Favorite American Poems

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Courier Corporation, Sep 18, 2002 - Poetry - 144 pages
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This carefully compiled large print edition.offers a broad cross-section of beloved American verse, ranging from the earliest works in the genre by Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley to the 20th-century poetry of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams. Selections include "The Children's Hour" and "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; "Annabel Lee" and "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe; Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing"; Emily Dickinson's "Because I could not stop for Death" and "Success is counted sweetest"; "The Road Not Taken" and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," by Robert Frost; Carl Sandburg's "Chicago" and "Fog"; and many more — including works by Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Stephen Crane, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and many others.
 

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Contents

Anne Bradstreet
1
Ralph Waldo Emerson
7
Edgar Allan
23
Oliver Wendell Holmes
35
Henry David Thoreau
42
Emily Dickinson
56
Emma Lazarus
62
Edwin Arlington Robinson
70
James Weldon Johnson
76
Wallace Stevens
95
Ezra Pound
105
Claude McKay
119
Edna St Vincent Millay
121
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