Selected Poems

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The 100 poems in this book are selected from Nicholas Gordon's Web site. They include poems in free and blank verse, sonnets, villanelles, and name and number poems (poems that spell out names and numbers read vertically down the left side).

Author Biography: Nicholas Gordon is a poet who maintains a popular poetry Web site at http://members.aol.com/nickgo. He is a professor of English at New Jersey City State University. Born in 1940, he is ...

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Overview

The 100 poems in this book are selected from Nicholas Gordon's Web site. They include poems in free and blank verse, sonnets, villanelles, and name and number poems (poems that spell out names and numbers read vertically down the left side).

Author Biography: Nicholas Gordon is a poet who maintains a popular poetry Web site at http://members.aol.com/nickgo. He is a professor of English at New Jersey City State University. Born in 1940, he is married with three children.

This magnificently produced edition includes some of this Victorian poet's most popular works, including "My Last Duchess, " "The Bishop Orders His Tomb, " and "Andrea del Sarto." 5 1/2 8 1/4. Gramercy***

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  • ISBN-13: 9781419146572
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 7/20/2004
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Table of Contents

Selected Poems Introduction
Note on the Text
Porphyria's Lover
Johannes Agricola in Meditation
Song from Pippa Passes ("The year's at the spring")
Scene from Pippa Passes ("There goes a swallow to Venice...")
My Last Duchess
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
The Pied Piper of Hamelin; A Chld's Story
"How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix"
The Lost Leader
Meeting at Night
Parting at Morning
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
Love Among the Ruins
A Lovers' Quarrel
Up at a Villa - Down in the City
Fra Lippo Lippi
A Toccata of Galuppi's
An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the Arab Physician
Mesmerism
A Serenade at the Villa
"Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came"
The Statue and the Bust
How It Strikes a Contemporary
The Patriot
Memorabilia
Andrea del Sarto
In a Year
Cleon
Two in the Campagna
A Grammarian's Funeral

James Lee's Wife
I. James Lee's Wife Speaks at the Window
II. By the Fireside
III. In the Doorway
IV. Along the Beach
V. On the Cliff
VI. Reading a Book, Under the Cliff
VII. Among the Rocks
VIII. Beside the Drawing-Board
IX. On Deck

Gold Hair: A Story of Pornic
Dis Aliter Visum; or, Le Byron de Nos Jours
A Death in the Desert
Caliban upon Setebos; or, Natural Theology in the Island
Confessions
Youth and Art
A Likeness
Mr. Sludge, "The Medium"
Apparent Failure
Epilogue [to Dramatis Personae]
House
Saint Martin's Summer
Ned Bratts
Clive
[Wanting is - what?]
Donald
Never the Time and the Place
The Names
Now
Beatric Signorini
Spring Song

Notes
Index of Titles
Index of First Lines

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