Publisher Description

The method of the poems in a Shropshire Lad illustrates better than any theory how poetry may assume the attire of reality, and yet in speech of the simplest, become in spirit the sheer quality of loveliness. For, in these unobtrusive pages, there is nothing shunned which makes the spectacle of life parade its dark and painful, its ironic and cynical burdens, as well as those images with happy and exquisite aspects. With a broader and deeper background of experience and environment, which by some divine special privilege belongs to the poetic imagination, it is easier to set apart and contrast these opposing words and sympathies in a poet; but here we find them evoked in a restricted locale an English county where the rich, cool tranquil landscape gives a solid texture to the human show.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1896
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
37
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
63.6
KB

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