The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St. Vincent Millay to Edward Lear's whimsical "The Owl and the Pussycat" and James Whitcomb Riley’s homespun "When the Frost Is on the Punkin." Famous poe... read more
100 Best-Loved Poems by Philip Smith "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" "Death, be not proud," "The Raven," "The Road Not Taken," plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keats, many others. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
101 Great American Poems by The American Poetry & Literacy Project Rich treasury of verse from the 19th and 20th centuries includes works by Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, other notables. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Songs for the Open Road: Poems of Travel and Adventure by The American Poetry & Literacy Project More than 80 poems by 50 American and British masters celebrate real and metaphorical journeys. Poems by Whitman, Byron, Millay, Sandburg, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Shelley, Tennyson, Yeats, many others. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
How to Eat a Poem: A Smorgasbord of Tasty and Delicious Poems for Young Readers by American Poetry & Literacy Project, Academy of American Poets, Ted Kooser Seventy lighthearted, much-loved poems cover everything from books and imagination to friendship and the beauty of the natural world. Includes such notable poets as Lewis Carroll, Ogden Nash, and Marianne Moore. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Great Poems by American Women: An Anthology by Susan L. Rattiner Superb, inexpensive anthology spans 4 centuries to include more than 200 inspiring poems by Emily Dickinson, Hilda Doolittle, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Amy Lowell, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Great Short Poems by Paul Negri Outstanding anthology features more than 150 English and American masterpieces spanning over 400 years. "Death Be Not Proud," "The Tyger," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," plus works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Great Sonnets by Paul Negri Treasury of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Masterpieces by Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Blake, Swinburne, Yeats, Frost, Poe, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Great Love Poems by Shane Weller Over 150 familiar works by English and American poets: John Donne's "The Ecstasy," William Blake's "The Garden of Love," as well as poems by Shakespeare, Milton, Keats, Whitman, Dickinson, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Selected Poems by Emily Dickinson Over 100 best-known, best-loved poems by one of America's foremost poets, reprinted from authoritative early editions. No comparable edition at this price. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
The Road Not Taken and Other Poems by Robert Frost A treasury of Frost's most expressive verse. In addition to the title poem: "An Old Man's Winter Night," "In the Home Stretch," "Meeting and Passing," "Putting in the Seed," many more. All complete and unabridged. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition by Walt Whitman Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece, "Song of Myself." Shattering standard conventions, it stands as an unabashed celebration of body and nature.
African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 by Joan R. Sherman Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753–1784) to 20th-century work of Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes. Introduction. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Early Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay A treasure for Edna St. Vincent Millay fans — and anyone who loves poetry. The collection includes the complete selection of poems from her first three books: Renascence and Other Poems, A Few Figs from Thistles, and Second April. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
100 Favorite English and Irish Poems by Clarence C. Strowbridge Compact anthology features many of the best works by 59 poets writing in English, among them Edmund Spenser, Christina Rossetti, John Milton, Robert Burns, and William Blake. Includes 5 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology by Stanley Appelbaum Features 123 poems by six great poets: William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and John Keats. Introduction and brief commentaries on the poets. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Complete Sonnets by William Shakespeare Over 150 exquisite poems deal with love, friendship, the tyranny of time, beauty's evanescence, death, and other themes in language of remarkable power, precision, and beauty. Glossary of archaic terms. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
English Victorian Poetry: An Anthology by Paul Negri Over 170 beloved poems by the major poets of the 19th century, including works by Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Rossetti, Meredith, Swinburne, Hopkins, Kipling, and others. An introduction and biographical notes on the poets are included. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
A Boy's Will and North of Boston by Robert Frost Two early volumes of poetry (1913–1914) contain many of the poet's finest, best-known works: "Mending Wall," "After Apple-Picking," "The Death of the Hired Man," many more. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Chicago Poems: Unabridged by Carl Sandburg Written in the poet's unique personal idiom, these early poems include "Chicago," "Fog," "Who Am I?" "Under the Harvest Moon," plus more on war, love, death, loneliness, and the beauty of nature. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Civil War Poetry by Paul Negri A superb selection of poems from both sides of the American Civil War features more than 75 inspired works by Melville, Emerson, Longfellow, Whittier, Whitman, and many others.
