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Bartlett's poems for occasions

Author: Geoffrey O'Brien; Billy Collins
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown & Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions, an entertaining, thought-provoking companion to the bestselling Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, is the book to turn to for any circumstance-from birth to death and everything in between. Under the direction of esteemed poet and writer Geoffrey O'Brien, Bartlett's Poems for Occasions will inspire you to turn to poetry to celebrate a new baby or marriage, toast a colleague, cheer a  Read more...
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Bartlett's poems for occasions.
New York : Little, Brown & Co., 2007
(DLC) 2003065833
(OCoLC)53276671
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey O'Brien; Billy Collins
ISBN: 9780316146043 0316146048 9780316029025 0316029025
OCLC Number: 642324121
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; FOREWORD BY BILLY COLLINS; INTRODUCTION; THE CYCLES OF NATURE; SPRING; SUMMER; AUTUMN; WINTER; THE ROUND OF THE YEAR; NEW YEAR'S; VALENTINE'S DAY; CELEBRATING FAMILY; THE FOURTH OF JULY; HALLOWEEN: PHANTASMS AND HAUNTINGS; THANKSGIVING; THE CHRISTMAS SEASON; THE CYCLES OF LIFE; BIRTH AND INFANCY; CHILDHOOD; YOUTH AND ITS PLEASURES; INTO ADULTHOOD; MARRIAGE; THE PERSPECTIVES OF MIDLIFE; RETIREMENT FROM WORK AND FROM THE WORLD; AGING; DEATH AND MORTALITY; GRIEF AND MOURNING; THE HUMAN CONDITION; FRIENDSHIP; CONTENTMENT; THE WORKING LIFE; LOVE AND PASSION; DISAPPOINTMENT SEPARATIONS AND FAREWELLSSOLITUDE; SORROW AND COMFORT; ENDURANCE, RESISTANCE, AND SURVIVAL; SPIRITUAL AWAKENING; PUBLIC MOMENTS AND ULTIMATE MATTERS; THE FATES OF NATIONS AND EMPIRES; IN TIME OF WAR; FROM THE AMERICAN STORY; GOD; THE UNKNOWN AND THE UNKNOWABLE; COPYRIGHT ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABOUT THE EDITOR
Other Titles: Poems for occasions
Responsibility: Geoffrey O'Brien, general editor ; foreword by Billy Collins.

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This title offers a collection of the world's greatest poems, organised for every occasion, public and private, from birth to death and everything in between.  Read more...

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