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April poems

April poems, spring poems — there are so many that it’s not easy to choose just a few to feature here. For now, I’ve chosen to offer just a few; we will add or link to more as they come … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Resources

Edward Lear Resources John Cousin tells us that Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an “artist and miscellaneous author [who was born] in London and settled in Rome as a landscape painter. He was an indefatigable traveller, and wrote accounts, finely illustrated, … Continue reading

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Boaz Asleep by Victor Hugo

BOAZ ASLEEP (“Booz s’était couché.”) by Victor Hugo Translation by BP. ALEXANDER [original French is below the English] from Hugo’s volume of poems, La Légende des siècles collected in Poems by Victor Hugo, 1888 {Bk. II. vi.} At work within … Continue reading

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Level E4 Resource Updates

British Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources sometimes move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the most recent updates for Level 4: British Literature. Remember, you can always type a few words into the search … Continue reading

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Poetry by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose most famous works include a translation of Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy and the poem “Paul Revere’s Ride.” He was one of the Fireside … Continue reading

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Robert Browning Poetry

Robert Browning Poetry Robert Browning (1812-1889) was an English poet, known for his dramatic verse. Considered one of the foremost poets of the Victorian era, Browning was born the same year as Charles Dickens. He was married to poet Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry

Poetry by Paul Laurence Dunbar Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Dayton, Ohio, to parents who had been slaves in Kentucky before the American Civil War, Dunbar started to … Continue reading

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Poetry by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

Poetry by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr (1809-1894), a professor of anatomy at Harvard University, wrote poetry as a hobby. Some of his most memorable poems tell historical stories. In both his life and his work, he … Continue reading

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