The Classic Tradition of Haiku: An Anthology by Faubion Bowers Unique collection spans over 400 years (1488–1902) of haiku by greatest masters: Basho, Issa, Shiki, and many more. Translated by top-flight scholars. Foreword and many informative notes to the poems.
Evangeline and Other Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Includes the memorable "The Skeleton in Armor," "The Arsenal at Springfield," "Mezzo Cammin," "The Rhyme of Sir Christopher" (from Tales of a Wayside Inn), "Aftermath" and "Divina Commedia." Cambridge Edition.
Favorite Poems by William Wordsworth Treasury of 39 works by influential English Romantic poet: "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey," the "Lucy" poems, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "Intimations of Immortality," many more.
Irish Verse: An Anthology: An Anthology by Bob Blaisdell Works by more than 60 Irish poets, from 18th century to modern times, include poems by Swift, Goldsmith, Moore; Allingham, Yeats, Joyce; plus verses by lesser-known poets.
Poems and Songs by Robert Burns Treasury of 43 works: "The Cotter's Saturday Night," "To a Mountain Daisy," "To a Mouse," "To a Louse," "Tam o' Shanter," "Comin' Thro' the Rye," many more. Lists of titles and first lines. Extensive glossary.
The Raven and Other Favorite Poems by Edgar Allan Poe Over 40 of the author's most memorable poems: "The Bells," "Ulalume," "Israfel," "To Helen," "The Conqueror Worm," "Eldorado," "Annabel Lee," many more. Alphabetic lists of titles and first lines. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman Authoritative edition of one of the enduring classics of English poetry. Housman probes, with poignant beauty, the nature of friendship, the passing of youth, the vanity of dreams, other themes.
The Waste Land, Prufrock and Other Poems by T. S. Eliot Representing the essential T. S. Eliot, these 25 works include the title poem plus the complete Prufrock ("The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "Portrait of a Lady," others) and the complete Poems. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St. Vincent Millay to Edward Lear's whimsical "The Owl and the Pussycat" and James Whitcomb Riley’s homespun "When the Frost Is on the Punkin." Famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost are well-represented, as are less well-known poets such as John McCrae ("In Flanders Fields") and Ernest Thayer ("Casey at the Bat"). Includes 10 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
The worldwide mathematical community was saddened by the death of Martin Gardner on May 22, 2010. Martin was 95 years old when he died, and had written 70 or 80 books during his long lifetime as an author. Martin's first Dover books were published in 1956 and 1957: Mathematics, Magic and Mystery, one of the first popular books on the intellectual excitement of mathematics to reach a wide audience, and Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science, certainly one of the first popular books to cast a devastatingly skeptical eye on the claims of pseudoscience and the many guises in which the modern world has given rise to it. Both of these pioneering books are still in print with Dover today along with more than a dozen other titles of Martin's books. They run the gamut from his elementary Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing, which has been enjoyed by generations of younger readers since the 1980s, to the more demanding The New Ambidextrous Universe: Symmetry and Asymmetry from Mirror Reflections to Superstrings, which Dover published in its final revised form in 2005.
To those of us who have been associated with Dover for a long time, however, Martin was more than an author, albeit a remarkably popular and successful one. As a member of the small group of long-time advisors and consultants, which included NYU's Morris Kline in mathematics, Harvard's I. Bernard Cohen in the history of science, and MIT's J. P. Den Hartog in engineering, Martin's advice and editorial suggestions in the formative 1950s helped to define the Dover publishing program and give it the point of view which — despite many changes, new directions, and the consequences of evolution — continues to be operative today. In the Author's Own Words: "Politicians, real-estate agents, used-car salesmen, and advertising copy-writers are expected to stretch facts in self-serving directions, but scientists who falsify their results are regarded by their peers as committing an inexcusable crime. Yet the sad fact is that the history of science swarms with cases of outright fakery and instances of scientists who unconsciously distorted their work by seeing it through lenses of passionately held beliefs."
"A surprising proportion of mathematicians are accomplished musicians. Is it because music and mathematics share patterns that are beautiful?" — Martin Gardner
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