10 Most Famous Poems On Life By Renowned Poets

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  The topic of life has been explored by numerous poets through the ages. Poems with the dominant theme of life are often didactic, i.e. containing a moral instruction as an ulterior motive. They, at times, have a message regarding how one should lead one’s life. They also often philosophize about life. This list contains … Read more

10 Most Famous Poems In Indian Literature

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  Indian poetry has a long and rich history dating back to ancient times. It has been written in numerous languages including Sanskrit, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Urdu, Persian and English. Meghaduta, written by the great Indian poet Kalidasa as early as the 5th century, is regarded as a poetic masterpiece. Famous Indian … Read more

10 Most Famous Poems By Women Poets

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  Though poets like Sappho have contributed to poetry from ancient times, females came to the forefront in poetic literature only in the 19th century. American poet Emily Dickinson; and British poets Christina Rossetti and Elizabeth Barrett Browning; were among the leading poets of their generations and their poetry remains extremely popular even today. The … Read more

10 Most Famous Poems In French Literature

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  The Song of Roland, composed between 1040 and 1115, is the oldest surviving major work of French literature. It is an example of the chanson de geste, a literary form that celebrated legendary deeds. Medieval French poetry was influenced by Southern France where the Occitan language was spoken. The greatest impact of the Occitan … Read more

10 Most Famous Poems In English Literature

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  The earliest surviving English poetry may have been composed in the 7th century. It is written in Old English or Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English. The highest poetic achievement in Old English literature is Beowulf, a 3182 line epic by an unknown author. Following the Norman conquest of England in the 11th … Read more