By Akiane Kramarik
Starting on the age of four Akiane's brain has been packed with specified imaginative and prescient of God, Angels, Heaven and Earth .... a lot of those are mirrored on in the pages of
"My Dream is larger than I" .
This 329 web page assortment includes Akiane's goals, visions, poetry, aphorisms, and philosophical reflections from the a long time of 7 via years previous. This quantity additionally comprise 15 pages of pictures of Akaine, her work and certain occasions.
Akiane is taken into account by means of many to be the youngest binary genius in either poetry and realist artwork in recorded background. Early on Akiane has been inducted into "The young ones corridor of Fame" and is a celebrated poet and international popular artist whose first masterpiece titled "Prince of Peace" is featured in the bestselling e-book and film titled "Heaven is for Real"
Never uncovered to non secular concerns, unexpectedly, on the age of 4, Akiane started sharing her precise visions approximately God and occasions on the earth. quickly after, she all started describing them notwithstanding artwork and poetry
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Philip Levine used to be born in 1928 in Detroit and was once officially trained there, within the public colleges and at Wayne college (now Wayne country University). After a succession of business jobs, he left town for stable and lived in numerous elements of the rustic sooner than settling in Fresno, California, the place he taught on the country college until eventually his retirement. For twelve autumns he served as poet in place of abode at manhattan collage. He has acquired many awards for his books of poems, together with the nationwide booklet Award in 1991 for What paintings Is and the Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for the easy fact. In 2011 he used to be appointed Poet Laureate of the us. He divides his time among Fresno, California, and Brooklyn, New York.
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With this caveat, our count produces 1,014 balades, 138 chansons royales, 173 rondeaux, 84 virelais, 14 lays, 34 nonstrophic dits, 10 nonfixed- form lyrics, and 11 pieces in Latin. In addition, there are also four prose works, one in Latin, and, most significant, L’Art de dictier. Deschamps’s works occupy the entire length of one of the most voluminous manuscripts in medieval French literature, BNF Fonds français 840. INTRODUCTION 29 To say that Deschamps was a prolific writer is an understatement.
97 The Miroir examines whether the allegorical main character, Franc Vouloir, should marry. It is a scholarly, if basically misogynistic, treatise in which both the pros and cons of domestic life are presented. It is even-handed insofar as marriage is presented as being difficult for women as well as men. Its language and imagery are colorful and often comic until Franc Vouloir’s hopes of finding a young, obedient, wealthy wife are dashed by his only true friend Repertoire de Science in a misogamist, misogynist tract based on classical arguments.
True, he mocked hypochondriacs, women of fashion, impotent men, crones, peasants, and their social betters; he catalogued kinds of laughter, excesses of courtly manners, the horrors of senescence and disease; he peered into kitchens and dining rooms, battlefields and bedrooms. But he found himself the most amusing character of all, reveling in his own self-contradictions and eccentricities; he made poetry out of his own authorial pretensions as well as his own real or imagined personal predicaments with the same zest as he spoofed knights, nobles, thieves, and judges.