100 Best-loved Poems

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Courier Corporation, 1995 M10 4 - 101 páginas

Here are some of the most loved poems in the English language, chosen not merely for their popularity, but for their literary quality as well. Dating from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, these splendid poems remain evergreen in their capacity to engage our minds and refresh our spirits. Among them are: Marlowe: The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Shakespeare: Sonnet XVIII ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?")Donne: Holy Sonnet X ("Death, be not proud")Marvell: To His Coy MistressWordsworth: "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"Shelley: Ode to the West WindLongfellow: The Children's HourPoe: The RavenTennyson: The Charge of the Light BrigadeWhitman: O Captain! My Captain!Dickinson: "This Is My Letter to the World"Yeats: When You Are OldFrost: The Road Not TakenMillay: First Fig
Works by many other poets Milton, Blake, Burns, Coleridge, Byron, Keats, Emerson, the Brownings, Hardy, Housman, Kipling, Pound, and Auden among them are included in this treasury, a perfect companion for quiet moments of reflection."

 

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I spent a restful rainy Sunday evening savoring the wonderful words, phrases and lyrical joy of reading this marvelous compilation of poetry. Beginning with The Ballad of Lord Randal through Dylan ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

No one in their right mind would argue the worth of the poems in this volume. If you’re interested in the verse that has shaped our culture, this is a great place to start. I learned something about ... Leer comentario completo

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BALLADS
1
THOMAS NASHE 15671601
8
BEN JONSON 15721637
11
ANDREW MARVELL 16211678
17
WILLIAM BLAKE 17571827
24
ROBERT BURNS 17591796
26
LEIGH HUNT 17841859
32
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT 17941878
40
EDGAR ALLAN POE 18091849
55
ALFRED LORD TENNYSON 18091892
62
GEORGE MEREDITH 18281909
68
CHRISTINA ROSSETTI 18301894
71
WILLIAM BUTLERYEATS 18651939
80
CARL SANDBURG 18781967
85
Alphabetical List of First Lines
99
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RALPH WALDO EMERSON 18031882
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