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100 Favorite English and Irish Poems (06 Edition)

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This compact anthology contains many of the best works of 59 poets writing in English--from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and lovely sonnets of the preeminent English poet and playwright William Shakespeare to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound insights into the nature of beauty, art, and mortality.

Here also are beloved poems by Christopher Marlowe, John Donne, William Wordsworth, Robert Browning, Christina Rossetti, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Burns, William Butler Yeats, Rupert Brooke, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, and 43 other great English, Irish, and Scottish writers.

In addition to a concise introduction, this volume provides brief commentaries on the poets represented. The result is a carefully selected anthology that will be studied and treasured by students and poetry lovers alike.

Original Dover (2006) selection of poems from standard texts. Introductory note. Brief introductions to each poet. Indexes of titles and first lines. 112pp. 53/16 x 81/4. Paperbound

Synopsis:

Compact anthology features many of the best works by 59 poets writing in English, among them Edmund Spenser, Christina Rossetti, John Milton, Robert Burns, and William Blake. Includes 5 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Compact anthology features many of the best works by 59 poets writing in English — from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and Shakespeare's lovely sonnets to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound insights into the nature of beauty, art, and mortality. Includes 5 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Compact anthology of the best-known works by many of the greatest poets writing in English, from Shakespeare and Marlowe to D. H. Lawrence and Yeats. Other poets include Blake, Donne, Pope, Byron, Burns, Wordsworth, Hardy, Christina Rossetti, and many more.

Table of Contents

Anonymous (late Middle Ages)

  Lord Randal

  Sir Patrick Spens

Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599)

  Sonnet 75 ("One day I wrote her name upon the strand")

Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)

  Sonnet 1 from Astrophil and Stella ("Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show")

Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)

  The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618)

  The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

  Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun

  Sonnet 18 ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?")

  Sonnet 30 ("When to the sessions of sweet silent thought")

  Sonnet 73 ("That time of year thou mayst in me behold")

  Sonnet 146 ("Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth")

Thomas Nashe (1567-1601)

  Adieu, Farewell Earth's Bliss

Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

  There Is a Garden in Her Face

John Donne (1572?-1631)

  The Good Morrow

  Song ("Go and catch a falling star")

  Holy Sonnet 10 ("Death, be not proud, though some have called thee")

Ben Jonson (1572-1637)

  Song: To Celia

Robert Herrick (1591-1674)

  To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time

George Herbert (1593-1633)

  The Pulley

Thomas Carew (1595-1639)

  A Song ("Ask me no more where Jove bestows")

Edmund Waller (1606-1687)

  Song ("Go, lovely Rose")

John Milton (1608-1674)

  On His Blindness

  On His Deceased Wife

Sir John Suckling (1609-1642)

  Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?

Richard Lovelace (1618-1657)

  To Lucasta, Going to the Wars

  To Althea, from Prison

Henry Vaughan (1621-1695)

  The Retreat

Andrew Marvell (1621-1678)

  To His Coy Mistress

John Dryden (1631-1700)

  A Song for St. Cecilia's Day

Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

  Ode on Solitude

William Blake (1757-1827)

  The Tyger

  London

Robert Burns (1759-1796)

  A Red, Red Rose

  My Heart's in the Highlands

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

  Upon Westminster Bridge

  Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known

  Daffodils

  My Heart Leaps Up

  The World Is Too Much with Us

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

  Kubla Khan

Leigh Hunt (1784-1859)

  Abou Ben Adhem

George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)

  She Walks in Beauty

  When We Two Parted

  The Destruction of Sennacherib

  So We'll Go No More a Roving

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

  Ozymandias

  Ode to the West Wind

  When the Lamp Is Shatter'd

  Music, When Soft Voices Die

John Keats (1795-1821)

  On First Looking into Chapman's Homer

  When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be

  Bright Star, Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art

  Ode on a Grecian Urn

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

  Sonnet 6 ("Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand")

  Sonnet 43 ("How do I love thee? Let me count the ways")

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

  The Charge of the Light Brigade

  Crossing the Bar

  Ulysses

  Break, Break, Break

  Tears, Idle Tears

  O, Yet We Trust that Somehow Good (section 54 of In Memoriam A. H. H.)

  Flower in the Crannied Wall

Robert Browning (1812-1889)

  My Last Duchess

  Home-Thoughts, from Abroad

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

  Dover Beach

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

  The Woodspurge

George Meredith (1828-1909)

  Lucifer in Starlight

Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)

  A Birthday

  Remember

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

  Jabberwocky

William Morris (1834-1896)

  An Apology

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)

  Love and Sleep

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

  Hap

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

  God's Grandeur

  Hurrahing in Harvest

Robert Bridges (1844-1930)

  Nightingales

William Ernest Henley (1849-1903)

  Invictus

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

  Requiem

A. E. Housman (1859-1936)

  To an Athlete Dying Young

  Loveliest of Trees

  When I Was One-and-Twenty

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

  Gunga Din

  Recessional

  If

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

  The Wild Swans at Coole

  Easter 1916

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956)

  The Listeners

Edward Thomas (1878-1917)

  The Owl

John Masefield (1878-1967)

  Cargoes

  Sea Fever

D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

  Snake

Rupert Brooke (1887-1915)

  The Soldier

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

  Sweeney Among the Nightingales

Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918)

  Returning, We Hear the Larks

Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)

  Anthem for Doomed Youth

  Greater Love

Robert Graves (1895-1985)

  When I'm Killed

W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

  Musée des Beaux Arts

Stephen Spender (1909-1995)

  I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great

Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)

  Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

Alphabetical List of Titles

Alphabetical List of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486444291
Editor:
Strowbridge, Clarence C.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Strowbridge, Clarence C.
Author:
Strowbridge, Clarence C.
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.21 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Compact anthology features many of the best works by 59 poets writing in English, among them Edmund Spenser, Christina Rossetti, John Milton, Robert Burns, and William Blake. Includes 5 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

"Synopsis" by ,
Compact anthology features many of the best works by 59 poets writing in English — from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and Shakespeare's lovely sonnets to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound insights into the nature of beauty, art, and mortality. Includes 5 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by ,
Compact anthology of the best-known works by many of the greatest poets writing in English, from Shakespeare and Marlowe to D. H. Lawrence and Yeats. Other poets include Blake, Donne, Pope, Byron, Burns, Wordsworth, Hardy, Christina Rossetti, and many more.

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