[PDF] ↠ Poems of the Past and the Present Author Thomas Hardy – Anguillais.us

Poems of the Past and the Present 1901 Collection Of Poems, By The English Novelist, Short Story Writer, And Poet Who Was Awarded The Order Of Merit In 1910.

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  1. says:

    There is no doubt that Hardy is a brilliant writer, but the quality of this poetry was rather spotty Sometimes it flows with ease and beauty, butoften it is a difficult slog The initial poems refer to war I m assuming the Boer War since they were written in 1899 and are rightfully gloomy I loved the cadence of The Going of the Battery Wives Lament, and the humor in The Levelled Churchyard But the themes of most of the poetry are depressing unfaithful spouses and lovers, unrequi There is no doubt that Hardy is a brilliant writer, but the quality of this poetry was rather spotty Sometimes it flows with ease and beauty, butoften it is a difficult slog The initial poems refer to war I m assuming the Boer War since they were written in 1899 and are rightfully gloomy I loved the cadence of The Going of the Battery Wives Lament, and the ...


  2. says:

    I ve enjoyed reading Hardy s novels since I was first introduced to them in high school, but this is my first look at his poetry I confess I have no idea how to review a book of poetry so I guess I ll just write what I was thinking as I read.The overall mood of the book is sad disillusionment, the same feeling that comes through his novels, onlyfocused becau...


  3. says:

    Thomas Hardy is an English classic in poetry and surely there were some lovely poems in this book but I had real trouble to get to grips with the old fashioned English.His themes of love, death, war and spirituality are and will always be up to date His use of imagery and rhythm is beautiful but the old fashioned language did not really speak to me Still I am glad to have read it Thomas Hardy i Thomas Hardy is an English classic in poetry and surely there were some lovely poems in this book but I had...


  4. says:

    I took me over six months to finish this collection, mostly due to my slow book reader, but it was well worth the epic journey I loved the classic form, the rhymes and the language The whole collection has a melancholy feel and some of ...


  5. says:

    Honestly is too hard to rate on a five stars scale Wessex Poems should be 3,5 and Poems of the Past and the Present 3, but i can t so i rate 3 the first and 2 this Is still a great collection of poems and i loved it.


  6. says:

    I really do like Thomas Hardy and there is the occasional good poem in here, but this book is just too antiquated and it references too much the classical tradition Roman Mythology, ancient poetry, crap like that which is mostly just boring to me Skip that mess.

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