Robert Bridges and The testament of beauty. by Elton, Oliver

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LC ClassificationsPR4161.B6 T44 1974
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Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL5051707M
ISBN 100841439818
LC Control Number74013199
OCLC/WorldCa980281

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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.

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book to a select circle due to its restraint, precision and delicacy, yet its strong expression. 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.

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(London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, ): (London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, ): We are offering THE TESTAMENT OF BEAUTY, A POEM IN FOUR BOOKS By Robert Bridges, Poet Laureate; Oxford University Press. New York, NY. MDCCCCXXX. () 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. 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, 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, ).

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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. Everyman's testament of beauty, a study in The testament of beauty of Robert Bridges. [Mabel L Violet Hughes] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.

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In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your 5/5(1). The Testament of Beauty () [Note: the spelling and punctuation of this poem, as seen in the excerpts linked here, are Bridges' own.

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. 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. Trevelyan on "New Verse" and "The Testament of Beauty". Stanford Dingley, England, UK Alma mater: Eton, Oxford. Robert Seymour Bridges, OM, (Octo Ap ) was an English poet, holder of the honour of poet laureate from Bridges was known for his technical mastery of prosody.

In the book Milton's Prosody, he took an empirical approach to examining Milton's use of blank verse, and developed the controversial theory that Milton's.

Robert Bridges, who was appointed Poet Laureate inpublished three versions of his sonnet sequence, The Growth of Love - 24 sonn Short Poetry. From 'The Testament of Beauty' by Robert Seymour Bridges - 'Twas at that hour of beauty when the setting sun squandereth his cloudy bed with rosy hues, to flood his lov'd works.

Robert Seymour Bridges was Britain's poet laureate from to A doctor by training, he achieved literary fame only late in life. His poems reflect a deep Christian faith, and he /5. In Yeats, in the Introduction to The Oxford Book of Modern Verse, described a moment inwhich 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. We are offering THE TESTAMENT OF BEAUTY, A POEM IN FOUR BOOKS By Robert Bridges, Poet Laureate; Oxford University Press.

New York, NY. First Edition. This book measures /8" X /4", hard-bound in marbled paper covered boards with a gilt stamped, maroon cloth spine. The marbled slip-case is worn and rubbed with "cracked" Rating: % positive.

Inwhen 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, 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.

Robert Seymour Bridges, OM, (Octo Ap ) was an English poet, holder of the honour of poet laureate from Despite being made poet laureate inBridges was never a very well-known poet and only achieved his great popularity. 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. '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.

Despite being made poet laureate inRobert Bridges 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. Although the collection of hymns had a restricted circulation, its literary and musical merits were such that it was used extensively for the English Hymnal () and the Oxford Hymn Book ().

In he became Poet Laureate. His long poem, The Testament of Beauty (), sought to reconcile science and Christianity. He was the first to. The Poems of Robert Bridges (Poetical Works of Robert Bridges, with the Testament of Beauty but excluding the eight dramas) 1 An address to the Swindon Branch of the Workers' Educational Assn.

Born inBridges lived through the social and cultural upheavals of World War I and its aftermath. He first trained and practised as a doctor before publishing volumes of verse and influential critical essays, culminating in with publication of "The Testament of Beauty", a hugely successful book Author: Catherine Phillips.

Robert Bridges, who was appointed Poet Laureate inpublished three versions of his sonnet sequence, The Growth of Love: - 24 sonnets - 79 sonnets - 69 sonnets The second edition, which is the subject of this recording, was re-published inwith an extensive introduction from another celebrated poet, Lionel Johnson.

Robert Seymour Bridges. Here you will find the Long Poem From 'The Testament of Beauty' of poet Robert Seymour Bridges. From 'The Testament of Beauty' '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.

Robert Bridges. AKA Robert Seymour Bridges. Prometheus the Firegiver. Birthplace: Walmer, Kent, England Location of death: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Cause of death: u. Wife: Mary Monica Waterhouse (m. ) Daughter: Elizabeth Daryush (poet, b.d. ) High School: Eton College University: Oxford University UK Poet Laureate Born:.

Robert Bridges is not likely to come to his full deserts in the present generation. That this should be true is largely a criticism of the generation itself.

Bridges never practiced the arts of publicity: the laureateship in came as a rather unwelcome surprise; the popularity of “The Testament of .Poetical Works Robert Bridges.

Poetical Works of Robert Bridges excluding the eight dramas & The Testament of Beauty. Bridges, R. Published by Oxford University Press () Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.Subjects: English Poetryth Century--History and Criticism; Bridges, Robert Seymour, Testament of Beauty.

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