Poems

Poems

by Émile Verhaeren, Patrick McGuinness, Will Stone
     
 

Dubbed the 'European Walt Whitman' Emile Verhaeren is a pro-European idealist, whose poetry explores his overriding notion of mankind advancing to a promised land where vital creative energies and new technology could combine to produce a more progressive human strain, a hope ignominiously swept away by the industrial brutality of the First World War. And yet, to… See more details below

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Dubbed the 'European Walt Whitman' Emile Verhaeren is a pro-European idealist, whose poetry explores his overriding notion of mankind advancing to a promised land where vital creative energies and new technology could combine to produce a more progressive human strain, a hope ignominiously swept away by the industrial brutality of the First World War. And yet, to return to the poetry of Verhaeren now is to reappraise a master poet who consistently exhibits sublime visionary gift as well as his all too contemporary human vulnerability in some of the most tender and beautiful love poems ever written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908376558
Publisher:
Arc Publications
Publication date:
12/12/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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