Audiobook The 100 greatest poems of three major French authors, Baudelaire, Victor Hugo, Paul Verlaine, translated into English with perfect accuracy and elegance, narrated by Katie Haigh and Paul Edwards. Excerpts from Hugo's Contemplations and Autumn Leaves, Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil, which started as a banned book in France because of its indecency, and Verlaine's Poèmes Saturniens: here is enough to delight in the greatest poetry lines ever written and to nourish one's literary culture.
Audiobook 49 Poems from The Flowers of Evil by Baudelaire. Les Fleurs du mal, in English The Flowers of Evil, is a volume of French poetry by Charles Baudelaire. First published in 1857, it played an essential role in the symbolist and modernist movements. The poems deal with themes relating to decadence and eroticism. Baudelaire dedicated the book to the poet Théophile Gautier, describing him as a parfait magicien des lettres françaises ("a perfect magician of French letters").
Audiobook 60 Greatest Poems. Here are 60 of the greatest poems of all time : the art of three major French authors, Baudelaire, Victor Hugo, Paul Verlaine, translated into English with perfect accuracy and elegance, and carefully selected excerpts of Japanese poetry, for a world-encompassing literary culture and delight. - -.
This collection reflects the wide variety of poems written, in the English language, about The War that Will End War (H.G. Wells, 1914). The collection contains poetry written during, or immediately after, the First World War. The poets were influenced by their war experiences in many different ways: some served in the trenches, others drove ambulances, flew planes, fought at sea or wrote propaganda for war offices. Many of the poets were killed or wounded in action and most were extremely young.
Having once rashly boasted that she could remember every animal she had ever known, the author thought she must put pen to paper and see what memories came flooding back. The delightful poems in this collection are moving, funny, sad, loving, and will strike a chord with many a pet owner and entertain all who enjoy the ways of our animal friends.
Audiokniha Antologie březnové múze, autorem je Cyril Navrátil. Básně o lásce, zklamání a cestě domů i zpět k naději. Jen nešťastný básník je navštěvován múzou? Možná. Důvod ke smutku? Ani ne. Proč? Pokud ten, kdo píše smutné básně, miloval, budu rád smutný znovu a znovu.
Some poems can really teach us something if we read carefully and understand the essence. This lyric poem by Kipling makes no difference. By reading it, a man can find some wise advice in it. The advice that most of us will find is how to deal with different situations in life. But is this all? Maybe there is a secret message which only few of us will understand.
"Yet each man kills the thing he loves / By each let this be heard / Some do it with a bitter look / Some with a flattering word/ The coward does it with a kiss, /The brave man with a sword!" Oscar Wilde’s poem "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" depicts an execution and the harsh circumstances of life in prison.