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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

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Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxv-xxxvi).

About the Author

William C. Spengemann is the Hale Professor in Arts and Sciences and Professor of English Emeritus at Dartmouth College. He edited the Penguin Classics edition of Nineteenth-Century American Poetry.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING

A NOTE ON THE TEXTS

JOEL BARLOW (1754–1812)

from The Columbiad: Book the Eighth

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794–1978)

Thanatopsis

To a Waterfowl

Mutation

Hymn to the North Star

To a Mosquito

A Meditation on Rhode Island Coal

The Prairies

The Crowded Street

Not Yet

The Poet

The Death of Lincoln

RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803–1882)

Each and All

The Humble-Bee

The Snow-Storm

Grace

Blight

Motto to "The Poet"

The World-Soul

Mithridates

Hamatreya

Ode, Inscribed to W.H. Channing

Merlin I

Motto to "Nature"

Days

The Chartist's Complaint

Two Rivers

Motto to "Illusions"

Terminus

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW (1807–1882)

Mezzo Cammin

The Warning

The Day Is Done

Dante

Sand of the Desert in an Hour-Glass

The Fire of Drift-Wood

The Jewish Cemetery at Newport

The Ropewalk

The Golden Mile-Stone

from Hiawatha: The White Man's Foot

Snow-Flakes

The Legend of Rabbi Ben Levi

The Rhyme of Sir Christopher

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (1807–1892)

The Cities of the Plain

The Farewell

Official Piety

The Haschish

Skipper Ireson's Ride

The Palm-Tree

Brown of Ossawatomie

A Word for the Hour

Barbara Frietchie

from Tent on the Beach: [The Dreamer]

Overruled

EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809–1849)

Dreams

Sonnet: To Science

Romance

A Dream within a Dream

The City in the Sea

To One in Paradise

Silence

The Sleeper

The Conqueror Worm

Dreamland

Stanzas

The Raven

A Valentine

Ulalume

Annabel Lee

Eldorado

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (1809–1894)

Old Ironsides

Our Limitations

Latter-Day Warnings

The Chambered Nautilus

Iris, Her Book

Prologue

Tartarus

JONES VERY (1813–1880)

The New Birth

The Son

The Word

The Spirit

The Serpent

The Robe

The Winter Rain

The Cross

The Mountain

The Promise

The Birds of Passage

The Silent

The Indian's Retort

Slavery

The First Atlantic Telegraph

The Slowness of Belief in a Spiritual World

Forevermore

HENRY DAVID THOREAU (1817–1862)

Sic Vita

Brother Where Dost Thou Dwell

On Ponkawtasset, Since, We Took Our Way

Low-Anchored Cloud

Woof of the Sun, Ethereal Gauze

My Life Has Been the Poem I Would Have Writ

Inspiration

For Though the Eaves Were Rabbeted

Pray to What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong

A Winter and Spring Scene

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (1819–1891)

A Contrast

from A Fable for Critics

from The Biglow Papers: The Pious Editor's Creed

The Darkened Mind

Sonnet: On Being Asked for an Autograph in Venice

The Boss

In a Copy of Omar Khayyam

Science and Poetry

WALT WHITMAN (1819–1892)

Song of Myself

Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking

I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing

Cavalry Crossing a Ford

Beat! Beat! Drums!

As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap Camerado

Years of the Modern

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd

A Noiseless Patient Spider

Passage to India

Prayer of Columbus

To a Locomotive in Winter

HERMAN MELVILLE (1819–1891)

Immolated

from Battle-Pieces

The Portent

Misgivings

The March into Virginia

The Temeraire

A Utilitarian View of the Monitor's Fight

Stonewall Jackson: Mortally Wounded at Chancellorsville

Stonewall Jackson: Ascribed to a Virginian

The House-Top

The College Colonel

The Martyr

The Apparition

Iris

from Clarel

from Part I, canto xiii: The Arch

Part II, canto vii: Guide and Guard

from Part II, canto xxiii: By the Jordan

from Part III, canto xx: Afterward

from Part III, canto xxix: Rolfe and the Palm

from Part IV, canto iii: The Island

Part IV, canto xxxi: Dirge

Part IV, canto xxxiv: Via Crucis

Part IV, canto xxxv: Epilogue

from John Marr and Other Sailors

Tom Deadlight

The Aeolian Harp

The Maldive Shark

The Berg

The Enviable Isles

Pebbles

from Timoleon

After the Pleasure Party

The Night-March

Art

Herba Santa

In a Bye-Canal

The Attic Landscape

The Parthenon

In the Desert

from Weeds and Wildings, Chiefly; with a Rose or Two

The Little Good Fellows

The Chipmunk

Time's Betrayal

Rosary Beads

Miscellaneous Poems

The Rusty Man

Camoens

Fruit and Flower Painter

In Shards the Sylvan Vases Lie

To ––

Pontoosuce

Billy in the Darbies

FREDERICK GODDARD TUCKERMAN (1821–1873)

