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Poems Of America

Author : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
ISBN : UCAL:$B251729
Genre : American poetry
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Category: American poetry

Poems For America

Author : David Rowbotham
ISBN : 9781427097606
Genre : Poetry
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Poems For America

Author : Carmela Ciuraru
ISBN : 9781416595656
Genre : Poetry
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An inspiring anthology that celebrates our nation with more than one hundred of the greatest poems ever written about the landscapes, institutions, and transforming events of America. This remarkable volume commemorates our country's struggles and triumphs with poems chronicling the American experience in all its vastness, from the late seventeenth century through the present day. Alongside poems about New York, Florida, and California are descriptions of railroads, amusement parks, hotels, and road trips; scenes of rural and western life; vivid descriptions of our grandest cities; and poems that illuminate the complexity of the most shameful chapters in U.S. history, such as slavery and the oppression of Native Americans. Taken together, these poems -- whether voices of celebration or dissent -- honor the astonishing and enduring spirit of our nation. Here are classics such as "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," and "Paul Revere's Ride"; works by American masters, including Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Langston Hughes, and Elizabeth Bishop; and lesser-known gems by important American writers, such as Ernest Hemingway's "I Like Americans" and Henry David Thoreau's "Our Country." Also featured are poems by contemporary talents, including Richard Wilbur, Philip Levine, Adrienne Rich, Yusef Komunyakaa, Rita Dove, and Sherman Alexie. A timeless volume that traces the history of the United States through verse, Poems for America is essential for poetry lovers and for anyone who appreciates the rich and fascinating story of our nation.
Category: Poetry

101 Great American Poems

Author : The American Poetry & Literacy Project
ISBN : 9780486110264
Genre : Poetry
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Rich treasury of verse from the 19th and 20th centuries includes works by Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, other notables.
Category: Poetry

Let America Be America Again And Other Poems

Author : Langston Hughes
ISBN : UOM:39015059301237
Genre : Poetry
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Hughes's 1936 poem is accompanied by a selection of the American poet's work offering an inclusive, hopeful, and truly democratic vision for America.
Category: Poetry

Jewish American Poetry

Author : Jonathan N. Barron
ISBN : 1584650435
Genre : Poetry
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Offers poems by twenty-six poets, along with the poets' commentary discussing various aspects of the poetry and addressing the question of what makes a poet's work particularly "Jewish."
Category: Poetry

Home To Me

Author : Lee Bennett Hopkins
ISBN : 0439340969
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A collection of fifteen poems by various authors about home, whether it is on a boat, in a trailer park, on a reservation, or in a small town.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Poems Of American Patriotism

Author : Brander Matthews
ISBN : STANFORD:36105012301086
Genre : American poetry
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Poems And Songs Celebrating America

Author : Ann Braybrooks
ISBN : 9780486498812
Genre : Poetry
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A tribute to the ideals and accomplishments of America’sentire history, this anthology features inspiring verse byCarl Sandburg, Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Thomas Paine,John Greenleaf Whittier, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, andother noteworthy writers. Contents include “Paul Revere’sRide,” “Concord Hymn,” “Old Ironsides,” “The Star-SpangledBanner,” “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” and more.Dover Original
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Drive They Said

Author : Kurt Brown
ISBN : STANFORD:36105017032876
Genre : Poetry
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Poems define America's experiences, dreams, escapes, and obsessions with the automobile
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Poems Of Places America

Author : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
ISBN : NYPL:33433107871406
Genre : English poetry
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Twenty Poems That Could Save America And Other Essays

Author : Tony Hoagland
ISBN : 9781555973292
Genre : Literary Collections
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A fearless, wide-ranging book on the state of poetry and American literary culture by Tony Hoagland, the author of What Narcissism Means to Me Live American poetry is absent from our public schools. The teaching of poetry languishes, and that region of youthful neurological terrain capable of being ignited only by poetry is largely dark, unpopulated, and silent, like a classroom whose shades are drawn. This is more than a shame, for poetry is our common treasure-house, and we need its vitality, its respect for the subconscious, its willingness to entertain ambiguity, its plaintive truth-telling, and its imaginative exhibitions of linguistic freedom, which confront the general culture's more grotesque manipulations. We need the emotional training sessions poetry conducts us through. We need its previews of coming attractions: heartbreak, survival, failure, endurance, understanding, more heartbreak. —from "Twenty Poems That Could Save America" Twenty Poems That Could Save America presents insightful essays on the craft of poetry and a bold conversation about the role of poetry in contemporary culture. Essays on the "vertigo" effects of new poetry give way to appraisals of Robert Bly, Sharon Olds, and Dean Young. At the heart of this book is an honesty and curiosity about the ways poetry can influence America at both the private and public levels. Tony Hoagland is already one of this country's most provocative poets, and this book confirms his role as a restless and perceptive literary and cultural critic.
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America The Beautiful And Other Poems

Author : Katharine Lee Bates
ISBN : 0559306385
Genre : History
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This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.
Category: History

Nomads Of America Other Poems

Author : Poems by Danny Wade Sheffield
ISBN : 9781468573763
Genre : Poetry
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Keynote Statement: Depression Era historical reflections and impressions Category: Depression Era Arkansas families Setting: Depressed families migrate to California Genre: Poetry Theme: An epic of emotions, events, and imagery
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The Spirit Of America A Collection Of Patriotic Poems

Author : Al Alessandra
ISBN : 9781411656413
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The Spirit of America...A collection of original poems including a tribute to Flight 93, patriotic thoughts of our country in war and peace, tributes to our fallen soldiers, a police officer's memorial, and reflections of life and love. There is also a very moving poem written by a young girl reflecting on her mother's passing. One poem reflects on the life of Van Gogh, entitled a Summer's Breeze for Vincent. Other titles include, Freedom Unfurled, Spirit of America, America to be Free, No Glory in War, Endless Love, and Oh, Rock of Ages, USS Juneau, Remember the Sullivans, A Brotherhood at War.
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America Leads All And Other Poems

Author : Parry
ISBN : 9780595295210
Genre : Poetry
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The book is a collection of poems of general interest written in easy English and rhyme throughout. Some are serious, and others are written with light humor a child's perspective. It is a good family possession with poetry for both the casual and the serious reader.
Category: Poetry