Abdallah; An Oriental Poem: In Three Cantos; With Other Pieces (Classic Reprint) by Horace GwynneAbdallah; An Oriental Poem: In Three Cantos; With Other Pieces (Classic Reprint) by Horace Gwynne

Abdallah; An Oriental Poem: In Three Cantos; With Other Pieces (Classic Reprint)

byHorace Gwynne

Paperback | December 4, 2018

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Excerpt from Abdallah; An Oriental Poem: In Three Cantos; With Other Pieces

Asia. Whyi have chosen so remote and obscure a theatre for my imagination, it were difficult for me, to give a satisfactory reason - unlessa powerful predilection for the unshackled and exaggerated spirit of the East, to which my mind seems to bear some affinity, might 'be deemed such. This predilection, derived through the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, and the scarcely less romantic Histories of the Saracens, and Moors of Spain, continues with unabated force to sway my studies and to in?uence my pen; and if Oriental imagery and character become not too nearly connected with the ridicule -of certain outrageously eastern rhapsodies, whose authors seem to have be lieved nothing too absurd for Asia, it is possible'

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Title:Abdallah; An Oriental Poem: In Three Cantos; With Other Pieces (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.38 inPublished:December 4, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0243417217

ISBN - 13:9780243417216

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