The Bridling of Pegasus: Prose Papers on Poetry

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Good Press, Dec 12, 2019 - Poetry - 258 pages
"The Bridling of Pegasus: Prose Papers on Poetry" by Alfred Austin. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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THE ESSENTIALS OF GREAT POETRY
A COMPARISON AND A CONTRAST
BYRON AND WORDSWORTH
DANTES REALISTIC TREATMENT OF THE IDEAL
DANTES POETIC CONCEPTION OF WOMAN
POETRY AND PESSIMISM
A VINDICATION OF TENNYSON
ON THE RELATION OF LITERATURE TO POLITICS
A CONVERSATION WITH SHAKESPEARE IN THE ELYSIAN FIELDS

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