Tennyson is another Victorian poet who excelled at composing dramatic monologues. His well-known poem “Ulysses” is an excellent example of this form, as he adopts the classical hero Ulysses (or Odysseus) as the main character.
“The Old Playhouse” is a poem by Kamala Das, a prominent Indian poet and writer known for her feminist and confessional writing. The poem explores the themes of love, marriage, and the loss of identity in a patriarchal society.
Anne Bradstreet, one of the most prominent poets of the 17th century, was the first woman to publish a book of poetry in the English language. Her work, including the famous poem “The Prologue,” explores the themes of gender, power, and the role of the poet in society.