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The Resource American poetry, edited by John Hollander ; [illustrated by Sally Wern Comport]

American poetry, edited by John Hollander ; [illustrated by Sally Wern Comport]

Label
American poetry
Title
American poetry
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Hollander ; [illustrated by Sally Wern Comport]
Title variation
Poetry for young people: American poetry
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a collection of poetry that spans two centuries and provides a diverse point of view of American life. American Poetry offers a collection of 26 verses by our finest poets, all with their unique perspective on the land they loved and accompanied by remarkable paintings that enhance the meaning of the words. Here, beautifully illustrated, are such unforgettable works
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
130418
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811.008/09282
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS586.3
LC item number
.A46 2004
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hollander, John
  • Comport, Sally Wern
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Poetry for young people
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Young adult poetry, American
  • American poetry
Target audience
juvenile
Label
American poetry, edited by John Hollander ; [illustrated by Sally Wern Comport]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
I hear America singing / Walt Whitman -- From American names / Stephen Vincent Benet -- Indian names / Lydia Huntley Sigourney -- Navajo blanket / May Swenson -- Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Old Ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Defence of Fort McHenry/ Francis Scott Key -- New colossus / Emma Lazarus -- Anecdote of the jar / Wallace Stevens -- Portrait VIII / E.E. Cummings -- O captain! my captain! / Walt Whitman -- Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- To an American painter / Departing for Europe -- William Cullen Bryant -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Thayer -- House on the hill / Edward Arlington Robinson -- Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost -- Great figure / William Carlos Williams -- Amherst Train / Emily Dickinson -- Engine / Ella Wheeler Wilcox -- Virginia / T.S. Eliot -- On the Mississippi / Hamlin Garland -- Harlem hopscotch / Maya Angelou -- Jazz fantasia / Carl Sandburg -- America for me / Henry Van Dyke -- America / Claude McKay -- Rockets that reached Saturn / Vachel Lindsay -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9781402705175
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003024522
Other physical details
col. ill.
Stock number
1231010
System control number
  • ocm53469416
  • (OCoLC)53469416
Label
American poetry, edited by John Hollander ; [illustrated by Sally Wern Comport]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
I hear America singing / Walt Whitman -- From American names / Stephen Vincent Benet -- Indian names / Lydia Huntley Sigourney -- Navajo blanket / May Swenson -- Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Old Ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Defence of Fort McHenry/ Francis Scott Key -- New colossus / Emma Lazarus -- Anecdote of the jar / Wallace Stevens -- Portrait VIII / E.E. Cummings -- O captain! my captain! / Walt Whitman -- Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- To an American painter / Departing for Europe -- William Cullen Bryant -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Thayer -- House on the hill / Edward Arlington Robinson -- Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost -- Great figure / William Carlos Williams -- Amherst Train / Emily Dickinson -- Engine / Ella Wheeler Wilcox -- Virginia / T.S. Eliot -- On the Mississippi / Hamlin Garland -- Harlem hopscotch / Maya Angelou -- Jazz fantasia / Carl Sandburg -- America for me / Henry Van Dyke -- America / Claude McKay -- Rockets that reached Saturn / Vachel Lindsay -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9781402705175
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003024522
Other physical details
col. ill.
Stock number
1231010
System control number
  • ocm53469416
  • (OCoLC)53469416

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