Search Results for 'Romantic poets'

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Songwriters to explain the art of writing lyrics at Cúirt

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ARE MUSIC and literature separate art forms? Iron Maiden have drawn inspiration from Tennyson, Coleridge, and Robert Burns for their songs; Leonard Cohen was a poet as well as a songwriter, and novelist Polly Samson has written lyrics for David Gilmour and Pink Floyd.

Frost and Fire, Fathers and Sons

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Most people who care about poetry, hearing the name Samuel Taylor Coleridge, will think immediately of that wonderfully strange masterpiece, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christabel, a ‘Gothic’ tale of a vampire-like woman, or, perhaps, Kubla Khan, that “vision in a dream”, possibly induced by the poet’s growing addiction to opium, but which is, nonetheless, a perfectly finished work of art.

 

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