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The Resource Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize, edited, with an introduction, by John Hollander ; advisory committee, Eavan Boland ... [et al.]

Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize, edited, with an introduction, by John Hollander ; advisory committee, Eavan Boland ... [et al.]

Label
Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize
Title
Committed to memory
Title remainder
100 best poems to memorize
Statement of responsibility
edited, with an introduction, by John Hollander ; advisory committee, Eavan Boland ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
821.008
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize, edited, with an introduction, by John Hollander ; advisory committee, Eavan Boland ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Chosen specifically for memorization and the particularly intense kind of silent reading with which a reader prepares to remember them"--Dust jacket
Contents
  • (cont.): Ask me no more / Thomas Carew -- The song of the mad prince / Walter de la Mare -- Dear March - come in - / Emily Dickinson -- Break of day / John Donne -- When Malindy sings / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The blue and the gray / Francis Miles Finch -- Those winter Sundays / Robert Hayden -- Invictus / William Ernest Henley -- Love (III) / George Herbert -- Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- To Celia / Ben Jonson -- I hear an army charging upon the land / James Joyce -- To Althea, from prison / Richard Lovelace -- The mower's song / Andrew Marvell -- A litany in time of plague / Thomas Nashe -- To Helen / Edgar Allan Poe -- Coronach / Sir Walter Scott
  • (cont.): Blow, blow, thou winter wind / William Shakespeare -- When that I was and a little tiny boy / William Shakespeare -- The splendor falls / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- From In memoriam / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Tears, idle tears / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Song of myself, #11 / Walt Whitman -- The widow's lament in springtime / William Carlos Williams -- A slumber did my spirit seal / William Wordsworth -- They flee from me / Thomas Wyatt -- The cat and the moon / William Butler Yeats -- The song of wandering Aengus / William Butler Yeats -- Counsels. April mortality / Léonie Adams -- Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 Anonymous (Old Testament, King James version) -- Brahma / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám / Edward Fitzgerald
  • (cont.): Richard Cory / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- An apple gathering / Christina Rossetti -- The woodspurge / Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- All the world's a stage / William Shakespeare -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Adlestrop / Edward Thomas -- From Snow-bound / John Greenleaf Whittier -- Meditations. Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold -- Stanzas / Emily Brontë -- To a waterfowl / William Cullen Bryant -- From Childe Harold's pilgrimage / George G.N., Lord Byron -- A narrow fellow in the grass / Emily Dickinson -- Because I could not stop for death / Emily Dickinson -- Mending wall / Robert Frost -- Hyla Brook / Robert Frost -- Spring pools / Robert Frost -- The darkling thrush / Thomas Hardy -- The chambered nautilus / Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • (cont.): Spring and fall / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- To autumn / John Keats -- On his seventy-fifth birthday / Walter Savage Landor -- Snow-flakes / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The tide rises, the tide falls / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Shiloh / Herman Melville -- The animals / Edwin Muir -- The house on the hill / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- From Adonais / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Not waving but drowning / Stevie Smith -- Mnemosyne / Trumbull Stickney -- Ulysses / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- From In memoriam / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- The kraken / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- A noiseless patient spider / Walt Whitman
  • (cont.): The world / George Herbert -- To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick -- To an athlete dying young / A.E. Housman -- If / Rudyard Kipling -- Up-hill / Christina Rossetti -- Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas -- Go lovely rose! / Edmund Waller -- The eagle and the mole / Elinor Wylie -- The second coming / William Butler Yeats -- Tales. Lord Randall / Anonymous -- My last duchess / Robert Browning -- Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll -- Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Anyone lived in a pretty how town / e.e. cummings -- The road not taken / Robert Frost -- Ode on the death of a favorite cat / Thomas Gray -- The oxen / Thomas Hardy -- La belle dame sans merci / John Keats -- The owl and the pussycat / Edward Lear
  • Sonnets. Sonnet / Elizabeth Bishop -- At the round earths imagin'd corners / John Donne -- On first looking into Chapman's Homer / John Keats -- The new Colossus / Emma Lazarus -- Lucifer in starlight / George Meredith -- On his blindness / John Milton -- Piazza piece / John Crowe Ransom -- Sonnet #18 / William Shakespeare -- Sonnet #55 / William Shakespeare -- Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Composed upon Westminster Bridge / William Wordsworth -- Songs. The spacious firmament on high / Joseph Addison -- Lay your sleeping head, my love / W.H. Auden -- From Milton: and did those feet / William Blake -- The tyger / William Blake -- Afton water / Robert Burns -- A red, red rose / Robert Burns -- So we'll go no more a-roving / George G.N., Lord Byron
