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Great Short Poems - (Dover Thrift Editions) by Paul Negri (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 64

Genre: Poetry

Sub-Genre: Anthologies (multiple authors)

Series Title: Dover Thrift Editions

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Dover Publications

Age Range: Teen

Author: Paul Negri

Language: English

Street Date: February 18, 2000
TCIN: 77723251
UPC: 9780486411057
Item Number (DPCI): 247-60-3708
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



Outstanding anthology features more than 150 English and American masterpieces spanning over 400 years. "Death Be Not Proud," "The Tyger," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," plus works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, others.



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This outstanding anthology of short verse offers poetry lovers an impressive sampling of more than 150 masterpieces spanning over 400 years of English and American literary history. Although short in length (the longest are 24 lines, most 16 lines or less), these poems are long on beauty, power, imagination, and originality.
Included are such memorable compositions as John Donne's "Death Be Not Proud," Shakespeare's "When, in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes," "On His Blindness" by John Milton, William Blake's "The Tyger," Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," Byron's "She Walks in Beauty," Shelley's "Ozymandias," as well as works by Alfred Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manly Hopkins, Amy Lowell, William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Langston Hughes, Dylan Thomas, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and many others.
Attractive and inexpensive, this compilation of carefully chosen verse contains many of the most loved, most anthologized poems in the English language. Students, teachers, and any lover of great poetry will treasure this splendid collection.
Includes "The Road Not Taken," "Loveliest of Trees," and "Ozymandias."

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