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  • 1 light verse — verse that is written to entertain, amuse, or please, often by the subtlety of its form rather than by its literary quality. * * *       poetry on trivial or playful themes that is written primarily to amuse and entertain and that often involves… …

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  • 2 Light Quarterly — Light: A Quarterly of Light Verse , published in Chicago since 1992 by founding editor John Mella, bills itself as the only magazine available in [the U.S.] devoted exclusively to Light Verse. The verse in each issue begins with a several page… …

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  • 3 Poem of the Right Angle — The Poem of the Right Angle ( Le Poeme de l Angle Droit ) is a series of 19 paintings and corresponding writings composed by the influential Swiss architect Le Corbusier. Aside from his seminal manifesto Toward an Architecture, The Poem of the… …

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  • 4 Charge of the Light Brigade — This article is about the cavalry charge. For the poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, see The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem). For other uses, see Charge of the Light Brigade (disambiguation). Charge of the Light Brigade …

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  • 5 The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem) — The Charge of the Light Brigade Half a league, half a league,   Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred. Forward, the Light Brigade! Charge for the guns he said: Into the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred …

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  • 6 Trip the light fantastic (phrase) — To trip the light fantastic is to dance nimbly or lightly, or to move in a pattern to musical accompaniment. History This phrase evolved through an interesting series of usages and references. The phrase is typically attributed to Milton s poem L …

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  • 7 Darkness (poem) — Darkness is a poem written by Lord Byron in July 1816. That year was known as the Year Without a Summer this is because Mount Tambora had erupted in the Dutch East Indies the previous year, casting enough ash in to the atmosphere to block out the …

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  • 8 Long poem — The long poem is a literary genre including all poetry of considerable length. Though the definition of a long poem is vague and broad, the genre includes some of the most important poetry ever written. The long poem traces its origins to the… …

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  • 9 Mariana (poem) — Illustration by William Britten. Mariana is a poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson published in 1830. The poem follows a common theme in much of Tennyson s work that of despondent isolation. The subject of Mariana is a woman who continuously laments her …

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  • 10 By the Dawn's Early Light — Infobox Album Name = By the Dawn s Early Light Type = Album Artist = Harold Budd Released = 1991 01 01 Recorded = Genre = Ambient Length = 53:12 Label = Warner Bros. / Wea Producer = Reviews = Last album = The White Arcades (1988) This album = By …

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  • 11 Afternoon of a Faun (poem) — [ Édouard Manet.] L après midi d un faune (or The Afternoon of a Faun) is a poem by the French author Stéphane Mallarmé.It is his best known work and a landmark in the history of symbolism in French literature.Initial versions of the poem were… …

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  • 12 The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film) — Infobox Film name = The Charge of the Light Brigade caption = Original Film poster director = Michael Curtiz producer = writer = starring = music = cinematography = editing = distributor = Warner Bros. released = 20 October 1936 runtime = 115 min …

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  • 13 The Swimmer (poem) — The Swimmer is a poem by the Australian poet Adam Lindsay Gordon.The poem was set to music by Sir Edward Elgar as the fifth song in his song cycle Sea Pictures .LyricsSquare brackets [ ] indicate text omitted in the song. Italics indicate text… …

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  • 14 Elene (poem) — Elene is the longest of Cynewulf’s four signed poems. It is the fifth of six poems appearing in the Vercelli manuscript. The poem is the first English account of the finding of the Holy Cross by Saint Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine.It is… …

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  • 15 The Last of the Light Brigade — is a poem written in 1891 by Rudyard Kipling echoing forty years after the event Alfred Tennyson s famous poem The Charge of the Light Brigade . Employing synecdoche, Kipling uses his poem to expose the terrible hardship faced in old age by… …

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  • 16 The Changing Light at Sandover — is a 560 page epic poem by James Merrill (1926 ndash;1995). Sometimes described as a postmodern apocalyptic epic, the poem was published in three separate installments between 1976 and 1980, and in its entirety in 1982. Already established in the …

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  • 17 London (1738 poem) — London is a 1738 poem by Samuel Johnson, produced shortly after he moved to London; it was his first major published work. The poem in 263 lines imitates , expressed by the character of Thales as he decides to leave London for Wales. Johnson… …

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  • 18 Tam o' Shanter (Burns poem) — Tam o Shanter is considered to be one of Robert Burns finest poems. It was written in 1790, and at about six A4 pages is one of his longest. The poem, first published in 1791, uses a mixture of Scots and English.Many consider it one of the best… …

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  • 19 Clear Light of Day — is a novel published in 1980 by Indian Novelist and three time Booker Prize finalist, Anita Desai. Set in Old Delhi, this book describes the tensions in a post partition Indian family during and after childhood, starting with the characters as… …

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  • 20 Hero and Leander (poem) — Hero and Leander is a mythological poem by Christopher Marlowe. After Marlowe s death it was completed by George Chapman. Henry Petowe published an alternate completion to the poem.PublicationTwo editions of the poem were issued in quarto in… …

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