Collected Poems by Vachel Lindsay
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):8.8 x 6.1 x 1.6
- Publication Date:April 30, 2005
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1925. American poet born to a family of evangelical Disciples of Christ, Lindsay transferred his crusading spirit to converting Americans to a love of poetry. His poetry explored American subjects and heroes, with patriotism and a mystic faith in the earth and nature. Contents: Adventures While Preaching Hieroglyphic Sermons; Invocation for The Map of the Universe; Adventures While Singing These Songs: Section I-Nightingales; Section II-Orations, College War-Cries, and Olympic Games; Section III-Litany of the Heroes; Section IV-Verses of an Especially Inscriptional Character; Section V-Moon Poems; Section VI-Incense, and Praise, and Whim, and Glory; Section VII-Runes of the Road; Section VIII-Home Town; Section IX-Politics; Section X-Songs Based on American Hieroglyphics, Cartoons, and Motion Pictures; and Section XI-A Song Based on Egyptian Hieroglyphics.
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