Book Cover of The Lover in Hell

The Lover in Hell

by Stephen Vincent Benet

Our Fortnightly Hallowe'en offering is taken from Young Adventure: A Book of Poems by Stephen Vincent Benét, an American Poet and short-story writer.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1922

Author

Stephen Vincent Benet image

Stephen Vincent Benét was an American poet, short story writer, and novelist. He is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which...

More on Stephen Vincent Benet

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
00:00
Playback Speed 1.0
00:00
  • Select Speed

Related books

The Eagle Cover image

The Eagle by Lord Alfred Tennyson

It is a short but powerful poem that captures the essence of a majestic bird of prey, the eagle. The poem is notable for its vivid and detailed descri...

Men, Women and Ghosts  Cover image

Men, Women and Ghosts by Amy Lowell

The imagist school was founded by Ezra Pound but later defined by Lowell. Simple speech is favoured over lyricism, freedom of rhythm over the metrical...

The Lay Of The Motor-Car Cover image

The Lay Of The Motor-Car by Andrew Barton Paterson

This Weekly Poem is taken from Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses by A. B. (Banjo) Paterson.

Four Winds Cover image

Four Winds by Sara Teasdale

Four winds blowing through the sky, you have seen poor maidens die, tell me then what I shall do that my lover may be true. "Four Winds" is a poem by...

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam  Cover image

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Omar Khayyam

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his 1859 translation from Persian to English of a selection of quatrains (rubāʿiy...

The Cheery Way, a Bit of Verse for Every Day - February Cover image

The Cheery Way, a Bit of Verse for Every Day - February by John Kendrick Bangs

A little bit of cheer can go a long way, especially in the coldest month of the year. The Cheery Way, a Bit of Verse for Every Day - February is a co...

Kamakura Cover image

Kamakura by Yone Noguchi

The poems are imbued with a sense of melancholy and nostalgia, evoking the beauty and transience of life. Noguchi's poetry is characterized by its spa...

Fifty Years & Other Poems Cover image

Fifty Years & Other Poems by James Weldon Johnson

Fifty years of history, culture, and experience are captured in these poems by James Weldon Johnson, a pioneering African American writer and activist...

Sour Grapes Cover image

Sour Grapes by William Carlos Williams

"Sour Grapes" is a poetic collection that serves as a tantalizing exploration of the human condition, penned by the renowned poet William Carlos Willi...

Poems of Emile Verhaeren Cover image

Poems of Emile Verhaeren by Emile Verhaeren

This is a collection that takes readers on a profound and enchanting journey through the transformative power of poetry. This compilation of carefully...

Reviews for The Lover in Hell

No reviews posted or approved, yet...