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Poems: Volume 2

Poems: Volume 2

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George Crabbe
Cambridge University Press, 10/2/2014
EAN 9781107432680, ISBN10: 1107432685

Paperback, 518 pages, 20.3 x 13.3 x 3.3 cm
Language: English

Originally published in 1906 as part of the Cambridge English Classics series, this three-volume collection presents the poems of George Crabbe (1754–1832). Volume Two contains Crabbe's twenty one 'Tales' and eleven of his 'Tales of the Hall', as well as notes on the text and variants of certain lines drawn from the many editions of Crabbe's works. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Crabbe's poetry.

Tales
1. The dumb orators
2. The parting hour
3. The gentleman farmer
4. Procrastination
5. The patron
6. The frank courtship
7. The widow's tale
8. The mother
9. Arabella
10. The lover's journey
11. Edward Shore
12. 'Squire Thomas
13. Jesse and Colin
14. The struggles of conscience
15. The 'squire and the priest
16. The confidant
17. Resentment
18. The wager
19. The convert
20. The brothers
21. The learned boy
Tales of the Hall
1. The hall
2. The brothers
3. Boys at school
4. Adventures of Richard
5. Ruth
6. Adventures of Richard (concluded)
7. The elder brother
8. The sisters
9. The preceptor husband
10. The old bachelor
11. The maid's story.