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Classic writings on poetry

A collection of essays written by various authors critically analyzing poetry and poems. Includes a variety of sources ranging from Aristotle's "Poetics" to academic essays by Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot
eBook, English, ©2003
Columbia University Press, New York, ©2003
Criticism, interpretation, etc
1 online resource (xiii, 538 pages)
9780231503228, 0231503229
from The republic / Plato
Poetics / Aristotle
Ars poetica / Horace
from Germania / Publius Cornelius Tacitus
from On the sublime / Longinus
Skaldskaparmal / Snorri Sturluson
Defence of poesy / Sir Philip Sidney
from Of education / John Milton
Essay of dramatic poesy / John Dryden
Essay on criticism. Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot / Alexander Pope
from Lives of the poets : Life of Milton. Preface to Abraham Cowley. Life of Dryden. Life of Thomas Gray / Samuel Johnson
Progress of poesy / Thomas Gray
Observations prefixed to Lyrical ballads / William Wordsworth
Biographia literaria, Chapter XIV / Samuel Taylor Coleridge
from The state of modern poetry / Francis Jeffrey
from On poetry in general / William Hazlitt
from The four ages of poetry / Thomas Love Peacock
from English bards and Scotch reviewers / George Gordon, Lord Byron
Defence of poetry / Percy Bysshe Shelley
Poet / William Cullen Bryant
Poems / John Keats
from The poet / Ralph Waldo Emerson
from Aurora Leigh, fifth book / Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Poems / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Philosophy of composition / Edgar Allan Poe
from Preface to Leaves of grass, first ed. (1855) / Walt Whitman
Study of poetry / Matthew Arnold
Poems / Emily Dickinson
Proofs of Holy writ / Rudyard Kipling
Retrospect / Ezra Pound
Possibility of a poetic drama / T.S. Eliot
Poetic reality and critical unreality / Laura (Riding) Jackson