100 Essential Modern Poems

ISBN-10: 1566636124

ISBN-13: 9781566636124

Edition: 2005

Authors: Joseph Parisi

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Inspired and inspirational, worldly wise, deeply felt, and often delightfully funny-here in one compact volume are 100 of the greatest poems written in English over the last century, memorable masterpieces that everyone should know and enjoy. From W.H. Auden and T.S. Eliot to John Ashbury and A.R. Ammons; Elizabeth Bishop and Mariann Moore to Sylvia Plath and Mary Oliver; Robert Frost and W.B. Yeats to Allen Ginsberg and Thom Gunn, this comprehensive anthology features the poems that have best expressed the spirit of our times and helped create modern culture.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Publication date: 8/31/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Joseph Parisi, editor in chief of Poetry, has been on the magazine's staff for over twenty-five years.

The second coming
Leda and the swan
Sailing to Byzantium
Miniver Cheevy
Mending wall
The road not taken
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening
The emperor of ice-cream
Sunday morning
Anecdote of the jar
The red wheelbarrow
Spring and all
The river-merchant's wife : a letter
The study in aesthetics
Hurt Hawks
The fish
The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock
The soldier
From counter-attack : the general
From counter-attack : base details
Break of day in the trenches
Dulce et Decorum Est
[Anyone lived in a pretty how town]
The Persian version
From the bridge : Proem : to Brooklyn Bridge
The weary blues
Not waving but drowning
From the great hunger : I
Bearded Oaks
From twelve songs : IX. [stop all the clocks]
Musee des Beaux Arts
Bagpipe music
My papa's waltz
One art
The alphabet
From the dream songs : 1, 14, 76 : Henry's confession, 143
324 : an elegy for W.C.W., the lovely man, 382
The death of the ball turret gunner
Fern Hill
Do not go gentle into that good night
How to regain your soul
We real cool
For the union dead
The illiterate
The war in the air
Love call us to the things of this world
Church going
The hospital window
"More light! More light!"
Men at forty
To my twenties
Gravelly run
The city limits
Their bodies
From Howl : I
The broken home
The day lady died
Why I am not a painter
April inventory
And Ut Pictura Poesis is her name
My erotic double
After making love we hear footsteps
Losing a language
For a coming extinction
Autumn begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
You can have it
Wanting to die
The missing
Hawk Roosting
September song
Lady Lazarus
After minor surgery
Where are the waters of childhood?
Homage to Paul Cezanne
Morning poem
Alzheimer's : the wife
Two lorries
After making love
Dire cure
Young mothers I
That the science of cartography is limited
Facing it
Having it out with melancholy
They that wash on Thursday
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