Segments of the epic have been selected to convey a general idea of the account it gives of the historical and legendary events. Chesterton interweaves historical information with references to a great deal of mythical and religious lore. Ready for download now!
This volume places before the general reader the two early poetic masterpieces -- The Canterbury Tales and The Faerie Queen; to do so in a way that will render their "popular perusal" easy in a time of little leisure and unbounded temptations to intellectual languor.
The Courtship of Miles Standish and Priscilla Mullins, and later the marriage of Priscilla Mullins and John Alden. It should be kept in mind that this is a fictional poem that was written in 1858, and not an historical document. The events that form the basis of this poem are, for the most part, entirely fictional.
Written over six months of depression, isolation, and misguided emotions, these are the words of a lost man. Themes composed of love, anger, uncertainty; a balance of life and human nature. The dark doesn't become terrifying when it's the only thing you've known. This poetry, and songs, and lyrics, and everything that can be said about the art of words. It's prose, as well as a physical...
The Divine Comedy is the story of a pilgrim's journey to God. A man named Dante is lost in the dark woods. Through the intervention of his beloved Beatrice in Heaven, the Roman poet, Virgil appears in the forest to lead Dante to her. In order to reach Heaven however, they must first pass through Hell and Purgatory.