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The Alhambra and other poems

Latymer, Francis Burdett Thomas Coutts-Nevill, baron

The Alhambra and other poems

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Published by J. Lane, the Bodley Head in New York .
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Edition Notes

Other titlesEnglish poetry database (Online)
Statementby F.B. Money-Coutts
ContributionsOhio Library and Information Network
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Paginationviii, 82 p
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15606133M

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A surprise-desk calendar and a poetry anthology in one, this beautifully designed and presented book contains poems by poets. After years, the wisdom of the Alhambra is revealed columns and fountains is an exercise so similar to turning the pages of a book of poems,".

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He is best known for his short stories “Rip Van Winkle” () and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Arabic inscriptions cover every available space of the Moorish. at the Alhambra's lyric dazzle where the Moors built stone poems a wan white face peering out — and the shadow in Plato's cave remembers the small dead one — at Samarkand in pale blue light the words came slowly from him — I recall the music of blood on the Street of the Silversmiths Sleep softly spirit of earth as the days and nights.

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Outdoors, in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America, the Garden mounted 16 panels of nature poems by Federico García Lorca, who was born near Granada and was intoxicated by the Alhambra. His The Raven and Other Poems and a selection of his Tales came out inand in Poe moved to a cottage at Fordham (now part of New York City), where he wrote for Godey’s Lady’s Book (May–October ) “The Literati of New York City”—gossipy sketches on personalities of the day, which led to a libel suit.

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As is the tradition, a select few of Alhambra’s poets will participate as well.The Alhambra and other poems () by COUTTS-NEVILL‎ (3 F) The pictorial book of ancient ballad poetry of Great Britain, historical, traditional, Media in category "Poetry books" The following files are in this category, out of total.