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An invitation to poetry : a new Favorite Poem Project anthology / edited by Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz with the editorial assistance of Rosemarie Ellis.

Pinsky, Robert. (Added Author). Dietz, Maggie. (Added Author). Ellis, Rosemarie. (Added Author). Favorite Poem Project (U.S.) (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 039305876X
  • ISBN: 9780393058765
  • ISBN: 9780393928396
  • ISBN: 039392839X
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 308 pages ; 25 cm + 1 videodisc (DVD : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Includes a DVD featuring project participants."
Accompanied by Classroom guide (xvii, 123 p. ; 24 cm.), c2006.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 283) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
from "Discordants" (1) / Conrad Aiken (1889-1973) -- The sentence / Anna Akhmatov (1899-1966) -- The great Canzon / Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) -- Inside the apple / Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) -- In memoriam Mae Noblitt / A.R. Ammons (1926-2001) -- A blessing in disguise ; This room / John Ashbery (b. 1927) -- It is dangerous to read newspapers / Margaret Atwood (b. 1939) -- Lullaby ; The more loving one / W.H. Auden (1907-1973) -- L'Invitation au voyage / Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) -- Enueg 1 ; Enueg 2 / Samuel Becket (1906-1989) -- from "Eleven addresses to Our Lord" / John Berryman (1914-1972) -- At the fishhouses ; A cold spring ; Some dreams they forgot / Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) -- The chimney sweeper (from Songs of innocence) ; The garden of love (from Songs of experience) / William Blake (1757-1827) -- The crows ; Dark summer / Louise Bogan (1897-1970) -- The blossom / Eavan Boland (b. 1944) -- We real cool ; When you have forgotten Sunday : the love story / Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) -- Strong men / Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989) -- Two in the Campagna / Robert Browning (1812-1889) -- Ay, ay, ay de la Grifa Negra / Julia de Burgos (1914-1953).
Is there for honest poverty ; John Anderson my jo / Robert Burns (1759-1796) -- Deathfugue / Paul Celan (1920-1970) -- The Negro's complaint / William Cowper (1731-1800) -- Sunday morning apples / Hart Crane (1899-1933) -- For a poet ; Song in spite of myself / Countee Cullen (1903-1946) -- I carry your heart with me ... / E.E. Cummings (1894-1962) -- Ample make this bed ; The grass so little has to do ; I'm nobody! Who are you? ; One need not be a chamber, to be haunted ; Surgeons must be very careful ; To fight aloud, is very brave / Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) -- An epithalamion ; The good-morrow / John Donne (1572-1631) -- The elephant / Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902-1987) -- With no experience in such matters / Stephen Dunn (b. 1939) -- Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) -- Seen through a window / David Ferry (b. 1924) -- After apple-picking ; Directive ; An old man's winter night ; "Out, out" ; The oven bird ; The pasture / Robert Frost (1874-1963) -- Transcription of organ music / Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) -- The school children / Louise Glück (b. 1943) -- The holy longing / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1842) -- Ode on the death of a favorite cat / Thomas Gray (1916-1771) -- The idea of trust / Thom Gunn (b. 1929) -- Woolworth's / Donald Hall (b. 1928) -- Population / Mark Halliday (b. 1949) -- Afterwards ; The man he killed / Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) -- Privilege of being / Robert Hass (b. 1941).
The night-blooming cereus / Robert Hayden (1913-1980) -- from "Clearances" / Seamus Heaney (b. 1939) -- Prospects / Anthony Hecht (b. 1923) -- The collar / George Herbert (1593-1633) -- The envoy of Mr. Cogito / Zbigniew Herbert (1924-1998) -- Upon Julia's clothes / Robert Herrick (1591-1674) -- Carrion comfort ; God's grandeur ; To seem the stranger lies my lot ... / Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) -- When I was one-and-twenty (A Shropshire lad 13) / A.E. Housman (1859-1936) -- The dream keeper ; Minstrel man ; Motto / Langston Hughes (1902-1967) -- Degrees of gray in Philipsburg / Richard Hugo (1923-1982) -- My real dwelling / Ikkyu (1394-1481) -- The islands ; The woman at the Washington Zoo / Randall Jarrell (1914-1965) -- The eye / Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) -- The song of the Banana Man / Evan Jones (b. 1927) -- Inviting a friend to supper ; Lovel's song / Ben Jonson (1573-1637) -- Men at forty / Donald Justice (b. 1925) -- from Endymion ; On a Leander which Miss Reynolds, my kind friend, gave me ; To sleep / John Keats (1795-1821) -- Finding a long gray hair / Jane Kenyon (1947-1995) -- The boiling water / Kenneth Koch (1925-2002) -- Facing it / Yusef Komunyakaa (b. 1947) -- Thinking of death and dogfood / Maxine Kumin (b. 1925) -- Hornworm : autumn lamentation ; The layers / Stanley Kunitz (b. 1905) -- An Arundel tomb ; The explosion / Philip Larkin (1922-1985) -- Caedmon / Denise Levertov (1923-1997).
They feed they lion ; What work is / Philip Levine (b. 1928) -- The flower-fed buffaloes / Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) -- Still night thoughts / Li Po (701-762) -- River-snow / Liu Zongyuan (773-819) -- A psalm of life / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) -- To Althea, from prison / Richard Lovelace (1618-1657) -- Memories of West Street and Lepke ; The old flame / Robert Lowell (1917-1977) -- Portrait / Antonio Machado (1875-1939) -- Ars poetica / Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) -- Language lesson / Heather McHugh (b. 1948) -- The mad scene / James Merrill (1926-1995) -- The shore / W.S. Merwin (b. 1927) -- On hearing a symphony of Beethoven ; Recuerdo / Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) -- You who wronged / Czeslaw Milosz (b. 1911) -- When I consider how my light is spent / John Milton (1608-1674) -- Piececitos / Gabriela Mistral (1889-1857) -- A jellyfish ; What are years? / Marianne Moore (1887-1972) -- The meeting of the waters / Thomas Moore (1779-1852) -- The snow globe / Howard Nemerov (1920-1991) -- Absence of Joaquín / Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) -- He lived, childhood summers / Lorine Niedecker (1903-1970) -- The day Lady died ; Poem (Lana Turner has collapsed!) ; Poem (And tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock in Springfield, Massachusetts) / Frank O'Hara (1926-1966) -- The forms of love ; Psalm / George Oppen (1908-1984) -- Dulce et decorum est / Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) -- At the New Year / Kenneth Patchen (1911-1972).
Summary, etc.:
An anthology of classical and contemporary poems are introduced by everyday people from across the United States, including pieces by such masters as Shakespeare, Keats, and Dickinson and featuring an accompanying video introduction by one of the editors.
System Details Note:
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Subject: Poetry > Translations into English.
American poetry.
English poetry.
DVDs.
American poetry.
English poetry.
Poetry.
Poetry.
English poetry.
American poetry.
Genre: Translations into English.
Translations.
DVD-Video discs.
Videodiscs.
DVDs.