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Ballads: Rose Mary, The White Ship, The King's Tragedy

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Ballads: Rose Mary, The White Ship, The King's Tragedy is a collection of three ballads written by the renowned English poet and painter, Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Each ballad tells a tragic story of love, loss, and betrayal, set in different historical periods.The first ballad, Rose Mary, is a haunting tale of a young woman who is forced to choose between her love for a sailor and her duty to her family. The second ballad, The White Ship, recounts the ill-fated journey of King Henry I's son, who perishes in a shipwreck along with many others. The third ballad, The King's Tragedy, tells the story of James I of Scotland and his ill-fated love affair with Lady Jane Beaufort, which ultimately leads to his tragic death.Rossetti's ballads are characterized by their vivid descriptions, lyrical language, and haunting imagery. They are considered some of the finest examples of the ballad form in English literature and have been widely studied and admired for their emotional depth and literary craftsmanship.This edition of Ballads: Rose Mary, The White Ship, The King's Tragedy includes an introduction by Rossetti himself, in which he discusses the inspiration and themes behind each ballad, as well as a selection of his own illustrations to accompany the text. It is an essential volume for lovers of poetry, history, and literary classics.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.37in - 0.54lb
  • EAN: 9781428623033
  • Categories: European - GeneralAmerican - General