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O Holy night! : masterworks of Christmas poetry

Author: Johann Moser
Publisher: Manchester, N.H. : Sophia Institute Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Moser
ISBN: 0918477247 9780918477248
OCLC Number: 31045631
Description: 142 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Part I: The prince of peace (If some king of the earth / John Donne --
The fourth eclogue / Virgil --
Gideon's threshing floor / Advent processional hymn --
The birth night of the Lord / Quirinus Kuhlmann --
The Advent antiphons / Roman antiphonary --
Earendael / Cynewulf --
Born of the Father's heart / Prudentius --
A child of the snows / G.K. Chesterton --
On the birth of Jesus / Andreas Gryphius --
We do not only proclaim one coming of Christ / St. Cyril of Jerusalem). Part II: A woman clothed with the sun (A spotless rose is blooming / Anonymous --
A virgin shall conceive, a virgin bear a son! / Alexander Pope --
Faithful choir, rejoicing sing / St. Bernard of Clairvaux --
Salut, woman in splendor upon her knees / Paul Claudel --
I sing of a maiden / Anonymous --
Of her flesh He took flesh / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Underneath this crag is born / Esteban de Zafra --
O gloriosa domina / Richard Crashaw --
Ave Maria gratia plena / Oscar Wilde --
Rosa Mystica / Anonymous --
There comes a ship so laden / Johannes Tauler --
Annuciation / John Donne --
Heaven rejoice! Earth clap you hands! / Peter the Venerable --
Yo no tengo soledad / Gabriela Mistral --
The mother of God / William Butler Yeats --
Virgin mother, daughter of thy son / Dante Alighieri --
Invocacio ad Mariam / Geoffrey Chaucer). Part III (A great mystery! O great mystery! / Matins of Christmas --
The heavens were made honey-sweet / St. Bonaventure --
A hymn of the nativity of my Saviour --
On the nativity of our Lord / Laurent Drelincourt --
No, we must not sleep / Fray Ambrosio Montesino --
The burning babe / Robert Southwell --
Cradle song for the child Jesus / Gil Vencente --
Shepherd, shepherd, look who's calling / St. Teresa of Jesus --
The nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ / Christopher Smart --
Christ's nativity / Henry Vaughan --
A child lay in a little crib / Heinrich von Loufenberg --
A Christmas carol / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
On the morning of Christ's nativity / John Milton --
The sky is black, the earth is white / Theophile Gautier. Christmas / Constantijn Huygens --
Welcome, all wonders in one sight / Richard Crashaw --
Christmas carol / Christina Rossetti --
At the birth of Christ our Lord / Luis de Gongora y Argote --
New prince, new pomp / Robert Southwell --
In dulci jubilo / Henry Suso --
Ballad for the day of Christmas / Clement Marot --
A short Christmas poem of the ox and the ass at the crib / Friedrich von Spee --
Such great joy I feel! / Juan del Encina --
Little song of the virgin / Lope de Vega --
On the nativity / St. John of the Cross --
A Christmas hymn / Richard Wilbur --
Christmas George Herbert. Sweet is she and gently sworn / Montague Brown --
A child, my choice / Robert Southwell --
A Christmas carol / G.K. Chesterton --
O, like a tiny cradle / Angelus Silesus --
My mouth will utter the praise of the Lord / St. Augustine --
Part IV: Bright star of Jacob. It all happened beneath the clearness of the skies / Charles Peguy --
Him who swells beyond the worlds / St. Romanos --
Three holy kings from the Orient / Heinrich Heine --
The star-song : a caroll to the King, sung at White Hall / Robert Herrick --
Lord when the wise men came from far / Sidney Godolphin --
Rod of the root of Jesse / St. Cosmas --
Epiphany / Jose-Maria de Heredia --
Christmas star / Boris Pasternak. On the feast of the holy three kings / Annette von Droste-Hulsoff --
Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot --
The birth of Christ / Rainer Maria Rilke --
Preface for the octave of Christmas / Gelasien sacramentrary --
Appendix A: Chronological listing of the works in this collection --
Appendix B: Additional poems for further reading --
Appendix C: Additional reading.
Responsibility: edited by Johann M. Moser.
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