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The golden Ecco anthology : 100 great poems of the English language

Author: Mark Strand
Publisher: Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
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A collection of favorite poems. One of them is by Stephen Crane, who wrote: "I saw a man pursuing the horizon; / Round and round they sped. / I was disturbed at this; / I accosted the man. It's futile, I said, / You can never ̓/ You lie, he cried, / And ran on."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Strand
ISBN: 0880013664 9780880013666 0880013664 0880014334 9780880014335
OCLC Number: 30624693
Description: x, 180 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Fowls in the Frith / Anonymous --
I Am of Ireland / Anonymous --
Thomas the Rhymer / Anonymous --
Sir Patrick Spens / Anonymous --
Western Wind / Anonymous --
"They fle from me that sometyme did me seke" / Thomas Wyatt --
The Lullaby of a Lover / George Gascoigne --
Of Money / Barnabe Googe --
The Lowest Trees Have Tops / Edward Dyer --
The Lie / Walter Ralegh --
"One day I wrote her name upon the strand" / Edmund Spenser --
Ye Goat-herd Gods / Philip Sidney --
The Burning Babe / Robert Southwell --
A Litany in Time of Plague / Thomas Nashe --
Elegy / Chidiock Tichborne --
"Since ther's no helpe, come let us kisse and part" / Michael Drayton --
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love / Christopher Marlowe --
"How like a winter hath my absence been" / William Shakespeare --
Tom O'Bedlam's Song / Anonymous --
The Relic / John Donne --
Epitaph on Salomon Pavy, a Child of Queen Elizabeth's Chapel / Ben Jonson --
The Mad Maid's Song / Robert Herrick. "Love bade me welcome: yet my soul drew back" / George Herbert --
A Song / Thomas Carew --
Dirge / James Shirley --
Of English Verse / Edmund Waller --
The Philosopher and the Lover; To a Mistress Dying / William Davenant --
"When I consider how my light is spent" / John Milton --
No Platonique Love / William Cartwright --
To His Coy Mistress / Andrew Marvell --
Corruption / Henry Vaughan --
A Discourse of Melancholy / Margaret Cavendish --
To The Ladies / Mary, Lady Chudleigh --
A Nocturnal Reverie / Anne Finch --
The Progress of Beauty / Jonathan Swift --
Ode on Solitude / Alexander Pope --
The Sick Rose / William Blake --
To a Mouse / Robert Burns --
Lucy Gray / William Wordsworth --
Proud Maisie / Walter Scott --
Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Darkness / George Gordon --
"When the lamp is shattered" / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
The Badger / John Clare --
To Cole, the Painter, Departing for Europe / William Cullen Bryant --
Ode to a Nightingale / John Keats. The Rhodora / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Snow-Flakes / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Telling the Bees / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe --
Tithonus / Alfred Tennyson --
Memorabilia / Robert Browning --
The Owl and the Pussy Cat / Edward Lear --
Stanzas / Emily or Charlotte Bronte --
The Maldive Shark / Herman Melville --
A Noiseless Patient Spider / Walt Whitman --
The Woodspurge / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
"As imperceptibly as grief" / Emily Dickinson --
"When I am dead, my dearest" / Christina Rossetti --
Afterwards / Thomas Hardy --
The Windhover / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Into My Heart an Air that Kills / A. E. Housman --
The Way Through the Woods / Rudyard Kipling --
Easter 1916 / William Butler Yeats --
The House on the Hill / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
"I saw a man pursuing the horizon" / Stephen Crane --
Sympathy / Paul Lawrence Dunbar --
For Once, Then, Something / Robert Frost --
Mnemosyne / Trumbull Stickney --
The Gallows / Edward Thomas. A Postcard from the Volcano / Wallace Stevens --
These / William Carlos Williams --
Piano / D. H. Lawrence --
The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter / Ezra Pound --
The Horses / Edwin Muir --
A Grave / Marianne Moore --
Animula / T. S. Eliot --
Annihilation / Conrad Aiken --
"What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why" / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
You, Andrew Marvell / Archibald MacLeish --
Anthem for Doomed Youth / Wilfred Owen --
Repose of Rivers / Hart Crane --
Advice / Langston Hughes --
Yet Do I Marvel / Countee Cullen --
Birth of Love / Robert Penn Warren --
In Memory of W. B. Yeats / W. H. Auden --
Observation Car / A. D. Hope --
The Brandy Glass / Louis MacNeice --
At the Fishhouses / Elizabeth Bishop --
Those Winter Sundays / Robert Hayden --
The Moon and the Night and the Men / John Berryman --
Fern Hill / Dylan Thomas --
Fall 1961 / Robert Lowell --
Meridian / Amy Clampitt --
In the Park / Gwen Harwood --
Advice to a Prophet / Richard Wilbur --
Aubade / Philip Larkin. Menage a Trois / Howard Moss --
A Hill / Anthony Hecht --
As You Came from the Holy Land / John Ashbery.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Strand.

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A collection of favorite poems. One of them is by Stephen Crane, who wrote: "I saw a man pursuing the horizon; / Round and round they sped. / I was disturbed at this; / I accosted the man. It's futile, I said, / You can never ̓/ You lie, he cried, / And ran on."

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