101 Great American Poems : An Anthology

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/21/1998
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Rich treasury of verse from the 19th and 20th centuries, selected for popularity and literary quality, includes Poe's "The Raven," Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," as well as poems by Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, many other notables.

Table of Contents

Anne Bradstreet
To My Dear and Loving Husband
Phillis Wheatley
"From To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth"
William Cullen Bryant
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Concord Hymn
The Snow-storm
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Arrow and the Song
The Builders
The Children's Hour
The Day is Done
Paul Revere's Ride
Edgar Allan Poe
Annabel Lee
The Conqueror Worm
The Raven
To Helen
Abraham Lincoln
My Childhood's Home I see Again
"Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr."
Old Ironsides
Herman Melville
Walt Whitman
I Hear America Singing
I Sit and Look Out
A Noiseless Patient Spider
O Captain! My Captain!
From Song of Myself
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
Frances E. W. Harper
Bury Me in a Free Land
Songs for the People
Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for Death'
Death sets a thing significant'
Hope is the thing with feathers'
I died for beauty'
If I can stop one heart from breaking'
I'm nobody! Who are you?'
My life closed twice before its close'
Success is counted sweetest'
There is no frigate like a book'
This is my letter to the world'
Emma Lazarus
The New Colossus
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Casey at the Bat
Edgar Lee Masters
The Unknown
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Miniver Cheevy
Mr. Flood's Party
Richard Cory
Stephen Crane
I saw a man pursuing the horizon'
War Is Kind
James Weldon Johnson
Sence You Went Away
Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Lesson
We Wear the Mask
Gertrude Stein
Susie Asado
Robert Frost
Acquainted with the Night
After Apple-Picking
Fire and Ice
Mending Wall
Nothing Gold Can Stay
The Road Not Taken
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Two Tramps in Mud Time
Carl Sandburg
"I am the People, the Mob"
Vachel Lindsay
Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
The Leaden-Eyed
Wallace Stevens
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
The Reader
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
William Carlos Williams
The Great Figure
The Red Wheelbarrow
This is Just To Say
The Widow's Lament in Springtime
Sara Teasdale
Ezra Pound
In a station of the Metro
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
Robinson Jeffers
"Shine, Perishing Republic"
"Shine, Republic"
Marianne Moore
T.S. Eliot
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Claude McKay
After the Winter
If We Must Die
The Tropics in New York
Edna St. Vincent Millay
First Fig
Archibald MacLeish
Ars Poetica
The End of the World
E.E. Cummings
since feeling is first
Jean Toomer
Her Lips Are Copper Wire
Langston Hughes
Dream Deferred (Harlem)
"I, Too"
Little Old Letter
Mother to Son
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Still Here
Countee Cullen
For Paul Laurence Dunbar
W.H. Auden
The Unknown Citizen

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