Nineteenth-Century American Poetry

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Penguin, Oct 1, 1996 - Poetry - 496 pages
Whitman, Dickinson, and Melville occupy the center of this anthology of nearly three hundred poems, spanning the course of the century, from Joel Barlow to Edwin Arlington Robinson, by way of Bryant, Emerson, Longfellow, Whittier, Poe, Holmes, Jones Very, Thoreau, Lowell, and Lanier.

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Contents

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW 18071882
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER 18071892
EDGAR ALLAN POE 18091849
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES 18091894
HENRY DAVID THOREAU 18171862
JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL 18191891
WALT WHITMAN 18191892
HERMAN MELVILLE 18191891
FREDERICK GODDARD TUCKERMAN 18211873
EMILY DICKINSON 18301886
SARAH MORGAN BRYAN PIATT 18361919
SIDNEY LANIER 18421881
EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON 18691935
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William C. Spengemann is the Hale Professor in Arts and Sciences and Professor of English Emeritus at Dartmouth College. He edited the Penguin Classics edition of Nineteenth-Century American Poetry.

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