Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 9
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787635707
  • ISBN-13: 9780787635701
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Shipping Weight: 2.40 lbs ( 1.09 kgs)
  • 336 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2000, 2000, 1999
  • © 2000 | 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:

  • "Bright Star! Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art" by John Keats
  • "Eating Poetry" by Mark Strand
  • "Old Ironsides" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • "Trouble with Math in a One-Room Country School" by Jane Kenyon
  • "War Is Kind" by Stephen Crane
  • 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

Anasazi - Gary Snyder.
Annabel Lee - Edgar Allan Poe.
Barbie Doll - Marge Piercy.
Bright Star! Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art - John Keats.
Eating Poetry - Mark Strand.
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard - Thomas Gray.
The Exhibit - Lisel Mueller.
For an Assyrian Frieze - Peter Viereck.
Four Mountain Wolves - Leslie Marmon Silko.
In Memory of Radio - Amiri Baraka.
The Missing - Thom(son William) Gunn.
Old Ironsides - Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Psalm 8 - King James Bible.
Reactionary Essay on Applied Science - Phyllis McGinley.
Sonnet 19 (Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion's paws . . .) - William Shakespeare.
St. Francis and the Sow - Galway Kinnell.
Trouble with Math in a One-Room Country School - Jane Kenyon.
War Is Kind - Stephen Crane.

Products Included

Poetry for Students, Volume 9  (ISBN-10: 1414428545 | ISBN-13: 9781414428543)

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 9  (ISBN-10: 1414428545 | ISBN-13: 9781414428543)

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