Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 1
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787616885
  • ISBN-13: 9780787616885
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Shipping Weight: 2.75 lbs ( 1.25 kgs)
  • 376 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 1998 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

Each volume of Poetry for Students provides analysis of approximately 20 poems that teachers and librarians have identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses. Some of the poems covered in this volume include:

  • "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath
  • "Miss Rosie" by Lucille Clifton
  • "Musee des Beaux Arts" by W. H. Auden
  • "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning
  • "Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats
  • "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe
  • And more

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

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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.

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Reviews

"The elaborate system used in Poetry for Students can work not just for the pupil but for the general readers as well. There is much to learn and enjoy in Poetry for Students." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— ARBA

"More accessible [than Masterplots]. Extremely useful for assignments, but also may very well spark a love of poetry." -- School Library Journal (May 1998)

— School Library Journal

Table of Contents

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred Lord Tennyson.
The Creation - James Weldon Johnson.
The Destruction of Sennacherib - Lord Byron.
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night - Dylan Thomas.
Harlem - Langston Hughes.
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death - William Butler Yeats.
l(a - E(dward) E(stlin) Cummings.
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock - T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot.
Mirror - Sylvia Plath.
Miss Rosie - (Thelma) Lucille Clifton.
Musee des Beaux Arts - W(ystan) H(ugh) Auden.
My Last Duchess - Robert Browning.
Ode on a Grecian Urn - John Keats.
The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe.
The Red Wheelbarrow - William Carlos Williams.
Sonnet 130 - William Shakespeare.
The Sonnet-Ballad - Gwendolyn (Elizabeth) Brooks.
The Soul Selects Her Own Society - Emily (Elizabeth) Dickinson.
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening - Robert (Lee) Frost.
Swing Low Sweet Chariot - Anonymous.
This Life - Rita (Frances) Dove.
Those Winter Sundays - Robert E(arl) Hayden.

Products Included

Poetry for Students, Volume 1  (ISBN-10: 1414428464 | ISBN-13: 9781414428468)

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.

Price: $.00

Poetry for Students, Volume 1  (ISBN-10: 1414428464 | ISBN-13: 9781414428468)

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.

Price: $.00