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The Emperor Of Ice-Cream by Wallace Stevens - Poetry Reading

The Emperor Of Ice-Cream - A poem by Wallace Stevens. About the poem - "The Emperor of Ice-Cream" is a poem from Wallace Stevens' first collection of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published in 1922. Composer Roger Reynolds wrote an avant garde, mixed-media dramatization of the poem for 8 vocal soloists, piano, percussion, and double bass in 1961-62.In 1985, Composer Gary Kulesha published a revision of his clarinet quartet named after the poem. About the poet - Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 -- August 2, 1955) was an American poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in USA. Most of his work was meditative and philosophical. This modernist poet was a poet of ideas. For more videos log onto http://www.youtube.com/pearlsofwisdom Also find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pearlsofwisdomchannelSubscribe & Stay Tuned - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=pearlsofwisdom PearlsofWisdom t0z7jzk8xvg Shows Pearls Of Wisdom - If God Invited You To A Party by Shams al-DIn Hafiz - Poetry Reading 51 112 If God Invited You To A Party -- A poem by Shams al-Din Hafiz About the poet -- Khw?ja Absolutely Clear Shamsu d-D?n Muhammad H?fez-e Sh?r?z? known by his pen name H?fez (1325/1326--1389/1390), was a Persian lyric poet. His collected works composed of series of Persian poetry (Divan) are to be found in the homes of most Persian speakers in Iran, as well as elsewhere in the world, who learn his poems by heart and use them as proverbs and sayings to this day. His life and poems have been the subject of much analysis, commentary and interpretation, influencing post-fourteenth century Persian writing more than any other author. For more videos log onto http://www.youtube.com/pearlsofwisdom Also find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pearlsofwisdomchannel Subscribe & Stay Tuned - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=pearlsofwisdom PearlsofWisdom 9fG3kSsrsKk Shows Pearls Of Wisdom - How Very Close Is Your Soul With Mine by Jalaluddin Rumi - Poetry Reading 90 331 How Very Close Is Your Soul With Mine - A poem by Jalalludin Rumi. About the poet -- Jal?l ad-D?n Mu?ammad R?m?, known to the English-speaking world simply as Rumi (1207 -- 1273) was a 13th-century Persian Muslim poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic. He was born in Balkh Province of present Afghanistan. Rumi was an evolutionary thinker and had a philosophical outlook which clearly reflects through his poetic works. Rumi's poetry is often divided into various categories: the quatrains (rubay?t) and odes (ghazal) of the Divan, the six books of the Masnavi. The prose works are divided into The Discourses, The Letters, and the Seven Sermons. For more videos log onto http://www.youtube.com/pearlsofwisdom Also find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pearlsofwisdomchannel Subscribe & Stay Tuned - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=pearlsofwisdom PearlsofWisdom Kno27PMkRsI Education The Charge Of The Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson - Poetry Reading 159 700 The Charge Of The Light Brigade - A poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson. About the poem - ""The Charge of the Light Brigade"" is an 1854 narrative poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson about the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War. He was the poet laureate of the United Kingdom at the time of the writing of the poem. Tennyson's poem, published December 9, 1854 in The Examiner,praises the Brigade, ""When can their glory fade? O the wild charge they made!"", while mourning the appalling futility of the charge: ""Not tho' the soldier knew / Some one had blunder'd ... Charging an army while / All the world wonder'd:"". According to his grandson Sir Charles Tennyson, Tennyson wrote the poem in only a few minutes after reading an account of the battle in The Times.About the poet - Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 -- 1892) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during much of Queen Victoria's reign. Tennyson was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire. Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics. He is one of the most quoted poets in the English language. For more videos log onto http://www.youtube.com/pearlsofwisdomAlso find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pearlsofwisdomchannel Subscribe & Stay Tuned - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=pearlsofwisdom
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