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9781885983152
Lccn
96083494
System control number
ocm35959019
Label
Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize, edited, with an introduction, by John Hollander ; advisory committee, Eavan Boland ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
"Chosen specifically for memorization and the particularly intense kind of silent reading with which a reader prepares to remember them"--Dust jacket
Contents
  • (cont.): Ask me no more / Thomas Carew -- The song of the mad prince / Walter de la Mare -- Dear March - come in - / Emily Dickinson -- Break of day / John Donne -- When Malindy sings / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The blue and the gray / Francis Miles Finch -- Those winter Sundays / Robert Hayden -- Invictus / William Ernest Henley -- Love (III) / George Herbert -- Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- To Celia / Ben Jonson -- I hear an army charging upon the land / James Joyce -- To Althea, from prison / Richard Lovelace -- The mower's song / Andrew Marvell -- A litany in time of plague / Thomas Nashe -- To Helen / Edgar Allan Poe -- Coronach / Sir Walter Scott
  • (cont.): Blow, blow, thou winter wind / William Shakespeare -- When that I was and a little tiny boy / William Shakespeare -- The splendor falls / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- From In memoriam / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Tears, idle tears / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Song of myself, #11 / Walt Whitman -- The widow's lament in springtime / William Carlos Williams -- A slumber did my spirit seal / William Wordsworth -- They flee from me / Thomas Wyatt -- The cat and the moon / William Butler Yeats -- The song of wandering Aengus / William Butler Yeats -- Counsels. April mortality / Léonie Adams -- Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 Anonymous (Old Testament, King James version) -- Brahma / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám / Edward Fitzgerald
  • (cont.): Richard Cory / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- An apple gathering / Christina Rossetti -- The woodspurge / Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- All the world's a stage / William Shakespeare -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Adlestrop / Edward Thomas -- From Snow-bound / John Greenleaf Whittier -- Meditations. Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold -- Stanzas / Emily Brontë -- To a waterfowl / William Cullen Bryant -- From Childe Harold's pilgrimage / George G.N., Lord Byron -- A narrow fellow in the grass / Emily Dickinson -- Because I could not stop for death / Emily Dickinson -- Mending wall / Robert Frost -- Hyla Brook / Robert Frost -- Spring pools / Robert Frost -- The darkling thrush / Thomas Hardy -- The chambered nautilus / Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • (cont.): Spring and fall / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- To autumn / John Keats -- On his seventy-fifth birthday / Walter Savage Landor -- Snow-flakes / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The tide rises, the tide falls / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Shiloh / Herman Melville -- The animals / Edwin Muir -- The house on the hill / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- From Adonais / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Not waving but drowning / Stevie Smith -- Mnemosyne / Trumbull Stickney -- Ulysses / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- From In memoriam / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- The kraken / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- A noiseless patient spider / Walt Whitman
  • (cont.): The world / George Herbert -- To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick -- To an athlete dying young / A.E. Housman -- If / Rudyard Kipling -- Up-hill / Christina Rossetti -- Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas -- Go lovely rose! / Edmund Waller -- The eagle and the mole / Elinor Wylie -- The second coming / William Butler Yeats -- Tales. Lord Randall / Anonymous -- My last duchess / Robert Browning -- Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll -- Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Anyone lived in a pretty how town / e.e. cummings -- The road not taken / Robert Frost -- Ode on the death of a favorite cat / Thomas Gray -- The oxen / Thomas Hardy -- La belle dame sans merci / John Keats -- The owl and the pussycat / Edward Lear
  • Sonnets. Sonnet / Elizabeth Bishop -- At the round earths imagin'd corners / John Donne -- On first looking into Chapman's Homer / John Keats -- The new Colossus / Emma Lazarus -- Lucifer in starlight / George Meredith -- On his blindness / John Milton -- Piazza piece / John Crowe Ransom -- Sonnet #18 / William Shakespeare -- Sonnet #55 / William Shakespeare -- Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Composed upon Westminster Bridge / William Wordsworth -- Songs. The spacious firmament on high / Joseph Addison -- Lay your sleeping head, my love / W.H. Auden -- From Milton: and did those feet / William Blake -- The tyger / William Blake -- Afton water / Robert Burns -- A red, red rose / Robert Burns -- So we'll go no more a-roving / George G.N., Lord Byron
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9781885983152
Lccn
96083494
System control number
ocm35959019

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