Poems for America: 125 Poems that Celebrate the American Experience
An inspiring anthology that celebrates our nation with more than one hundred of the greatest poems ever written about the landscapes, institutions, and transforming events of America.
Here are classics such as "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," and "Paul Revere's Ride"; works by American masters, including Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Langston Hughes, and Elizabeth Bishop; and lesser-known gems by important American writers, such as Ernest Hemingway's "I Like Americans" and Henry David Thoreau's "Our Country." Also featured are poems by contemporary talents, including Richard Wilbur, Philip Levine, Adrienne Rich, Yusef Komunyakaa, Rita Dove, and Sherman Alexie. A timeless volume that traces the history of the United States through verse, "Poems for America" is essential for poetry lovers and for anyone who appreciates the rich and fascinating story of our nation.
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An highly intuitive selection of poems by Ms. Ciuraru which speak to the reader and to each other. As the dust jacket states, it IS an essential book for poetry lovers. Lots of classics juxtaposed ... Leer comentario completo
INTRODUCTION BY CARMELA CIURARU
To a Lady on Her Remarkable Preservation in an Hurricane
Excerpt The Prairies
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