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Great Sonnets (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Treasury of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Shakespeare's "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?", Milton's "On His Blindness," Wordsworth's "The World Is Too Much with Us," many more by Spenser, Sidney, Blake, Byron, Coleridge, Longfellow, Yeats, Frost, Poe, etc. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "The New Colossus" and "Ozymandias."

Synopsis:

Treasury of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Masterpieces by Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Blake, Swinburne, Yeats, Frost, Poe, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Treasury of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Masterpieces by Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Blake, Swinburne, Yeats, Frost, Poe, many more.

Table of Contents

Acknowledements

THOMAS WYATT

  "The long love that in my thought doth harbor"

  "My galley charged with forgetfulness"

  "Farewell, love, and all thy laws forever"

  "Whoso list to hunt, I know where is an hind"

"HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY"

  The Soote Season

  "Love, that doth reign and live within my thought"

GEORGE GASCOIGNE

  "You must not wonder, though you think it strange"

SIR WALTER RALEGH

  [Sir Walter Ralegh to his Son]

EDMUND SPENSER

  "Happy ye leaves! whenas those lily hands"

  "Most glorious Lord of life, that on this day"

  "One day I wrote her name upon the strand"

  "Fair is my love, when her fair golden hairs"

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY

  "Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show"

  "With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies"

  "Come Sleep, O Sleep! the certain knot of peace"

  "Leave me, O Love, which reachest but to dust"

SAMUEL DANIEL

  "Fair is my Love and cruel as she 's fair"

  "Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night"

  "Let others sing of Knights and Paladines"

  "If this be love, to draw a weary breath"

MICHAEL DRAYTON

  "Dear, why should you command me to my rest"

  "Since there's no help, come le us kiss and part"

JOSHUA SYLVESTER

  "Were I as base as in the lowly plain"

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

  "When I do count the clock that tells the time"

  "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"

  "When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes"

  "When to the sessions of sweet silent thought"

  "Not marble, nor the gilded monuments"

  "Let me not to the marriage of true minds"

  "Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame"

  "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun"

BARNABE BARNES

  "Ah, sweet Content, where is thy mild abode?"

JOHN DONNE

  "Thou hast made me, and shall thy work decay?"

  "At the round earth's imagin'd corners, blow"

  "Death be not proud, though some have called thee"

  "Batter my heart, three-person'd God; for you"

WILLIAM DRUMMOND OF HAWTHORNDEN

  "I know that all beneath the moon decays"

  "My lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow"

GEORGE HERBERT

  Prayer

  Redemption

JOHN MILTON

  On His Being Arrived to ethe Age of Twenty-Three

  On His Blindness

  On the Late Massacre in Piedmont

  On His Deceased Wife

  "To the Lord General Cromwell, on the Proposals of Certain Ministers at the Committee for the Propagation of the Gospel"

THOMAS GRAY

  On the Death of Mr. Richard West

WILLIAM BLAKE

  To the Evening Star

ROBERT BURNS

  A Sonnet upon Sonnets

WILLIAM LISLE BOWLES

  "O Time! Who know'st a lenient hand to lay"

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

  "Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room"

  Scorn Not the Sonnet

  "It is a beauteous evening, calm and free"

  "Surprised by joy - impatient as the wind"

  "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802"

  "The world is too much with us; late and soon"

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

  Work Without Hope

  On a Discovery Made Too Late

ROBERT SOUTHEY

  Winter

CHARLES LAMB

  "A timid grace sits trembling in her eye"

JOSEPH BLANCO WHITE

  To Night

LEIGH HUNT

  The Nile

  To the Grasshopper and the Cricket

"GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON"

  Sonnet on Chillon

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

  Ozymandias

  Sonnet: England in 1819

  "Lift not the painted veil which those who live"

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT

  Midsummer

  November

JOHN KEATS

  On First Looking into Chapman's Homer

  On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again

  On Seeing the Elgin Marbles

  "Why did I laugh to-night? No voice will tell"

