Robert Southey

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Although his fame has long been eclipsed by his friends Wordsworth and Coleridge, the Lake Poet Robert Southey held the position of Poet Laureate for 30 years from 1813 until his death in 1843, publishing a large body of epic poems, odes, ballads and many other forms of literature. And now, for the first time in digital publishing history, you can own Southey’s complete poetical works on your eReader, with beautiful illustrations, rare works and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Southey’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works

* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Includes the complete epic poems – with many rare works appearing in digital publishing for the first time

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes Southey’s collaborative play, which he wrote with Coleridge

* Selected prose section, including the famous Nelson biography and The Three Bears story

* Features two biographies – discover Southey’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Poetry Collections

JOAN OF ARC

THE VISION OF THE MAID OF ORLEANS

THE TRIUMPH OF WOMAN

WAT TYLER

POEMS CONCERNING THE SLAVE TRADE

BOTANY BAY ECLOGUES

SONNETS

MONODRAMAS

THE AMATORY POEMS OF ABEL SHUFFLEBOTTOM

LYRIC POEMS

SONGS OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS

OCCASIONAL PIECES

ENGLISH ECLOGUES

NONDESCRIPTS

THE DEVIL’S WALK

INSCRIPTIONS

CARMEN TRIUMPHALE

ODES

MADOC

THALABA THE DESTROYER

BALLADS

THE CURSE OF KEHAMA

RODERICK, THE LAST OF THE GOTHS

THE POET’S PILGRIMAGE TO WATERLOO

CARMEN NUPTIALE: THE LAY OF THE LAUREATE

FUNERAL SONG FOR THE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF WALES

A VISION OF JUDGMENT

OLIVER NEWMAN: A NEW ENGLAND TALE

MISCELLANEOUS POETICAL REMAINS

 

The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

 

The Play

THE FALL OF ROBESPIERRE

 

Selected Prose

THE LIFE OF HORATIO, LORD NELSON

SIR THOMAS MORE, OR, COLLOQUIES ON THE PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS OF SOCIETY

CHRONICLE OF THE CID

THE STORY OF THE THREE BEARS

 

The Biographies

RECOLLECTIONS OF THE LAKE POETS by Thomas De Quincey

REMINISCENCES OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE AND ROBERT SOUTHEY by Joseph Cottle

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