eBook Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 50
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  • ISBN-10: 157302323X
  • ISBN-13: 9781573023238
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 361 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2015, 2014
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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About

Overview

Each volume of Poetry For Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14-16 works from various cultures and time periods. Each poem covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.

You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format.

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Series

Poetry for Students Series

This series is designed specifically to meet the curricular needs of high school and undergraduate college students studying poetry. A quick but information-rich reference source, each volume of POETRY FOR STUDENTS provides analysis of approximately 15-16 poems that teachers and librarians have identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

Features and Benefits

  • Here are some of the poems featured in this volume: "America" by Gertrude Stein, "Bocas: A Daughter's Geography" by Ntozake Shange, "Dog's Death" by John Updike, "Introduction to Poetry" by Billy Collins, "Taking Leave of a Friend" by Rihaku.
  • Reader friendly: For patrons interested in more info on the classics or bestsellers they're reading.
  • Curriculum Connection: Supports standards on study of literature by genre or in historical context and provides read-a-likes for common core activities.
  • Assignment based: For Students designed to match real English projects and the format facilitates compare and contrast, inquiry based activities.
  • Title lists correlate well with textbooks, anthologies.

What's New

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, w/ criticism at H.S. students’ interest and reading levels.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1573023108 | ISBN-13: 9781573023108

Table of Contents

Stevie Smith - Alone in the Woods.
Gertrude Stein - America.
Ntozake Shange - Bocas: A Daughter's Geography.
Robert Francis - Catch
John Updike - Dog's Death.
Langston Hughes - Dreams.
Carl Sandburg - The Fog.
John Clare - I Am.
Claude McKay - If We Must Die.
Billy Collins - Introduction to Poetry.
Sharon Olds - Japanese American Farmhouse, California, 1942.
Sara Teasdale - My Heart Is Heavy.
Federico Garcia Lorca - Romance Sonambulo.
Lisa Parker - Snapping Beans.
Rihaku - Taking Leave of a Friend.
May Swenson - The Tall Figures of Giacometti.