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The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St. Vincent Millay to Edward Lear's whimsical "The Owl and the Pussycat" and James Whitcomb Rileys homespun "When the Frost Is on the Punkin." Famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost are well-represented, as are less well-known poets such as John McCrae ("In Flanders Fields") and Ernest Thayer ("Casey at the Bat").

Synopsis:

The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost to less well-known poets. Includes 10 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost to less well-known poets. Includes 10 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St. Vincent Millay to Edward Lear's whimsical "The Owl and the Pussycat."  Famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost are well-represented, as are less well-known poets.

About the Author

Martin Gardner was a renowned author who published over 70 books on subjects from science and math to poetry and religion. He also had a lifelong passion for magic tricks and puzzles. Well known for his mathematical games column in Scientific American and his "Trick of the Month" in Physics Teacher magazine, Gardner attracted a loyal following with his intelligence, wit, and imagination.

Martin Gardner: A Remembrance

The worldwide mathematical community was saddened by the death of Martin Gardner on May 22, 2010. Martin was 95 years old when he died, and had written 70 or 80 books during his long lifetime as an author. Martin's first Dover books were published in 1956 and 1957: Mathematics, Magic and Mystery, one of the first popular books on the intellectual excitement of mathematics to reach a wide audience, and Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science, certainly one of the first popular books to cast a devastatingly skeptical eye on the claims of pseudoscience and the many guises in which the modern world has given rise to it. Both of these pioneering books are still in print with Dover today along with more than a dozen other titles of Martin's books. They run the gamut from his elementary Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing, which has been enjoyed by generations of younger readers since the 1980s, to the more demanding The New Ambidextrous Universe: Symmetry and Asymmetry from Mirror Reflections to Superstrings, which Dover published in its final revised form in 2005.

To those of us who have been associated with Dover for a long time, however, Martin was more than an author, albeit a remarkably popular and successful one. As a member of the small group of long-time advisors and consultants, which included NYU's Morris Kline in mathematics, Harvard's I. Bernard Cohen in the history of science, and MIT's J. P. Den Hartog in engineering, Martin's advice and editorial suggestions in the formative 1950s helped to define the Dover publishing program and give it the point of view which — despite many changes, new directions, and the consequences of evolution — continues to be operative today.

In the Author's Own Words:

"Politicians, real-estate agents, used-car salesmen, and advertising copy-writers are expected to stretch facts in self-serving directions, but scientists who falsify their results are regarded by their peers as committing an inexcusable crime. Yet the sad fact is that the history of science swarms with cases of outright fakery and instances of scientists who unconsciously distorted their work by seeing it through lenses of passionately held beliefs."

"A surprising proportion of mathematicians are accomplished musicians. Is it because music and mathematics share patterns that are beautiful?" — Martin Gardner

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

ELIZABETH AKERS ALLEN

Rock Me to Sleep

MATTHEW ARNOLD

Dover Beach

WILLIAM BLAKE

The Tyger

FRANCIS WILLIAM BOURDILLON

The Night Has a Thousand Eyes

ROBERT BROWNING

Pippa's Song

Meeting at Night

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT

Thanatopsis

GELETT BURGESS

The Purple Cow

ROBERT BURNS

To a Mouse

Is There for Honest Poverty'

"GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON"

She Walks in beauty

The Destruction of Sennacherib

BLISS CARMAN

A Vagabond Song

LEWIS CARROLL

Jabberwocky

ARTHUR CHAPMAN

Out Where the West Begins

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

Kubla Khan

STEPHEN CRANE

A Man Said to the Universe'

EMILY DICKINSON

I Never Saw a Moor'

If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking'

There Is No Frigate Like a Book'

Because I Could Not Stop for Death'

JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE

The American Flag

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Concord Hymn

EUGENE FIELD

Little Boy Blue

"Wynken, Blynken, and Nod"

The Duel

SAM WALTER FOSS

The House by the Side of the Road

ROBERT FROST

Mending Wall

Fire and Ice

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

THOMAS GRAY

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

EDGAR GUEST

Home

It Couldn't Be Done

SARAH JOSEPHA HALE

Mary's Lamb

FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS

Casabianca

The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY

Invictus

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES

Old Ironsides

The Last Leaf

The Deacon's Masterpiece

THOMAS HOOD

The Song of the Shirt

The Bridge of Sighs

RICHARD HOVEY

Th Sea Gypsy

JULIA WARD HOWE

Battle Hymn of the Republic

LEIGH HUNT

Abou Ben Adhem

Jenny Kiss'd Me

JOHN KEATS

On First Looking into Chapman's Homer

La Belle Dame sans Merci

Ode on a Grecian Urn

Ode to a Nightingale

JOYCE KILMER

Trees

RUDYARD KIPLING

Recessional

Mandalay

Danny Deever

If-

Tommy

Boots

Gunga Din

L'Envoi ('When Earth's last picture is painted')

EDWARD LEAR

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

The Day Is Done

A Psalm of Life

Paul Revere's Ride

The Village Blacksmith

The Wreck of the Hesperus

The Arrow and the Song

The Children's Hour

Excelsior

There Was a Little Girl

JOHN MCCRAE

In Flanders Fields

EDWIN MARKHAM

The Man with the Hoe

JOHN MASEFIELD

Sea Fever

Cargoes

HUGHES MEARNS

Antigonish

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY

Renascence

Euclid Alone Has Looked on Beauty Bare'

First Fig

JOAQUIN MILLER

Columbus

CLEMENT CLARKE MOORE

A Visit from St. Nicholas

GEORGE POPE MORRIS

"Woodman, Spare That Tree!"

ALFRED NOYES

The Highwayman

The Barrel-Organ

JOHN HOWARD PAYNE

"Home, Sweet Home"

EDGAR ALLAN POE

The Raven

Annabel Lee

To Helen

The Bells

ADELAIDE ANNE PROCTER

The Lost Chord

JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

The Old Swimmin'-Hole

An Old Sweetheart of Mine

Little Orphant Annie

When the Frost Is on the Punkin

CARL SANDBURG

Chicago

Fog

JOHN GODFREY SAXE

The Blind Men and the Elephant

ALAN SEEGER

I Have a Rendezvous with Death

ROBERT SERVICE

The Shooting of Dan McGrew

The Cremation of Sam McGee

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

To a Skylark

Ozymandias

LANGDON SMITH

Evolution

ROBERT SOUTHEY

The Battle of Blenheim

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

Requiem

Bed in Summer

Happy Thought

JANE TAYLOR

The Star

"ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON"

The Charge of the Light Brigade

Crossing the Bar

"Break, Break, Break'"

Flower in the Crannied Wall'

ERNEST LAWRENCE THAYER

Casey at the Bat

ROSE HARTWICK THORPE

Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight

WALT WHITMAN

Oh Captain! My Captain!

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER

The Barefoot Boy

Maud Muller

ELLA WHEELER WILCOX

Solitude

The Winds of Fate

SAMUEL WOODWORTH

The Old Oaken Bucket

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud'

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

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

"It Is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free'"

Alphabetical List of Titles

Alphabetical List of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486271651
Editor:
Gardner, Martin
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Gardner, Martin
Author:
Gardner, Martin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Collections
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
9335
Publication Date:
19921231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.58 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost to less well-known poets. Includes 10 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by ,
The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost to less well-known poets. Includes 10 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by ,
The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St. Vincent Millay to Edward Lear's whimsical "The Owl and the Pussycat."  Famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost are well-represented, as are less well-known poets.
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