The Giant Book of Poetry

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Level4Press Inc, 2006 - 748 páginas
The Giant Book of Poetry is an illustrated anthology of over 575 poems, more than 750 pages and over 60 illustrations representing ancient, classical, modern, and contemporary time periods along with a good selection of English translations of world poets. Footnotes include notes on form, definitions for unusual words, and hints on interpretation. The book includes an introduction by the editor and an appendix covering poetry meter, as well as indexes by author, title, subject, source language, and first line. The publisher is also releasing an audio CD version of the book and the book includes an index pointing from each poem to the corresponding audio CD and track, and an index pointing from each audio CD and track to the corresponding poem location in the book.
 

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This book is interesting, but a layman's approach to collecting poetry doesn't appeal as much to me as a scholar's. I'll get back to it! Leer comentario completo

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Table of Contents
25
Poems 3
31
Robert Greene 1560 1592
42
William Drummond 1585 1649
55
Ryusui 1691 1758 6
61
William Wordsworth 1770 1850
70
Robert Southey 1774 1843
96
George Gordon Lord Byron 1788 1824
102
Edna St Vincent Millay 1892 1950
429
May Swenson 1913 1989
448
William Stafford 1914 1993
453
ames Dickey 1923 1997
467
Carolyn Kizer b 1925
479
Philip Levine b 1928
492
Miller Williams b 1930
502
Amiri Baraka LeRoi Jones b 1934 S 6
516

John Keats 1795 1821 20
120
Thomas Hood 1799 1845 4
141
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807 1882 47
147
John Greenleaf Whittier 1807 1892 67
167
Oliver Wendell Holmes 1809 1894 69
169
Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809 1892 8
181
Edward Lear 1812 1888
205
Charles Baudelaire 1821 1867 2 8
218
Coventry Patmore 1823 1896
230
Thomas Hardy 1840 1928
267
William Ernest Henley 1849 1903
283
James B Naylor 18601902 29
291
William Butler Yeats 1865 1939
298
Edwin Arlington Robinson 1869 1935
307
Robert Frost 1874 1963
320
Amy Lowell 1874 1925 35
351
Gertrude Stein 1874 1946
390
Marjorie Allen Seiffert 1881 1968
396
Sara Teasdale 1884 1933
404
Ezra Pound 1885 1972 4 0
410
Robinson Jeffers 1887 1962 4 6
416
Archibald MacLeish 1892 1982
427
Robert Phillips b 1938
529
Margaret Atwood b 1939
533
Ted Kooser b 1939
540
Robert Pinsky b 1940
560
Toi Derricotte b 1941
570
Nancy Vieira Couto b 1942
575
Dave Smith b 1942
593
Brian Patten b 1946
604
Robert Hedin b 1949 6 8
618
Timothy Russell b 1951 63
631
Mark Irwin b 1953
635
Mark Turpin b 1953 64
641
Kevin Hart b 1954
649
Dean Young b 1955
655
Julia Kasdorf b 1962
664
David Berman b 1967
667
Ars Poetica 427
687
Index to Translations
703
Index Pointing To Audio CD
717
Acknowledgements 74
741
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William Roetzheim is best known as the author of ten technical books on management, technology, and software along with over 150 technical articles. He founded two successful software companies (Marotz, Inc. and Cost Xpert Group, Inc.), winning numerous awards (Inc. 500, Deloitte and Touch Fast 50, Total Excellence in Management Award, Best Place to Work in San Diego, Borland Application of the Year, and many others). He sold both companies and retired from the world of technology to focus on his primary love, poetry. His poems have won numerous awards and recognition, including the Milford Fine Arts Council National Poetry Contest, Writers Challenge, Faulkner Society Poetry Award, Oberon Prize, Pagan Poetry Contest, Saturday Writers One Page Poetry Contest, and the Baltimore Science Fiction Convention Poetry Prize.William Roetzheim is best known as the author of ten technical books on management, technology, and software along with over 150 technical articles. He founded two successful software companies (Marotz, Inc. and Cost Xpert Group, Inc.), winning numerous awards (Inc. 500, Deloitte and Touch Fast 50, Total Excellence in Management Award, Best Place to Work in San Diego, Borland Application of the Year, and many others). He sold both companies and retired from the world of technology to focus on his primary love, poetry. His poems have won numerous awards and recognition, including the Milford Fine Arts Council National Poetry Contest, Writers Challenge, Faulkner Society Poetry Award, Oberon Prize, Pagan Poetry Contest, Saturday Writers One Page Poetry Contest, and the Baltimore Science Fiction Convention Poetry Prize.

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