//101 Great American Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

101 Great American Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)


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Focusing on popular verse from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this treasury of significant American poems offers a taste of the nation’s wealthy poetic legacy. Selected for both popularity and literary quality, the compilation includes Robert Frost’s “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening,” Walt Whitman’s “I Hear The united states Making a song,” and Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Concord Hymn,” in addition to poems by Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, and plenty of other notables.
Chosen by the non-profit organization American Poetry & Literacy Project, these much-loved verses include 13 selections from the Commonplace Core State Standards Initiative: “Casey on the Bat,” “Fog,” “The New Colossus,” “Chicago,” “I, Too, Sing The united states,” “O Captain! My Captain!,” “Paul Revere’s Ride,” “The Road Now not Taken,” “The Raven,” “Because I May Now not Stop for Death,” “Mending Wall,” “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” and “The River Merchant’s Wife: A Letter.”