Kindle Books by Francis Thompson

Francis Thompson is the author of The complete works of Francis Thompson. Illustrated (2021), Selected Poems of Francis Thompson (2020), New Poems (2020), Victorian Ode - For Jubilee Day, 1897 (2020) and other 84 books.

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The complete works of Francis Thompson. Illustrated

release date: Nov 23, 2021
The complete works of Francis Thompson. Illustrated
Francis was an English poet and Catholic mystic. He spent three years on the streets of London, supporting himself with menial labour, becoming addicted to opium which he took to relieve a nervous problem. During this period from 1888 – 1897, after which he turned to writing prose. Francis' poem The Hound of Heaven was called by the Bishop of London "one of the most tremendous poems ever written". In 1897, he began writing prose, drawing inspiration from life in the countryside, Wales and Storrington. Notable among his prose works are an essay on Shelley, "The Life of St. Ignatius", and "Health and Holiness". Poems on Children Sister Songs Love in Dian’s Lap. The Hound of Heaven Ode to the Setting Sun A Corymbus for Autumn To the Dead Cardinal of Westminster Ecclesiastical Ballads Translations Miscellaneous Poems New Poems A Narrow Vessel Ultima An Anthem of Earth Miscellaneous Odes Sonnets Miscellaneous Poems The Prose

Selected Poems of Francis Thompson

release date: May 26, 2020
Selected Poems of Francis Thompson
“Selected Poems of Francis Thompson” is a fantastic collection of some of Francis Thompson's best poetry, together with introductory notes as well as a chapter from Benjamin Franklin Fisher's “Francis Thompson, Essays” (1917). Contents include: “Poems on Children”, “From Sister Songs”, “Love in Dian's Lap”, and “Miscellaneous Poems”. Francis Thompson (1859–1907) was an English mystic and poet. Thompson went to medical school when he was 18, but left home at the age of 26 to pursue a life of writing. He was homeless for three years, becoming an opium addict and supporting himself through whatever means available. A married couple read his poetry and took him into their home 1888, and in 1893 he published his first book, “Poems”. Other notable works by this author include: “The Poppy” (1893), “Sister Songs” (1895), and “Shelley” (1909). A fantastic collection of poetry will appeal to all lovers of the form and is not to be missed by those who have read and enjoyed other work by Thompson. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition with specially curated introductory material.

New Poems

release date: May 26, 2020
New Poems
First published in 1907, “New Poems” is a collection of poems by Francis Thompson. The poems include: “The Mistress of Vision”, “Contemplation”, “'By Reason of Thy Law'”, “The Dread of Height”, “Orient Ode”, “New Year’s Chimes”, “From the Night of Forebeing”, “Any Saint”, “Assumpta Maria”, “The After Woman”, “Grace of the Way”, “Retrospect”, etc. Francis Thompson (1859–1907) was an English mystic and poet. Thompson went to medical school when he was 18, but left home at the age of 26 to pursue a life of writing. He was homeless for three years, becoming an opium addict and supporting himself through whatever means available. A married couple read his poetry and took him into their home 1888, and in 1893 he published his first book, “Poems”. Other notable works by this author include: “The Poppy” (1893), “Sister Songs” (1895), and “Shelley” (1909). A fantastic collection of poetry will appeal to all lovers of the form and is not to be missed by those who have read and enjoyed other work by Thompson. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with a chapter from Benjamin Franklin Fisher's “Francis Thompson, Essays” (1917).

Victorian Ode - For Jubilee Day, 1897

release date: May 26, 2020
Victorian Ode - For Jubilee Day, 1897
First printed for private circulation at The Westminster Press in 1897, this is a Victorian ode written for the Jubilee in 1897 by Francis Thompson. Francis Thompson (1859–1907) was an English mystic and poet. Thompson went to medical school when he was 18, but left home at the age of 26 to pursue a life of writing. He was homeless for three years, becoming an opium addict and supporting himself through whatever means available. A married couple read his poetry and took him into their home 1888, and in 1893 he published his first book, “Poems”. Other notable works by this author include: “The Poppy” (1893), “Sister Songs” (1895), and “Shelley” (1909).This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with a chapter from Benjamin Franklin Fisher's “Francis Thompson, Essays” (1917).

The Hound of Heaven

release date: Nov 21, 2019
The Hound of Heaven
"The Hound of Heaven" by Francis Thompson. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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