Landors Latin Poems: Fifty Pieces Walter Savage Landor

ISBN: 9780838757598

Published: February 24th 2010

Hardcover

108 pages


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Landors Latin Poems: Fifty Pieces  by  Walter Savage Landor

Landors Latin Poems: Fifty Pieces by Walter Savage Landor
February 24th 2010 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 108 pages | ISBN: 9780838757598 | 9.31 Mb

This selection says nothing about the English writings of Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), which run to sixteen volumes- and apart from a brief introductory sketch it makes only occasional remarks about his life. Instead it presents fiftyMoreThis selection says nothing about the English writings of Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), which run to sixteen volumes- and apart from a brief introductory sketch it makes only occasional remarks about his life.

Instead it presents fifty illustrations of his exceptional dexterity in Latin verse, showing his hostile treatment of political figures (including royalty), his relations with friends, his pleasures and sufferings as a lover, and his delight in the changing phases of nature. The long closing piece treats, within a mythological framework, the great forces that govern the world and its inhabitants.



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