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Great Short Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

This outstanding 150-poem anthology spans over 400 years of English and American literary history. Memorable compositions include Donne's "Death Be Not Proud," Blake's "The Tyger," Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," Byron's "She Walks in Beauty," Shelley's "Ozymandias," as well as works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "The Road Not Taken," "Loveliest of Trees," and "Ozymandias."

Synopsis:

Comprising many of the most loved, most anthologized poems in English, this impressive sampling of more than 150 masterpieces spans over 400 years of English and American literary history. While they may be short in length (the longest are 24 lines, most 16 lines or less), these poems are long on beauty, power, imagination and originality. Included are such memorable compositions as John Donne's "Death Be Not Proud", "On His Blindness" by John Milton, William Blake's "The Tyger", Byron's "She Walks in Beauty", Shelley's "Ozymandias", as well as works by Shakespeare, Tennyson, Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Amy Lowell, William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Langston Hughes, Dylan Thomas, and many more.

Synopsis:

Outstanding anthology features more than 150 English and American masterpieces spanning over 400 years. "Death Be Not Proud," "The Tyger," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," plus works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Outstanding anthology features more than 150 English and American masterpieces spanning over 400 years. "Death Be Not Proud," "The Tyger," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "She Walks in Beauty," "Ozymandias," plus works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, others.

Synopsis:

This outstanding anthology of short verse offers an impressive sampling of more than 150 succinct masterpieces spanning over 400 years of English and American literary history. Memorable compositions include Donne’s "Death Be Not Proud," Blake’s "The Tyger," Wordsworth’s "I Wandere

Table of Contents

Sir Walter Ralegh

Even Such Is Time

William Shakespeare

Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?

"When, in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes"

Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds

John Donne

"Death, Be Not Proud"

Ben Jonson

Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes

John Webster

A Dirge

Robert Herrick

"To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time"

Upon Julia's Clothes

Francis Quarles

On the World

Thomas Crew

The Unfading Beauty

John Milton

On His Blindness

Sir John Suckling

"Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?"

Anne Bradstreet

To My Dear and Loving Husband

Richard Lovelace

"To Lucasta, Going to the Wars"

Sir George Etherege

To a Lady Asking Him How Long He Would Love Her

Matthew Prior

A Reasonable Affliction

Alexander Pope

Ode on Solitude

John Gay

Song

Oliver Goldsmith

When Lovely Woman Stoops to Folly

George Crabbe

A Marriage Ring

William Blake

The Tiger

"Mock On, Mock On, Voltaire, Rousseau"

The Sick Rose

Robert Burns

"A Red, Red Rose"

William Wordsworth

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

My Heart Leaps Up

She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways

Walter Savage Landor

Rose Aylmer

Twenty Years Hence

Thomas Moore

"Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms"

Leigh Hunt

Abou Ben Adhem

Jenny Kiss'd Me

Thomas Love Peacock

Beneath the Cypress Shade

"George Gordon, Lord Byron"

So We'll Go No More a-Roving

She Walks in Beauty

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Ozymandias

John Keats

When I Have Fears

Hartley Coleridge

Song

Early Death

Thomas Hood

The Death-Bed

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Days

Character

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Arrow and the Song

There Was a Little Girl

Edgar Allan Poe

To One in Paradise

"Alfred, Lord Tennyson"

The Splendor Falls

Crossing the Bar

The Eagle

Flower in the Crannied Wall

Edward FitzGerald

The Three Arrows

Robert Browning

Meeting at Night

Parting at Morning

Pippa's Song

Henry David Thoreau

"I Was Born Upon Thy Bank, River"

