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If— by Rudyard Kipling

If— by Rudyard Kipling
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The New Colossus Sonnet by Emma Lazarus, inscribed at the Statue of Liberty "The New Colossus" is a sonnet by American poet Emma Lazarus (1849–1887). She wrote the poem in 1883 to raise money for the construction of a pedestal for the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World).[2] In 1903, the poem was cast onto a bronze plaque and mounted inside the pedestal's lower level. History of the poem[edit] This poem was written as a donation to an auction of art and literary works[3] conducted by the "Art Loan Fund Exhibition in Aid of the Bartholdi Pedestal Fund for the Statue of Liberty" to raise money for the pedestal's construction.[4] Lazarus's contribution was solicited by fundraiser William Maxwell Evarts. "The New Colossus" was the first entry read at the exhibit's opening on November 2, 1883. Bronze plaque inside the Statue of Liberty with the text of the poem The original manuscript is held by the American Jewish Historical Society.[10] Text of the poem[edit] Interpretation[edit] Influence[edit]

Neo-romanticism Late 19th century and early 20th century[edit] Neo-romanticism as well as Romanticism are considered in opposition to naturalism—indeed, so far as music is concerned, naturalism is regarded as alien and even hostile (Dahlhaus 1979, 100). In the period following German unification in 1871, naturalism rejected Romantic literature as a misleading, idealistic distortion of reality. Late 20th century[edit] "Neo-romanticism" was proposed as an alternative label for the group of German composers identified with the short-lived Neue Einfachheit movement in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Britain[edit] 1880–1910[edit] Neo-romanticism emerged strongly in literature and music in the period from about 1880 to about 1910, in Britain. See: 1930–1955[edit] 1955–1975[edit] As major ecological awareness and 'back to the land' movements began in the mid to late 1970s, the work of the neo-romantics began to be, once again, re-discovered and re-evaluated, often through the work of magazines such as Resurgence.

Grass by Carl Sandburg Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work— I am the grass; I cover all. And pile them high at Gettysburg And pile them high at Ypres and Verdun. Shovel them under and let me work. Two years, ten years, and passengers ask the conductor: What place is this? Where are we now? I am the grass. Let me work. Source: Cornhuskers (1918) Biography "Trying to write briefly about Carl Sandburg," said a friend of the poet, "is like trying to picture the Grand Canyon in one black and white snapshot." Sandburg composed his poetry primarily in . . . Continue reading this biography Tarot Card Reading Looking for insight into a particular question or issue in your life? Tarot cards can help to explain your current situation and anticipate future events. Get your free Tarot Card Reading below. No one truly knows how old the practice of reading tarot cards is or where they originated. Their mystery is very old and their allure is still great. Tarot cards are split into two groups: The Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana.

1386958356-get-done-35-habits-most-productive-people-infographic A Brief Guide to the Beat Poets I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked,dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix,angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night . . . —Allen Ginsberg, “Howl” Beat poetry evolved during the 1940s in both New York City and on the west coast, although San Francisco became the heart of the movement in the early 1950s. The end of World War II left poets like Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Gregory Corso questioning mainstream politics and culture. These poets would become known as the Beat generation, a group of writers interested in changing consciousness and defying conventional writing. The Beats were also closely intertwined with poets of the San Francisco Renaissance movement, such as Kenneth Rexroth and Robert Duncan. The battle against social conformity and literary tradition was central to the work of the Beats.

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