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|Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience |
by William Blake
Classics of English poetry, alternately describing childhood states of innocence and their inevitable ensnarement in a corrupt and repressive world. Contains the full texts of all the poems in the original 1794 edition of both collections. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|Best Remembered Poems |
by Martin Gardner
The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from famous poets such as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Whitman, and Frost to less well-known poets. Includes 10 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
by Christina G. Rossetti
For parents and children, these timeless verses are a marvelous way of capturing the joy of childhood — reproduced here with original Victorian illustrations. 120 poems. 120 illustrations by Arthur Hughes. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|My Last Duchess and Other Poems |
by Robert Browning
Features 42 works, among them a number of the Victorian master's famed dramatic monologues, plus such memorable masterworks as "Love among the Ruins," "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" and "Home Thoughts from Abroad." Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear |
by Edward Lear
Every line of every nonsense book written by the celebrated humorist and author of "The Owl and the Pussycat." Illustrated by more than 500 of Lear's quirky drawings. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|Casey at the Bat |
by Ernest L. Thayer, Jim Hull, Martin Gardner
A blend of the absurd and the tragic lies at the heart of this immortal baseball ballad. The 56 pen-and-ink drawings of this classic edition recapture the poem's ironic tone and comic spirit. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.