My Life Has Been the Poem

Emily Brontë

The Old Stoic

Arthur Hugh Clough

Say Not the Struggle Nought Availeth

Walt Whitman

A Noiseless Patient Spider

I Hear America Singing

Coventry Patmore

The Kiss

Magna Est Veritas

George Meredith

Lucifer in Starlight

Emily Dickinson

I Heard A Fly Buzz When I Died

The Soul Selects Her Own Society

My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close

I Never Saw a Moor

Christina Rossetti

Remember

Up-Hill

Lewis Carroll

How Doth the Little Crocodile

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Memory

Thomas Hardy

Hap

"In Time of "The Breaking of Nations"

I Look into My Glass

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Pied Beauty

God's Grandeur

"No Worst, There Is None"

John Banister Tabb

Evolution

The Shadow

The Mid-Day Moon

Emma Lazarus

The New Colossus

William Ernest Henley

Invictus

Robert Louis Stevenson

Requiem

Francis William Bourdillon

The Night Has a Thousand Eyes

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Solitude

The Winds of Fate

Oscar Wilde

E Tenebris

Symphony in Yellow

John Davidson

Song

A. E. Housman

When I Was One-and-Twenty

Into My Heart an Air That Kills

With Rue My Heart Is Laden

Loveliest of Trees

William Butler Yeats

Leda and the Swan

The Lake Isle of Innisfree

Down by the Salley Gardens

When You Are Old

Gelett Burgess

The Purple Cow

Cinque Ans Aprés

Ernest Dowson

Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae sub Regno Cynarae

Envoy

E. A. Robinson

Richard Cory

Eros Turannos

Stephen Crane

I Saw a Man Pursuing the Horizon

In the Desert

A Learned Man Came to Me Once

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Life

We Wear the Mask

Silence

Amy Lowell

Solitaire

Robert Frost

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Fire and Ice

The Road Not Taken

Acquainted with the Night

Hughes Mearns

Antigonish

Adelaide Crapsey

November Night

The Warning

John Masefield

Sea Fever

Carl Sandburg

Fog

Grass

Wallace Stevens

The Emperor of Ice-Cream

Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock

William Carlos Williams

The Red Wheelbarrow

Sara Teasdale

The Kiss

I Shall Not Care

Ezra Pound

In a Station of the Metro

"L'Art, 1910"

Joyce Kilmer

Trees

Rupert Brooke

The Soldier

Claude McKay

Harlem Shadows

T.S. Eliot

Morning at the Window

The Boston Evening Transcript

Archibald MacLeish

The End of the World

Edna St. Vincent Millay

First Fig

Euclid Alone Has Looked On Beauty Bare

Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth

Langston Hughes

The Negro Speaks of Rivers

Dylan Thomas

Do Not So Gentle into That Good Night

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486411057
Editor:
Negri, Paul
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Negri, Paul
Author:
Negri, Paul
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
MF-371
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.14 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 64 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486411057 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Comprising many of the most loved, most anthologized poems in English, this impressive sampling of more than 150 masterpieces spans over 400 years of English and American literary history. While they may be short in length (the longest are 24 lines, most 16 lines or less), these poems are long on beauty, power, imagination and originality. Included are such memorable compositions as John Donne's "Death Be Not Proud", "On His Blindness" by John Milton, William Blake's "The Tyger", Byron's "She Walks in Beauty", Shelley's "Ozymandias", as well as works by Shakespeare, Tennyson, Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Amy Lowell, William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Langston Hughes, Dylan Thomas, and many more.
"Synopsis" by ,
Outstanding anthology features more than 150 English and American masterpieces spanning over 400 years. "Death Be Not Proud," "The Tyger," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," plus works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by , Outstanding anthology features more than 150 English and American masterpieces spanning over 400 years. "Death Be Not Proud," "The Tyger," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "She Walks in Beauty," "Ozymandias," plus works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, others.

"Synopsis" by , This outstanding anthology of short verse offers an impressive sampling of more than 150 succinct masterpieces spanning over 400 years of English and American literary history. Memorable compositions include Donne’s "Death Be Not Proud," Blake’s "The Tyger," Wordsworth’s "I Wandere
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