101 Great American Poems

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Dover Publications, 1998 M01 21 - 80 páginas
Focusing on popular verse from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this treasury of great American poems offers a taste of the nation's rich poetic legacy. Selected for both popularity and literary quality, the compilation includes Robert Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," and Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Concord Hymn," as well as poems by Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, and many other notables.
Chosen by the non-profit organization American Poetry & Literacy Project, these much-loved verses include 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Casey at the Bat," "Fog," "The New Colossus," "Chicago," "I, Too, Sing America," "O Captain! My Captain!," "Paul Revere's Ride," "The Road Not Taken," "The Raven," "Because I Could Not Stop for Death," "Mending Wall," "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," and "The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter."

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Review: 101 Great American Poems

Crítica de los usuarios  - Ashley - Goodreads

As a novice to poetry I found this book a good introduction to several different poets. I read through the entire book in a few hours and I now know of several poets who of which I'd like to read more of their works, which was my hope for this collection. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - phebj - LibraryThing

The purpose of this slim volume (just 80 pages) is to make great poetry more available. The book is currently selling for $1.50 on Amazon. The poems are arranged in chronological order starting in the ... Leer comentario completo

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