  When I Have Fears

  Bright Star

HARTLEY COLERIDGE

  Prayer

  "Long time a child, and still a child, when years"

THOMAS HOOD

  Silence

  Death

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

  "If thou must love me, let it be for nought"

  "Belovèd, my Belovèd, when I think"

  "If I leave all for thee, wilt thou exchange"

  "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways"

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

  Mezzo Cammin

  The Cross of Snow

  Milton

  The Poets

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER

  Forgiveness

  Godspeed

CHARLES TENNYSON TURNER

  The Buoy-Bell

  Orion

"ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON"

  "If I were loved, as I desire to be"

  Poets and Their Bibliographies

EDGAR ALAN POE

  To Science

  Silence

WILLIAM BELL SCOTT

  My Mother

  A Garland for Advancing Years

JONES VERY

  The Columbine

  The Fair Morning

  The Clouded Morning

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL

  The Street

FREDERICK GODDARD TUCKERMAN

  "An upper chamber in a darkened house"

  "Last night I dreamed we parted once again"

MATTHEW ARNOLD

  Shakespeare

  West London

GEORGE MEREDITH

  Lucifer in Starlight

  "By this he knew she wept with waking eyes"

  "In our old shipwrecked days there was an hour"

  "Thus piteously Love closed what he begat"

DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI

  A Sonnet

  Silent Noon

  A Superscription

  The One Hope

CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

  Rest

  Youth Gone

  After Death

  Remember

THEODORE WATTS-DUNTON

  The Sonnet's Voice

  Coleridge

WILLIAM MORRIS

  Summer Dawn

ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE

  Love and Sleep

JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS

  The Sonnet (III)

  Lux Est Umbra Dei

WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT

  On Her Vanity

  As to His Choice of Her

  TO One Who Would Make a Confession

THOMAS HARDY

  Hap

  Often When Warring

MATHILDE BLIND

  The Dead

EDWARD DOWDEN

  "Leonardo's "Mona Lisa"

  Two Infinities

ROBERT BRIDGES

  "While yet we wait for spring, and from the dry"

  "In autumn moonlight, when the white air wan"

GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS

  God's Grandeur

  Spring

  [Carrion Comfort]

  "No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief"

EUGENE LEE-HAMILTON

  What the Sonnet Is

  Sunken Gold

ALICE MEYNELL

  Renouncement

  Changeless

EMMA LAZARUS

  The New Colossus

  Echoes

JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

  Silence

  Eternity

PHILIP BOURKE MARSTON

  Love's Music

  A Vain Wish

OSCAR WILDE

  Hélas

  E Tenebris

CHARLES G. D. ROBERTS

  Burnt Lands

  The Night Sky

WILLIAM BUTLER YEARTS

  Leda and the Swan

  Meru

ERNEST DOWSON

  To One in Bedlam

  A Last Word

EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON

  Reuben Bright

  How Annandale Went Out

LORD ALFRED DOUGLAS

  The Dead Poet

  To Sleep

PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR

  Douglass

  Slow Through the Dark

ROBERT FROST

  Once by the Pacific

  Acquainted with the Night

  The Oven Bird

  Acceptance

SIEGFRIED SASSOON

  Dreamers

RUPERT BROOKE

  The Soldier

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY

  "Oh, sleep forever in the Latmian cave"

  "Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink"

  "What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why"

  "Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare"

ARCHIBARD MACLEISH

  The End of the World

WILFRED OWEN

  Anthem for Doomed Youth

  On Seeing a Piece of Our Artillery Brought into Action

Alphabetical List of Titles and First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486280523
Editor:
Negri, Paul
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Negri, Paul
Author:
Negri, Paul
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Sonnets, English
Subject:
Sonnets, American
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
v. 5-6
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.22 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Treasury of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Masterpieces by Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Blake, Swinburne, Yeats, Frost, Poe, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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Treasury of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Masterpieces by Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Blake, Swinburne, Yeats, Frost, Poe, many more.

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