100 Favorite English and Irish Poems [NOOK Book]

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This compact anthology contains many of the best works of 59 poets writing in English—from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and lovely sonnets of the preeminent English poet and playwright William Shakespeare to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound insights into the nature of beauty, art, and mortality.
Here also are beloved poems by Christopher Marlowe, John Donne, William Wordsworth, Robert Browning, Christina Rossetti, Robert ...
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100 Favorite English and Irish Poems

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Overview



This compact anthology contains many of the best works of 59 poets writing in English—from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and lovely sonnets of the preeminent English poet and playwright William Shakespeare to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound insights into the nature of beauty, art, and mortality.
Here also are beloved poems by Christopher Marlowe, John Donne, William Wordsworth, Robert Browning, Christina Rossetti, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Burns, William Butler Yeats, Rupert Brooke, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, and 43 other great English, Irish, and Scottish writers.
In addition to a concise introduction, this volume provides brief commentaries on the poets represented. The result is a carefully selected anthology that will be studied and treasured by students and poetry lovers alike.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486113289
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/7/2012
  • Series: Dover Thrift Editions
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 613,336
  • File size: 851 KB

Table of Contents

Anonymous (late Middle Ages)
Lord Randal
Sir Patrick Spens
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599)
Sonnet 75 ("One day I wrote her name upon the strand")
Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)
Sonnet 1 from Astrophil and Stella ("Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show")
Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618)
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun
Sonnet 18 ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?")
Sonnet 30 ("When to the sessions of sweet silent thought")
Sonnet 73 ("That time of year thou mayst in me behold")
Sonnet 146 ("Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth")
Thomas Nashe (1567-1601)
Adieu, Farewell Earth's Bliss
Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
There Is a Garden in Her Face
John Donne (1572?-1631)
The Good Morrow
Song ("Go and catch a falling star")
Holy Sonnet 10 ("Death, be not proud, though some have called thee")
Ben Jonson (1572-1637)
Song: To Celia
Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
George Herbert (1593-1633)
The Pulley
Thomas Carew (1595-1639)
A Song ("Ask me no more where Jove bestows")
Edmund Waller (1606-1687)
Song ("Go, lovely Rose")
John Milton (1608-1674)
On His Blindness
On His Deceased Wife
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642)
Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?
Richard Lovelace (1618-1657)
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
To Althea, from Prison
Henry Vaughan (1621-1695)
The Retreat
Andrew Marvell (1621-1678)
To His Coy Mistress
John Dryden (1631-1700)
A Song for St. Cecilia's Day
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
Ode on Solitude
William Blake (1757-1827)
The Tyger
London
Robert Burns (1759-1796)
A Red, Red Rose
My Heart's in the Highlands
William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
Upon Westminster Bridge
Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known
Daffodils
My Heart Leaps Up
The World Is Too Much with Us
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
Kubla Khan
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859)
Abou Ben Adhem
George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
She Walks in Beauty
When We Two Parted
The Destruction of Sennacherib
So We'll Go No More a Roving
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Ozymandias
Ode to the West Wind
When the Lamp Is Shatter'd
Music, When Soft Voices Die
John Keats (1795-1821)
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be
Bright Star, Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)
Sonnet 6 ("Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand")
Sonnet 43 ("How do I love thee? Let me count the ways")
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Crossing the Bar
Ulysses
Break, Break, Break
Tears, Idle Tears
O, Yet We Trust that Somehow Good (section 54 of In Memoriam A. H. H.)
Flower in the Crannied Wall
Robert Browning (1812-1889)
My Last Duchess
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)
Dover Beach
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
The Woodspurge
George Meredith (1828-1909)
Lucifer in Starlight
Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
A Birthday
Remember
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)
Jabberwocky
William Morris (1834-1896)
An Apology
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)
Love and Sleep
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
Hap
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)
God's Grandeur
Hurrahing in Harvest
Robert Bridges (1844-1930)
Nightingales
William Ernest Henley (1849-1903)
Invictus
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Requiem
A. E. Housman (1859-1936)
To an Athlete Dying Young
Loveliest of Trees
When I Was One-and-Twenty
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
Gunga Din
Recessional
If
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
The Wild Swans at Coole
Easter 1916
Walter de la Mare (1873-1956)
The Listeners
Edward Thomas (1878-1917)
The Owl
John Masefield (1878-1967)
Cargoes
Sea Fever
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
Snake
Rupert Brooke (1887-1915)
The Soldier
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Sweeney Among the Nightingales
Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918)
Returning, We Hear the Larks
Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Greater Love
Robert Graves (1895-1985)
When I'm Killed
W. H. Auden (1907-1973)
Musée des Beaux Arts
Stephen Spender (1909-1995)
I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Alphabetical List of Titles
Alphabetical List of First Lines
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