Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Poems Vintage Verse, Volume I, Revised Edition

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-05-04
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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One of David Madden's Pocketful series (including titles in fiction, poetry, drama, and the essay), this slim volume includes over 100 of the most familiar and most taught poems, arranged alphabetically. Priced to be affordably packaged with two or even three other volumes, each book in the Pocketful series can also be used separately.This text will range from classic, traditional poems mixed with contemporary poets.. This text is intended to be an inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies.

Table of Contents

About the Editor ix
A Word from the Editor to Students and Teachers xi
Matthew Arnold, "Dover Beach" xiii
Matthew Arnold, "Dover Beach" Annotated Version xv
Anonymous, "Western Wind" 1(1)
Anonymous, "Bonny Barbara Allan" 2(2)
Anonymous, "Sir Patrick Spence" 4(3)
Margaret Atwood, "You Fit into Me" 7(1)
W.H. Auden, "Musee des Beaux Arts" 8(2)
Elizabeth Bishop, "The Fish" 10(3)
William Blake, "The Tyger" 13(2)
William Blake, "The Lamb" 15(1)
William Blake, "The Sick Rose" 16(1)
Anne Bradstreet, "To My Dear and Loving Husband" 17(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks, "We Real Cool" 18(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks, "The Bean Eaters" 19(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, "How Do I Love Thee?" 20(1)
Robert Browning, "My Last Duchess" 21(3)
Robert Burns, "Oh, My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose" 24(1)
George Gordon, Lord Byron, "She Walks in Beauty" 25(2)
Thomas Campion, "There Is a Garden in Her Face" 27(1)
Lewis Carroll, "Jabberwocky" 28(2)
Lucille Clifton, "homage to my hips" 30(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "Kubla Khan" 31(3)
Hart Crane, "Proem: To Brooklyn Bridge" 34(3)
Countee Cullen, "For a Lady I Know" 37(1)
e.e. cummings, "in Just-" 38(2)
e.e. cummings, "Buffalo Bill's" 40(1)
Emily Dickinson, "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" 41(2)
Emily Dickinson, "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died" 43(1)
Emily Dickinson, "I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed" 44(2)
Emily Dickinson, "I Like to See It Lap the Miles" 46(1)
John Donne, "Song" 47(2)
John Donne, "Batter My Heart, Three-Personed God" 49(1)
John Donne, "Death Be Not Proud" 50(1)
Rita Dove, "Daystar" 51(1)
Michael Drayton, "Since There's No Help" 52(1)
T.S. Eliot, "Journey of the Magi" 53(2)
T.S. Eliot, "Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" 55(7)
Carolyn Forché, "The Colonel" 62(2)
Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken" 64(1)
Robert Frost, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" 65(1)
Robert Frost, "Mending Wall" 66(2)
Robert Frost, "Acquainted with the Night" 68(1)
Tess Gallagher, "Sudden Journey" 69(1)
Allen Ginsberg, "A Supermarket in California" 70(2)
Nikki Giovanni, "Nikki-Rosa" 72(2)
Thomas Hardy, "Channel Firing" 74(2)
Thomas Hardy, "The Convergence of the Twain" 76(3)
Robert Hayden, "Those Winter Sundays" 79(1)
Seamus Heaney, "Digging" 80(2)
George Herbert, "Easter Wings" 82(1)
Robert Herrick, "Delight in Disorder" 83(1)
Robert Herrick, "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" 84(2)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, "God's Grandeur" 86(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, "Pied Beauty" 87(1)
A.E. Housman, "To an Athlete Dying Young" 88(2)
Langston Hughes, "Dream Deferred" 90(1)
Langston Hughes, "Negro" 91(1)
Randall Jarrell, "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner" 92(1)
