101 Great American Poems

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American Poetry & Literacy Project (Mineola, N.Y.)
Dover Pub., 1998 - Poetry - 80 pages
32 Reviews
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, and many other notables. Includes 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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User Review  - 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. Read full review

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User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

A great little book. I like poems because you don't need too much time. As a teacher free time is a very limited resource! There are some great poems in this book that I have never read (those by Paul ... Read full review

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