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Keats’s “Coming Muskrose” AND SHAKESPEARE’S “PROFOUND VERDURE” (1983)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter criticizes English Romantic poet John Keats' Ode to a Nightingale and the relevant works of English poet William Shakespeare. It aims to explain the meaning of the phrase “coming ... More


Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme—And Other Oddities of the English Language

Arika Okrent

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197539408
eISBN:
9780197616017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539408.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book presents an illustrated history of English as told through all the things that are weird about it. Maybe you have been speaking English all your life, or maybe you learned it later on. But ... More


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