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Roy Campbell: Selected Poems Contents
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Roy Campbell

 

 

 


Introduction

 

Acknowledgements

 

From:  The Flaming Terrapin (1924)

 

From:  The Wayzgoose (1928)

 

From:  Adamastor (1930)

 

 

The Theology of Bongwi, the Baboon

 

 

Hialmar

 

 

A Veld Eclogue: The Pioneers

 

 

Rounding the Cape

 

 

The Serf

 

 

The Zulu Girl

 

 

To a Pet Cobra

 

 

The Zebras

 

 

Tristan da Cunha

 

 

The Sisters

 

 

The Sleeper

 

 

Horses on the Camargue

 

 

Mass at Dawn

 

 

Autumn

 

 

On Some South African Novelists

 

 

On the Same

 

 

The Land Grabber

 

From:  Flowering Reeds (1933)

 

 

The Flowering Reed

 

 

Canaan

 

 

The Flame

 

 

Swans

 

 

Vespers on the Nile

 

 

On the Top of the Caderau

 

 

Choosing a Mast

 

 

Overtime

 

From:  Mithraic Emblems (1936)

 

 

The Solar Enemy

 

 

The Raven 1

 

 

Death of the Bull

 

 

The Snake, the Scorpion, and the Dog

 

 

Mithras Speaks 1

 

 

To the Sun

 

 

After the Horse Fair

 

 

Faith

 

 

Vaquero's Lament on Getting a Cheque

 

 

Written in the Horse Truck

 

 

The Mocking Bird

 

 

Christ in the Hospital

 

 

Toledo, July 1936

 

 

After the Riots, Toledo 1936

 

 

A Bouquet for my Wife

 

From:  Talking Bronco (1946)

 

 

Luis de Camões

 

 

Imitation (and Endorsement) of the Famous Sonnet of Bocage Which He Wrote on Active Service Out East

 

 

The Skull in the Desert

 

 

Heartbreak Camp

 

 

Washing Day

 

 

‘Wars Bring Good Times for Poets'

 

 

On the Martyrdom of F García Lorca

 

Early and Later Poems, 1926 - 1956

 

 

Arion

 

 

Rhapsody of the Man in Hospital Blues

     and the ‘Hyde Park Lancers'

 

 

The Singing Hawk

 

 

November Nights

 

Translations

 

From:  The Poems of Saint John of the Cross (1951)

 

 

Verses Written after an Ecstasy of High  

     Exaltation

 

 

Song of the Soul that is Glad to Know God by

     Faith

 

From:  Baudelaire, Poems:  A Translation of Les

     Fleurs du Mal (1952)

 

 

The Albatross

 

 

(One night when, near a fearful Jewess lying)

 

 

The Cat

 

 

To a Colonial Lady

 

 

The Wine of the Murderer

 

 

The Swan

 

 

Confession

 

From:  Horace:  Ars Poetica (1960)

             [The Art of Poetry]

 

French, Spanish, Portuguese Poems

 

 

Rimbaud's ‘Les Chercheuses de Poux'

 

 

Apollinaire's ‘Bestiary'

 

 

Valls's ‘A Prayer to Saint Christopher'

 

 

Camões's ‘On a Shipmate, Pero Moniz, Dying at Sea'

 

 

Pessoa's [de Campos's] ‘Maritime Ode' [extract]

 

 

Lorca's ‘The Shadow of My Soul'

 

 

Lorca's ‘The Guitar'

 

 

Lorca's ‘Song of a Horseman (1860)'

 

From:  Paco d'Arcos, Nostalgia, A Collection of

     Poems (1960)

 

 

The Harbour Master of the Wild Island

 

 

Negress from Your Straw Hut

 

 

Yearning for Other Captivities

 

 

To Write is to Conquer Death

 

Notes

 

 

 
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