Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 8
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  • ISBN-10: 0787635693
  • ISBN-13: 9780787635695
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Shipping Weight: 2.55 lbs ( 1.16 kgs)
  • 336 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2000, 1999, 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:

  • "Music Lessons" by Mary Oliver
  • "My Life Closed Twice before Its Close" by Emily Dickinson
  • "Names of Horses" by Donald Hall
  • "A Red, Red Rose" by Robert Burns
  • "The River Merchant's Wife" by Ezra Pound
  • 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

At the Bomb Testing Site - William Stafford.
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio - James Wright.
Bedtime Story - George (Mann) MacBeth.
Beware of Ruins - A(lec) D(erwent) Hope.
The Constellation Orion - Ted Kooser.
A Drink of Water - Seamus (Justin) Heaney.
Drought Year - Judith Wright.
Ethics - Linda Pastan.
Force That Through the Green Fuse . . . - Dylan Thomas.
Music Lessons - Mary Oliver.
My Life Closed Twice before Its Close - Emily (Elizabeth) Dickinson.
Names of Horses - Donald (Andrew Jr.) Hall.
A Red, Red Rose - Robert Burns.
The River Merchant's Wife - Ezra Pound.
The Seafarer – Anonymous.
Sonnet 29 - William Shakespeare.
Starlight - Philip Levine.
To a Sad Daughter - Michael Ondaatje.
Vanouver Lights - (Alfred) Earle Birney.
Why I Am Not a Painter - Frank O'Hara.

Products Included

Poetry for Students, Volume 8  (ISBN-10: 1414428537 | ISBN-13: 9781414428536)

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 8  (ISBN-10: 1414428537 | ISBN-13: 9781414428536)

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