The 100 Best Poems of All Time

The 100 Best Poems of All Time

by Leslie Pockell, Leslie Pockell


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This poetry companion puts favourite poetry and poets from around the world at your fingertips, enabling you to revisit the classics, encounter unfamiliar masterworks and rediscover old favourites.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780446676816
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/15/2001
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 164,073
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

From The Iliad1
He Is More Than a Hero2
Psalm 233
From The Song of Songs [Chapter One]4
Song 5 to Lesbia6
From The Aeneid7
From Metamorphoses8
Drinking Alone in the Moonlight9
Moonlit Night10
Madly Singing in the Mountains11
Rubaiyat 5112
From Inferno13
From The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales18
The Ballad of Ladies of the Past19
Sonnet 1820
Go and Catch a Falling Star21
Song to Celia II23
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time24
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent26
From The Prologue27
To Althea, from Prison28
To His Coy Mistress30
An Old Pond32
Epigram: Engraved on the Collar of a Dog Which I Gave to His Royal Highness33
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard34
To Jeoffry His Cat39
Amazing Grace41
Tyger! Tyger!42
To a Mouse44
Ode to Joy46
Don't Kill That Fly!48
The World Is Too Much with Us49
From The Lay of the Last Minstrel50
Kubla Khan51
A Visit from St. Nicholas53
Abou Ben Adhem55
She Walks in Beauty56
Ode on a Grecian Urn61
Concord Hymn63
How Do I Love Thee?64
Paul Revere's Ride65
Barbara Frietchie70
El Desdichado [The Disinherited]73
The Raven74
Old Ironsides83
The Owl and the Pussycat84
Often Rebuked, Yet Always Back Returning87
From Song of Myself88
Battle Hymn of the Republic90
Invitation to the Voyage92
Dover Beach94
Because I Could Not Stop for Death96
The Jabberwocky98
Convergence of the Twain100
Spring and Fall [Margaret, Are You Grieving?]102
Tears Fall in My Heart103
The New Colossus104
The Drunken Boat106
The Ballad of Reading Gaol108
When I Was One-and-Twenty112
The Gardener113
Waiting for the Barbarians114
Casey at the Bat116
Gunga Din119
Lake Isle of Innisfree122
Richard Cory123
We Wear the Mask124
The Cremation of Sam McGee125
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Eveing129
The Panther130
Sea Fever131
General William Booth Enters into Heaven133
Peter Quince at the Clavier136
The Highwayman139
The Red Wheelbarrow144
Ancient Music145
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock146
First Fig151
Dulce Et Decorum Est152
Buffalo Bill's154
From Lament for lgnacio Sanchez Mejias [Absence of the Soul 4]155
Harlem [Dream Deferred]157
Funeral Blues161
Visits to St. Elizabeth's162
This Land Is Your Land165
Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night167
A Supermarket in California168
Wanting to Die170
Still I Rise175
Index to Titles and Authors177
Index to First Lines183

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The 100 Best Poems of All Time 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Highly recommended book. All the great poems and poets in one edition. Nicely selected. An absolute must for readers who are new to poetry.