Ben Jonson, "On My First Son" 93(1)
Ben Jonson, "To Celia" 94(1)
Donald Justice, "On the Death of Friends in Childhood" 95(1)
John Keats, "Ode on a Grecian Urn" 96(3)
John Keats, "Ode to a Nightingale" 99(5)
John Keats, "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer" 104(2)
John Keats, "To Autumn" 106(2)
Galway Kinnell, "Blackberry Eating" 108(1)
Maxine Kumin, "Woodchucks" 109(2)
Denise Levertov, "What Were They Like?" 111(2)
Robert Lowell, "Skunk Hour" 113(3)
Archibald MacLeish, "Ars Poetica" 116(2)
Christopher Marlowe, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" 118(2)
Andrew Marvell, "To His Coy Mistress" 120(2)
Edna St. Vincent Millay, "What Lips My Lips Have Kissed" 122(1)
John Milton, "When I Consider How My Light Is Spent" 123(1)
Marianne Moore, "Poetry" 124(2)
Howard Nemerov, "Life Cycle of Common Man" 126(2)
Sharon Olds, "The One Girl at the Boys Party" 128(1)
Sharon Olds, "Sex Without Love" 129(1)
Sharon Olds, "The Victims" 130(2)
Wilfred Owen, "Dulce et Decorum Est" 132(2)
Dorothy Parker, "One Perfect Rose" 134(1)
Linda Pastan, "Ethics" 135(2)
Linda Pastan, "Marks" 137(1)
Marge Piercy, "The Secretary Chant" 138(1)
Sylvia Plath, "Metaphors" 139(1)
Sylvia Plath, "Daddy" 140(4)
Edgar Allan Poe, "The Raven" 144(6)
Alexander Pope, "Epigram. Engraved on the Collar of a Dog Which I Gave to His Royal Highness" 150(1)
Ezra Pound, "The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter" 151(2)
Ezra Pound, "In a Station of the Metro" 153(1)
Dudley Randall, "Ballad of Birmingham" 154(2)
John Crowe Ransom, "Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter" 156(2)
Henry Reed, "Naming of Parts" 158(2)
Adrienne Rich, "Living in Sin" 160(2)
Adrienne Rich, "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" 162(1)
Adrienne Rich, "Diving into the Wreck" 163(4)
Edwin Arlington Robinson, "Mr. Flood's Party" 167(3)
Edwin Arlington Robinson, "Richard Cory" 170(1)
Theodore Roethke, "My Papa's Waltz" 171(1)
Theodore Roethke, "I Knew a Woman" 172(2)
Christina Rossetti, "Uphill" 174(1)
Anne Sexton, "Her Kind" 175(1)
William Shakespeare, "My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun" 176(1)
William Shakespeare, "Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds" 177(2)
William Shakespeare, "Not Marble Nor the Gilded Monuments" 179(1)
William Shakespeare, "When, in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes" 180(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley, "Ozymandias" 181(1)
Leslie Marmon Silko, "Where Mountain Lion Lay Down with Deer" 182(2)
Cathy Song, "Lost Sister" 184(3)
William Stafford, "Traveling Through the Dark" 187(1)
Wallace Stevens, "The Emperor of Ice-Cream" 188(1)
Jonathan Swift, "A Description of the Morning" 189(2)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, "Ulysses" 191(3)
Dylan Thomas, "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" 194(2)
Jean Toomer, "Reapers" 196(1)
Edmund Waller, "Go, Lovely Rose" 197(1)
Walt Whitman, "A Noiseless Patient Spider" 198(1)
Walt Whitman, "Cavalry Crossing a Ford" 199(1)
Walt Whitman, "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" 200(1)
Richard Wilbur, "Love Calls Us to the Things of This World" 201(2)
William Carlos Williams, "The Red Wheelbarrow" 203(1)
William Carlos Williams, "The Dance" 204(1)
William Wordsworth, "The World Is Too Much with Us" 205(1)
William Wordsworth, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" 206(2)
James Wright, "A Blessing" 208(2)
William Butler Yeats, "Leda and the Swan" 210(1)
William Butler Yeats, "Sailing to Byzantium" 211(2)
William Butler Yeats, "The Second Coming" 213(2)
Credits 215

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