Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 2
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787616893
  • ISBN-13: 9780787616892
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Shipping Weight: 2.60 lbs ( 1.18 kgs)
  • 368 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 1998
  • © 1998 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

About

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:

  • "O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman
  • "Ode to the West Wind" by Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost
  • "Sailing to Byzantium" by William Butler Yeats
  • "Sonnet 18" by William Shakespeare
  • "Sonnet 43" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • 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

Angle of Geese - N. Scott Momaday.
The Bean Eaters - Gwendolyn (Elizabeth) Brooks.
Because I Could Not Stop for Death - Emily (Elizabeth) Dickinson.
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner - Randall Jarrell.
Dover Beach - Matthew Arnold.
Falling upon Earth - Matsuo Basho.
Fifteen - William Stafford.
Harlem Hopscotch - Maya Angelou.
Holy Sonnet 10 (Death Be Not Proud) - John Donne.
In a Station of the Metro - Ezra Pound.
Midnight - Seamus (Justin) Heaney.
O Captain! My Captain! - Walt(er) Whitman.
Ode to the West Wind - Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Paul Revere's Ride - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
The Road Not Taken - Robert (Lee) Frost.
Sailing to Byzantium - William Butler Yeats.
Sonnet 18 - William Shakespeare.
Sonnet 43 (How Do I Love Thee?) - Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Tintern Abbey - William Wordsworth.
The Tyger - William Blake.
Ulysses - Alfred Lord Tennyson.
When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be - John Keats.

Products Included

Poetry for Students, Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 1414428472 | ISBN-13: 9781414428475)

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 2  (ISBN-10: 1414428472 | ISBN-13: 9781414428475)

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