Thematic Guide to American Poetry

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002 - 309 oldal
Poetry : To a New England Poet (Philip Freneau) ; Merlin (Ralph Waldo Emerson) ; Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking (Walt Whitman) ; This was a Poet--It is That (Emily Dickinson) ; Oh for a poet--for a beacon bright (Edwin Arlington Robinson) ; Petit, the Poet (Edgar Lee Masters) ; A Pact (Ezra Pound) ; Poetry (Marianne More) ; Ars Poetica (Archibald MacLeish) ; The Wind Increases (William Carlos Williams) ; A Sort of a Song (William Carlos Williams) ; For My Contemporaries (J.V. Cunningham) ; American Poetry (Louis Simpson) ; Because You Asked about the Line between Poetry and Prose (Howard Nemerov) ; The Next Poem (Dana Gioia) -- The Self : Song of Myself (Walt Whitman) ; I dwell in Possibility (Emily Dickinson) ; Desert Places (Robert Frost) ; The Heavy Bear Who Goes with Me (Delmore Schwartz) ; Theme for English B (Langston Hughes) ; April Inventory (W.D. Snodgrass) ; Skunk Hour (Robert Lowell) ; In the Waiting Room (Elizabeth Bishop) -- Skepticism and Belief : On the Religion of Nature (Philip Freneau) ; On the Uniformity and Perfection of Nature (Philip Freneau) ; On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature (Philip Freneau) ; To a Waterfowl (William Cullen Bryant) ; The Problem (Ralph Waldo Emerson) ; The Chambered Nautilus (Oliver Wendell Holmes) ; Faith is a fine invention (Emily Dickinson) ; Some keep the Sabbath going to Church (Emily Dickinson) ; I know that He exists (Emily Dickinson) ; Sunday Morning (Wallace Stevens) ; Journey of the Magi (T.S. Eliot) ; Design (Robert Frost) ; Love Calls Us to the Things of This World (Richard Wilbur) ; In a Dark Time (Theodore Roethke) ; Boom! (Howard Nemerov) ; The Hereafter (Andrew Hudgins).
 

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Art and Beauty
1
Civilization
11
Family Relations
23
Freedom and Slavery
31
The Individual and Society
41
Innocence and Experience
53
Life and Death
63
Loss
81
Skepticism and Belief
163
Suffering and Joy
177
Thought and Perception
185
Time and Change
197
Tradition and Heritage
213
Truth and Appearances
225
War
233
Biographical Sketches
245

Love and Sex
99
Memory
111
Nature
119
Obligations and Choices
133
Poetry
141
The Self
153
Further Reading
289
Title Index
291
Name Index
299
Subject Index
305
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ALLAN BURNS is Assistant Professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. His interests include American Poetry and American nature writing. His articles and reviews have been published in American Literary Realism, American Literature, English Studies, The Henry James Review and Papers on Language and Literature.

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