The educated son of a poor cotter, Burns became known for his rustic background, his fraternity with the working man, his Jacobite loyalty and his amorous entanglements. Yet his contribution to literature is immense. His use of dialogue and colloquial speech is comparable to that of Chaucer and Byron, but is also uniquely his own. He liberated the language, allowing freedom to the Romantic movement, and his use of old folk tunes enormously enhanced the Scottish musical tradition. With..
150th Anniversary Edition Praised by Tolstoy as an "incomparable artist," Chekov is considered one of the masters of the short story. This collection features twenty of his most..В корзину Подробнее
Emeline Ryan — an orphan trapped forever in the beauty and naivete of her nineteen-year-old self — first lays eyes on haughty vampire Jude Archer in London, 1854. For Jude, it is..Описание
Robert Burns, the most celebrated of all Scottish poets, is remembered with great devotion - his birthday on 25th January provokes fervour and festivity among Scots and many..В корзину Описание
No American poet has so swiftly and decisively transformed the course of poetry as Hart Crane. In his haunted, brief life, Crane fashioned a distinctively modern idiom that fused..Подробнее
The sonnets in this collection divide into two parts; the first 126 are addressed to a fair youth for whom the poet has an obsessive love and the second chronicles his love for..В корзину Описание