victorian author of “Love Came Down At Christmas” and “In The Bleak Midwinter” gave us many more Christmas gifts than just these two. This collection features 38... More > Christmastide poems by the exceptional Christiana Georgina Rossetti, including devotional poems that cover the breadth of the season, from Advent to Candlemas – and a few others such as “But Give Me Holly, Bold and Jolly.” This collection is one of a several Christmas poetry collections from this editor. Please visit my web site for details about these collections, as well as many more poems, prose, hymns, and carols of Christmas. Website: The Hymns and Carols of Christmas, www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com. Format: Paperback, 8 1/2" x 11". Glossy Hardback format also available; http://www.lulu.com/content/997900.< Less
Life and Letters of Robert Browning By Sutherland, Mrs. Orr
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an... More > English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax.Browning's early career began promisingly, but was not a success. The long poem Pauline brought him to the attention of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and was followed by Paracelsus, which was praised by Wordsworth and Dickens, but in 1840 the difficult Sordello, which was seen as wilfully obscure, brought his poetry into disrepute. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Browning< Less
Robert Browning By Edward Dowden
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Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for... More > their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax.Browning's early career began promisingly, but was not a success. The long poem Pauline brought him to the attention of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and was followed by Paracelsus, which was praised by Wordsworth and Dickens, but in 1840 the difficult Sordello, which was seen as wilfully obscure, brought his poetry into disrepute. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Browning Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Ariadne Florentina By John Ruskin
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Ariadne Florentina has Six Lectures on Wood and Metal Engraving by John Ruskin. He was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a... More > prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects ranging from geology to architecture, myth to ornithology, literature to education, and botany to political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied. Ruskin penned essays and treatises, poetry and lectures, travel guides and manuals, letters and even a fairy tale. The elaborate style that characterised his earliest writing on art was later superseded by a preference for plainer language designed to communicate his ideas more effectively. In all of his writing, he emphasised the connections between nature, art and society. He also made detailed sketches and paintings of rocks, plants, birds, landscapes, and architectural structures and ornamentation.< Less
English Literature By William J. Long
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PREFACE This book, which presents the whole splendid history of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the close of the Victorian Era, has three specific aims. The first is to create or to... More > encourage in every student the desire to read the best books, and to know literature itself rather than what has been written about literature. The second is to interpret literature both personally and historically, that is, to show how a great book generally reflects not only the author's life and thought but also the spirit of the age and the ideals of the nation's history. The third aim is to show, by a study of each successive period, how our literature has steadily developed from its first simple songs and stories to its present complexity in prose and poetry. To carry out these aims we have introduced the following features: . WILLIAM J. LONG STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT< Less
English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World By William J. Long
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This book, which presents the whole splendid history of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the close of the Victorian Era, has three specific aims. The first is to create or to encourage in... More > every student the desire to read the best books, and to know literature itself rather than what has been written about literature. The second is to interpret literature both personally and historically, that is, to show how a great book generally reflects not only the author's life and thought but also the spirit of the age and the ideals of the nation's history. The third aim is to show, by a study of each successive period, how our literature has steadily developed from its first simple songs and stories to its present complexity in prose and poetry.< Less
The King of the Golden River; or, the Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria. By John Ruskin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was... More > the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied. Ruskin penned essays and treatises, poetry and lectures, travel guides and manuals, letters and even a fairy tale. The elaborate style that characterised his earliest writing on art was later superseded by a preference for plainer language designed to communicate his ideas more effectively. In all of his writing, he emphasised the connections between nature, art and society. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ruskin< Less
Hortus Inclusus Messages from the Wood to the Garden, Sent in Happy Days to the Sister Ladies of the Thwaite, Coniston By John Ruskin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was... More > the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied. Ruskin penned essays and treatises, poetry and lectures, travel guides and manuals, letters and even a fairy tale. The elaborate style that characterised his earliest writing on art was later superseded by a preference for plainer language designed to communicate his ideas more effectively. In all of his writing, he emphasised the connections between nature, art and society. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ruskin< Less
Arrows of the Chace, vol. 1/2 being a collection of scattered letters published chiefly in the daily newspapers 1840-1880 By John Ruskin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was... More > the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied. Ruskin penned essays and treatises, poetry and lectures, travel guides and manuals, letters and even a fairy tale. The elaborate style that characterised his earliest writing on art was later superseded by a preference for plainer language designed to communicate his ideas more effectively. In all of his writing, he emphasised the connections between nature, art and society. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ruskin< Less

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