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Best Loved Story Poems Walter E. Thwing

Best Loved Story Poems

Walter E. Thwing

Published 1949
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Hardcover
754 pages
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Narrative poetry is the oldest form of literature. The great adventures and achievements of ancient times have come down to us powerful, beautiful poetic form- and all the great happenings of the years, right through to the present day, have beenMoreNarrative poetry is the oldest form of literature. The great adventures and achievements of ancient times have come down to us powerful, beautiful poetic form- and all the great happenings of the years, right through to the present day, have been told and retold in moving verse.We have been able to give in full such extended poems as Longfellows Evangeline and The Courtship of Miles Standish, Tennysons Enoch Arden, Shakespeares Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, and the complete Battle of Gettysburg section from Stephen Vincent Benets John Browns Body.The collection includes 200+ poems of love and romance, courage and adventure, tradgedy, fantasy, history, and humor.