Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 13
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  • ISBN-10: 0787646911
  • ISBN-13: 9780787646912
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Shipping Weight: 2.60 lbs ( 1.18 kgs)
  • 316 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2001, 2001, 2001
  • © 2001 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

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. Some of the poems covered in this volume include:

  • "Birches" by Robert Frost
  • "Blood Oranges" by Lisel Mueller
  • "For the White Poets Who Would be Indians" by Wendy Rose
  • "I Felt a Funeral in My Brain" by Emily Dickinson
  • "Leda and the Swan" by William Butler Yeats
  • 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

An African Elegy - Robert Duncan.
Birches - Robert (Lee) Frost.
Blood Oranges - Lisel Mueller.
Cavalry Crossing a Ford - Walt(er) Whitman.
The Conquerors - Phyllis McGinley.
Darwin in 1881 - Gjertrud Schnackenberg.
Daylights - Rosanna Warren.
For the White Poets Who Would Be Indians - Wendy Rose.
I Felt a Funeral in My Brain - Emily (Elizabeth) Dickinson.
I was sitting at mcsorleys - E(dward) E(stlin) Cummings.
The Idea of Order at Key West - Wallace Stevens.
Leda and the Swan - William Butler Yeats.
The Song of the Smoke - W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghadt) Du Bois.
To His Excellency, General Washington - Phillis Wheatley.
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time - Robert Herrick.
We Live by What We See at Night - Martin Espada.

Products Included

Poetry for Students, Volume 13  (ISBN-10: 1414428588 | ISBN-13: 9781414428581)

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.

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Poetry for Students, Volume 13  (ISBN-10: 1414428588 | ISBN-13: 9781414428581)

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