Poems of Sidney Lanier

Poems of Sidney Lanier The poems of Sidney Lanier continue to find an admiring audience than a century after his death Though his poetry evokes both the landscape and the romantic spirit of the Old South his concerns for t

  • Title: Poems of Sidney Lanier
  • Author: Sidney Lanier Mary Day Lanier John Hollander
  • ISBN: 9780820321554
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Paperback
  • The poems of Sidney Lanier continue to find an admiring audience than a century after his death Though his poetry evokes both the landscape and the romantic spirit of the Old South, his concerns for the natural world, spirituality, and the character of society offer universal appeal This anthology includes Lanier s best known and most celebrated works Sunrise, TThe poems of Sidney Lanier continue to find an admiring audience than a century after his death Though his poetry evokes both the landscape and the romantic spirit of the Old South, his concerns for the natural world, spirituality, and the character of society offer universal appeal This anthology includes Lanier s best known and most celebrated works Sunrise, The Song of the Chattahoochee, A Song of Love, and The Marshes of Glynn These and the other poems presented in the collection reveal Lanier s interest in the welfare and preservation of nature and society and his opposition to southern industrialization The memorial by William Hayes Ward and the afterword by John Hollander illumine Lanier s ideas for a new generation, offering glimpses into Lanier s life and introducing us to the soldier, lawyer, teacher, lecturer, talented musician, and amazingly gifted writer who captured the South s landscape and character through unforgettable poetry.

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    1. "Out of the hills of Habersham, down through the valleys of Hall" are words that are inscribed upon the brain of every school child in the state of Georgia. Sidney Lanier might not be Gerogia's best poet (I prefer Byron Herbert Reece) but he is certainly our most famous.

    2. One of the great Southern poetsVerified Purchase(What's this?)This review is from: The Poems of Sidney Lanier (Kindle Edition)I was taught in more than one class in more than one school, that the three great Southern poets are, in order, Edgar Allan Poe, Sidney Lanier, and Henry Timrod. I have not read or heard anything in the past 50 years to change my opinion. In fact, one of my favorite books is Lanier's retelling of the King Arthur stories. Unlike my experience with Henry Timrod, I discover [...]

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