The Romantic poets Keats, Shelley and Byron, with their classical education and love of ruins and decay, were mesmerised by Italy, and especially by Rome. Shelley wrote… 65 more words
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After the party at his house, and being informed that is being fired by Waindell College and replaced by another Professor of Russian – who is in fact the nefarious narrator of the novel we are reading – Pnin retires to his kitchen and slowly begins to wash the dishes and glasses and cutlery left behind by his guests: 915 more words
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As to the poetical character itself…it is not itself—it has no self—it is everything and nothing. It has no character—it enjoys light and shade; it lives in gusto, be it foul or fair, high or low, rich or poor, mean or elevated.