Sonnets: First Series

Infatuation

Rhotruda

As Sometimes in a Grove

Coralie

The Cricket

EMILY DICKINSON (1830–1886)

49. I never lost as much but twice

95. My nosegays are for Captivies––

77. I never hear the word "escape"

89. Some things that fly there be––

135. Water, is taught by thirst

185. "Faith" is a fine invention

211. Come slowly––Eden!

213. Did the Harebell loose her girdle

243. I've known a Heaven, like a Tent–

249. Wild Nights––Wild Nights!

257. Delight is as the flight––

258. There's a certain Slant of light

281. 'Tis so appalling––it exhilarates––

290. Of Bronze––and Blaze––

301. I reason, Earth is short––

307. The One who could repeat the Summer day––

315. He fumbles at your Soul

326. I cannot dance upon my Toes––

328. A Bird came down the Walk––

338. I know that He exists

357. God is a distant––stately Lover––

410. The first Day's Night had come––

414. 'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch

435. Much Madness is divinest Sense––

448. This was a Poet––It is That

501. This World is not Conclusion

502. At least––to pray––is left––is left––

506. He touched me, so I live to know

519. 'Twas warm––at first––like Us––

547. I've seen a Dying Eye

556. The Brain, within its Groove

577. If I may have it, when it's dead

599. There is a pain––so utter––

606. The Trees like Tassels––hit––and swung–

612. It would have starved a Gnat––

613. They shut me up in Prose––

622. To know just how He suffered––would be dear––

629. I watched the Moon around the House

632. The Brain––is wider than the Sky––

640. I cannot live with You––

652. A Prison gets to be a friend––

656. The Name––of it––is "Autumn"––

657. I dwell in Possibility––

670. One need not be a Chamber––to be Haunted––

754. My Life had stood––a Loaded Gun––

1053. It was a quiet way––

1712. A Pit––but Heaven over it––

525. I think the Hemlock likes to stand

665. Dropped into the Ether Acre––

709. Publication––is the Auction

771. None can experience stint

812. A Light exists in Spring

824. The Wind begun to rock the Grass

854. Banish Air from Air––

915. Faith––is the Pierless Bridge

925. Struck, was I, not yet by Lightning––

949. Under the Light, yet under

959. A loss of something ever felt I––

997. Crumbling is not an instant's Act

1056. There is a Zone whose even Years

1090. I am afraid to own a Body––

1128. These are the Nights that Beetles love––

1173. The Lightning is a yellow Fork

1235. Like Rain it sounded till it curved

1247. To pile like Thunder to its close

1311. This dirty––little––Heart

1331. Wonder––is not precisely Knowing

1575. The Bat is dun, with wrinkled Wings––

1400. What mystery pervades a well!

1433. How brittle are the Piers

1445. Death is the supple Suitor

1527. Oh give it Motion––deck it sweet

1542. Come show thy Durham Breast

1551. Those––dying then

1670. In Winter in my Room

1718. Drowning is not so pitiful

1751. There comes an hour when begging stops

SARAH MORGAN BRYAN PIATT (1836–1919)

The Palace-Burner

A Doubt

This World

In Her Prison

Answering a Child

No Help

In a Queen's Domain

If I Had Made the World

Stone for a Statue

Army of Occupation

A Lesson in a Picture

A Pique at Parting

Her Word of Reproach

Sad Spring-Song

SIDNEY LANIER (1842–1881)

Song for "The Jacquerie"

Nirvana

To Beethoven

To Richard Wagner

The Revenge of Hamish

To Bayard Taylor

EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON (1869–1935)

Walt Whitman

John Evereldown

Luke Havergal

Three Quatrains

The House on the Hill

Aaron Stark

Sonnet

Verlaine

Richard Cory

Cliff Klingenhagen

Reuben Bright

The Tavern

Octaves XV, XIX, XX

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140435870
Editor:
Spengemann, William C.
Editor:
Roberts, Jessica F.
Editor:
Spengemann, William C.
Editor:
Roberts, Jessica F.
Author:
Various
Author:
Spengemann, William
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
American poetry -- 19th century.
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Single Author / American
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Poetry -Anthologies
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94-211
Publication Date:
19961031
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Language:
English
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Pages:
496
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