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Robert Bridges and The testament of beauty

Elton, Oliver

Robert Bridges and The testament of beauty

by Elton, Oliver

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford university press] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges, Robert Seymour, 1844-1930

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oliver Elton.
    SeriesThe English association. Pamphlet., no. 83
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4161.B6 T44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6288352M
    LC Control Number33009973
    OCLC/WorldCa3374936

    In Yeats, in the Introduction to The Oxford Book of Modern Verse, described a moment in , which he. thought initiated the most important period in English poetry since the 17th Century: Robert Bridges seemed for a time, through his influence on Laurence Binyon and others less known, the patron saint of the movement. In , when Bridges he published The Testament of Beauty, a philosophical poem on the evolution of the human soul. It achieved immediate popularity and is considered his greatest work. Long interested in prosody, Bridges published two important works on the subject, Milton's Prosody () and John Keats (). He also published the.

    Bridges's final work of poetry, The Testament of Beauty, consists of over 4, lines and is divided into four books. It has been described by critic Donald E. Stanford as a 'spiritual autobiography depicting the development of a poet's sense of beauty, his response to beauty wherever he finds it.' " . Bridges, Robert. (). The testament of beauty: a poem in four books. Oxford: Clarendon Press. MLA Citation. Bridges, Robert. The testament of beauty: a poem in four books / by Robert Bridges Clarendon Press Oxford Australian/Harvard Citation. Bridges, Robert.

    'Twas at that hour of beauty when the setting sun squandereth his cloudy bed with rosy hues, to flood his lov'd works as in turn he biddeth them Good-night; and all the towers and temples and mansions of men face him in bright farewell, ere they creep from their pomp naked beneath the darkness;- while to mortal eyes 'tis given, ifso they close. The testament of beauty. A poem in four books. Bridges, Robert Seymour, poet laureate, Hansebooks 4/11/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Shorter Poems of Robert Bridges. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS Contact this seller Robert Bridges: Poetry & Prose. Robert Seymour Bridges, Gerard.


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From 'The Testament Of Beauty' poem by Robert Seymour Bridges. Twas at that hour of beauty when the setting sunsquandereth his cloudy bed with rosy hues to floodhis lovd works as in turn he biddeth them Goodnight.

Page/5. A Victorian who, by choice, remained apart from the aesthetic movements of his day, Robert Bridges was a classicist. His experimentation with 18th-century classical forms culminated in The Testament of Beauty, generally acknowledged as his masterpiece.

He succeeded Alfred Austin as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in and was active in the Society for Pure English, which was founded.

Oxford - Clarendon Press, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition, second impression of Bridges' poem The Testament of Beauty.

Bridges was Britain's Poet Laureate from until his death in His work had great influence to a select circle due to its restraint, precision and delicacy, yet its strong expression. The Testament of Beauty - A Poem in Four Books book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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() This book is hard-bound in imitation wood grain, paper covered boards, with a gilt-stamped black cloth spine. The covers show edge-wear, and rubbing to the corners and spine-ends. The binding Seller Rating: % positive. Robert Bridges, in full Robert Seymour Bridges, (born OctoWalmer, Kent, England—died ApBoar’s Hill, Oxford), English poet noted for his technical mastery of prosody and for his sponsorship of the poetry of his friend Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Born of a prosperous landed family, Bridges went to Eton College and then to Oxford, where he met Hopkins. The Testament of Beauty (Oxford University Press/Clarendon Press, ) The Tapestry (F.W.

& S. M., ) New Verse (Clarendon Press, ) October and Other Poems, with Occasional Verses on the War (William Heinemann/Alfred A. Knopf, ) Britannia Victrix (Oxford University Press, ) Poetical Works (Smith, Elder & Co., ) The Shorter Poems of Robert Bridges (George Bell & Sons, ).

Bridges, Robert: The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges, Oxford Editions of Standard Authors, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, (reissued with The Testament of Beauty) Guérard, Albert, Jr.: Robert Bridges: A Study of Traditionalism in Poetry, Harvard University Press, A philosophical poem in four parts by Bridges (), poet laureate of Great Britain from Bridges's masterpiece, the crowning achievement of his long career as poet and essa The Testament of Beauty by Bridges, RobertAuthor: Bridges, Robert.

Despite being made poet laureate inBridges was never a very well-known poet and only achieved his great popularity shortly before his death with The Testament of Beauty. However, his verse evoked response in many great British composers of the time.

Among those to set his poems to music were Hubert Parry, Gustav Holst, and later Gerald. Selected Letters of Robert Bridges with the Correspondence of Robert Bridges and Lionel Muirhead (edited by Donald E. Stanford, two volumes). Newark, NJ: University of Delaware Press, XXI Letters: A Correspondence between Robert Bridges and R.C.

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In his later years Bridges was interested in spelling and typography reform which would be based more closely on the actual pronunciation of words.] Man's Reason is in such deep insolvency to sense.Poetical Works Of Robert Bridges - Excluding The Eight Dramas & The Testament Of Beauty by Robert Bridges avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 3 editions.