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city of dreadful night and other poems

James Thomson

city of dreadful night and other poems

by James Thomson

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Published by London, University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of 2nd ed., London: Reeves and Turner, 1888.

Statementby James Thomson ("B.V.").
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13667773M

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 2 by James Thomson The City of Dreadful Night by James Thomson. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Thomson, James, Title: The City of Dreadful Night Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Cited by: The information about City of Dreadful Night shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .

The City of Dreadful Night and Other Sketches was first prepared for publication by A.H. Wheeler & Co. in , but was suppressed by Kipling. In , much of this material was published under the title The City of Dreadful Night and Other Places by A.H. Wheeler in India and together by Wheeler and Sampson Low, Marston & Co. in England as no. The City of Dreadful Night takes the form of the poet’s journey through one night in the city and suggests a reworking of Dante’s Inferno. In terms of atmosphere it can be viewed as part of the Gothic tradition, but the setting is a supposedly modern city.

Books (These are short story collections except as noted. Listed by year of publication.) The City of Dreadful Night (), short story – later published as The City of the Dreadful Night in Little Blue Book No. ; Departmental Ditties (), poetry; Plain Tales from the Hills (); Soldiers Three (); The Story of the Gadsbys (); In Black and White (). THOMSON, JAMES ("B.V."). The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems. London: Reeves and Turner Small 8vo, original dark green cloth, heel of spine frayed, slight wear at front outer joint, cloth slipcase.


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The City of Dreadful Night is one of my favorite poem sequences, but its marvelous gloom and pessimism could not prepare any reader to expect the delicate beauty and freshness Thomson was capable of in many of the short lyrical pieces that form the other part of this collection/5.

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Watson Publication Info Published in British Book News,pages Author: Patrick G. Scott. Victorian poet James Thomson, who published under the pseudonym Bysshe Vanolis, was born in Port Glasgow, Scotland, in His father, a sailor, was partially paralyzed by a stroke when Thomson was four, and his mother died of edema when he was nine.

The City of Dreadful Night. By James Thomson. Free. Read Now. in the late nineteenth century that stands in sharp contrast to the more popular vision that was advanced in many other Victorian-era novels and poems. On another level, the poem is an eloquent description of the despair one can fall into after losing one's faith -- whether in a.

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