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Anthology of American poetry

Author: George Gesner
Publisher: New York : Avenel Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The work of America's great poets, representing three centuries of our nation's splendid literary history, is collected in this magnificent Anthology of American Poetry. In its pages readers will find more than 600 poems, songs, and ballads--both familiar favorites and new discoveries that make this volume a treasure trove of fine literature and a must for every home library."--
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Anthology of American poetry.
New York : Avenel Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers, ©1983
(OCoLC)903451625
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Gesner
ISBN: 0517385589 9780517385586 0517385570 9780517385579
OCLC Number: 8930162
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 735 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Poets of America --
Anne Bradstreet --
Philip Freneau --
Richard Henry Dana --
Fitz-Greene Halleck --
William Cullen Bryant --
Joseph Rodman Drake --
Edward Coate Pinkney --
George Pope Morris --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Nathaniel Parker Willis --
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
John Greenleaf Whittier --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Jones Very --
John Godfrey Saxe --
Henry David Thoreau --
James T. Fields --
James Russell Lowell --
Walt Whitman --
Herman Melville --
Thomas Buchanan Read --
George Henry Boker --
Bayard Taylor --
Richard Henry Stoddard --
John Townsend Trowbridge --
Henry Timrod --
Paul Hamilton Hayne --
Emily Dickinson --
Edmund Clarence Stedman --
Thomas Bailey Aldrich --
John Hay --
Bret Harte --
Joaquin Miller --
Edward Rowland Sill --
Sidney Lanier --
James Whitcomb Riley --
Eugene Field --
Ella Wheeler Wilcox --
Ben King --
Bliss Carman --
George Santayana --
Richard Hovey --
William Vaughn Moody --
Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Stephen Crane --
Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Amy Lowell --
Robert Frost --
Carl Sandburg --
Wallace Stevens --
William Carlos Williams --
Sara Teasdale --
Ezra Pound --
William Rose Benet --
H.D. --
Marianne Moore --
John Crowe Ransom --
T.S. Eliot --
Conrad Aiken --
Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Archibald MacLeish --
Dorothy Parker --
e. e. cummings --
Stephen Vincent Benet --
Ogden Nash --
Theodore Roethke --
John Updike --
II. Poems and Songs of America --
Patriotism and Courage --
The Star-Spangled Banner --
Hail Columbia --
America --
Yankee Doodle --
The Battle of the Kegs --
God Save the Plough --
Battle-Hymn of the Republic --
Warren's Address to the American Soldiers --
All Quiet Along the Potomac --
Little Giffen of Tennessee --
The High Tide at Gettysburg --
The Bivouac of the Dead --
The Fighting Race --
Monterey --
My Maryland --
The Blue and the Gray --
The Conquered Banner --
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too --
Bonnie Blue Flag --
Dixie --
The Battle-Cry of Freedom --
America's Hearbeat: Home and Sentiment --
The House by the Side of the Road --
When the Great Gray Ships Come In --
My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night --
Home, Sweet Home --
Six O'Clock --
Old Folks at Home --
The Old Oaken Bucket --
Humor and Parodies --
How a Girl Was Too Reckless of Grammar --
Ballad of the Canal --
The Ideal Husband to His Wife --
The Ahkoond of Swat --
Clementine --
The Zealless Xylographer --
Hans Breitmann's Party --
The Four Nights' Drunk --
The Constant Cannibal Maiden --
The Day Is Done --
Roy Bean --
The Chaperon --
Nature: Land and Sea --
A Life on the Ocean Wave --
Wind and Wave --
In the Past --
Sport --
Fireflies --
Twilight at Sea --
An Opium Fantasy --
Wild Honey --
Religious and Spiritual --
O Little Town of Bethlehem --
Harps Hung Up in Babylon --
The Song of a Heathen --
From Greenland's Icy Mountains --
Go Down Moses --
Swing Low Sweet Chariot --
Native American Poetry --
Calling One's Own --
The Child Is Introduced to the Cosmos at Birth --
Magpie Song --
Songs in the Garden of the House God --
Rain Song of the Giant Society --
Miscellaneous --
The Way to Arcady --
Ben Bolt --
The Camptown Races --
Florence Vane --
The Baron's Last Banquet --
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair --
Rock Me to Sleep, Mother --
Sonnets --
The Old Arm-Chair --
Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep --
Oh! Susanna --
Casey at the Bat --
The Man with the Hoe --
Tears --
Celeste Dancing --
Opportunity --
Waiting --
Sally in Our Alley --
Heredity --
My Life Is Like the Summer Rose --
Wearyin' For You --
Child Labor --
A Visit from St. Nicholas.
Responsibility: edited by George Gesner.

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"The work of America's great poets, representing three centuries of our nation's splendid literary history, is collected in this magnificent Anthology of American Poetry. In its pages readers will find more than 600 poems, songs, and ballads--both familiar favorites and new discoveries that make this volume a treasure trove of fine literature and a must for every home library."--

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