The Complete Poetical Works Of Thomas Hood
1906. Hood, English poet and editor of various prominent magazines and periodicals, is chiefly remembered for his humorous work (including Miss Kilmansegg, which appeared in the New Monthly Magazine). However, Hood wrote a number of serious poems for which he is also known including: the popular Song of the Shirt (published anonymously in Punch in 1843), which became a call to arms for workers protesting against industrial exploitation; The Bridge of Sighs; The Haunted House; The Elm Tree; The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies; and shorter pieces such as The Deathbed. Contents: Odes and Addresses to Great People; Whims and Oddities. First Series; Whims and Oddities. Second Series; The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies, Hero and Leander, Lycus the Centaur, and Other Poems; The Epping Hunt; Comic Melodies; The Dream of Eugene Aram, the Murderer; Verses from Tylney Hall; Hood's Own: or, Laughter from Year to Year; Poems from Up the Rhine; Whimsicalities: A Periodical Gathering; Miscellaneous Uncollected Poems; and Juvenilia: The Bandit. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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