A Treasury of Great Poems

This vintage assortment, lengthy well-known as the most extensively learn and complete anthologies of poetry within the English language, deals greater than 1,300 pages containing approximately 1,000 poems by way of virtually 2 hundred poets. starting with the earliest English ballads and choices from the King James model of the Bible, the booklet maintains with the immortal works of Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Pope, Whittier, Poe, Tennyson, and so forth, concluding with a great array of 20th-century poetry through such luminaries as Wallace Stevens, Dylan Thomas, and Marianne Moore. Louis Untermeyer--the well known critic, biographer, and instructor who edited this amazing work--is acknowledged to have brought extra poets to readers and extra readers to poetry than the other American. Treasury of significant Poems is listed through poet, poem and first strains.

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