The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time

The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time

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Here, in one compact volume, is a greatest hits collection of the 100 bets love poems ever written by 100 of the world's greatest poets. This essential anthology is ideal for the romantic-and will inspire any cynic. The poets included range throughout the history of world literature: from the Classics (Sappho, Catullus) and Renaissance (Shakespeare, Donne, Dante) to the Romantics (Shelly, Keats, Wordsworth) and 20th century giants (Frost, Lorca, Graves), right down to the present day (Viorst, Patchen, Neruda). Each poem features a brief introduction, which details the poet's life history as well as the poem's significances with this booka#39;s predecessor, The 100 Best Poems ofAllTime, ourprimary objective in assembling these works has been to provide ... and in this collectionwe have gathered what wefeelarethe best examples ofboth extremes and every variation in between. ... nor even the language itis writteninaffect the immediacy with which agreat love poem instantly communicates emotion to the contemporary reader.

Title:The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time
Author:Leslie Pockell
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2008-03-12


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