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100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Popular, well-known poetry: "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" "Death, be not proud," "The Raven," "The Road Not Taken," plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge, Shelley, Emerson, Browning, Keats, Kipling, Sandburg, Pound, Auden, Thomas, and many others. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Table of Contents

BALLADS

 Lord Randal

 Sir Patrick Spens

SIR THOMAS WYATT

 The Lover Showeth How He Is Forsaken of Such as He Sometime Enjoyed

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE

 The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

 "Sonnet XVIII ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?")"

 "Sonnet LXXIII ("That time of year thou mayst in me behold")"

 "Sonnet XCIV ("They that have power to hurt and will do none")"

 "Sonnet CXVI ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds")"

THOMAS NASHE

 "Adieu, Farewell Earth's Bliss"

JOHN DONNE

 The Good Morrow

 "Holy Sonnet X ("Death be not proud, though some have called thee")"

 "Holy Sonnet XIV ("Batter my heart, three-person'd God; for, you")"

BEN JONSON

 To Celia

 On My First Son

ROBERT HERRICK

 "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time"

 Upon Julia's Clothes

GEORGE HERBERT

 Love Bade Me Welcome

EDMUND WALLER

 "Song ("Go, lovely Rose -")"

JOHN MILTON

 On His Blindness

 On His Deceased Wife

SIR JOHN SUCKLING

 "Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?"

RICHARD LOVELACE

 "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars"

ANDREW MARVELL

 To His Coy Mistress

HANRY VAUGHAN

 The Retreat

THOMAS GRAY

 Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

 "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes"

WILLIAM BLAKE

 The Lamb

 The Sick Rose

 The Tyger

 London

ROBERT BURNS

 To a Mouse

 "A Red, Red Rose"

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

 "Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sep. 3, 1802"

 "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"

 "The World Is Too Much with Us; Late and Soon"

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

 Kubla Khan

LEIGH HUNT

 Abou Ben Adhem

 Jenny Kiss'd Me

"GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON"

 "She Walks in Beauty"

 The Destruction of Sennacherib

 "So We'll Go No More a Roving"

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

 Ozymandias

 Ode to the West Wind

 To a Skylark

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT

 Thanatopsis

JOHN KEATS

 On First Looking into Chapman's Homer

 Ode to a Nightingale

 Ode on a Grecian Urn

 La Belle Dame sans Merci

 "When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be"

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

 Hymn: sung at the Completion of the Concord Monument

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

 "Sonnet XLIII ("How do I love thee? Let me count the ways")"

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

 The Village Blacksmith

 The Children's Hour

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER

 Barbara Frietchie

EDGAR ALLAN POE

 To Helen

 The Raven

 Annabel Lee

"OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR."

 Old Ironsides

 The Chambered Nautilus

"ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON"

 The Charge of the Light Brigade

 Crossing the Bar

ROBERT BROWNING

 My Last Duchess

WALT WHITMAN

 I Hear America Singing

 O Captain! My Captain!

 A Noiseless Patient Spider

MATTHEW ARNOLD

 Dover Beach

GEORGE MEREDITH

 Lucifer in Starlight

EMILY DICKINSON

 "I'm Nobody! Who Are You?"

 "This Is My Letter to the World"

 "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died"

 "Because I Could No Stop for Death"

CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

 A Birthday

LEWIS CARROLL

 Jabberwocky

THOMAS HARDY

 The Darkling Thrush

GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS

 The Windhover

 Pied Beauty

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

 Requiem

A. E. HOUSMAN

 To an Athlete Dying Young

RUDYARD KIPLING

 Gunga Din

 Recessional

 If -

WILLIAM BUTLER YEARTS

 The Lake Isle of Innisfree

 When You Are Old

 The Second Coming

EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON

 Richard Cory

 Miniver Cheevy

ROBERT FROST

 The Road Not Taken

 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

CARL SANDBURG

 Chicago

 Fog

WALLACE STEVENS

 The Emperor of Ice-Cream

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS

 The Red Wheelbarrow

EZRA POUND

 The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter

MARIANNE MOORE

 Poetry

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY

 First Fig

WILFRED OWEN

 Anthem for Doomed youth

E. E. CUMMINGS

 "anyone lived in a pretty how town"

W. H. AUDEN

 Musée des Beaux Arts

DYLAN THOMAS

 Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

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Alphabetical List of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486285535
Editor:
Smith, Philip
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Smith, Philip
Author:
Smith, Philip
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Collections
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19951004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.21 lb
Age Level:
from 11

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