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The Frog and the Nightingale

(4 Ratings)
Author: Vikram Seth   Review: BigBangWhoosh
"The frog and the nightingale" by Vikram Seth.
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Published: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Visits: 15 words : 900

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Review: blowingit
Writing short stories of your own may not make you a millionaire, but you can have the prospect to gain a loyal readership and perhaps a little fame.
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Published: Friday, April 25, 2014 Visits: 9 words : 600

The Songs of Maldoror

Diabolical poem in six cantos. Full of blasphemies, crimes and so many other atrocities.
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Published: Saturday, April 05, 2014 Visits: 24 words : 600

Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
He says, “beautiful young man, why don’t you pass on your beauty to the world? Nature has lent you good looks which she only lends to those who are generous, but you are a miser and abuse the....
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Published: Monday, February 03, 2014 Visits: 17 words : 600

“When Forty Winters Shall Beseige Thy Brow…”

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
The young man may be healthy and strong now, but what would happen after forty winters? “When forty winters shall besiege thy brow”, "forty winters" means forty years here. As the young man gets old..
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Published: Monday, January 20, 2014 Visits: 24 words : 900

‘From Fairest Creatures We Desire Increase’

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
In this sonnet, he celebrates the beauty of this young man, and urges him to marry so that he can beget beautiful children. It is uncertain if this beautiful man is real or fictional....
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Published: Thursday, January 16, 2014 Visits: 16 words : 600

Paradise Lost

(1 Ratings)
Author: Milton   Review: NidhiJohri
Paradise Lost is about Adam and Eve—how they were created and how they lost their place in the Garden of Eden, also called Paradise. It's the same story we can find in the first pages of Genesis...
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Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 Visits: 23 words : 600

Paradise Lost (Study)- The Principal of Free Will and Divine Justice

(3 Ratings)
Author: Dr.B.B.Jain   Review: NidhiJohri
While writing the ‘Paradise Lost’ Milton declared that his professed aim would be “to justify the way of God to men”. Some critics are of the opinion....
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Published: Sunday, December 15, 2013 Visits: 30 words : 900

Iliad

(4 Ratings)
Review: AndreaCorr
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Published: Monday, December 09, 2013 Visits: 12 words : 600

Tupac Shakur: The Rose That Grew From Concrete

(4 Ratings)
Author: Tupac Shakur   Review: ReaditDiva
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Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Visits: 109 words : 600
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The Palanquin Bearers

(124 Ratings)
Author: Sarojini Naidu   Review: buta
The palanquine bearers arevery happy to carry the royal princess.
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Published: Friday, July 18, 2008 Visits: 4907 words : 300

A Brave and Startling Truth

(16 Ratings)
Author: Maya Angelou   Review: The Bat Cave
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Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Visits: 4896 words : 300

Review on “Coromandel Fishers” by Sarojini Naidu

(64 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
"If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home it is India!"- French scholar Romaine Rolland.
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Published: Sunday, September 05, 2010 Visits: 4850 words : 600

Abstract on “Purdah-I” by Imtiaz Dharker

(81 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Dharker’s poetry is characterized by a concern for the marginal figures in society, through an emphasis on issues that do not receive similar...
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Published: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 Visits: 4833 words : 600

The Roadside Stand

(97 Ratings)
Author: Robert Frost   Review: buta
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Published: Sunday, June 01, 2008 Visits: 4499 words : 300

Review on “the Last Ride Together” by Robert Browning

(36 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Robert Browning was more philosophical and humanistic in his poetic attitude rather than artistic.
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Published: Friday, October 08, 2010 Visits: 4412 words : 900

The burning of the books

(46 Ratings)
Author: Bertolt Brecht   Review: rahuls
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Published: Sunday, October 23, 2005 Visits: 4385 words : 600

Review on “Prospice” by Robert Browning

(35 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Robert Browning could not become as popular as Tennyson because of the rugged obscurity of his poetic lifestyle.
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Published: Monday, September 20, 2010 Visits: 4326 words : 300

Abstract on “Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher” by Nissim Ezekiel

(51 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Nissim Ezekiel made Indian English poetry more Indian than English in content, attitude and form.
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Published: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 Visits: 4222 words : 900

Review on “Waterloo” by Lord Byron

(58 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
In Byron’s poems, we find rebellion, defiance, contempt for established conventions and recklessness.
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Published: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Visits: 4167 words : 900
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Review on “in No Strange Land” by Francis Thompson

(10 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Francis Thompson belonged to the Victorian era but had much in common with the seventeenth century metaphysical poets.
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Published: Thursday, October 21, 2010 Visits: 230 words : 300

"Znat' Tishinu" [To Know Silence]

(10 Ratings)
Author: Olga Zalogina   Review: saltydog
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Published: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Visits: 83 words : 300

Abstract of “Growing Old” by Matthew Arnold

(9 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Mathew Arnold speaks about the realities of old age when compared to youth.
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Published: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 Visits: 1154 words : 900
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