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Poetry Out Loud

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Publisher Comments:

Introduction by James Earl Jones. Now in paperback, here are over 100 lyrics, limericks, clerihews, ballads, raps, and other poems--famous and infamous, celebrated and obscure--that come alive when read aloud. Accompanying each poem are notes, introductions to basic poetic terms, and hints on reading them aloud. James Earl Jones, one of America's greatest living actors, introduces the book and tells how reciting poetry as a child helped him overcome a speech impediment and discover his own voice again.

"A timeless selection . . . Each poem, read aloud, reverberates in the reader."--Writer's Digest

"Poems that simply sing when you read them aloud."--The Hartford Courant.

A BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH CLUB, QUALITY PAPERBACK BOOK CLUB, and WRITER'S DIGEST BOOK CLUB selection. Now in its 8th printing.

Synopsis:

Rediscover the fun of reading poetry aloud with this anthology full of literary landmarks and children's rhymes, difficult classics and modern verses. Here are over 100 lyrics, limerics, ballads, raps and other poems that come alive when read aloud. Accompanying each poem are background notes, introductions to basic poetic terms, explanations of difficult passages and hints on reading them aloud.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-[217]) and indexes.

About the Author

Robert Alden Rubin holds an M.A. in creative writing from Hollins College. He worked as a journalist and a college English instructor at the University of North Carolina and was an editor for Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. His books include Poetry Out Loud and On the Beaten Path: An Appalachian Pilgrimage. He lives in Sykesville, Maryland, with his wife.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565121225
Editor:
Rubin, Robert A.
Introduction:
Jones, James Earl
Introduction by:
Jones, James Earl
Introduction:
Jones, James Earl
Editor:
Rubin, Robert A.
Author:
Rubin, Robert Alden
Publisher:
Algonquin Books
Location:
Chapel Hill, N.C. :
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
American poetry (collections)
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Recitations
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
POETRY / Anthologies (multiple authors)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
95-2
Publication Date:
19950111
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7 x 6.3 x 0.65 in 0.56 lb

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Product details 240 pages Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - English 9781565121225 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Rediscover the fun of reading poetry aloud with this anthology full of literary landmarks and children's rhymes, difficult classics and modern verses. Here are over 100 lyrics, limerics, ballads, raps and other poems that come alive when read aloud. Accompanying each poem are background notes, introductions to basic poetic terms, explanations of difficult passages and hints on reading them aloud.
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