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First loves : poets introduce the essential poems that capitivated and inspired them

First loves : poets introduce the essential poems that capitivated and inspired them

Author: Carmela Ciuraru
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2000] ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of poems selected by poets as those that first inspired them includes timeless favorites and insightful essays by Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners including Roethke,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
First loves.
New York : Scribner, ©2000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carmela Ciuraru
ISBN: 068486438X 9780684864389
OCLC Number: 43083496
Description: 268 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Alice Quinn --
Introduction / Carmela Ciuraru --
On "Along the Road" by Robert Browning Hamilton / Virginia Hamilton Adair --
On "The Bear" by Galway Kinnell / Ai --
On "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke / Sherman Alexie --
On "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae / A.R. Ammons --
On "I saw a peacock with a fiery tail" by Anonymous / Margaret Atwood --
On "Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey" by William Wordsworth / Robin Becker --
On #754 ("My Life had stood --
a Loaded Gun -") by Emily Dickinson / Sophie Cabot Black --
On "The World as Meditation" by Wallace Stevens / Star Black --
On "The Wild Swans at Coole" by William Butler Yeats / Eavan Boland --
On "Voyages" by Hart Crane / Henri Cole --
On "Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll / Wanda Coleman --
On "The Flea" by John Donne / Billy Collins --
On "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes / Robert Creeley --
On "Southern Road" by Sterling Brown / Toi Derricotte --
On "Gacela of the Dark Death" by Federico Garcia Lorca / Mark Doty --
On "Requiem" by Anna Akhmatova / Carolyn Forche --
On Sonnet 23 ("As an unperfect actor on the stage ... ") by William Shakespeare / Jonathan Galassi --
On "The Little Black Boy" by William Blake / Louise Gluck --
On "The Prelude" by William Wordsworth / Eamon Grennan --
On "Thanatopsis" by William Cullen Bryant / Allen Grossman --
On "Blow, Bugle, Blow" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson / Barbara Guest --
On "Heat" by H.D. / Donald Hall --
On "Sunday Morning" by Wallace Stevens / Daniel Halpern --
On the Dectyls of Derry / Seamus Heaney --
On "Kubla Khan" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge / Anthony Hecht --
On "The Night Is Darkening Round Me" by Emily Bronte / Edward Hirsch --
On "The Listeners" by Walter de la Mare / Jane Hirshfield --
On "A Boy's Song" by James Hogg / John Hollander --
On "I Want to Die While You Love Me" by Georgia Douglas Johnson / Bell Hooks --
On "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning / Richard Howard --
On "Langston Hughes" by Gwendolyn Brooks / Marie Howe --
On "Prologue, Act IV," Henry V by William Shakespeare / Brigit Pegeen Kelly --
On "Satire VII" by Juvenal / Carolyn Kizer --
On "The Indian Serenade" by Percy Bysshe Shelley / Kenneth Koch --
On "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe / Yusef Komunyakaa --
On "The Vision of Sir Launfal" by James Russell Lowell / Maxine Kumin --
On "Itylus" by Algernon Charles Swinburne / Ursula K. Le Guin --
On "Song of Myself" by Walt Whitman / David Lehman --
On "Greater Love" by Wilfred Owen / Philip Levine --
On "Poppies in October" by Sylvia Plath / Timothy Liu --
On "If I Could Tell You' By W.H. Auden / Elizabeth Macklin --
On "Hero and Leander" by Christopher Marlowe / J.D. McClatchy --
On "The Second Coming" by William Butler Yeats / Heather McHugh --
On "Where Go the Boats?" by Robert Louis Stevenson / W.S. Merwin --
On "Suzanne Takes You Down" by Leonard Cohen / E. Ethelbert Miller --
On "Song of Amargo's Mother" by Federico Garcia Lorca / Jane Miller --
On "i thank You God for most this amazing" by E.E. Cummings / Carol Moldaw --
On "The Diameter of the Bomb" by Yehuda Amichai / Thylias Moss --
On "Limited" by Carl Sandburg / Lisel Mueller --
On "Caesura" by Kenneth Mackenzie / Les Murray --
On "After Apple-Picking" by Robert Frost / Joyce Carol Oates --
On "Junk" by Richard Wilbur / Eric Pankey --
On "Sailing to Byzantium" by William Butler Yeats / Robert Pinsky --
On "Helen" by H.D. / Marie Ponsot --
On "Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll / Lawrence Raab --
On "To an Old Philosopher in Rome" by Wallace Stevens / Bin Ramke --
On "The Black Riders" by Cesar Vallejo / Claudia Rankine --
On "For a Dead Kitten" by Sarah Henderson Hay / Kay Ryan --
On "O What Is That Sound" by W.H. Auden / Grace Schulman --
On "Conto LXXXI" by Ezra Pound / Frederick Seidel --
On "These" by William Carlos Williams / Vijay Seshadri --
On "The Marshes of Glynn" by Sidney Lanier / W.D. Snodgrass --
On #449 ("I died for Beauty --
but was scarce ... ") by Emily Dickinson / Elizabeth Spires --
On "You, Andrew Marvell" by Archibald MacLeish / Mark Strand --
On "The Man on the Dump" by Wallace Stevens / James Tate --
On "Barbara Frietchie" by John Greenleaf Whittier / Richard Wilbur --
On "The Eighth Elegy" by Rainer Maria Rilke / C.K. Williams --
On "The Lady Is a Tramp" by Rodgers & Hart / Eleanor Wilner.
Responsibility: edited by Carmela Ciuraru.


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