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The Farmer's Bride

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Charlotte Mew


The Farmer's Bride is a collection of 28 poems by British modernist writer Charlotte Mew. The original edition was published in 1916; this e…

Fighting France, from Dunkerque to Belfort

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Edith Wharton


American novelist Edith Wharton was living in Paris when World War I broke out in 1914. She obtained permission to visit sites behind the li…

Astrophil and Stella

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Sir Philip Sidney


Astrophil and Stella is a sonnet sequence written by Philip Sidney, an Elizabethan poet and courtier. It details the frustrated love of Astr…

The Marne: a tale of the war

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Edith Wharton


American writer Edith Wharton is known for her novels of manners set in old New York; yet much of her adult life was spent in France. She li…

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

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Phillis Wheatley


Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in 1773. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at age s…

Poems of West and East

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Vita Sackville-West


Victoria Mary Sackville-West, The Hon Lady Nicolson, best known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English author and poet. Her long narrative p…

Pamphilia to Amphilanthus

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Lady Mary Wroth


Pamphilia to Amphilanthus is the first sonnet sequence written by an Englishwoman. Published in 1621, the poems invert the usual format of s…

Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum

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Aemilia Lanyer


Aemilia Lanyer's 1611 poem is far more than a retelling of The Passion. It comprises a spirited defense of Eve (and, by extension, all wome…

Poems by the Most Deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips, The Matchless Orin…

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Katherine Philips


The poet Katherine Philips was called "The Matchless Orinda" in her day and was well known for her works, both personal and politi…

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In The Turn of the Screw (version 2)

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Henry James


Henry James' classic ghost story comprises the written testimony of a young governess, charged with looking after two small children at an i…

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