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The Ancient Track: The Complete Poetical Works of H. P. Lovecraft
H. P. Lovecraft
The publication in 2001 of The Ancient Track: The Complete Poetical Works of H. P. Lovecraft was a landmark. For the first time, all of Lovecraft's 500 or more poems-including hundreds of Christmas greetings, untitled poems, fragments, and poems embedded in his published and unpublished letters-were gathered in accurate texts, with critical commentary and full bibliography. Since that time, a dozen or more poems or poetic fragments have been ...
The Complete Poetical Works of James Whitcomb Riley
James Whitcomb Riley
Indiana University Press
Few lives have left so vivid an impression upon a native environment as that of James Whitcomb Riley, the Hoosier Poet. His folksy, down-home rhymes are still enormously popular in his native state and beyond. This publication brings back into print the complete Riley repertoire of more than 1,000 poems, including such all-time favorites as "Little Orphant Annie" (far and away the best-loved of all Riley characters), "The Raggedy Man," "Our ...
30 Days to Understanding the Bible in 15 Minutes in a Day
30 Days to Understanding the Bible , the innovative teach-yourself guide that's helped so many readers get more out of the Bible, just got even better! Now Max Anders' remarkable resource for Bible learning is available in a new, expanded edition, with all the features that made the original so popular plus much more. Proven effective by over 200,000 readers, 30 Days to Understanding the Bible helps you learn to position key Bible ...
The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
O pure of heart! thou need’st not ask of me What this strong music in the soul may be!’ One of the major figures of English Romanticism, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (17721834) created works of remarkable diversity and imaginative genius. The period of his creative friendship with William Wordsworth inspired some of Coleridge’s best-known poems, from the nightmarish vision of the "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and the opium-inspired ...
Jewish Liturgy and Its Development (Jewish, Judaism)
A. Z. Idelsohn
Classic study surveys the 3,000-year history of Jewish liturgy. Part I chronicles the development of Jewish worship and liturgy from ancient times to the 19th century. Part II describes the nature and ritual of public services and private devotions. 6 appendixes. General index. Index to Hebrew prayers and poetry. Table of transliteration.
An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books
C. Hassell Bullock
The poetic books of the Old Testament--Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon--are often called humankind's reach toward God. The other books of the Old Testament picture God's reach toward man through the redemptive story. Yet these five books reveal the very heart of men and women struggling with monumental issues such as suffering, sin, forgiveness, joy, worship, and the passionate love between a man and woman. C. Hassell ...
The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley.
William Michael Rossetti
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our ...
'Olelo No'eau : Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings
Bishop Museum Pr
Considered the finest ines compendium of traditional Hawaiian insight and lore handed down through generations of oral tradition. This book is a treasure of more than 3,000 proverbs and sayings displaying the knowledge, compassion, foibles, humor, morality, and beliefs of the Hawaiian people.
Russian Poetical Alphabet (Russian Edition)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book for Children and Adults
The Poet Edgar Allan Poe: Alien Angel
Harvard University Press
The poetry of Edgar Allan Poe has had a rough ride in America, as Emerson’s sneering quip about “The Jingle Man” testifies. That these poems have never lacked a popular audience has been a persistent annoyance in academic and literary circles; that they attracted the admiration of innovative poetic masters in Europe and especially France—notably Baudelaire, Mallarmé, and Valéry—has been further cause for embarrassment. Jerome McGann ...
Praying the Psalms (Praying the Scriptures (Destiny Images))
Destiny Image Publishers
The Psalms are about passion, and you should feel passionately when you read them. The Psalmist poured out his soul to God concerning the things that deeply moved him. As you read the Psalms, you are taking a peak into his heart. As you do you will cry when he weeps, shout when he rejoices, burn when he gets angry and fall on your face when he worships God. Praying the Psalms is a wonderful way to meet God every day in your private ...
Streams of Mercy, Prevenient Grace in the Theology of John and Charles Wesley (Asbury Theological Seminary ...
J. Gregory Crofford
This study of prevenient grace in the Wesleys opens new ground in understanding the seminal doctrine of prevenient grace in Methodism. He does so by uncovering a diversity of sources used by John Wesley in his exposition of this biblical concept. He also includes an in-depth examination of the complementary role of Charles Wesley's poetical discourse on the theme, which results in a more comprehensive presentation of its form and function in ...
The Poetry of Mary Robinson: Form and Fame (Nineteenth-Century Major Lives and Letters)
Once celebrated as “the English Sappho,” Mary Robinson was a major figure in British Romanticism. This volume offers a comprehensive study of Robinson’s achievement as a poet, professional writer, formative influence on the Romantic movement, and a participant in the literary, political, and social scene of the late 1700s.
Edgar Allan Poe's Complete Poetical Works
Edgar Allan Poe
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim’s Progress and Othello. As an anthology ...
The Complete Poetic Works of Michael Madsen, Vol. I: 1995-2005
13 Hands Publications
This 10 year Anniversary Special Edition of Michael Madsen's poetry is six books in one: The Complete Works includes previously unavailable books: "Beer, Blood & Ashes," "Eat the Worm," and "Burning in Paradise"--plus, now out of print "A Blessing of the Hounds" and "46 Down: A Book of Dreams & Other Ramblings," in addition to new selections from "When Pets Kill," with over 50 photos.
Hopkins's Poetics of Speech Sound: Sprung Rhythm, Lettering, Inscape
James I. Wimsatt
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Although virtually unknown in his lifetime, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) is counted today among the great nineteenth-century poets. His poetry was collected and published posthumously by his friend Robert Bridges in 1917, and subsequently Hopkins's reputation flowered, though more as a modern writer than as Victorian, and very little as a poetic theorist. Yet the body of Hopkins's critical writing reveals sharp insight into the subject of ...
The City of the Sun: A Poetical Dialogue (La Città del Sole: Dialogo Poetico) (Biblioteca Italiana)
University of California Press
Among Renaissance utopias, The City of the Sun is perhaps second in importance only to More's more famous work. There are striking similarities between Campanella's utopia and More's, but also striking differences which reflect both changed historical circumstances and the highly original nature of Campanella's thought. La città del sole is one of many books written by Tommaso Campanella—philosopher, scientist, astrologer, and ...
Doc Savage: The Infernal Buddha
When a mummy arrives at Doc Savage’s New York headquarters wearing the clothes of his missing assistant, engineer Renny Renwick, Doc, Monk, and Ham rush to Singapore where they get on the trail of a swashbuckling pirate who calls himself the Scourge of the South China Sea, in whose hands a piece of the infernal Buddha has fallen. The trail leads to Pirate Island, the fate of Renny, and a mysterious box containing a terrible, unstoppable ...
The Lives of the Poets: A Selection (Oxford World's Classics)
John Mullan Mullan
Oxford University Press
Here is a substantial selection of Samuel Johnson's magisterial and unforgettable portraits of the lives of the English poets of the 17th and 18th centuries. Originally covering the lives of 52 poets, with the primary focus on Milton, Dryden, Swift, and Pope, Johnson's Lives was described by Thomas Gray as a "compendious story of a whole important age in English literature, told by a great man, and in a performance which is itself a piece of ...
Truth in Religion: The Plurality of Religions and the Unity of Truth
Mortimer J. Adler
Only if, with regard to the diversity of religions, there are questions about truth and falsehood do we have a problem about the pluralism of religions and the unity of truth. That problem is not concerned with preserving religious liberty, freedom of worship, and the toleration, in a particular society or in the world, of a diversity of religious institutions, communities, practices, and beliefs. It is concerned only with the question of ...
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