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Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize

Author: John Hollander
Publisher: New York : Academy of American Poets, ©1996.
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A collection of over 100 poems selected specifically for memorization, emcompassing a wide variety of genres, structures, and patterns, and drawn from a period ranging from Biblical times through the mid-twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hollander
ISBN: 1885983158 9781885983152
OCLC Number: 35959019
Description: 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Sonnets: Sonnet / Elizabeth Bishop --
At the round Earths imagin'd corners / John Donne --
On first looking into Chapman's Homer / John Keats --
New colossus / Emma Lazarus --
Lucifer in starlight / George Meredith --
On his blindness / John Milton / Piazza piece / John Crowe Ransom --
Sonnet #18 / William Shakespeare --
Sonnet #55 / William Shakespeare --
Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Compose upon Westminster bridge / William Wordsworth --
Tears, idle tears / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Song of myself, #11 / Walt Whitman --
Widow's lament on springtime / William Carlos Williams --
Slumber did my spirit seal / WIlliam Wordsworth --
They flee from me / Thomas Wyatt --
Cat and the moon / William Butler Yeats --
Song of wandering Aengus / William Butler Yeats --Counsels: April mortality / Leonie Adams --
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 / Anonymous --
Braham / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam / Edward Fitzgerald --
World / George Herbert --
To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick --
To an athlete dying young / A.E. Housman --
If / Rudyard Kipling --
Up-hill / Christina Rossetti --
Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas --
Go, lovely rose! / Edmund Waller --
Eagle and the mole / Elinor Wylie --
Second coming / William Butler Yeats. Tales: Lord Randall / Anonymous --
My last duchess / Robert Browning --
Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
anyone live in a pretty how town / E.E. Cummings --
Road not taken / Robert Frost --
Ode on the death of a favorite cat / Thomas Gray --
Oxen / Thomas Hardy --
Le belle dame sans merci / John Keats --
Owl and the pussy-cat / Edward Lear --
Richard Cory / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Apple gathering / Christina Rossetti --
Woodspurge / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
All the world's a stage / William Shakespeare --
Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer --
Adlestrop / Edward Thomas --
From Snow-bound / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Meditations: Dover beach / Matthew Arnold --
Stanzas / Emily Bronte --
To a waterfowl / William Cullen Bryant --
From Childe Harold's pilgrimage / George G.N., Lord Byron --
Narrow fellow in the grass / Emily Dickinson --
Because I could not stop for death / Emily Dickinson --
Mending wall / Robert Frost --
Hyla brook / Robert Frost --
Spring pools / Robert Frost --
Darkling thrush / Thomas Hardy --
Chambered nautilus / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Spring and fall / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
To autumn / John Keats --
On his seventy-fifth birthday / Walter Savage Landor --
Snow-flakes / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Tide rises, the tide falls / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Shiloh / Herman Melville --
Animals / Edwin Muir --
House on the hill / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
From Adonais / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Not waving but drowning / Stevie Smith --
Mnemosyne / Trumbull Stickney --
Ulysses / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
From In memoriam / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Kraken / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Noiseless patient spider / Walt Whitman.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction, by John Hollander.

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A collection of over 100 poems selected specifically for memorization, emcompassing a wide variety of genres, structures, and patterns, and drawn from a period ranging from Biblical times through the mid-twentieth century.

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