Ashley Horace Thorndike, born 1871, was an American educator, expert on William Shakespeare, and author of several textbooks
Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ashley Horace Thorndike, born 1871, was an American educator, expert on William Shakespeare, and author of several textbooks. He was the brother of the psychologist Edward L. Thorndike and of medieval historian Lynn Thorndike. Books by Ashley Horace Thorndike.
Sohrab and Rustum was written and published in 1853. Rustum, who is supposed to have lived some time before Cyrus the Great, is a famous Persian hero, and the story of his encounter with his son is the best known episode in the Shah-Namah, or Book of Kings, the national epic of Persia, written by the poet Firdusi about 1000 . In choosing the story for his poem, Arnold's. first care was to separate this particular episode from the other events of the national epic.
Rustum and Sohrab on each other hail'd. And shouted: Rustum!-Sohrab heard that shout, And shrank amazed; back he recoil'd one step
Rustum and Sohrab on each other hail'd. In that unnatural conflict; for a cloud.
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Sohrab and Rustum: An Episode is a narrative poem with strong tragic themes first published in 1853 by Matthew Arnold
Sohrab and Rustum: An Episode is a narrative poem with strong tragic themes first published in 1853 by Matthew Arnold. The poem retells a famous episode from Ferdowsi's Persian epic Shahnameh relating how the great warrior Rustum unknowingly slew his long-lost son Sohrab in single combat.
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Sohrab and rustum - Free download as Word Doc . oc), PDF File . df) . Empedocles on Etna and Other Poems (among them "Tristram and Iseult"), published in 1852, had a similar fate. df), Text File . xt) or read online for free. Sohrab and Rustum" is a poem by the 19th century English poet and famous literary critic Matthew Arnold (1822-1888). It was written in 1853. Arnold's work as a critic begins with the Preface to the Poems which he issued in 1853 under his own name, including extracts from the earlier volumes along with "Sohrab and Rustum" and "The Scholar-Gipsy" but significantly omitting "Empedocles.
In these and other works, he criticized the populace, especially the middle class, whom he branded as "philistines" for their degrading values. He greatly influenced both British and American criticism. In later life, he turned to religion. In works such as Literature and Dogma and God and the Bible, he explains his conservative philosophy and attempts to interpret the Bible as literature.