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Title Poetry for students. Volume 4 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry / Mary K. Ruby, editor ; foreword by David Kelly.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c1999.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-7019."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ah, are you digging on my grave? - Thomas Hardy -- As I walked out one evening - W. H. Auden -- Concord hymn - Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The death of the hired man - Robert Frost -- Hawk roosting - Ted Hughes -- The highwayman - Alfred Noyes -- Hunger in New York City - Simon Ortiz -- Oysters - Anne Sexton -- Psalm 23 - in King James Bible -- Richard Cory - E. A. Robinson -- The rime of the ancient mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Shine, perishing republic - Robinson Jeffers -- Sir Patrick Spens - Anonymous -- Sonnet 30 - William Shakespeare -- Strong men, riding horses - Gwendolyn Brooks -- Tears, idle tears - Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- This is my letter to the world - Emily Dickinson -- Toads - Philip Larkin -- The tropics in New York - Claude McKay -- When I was one-and-twenty - A. E. Housman.
Summary Provides analysis of the most frequently studied poems in literature courses. Contains author biography (if attributed), poem text, poem summary, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.
Original Version Original: xxiii, 305 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Ah, are you digging on my grave.
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. As I walked out one evening.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Concord hymn.
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. Death of the hired man.
Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998. Hawk roosting.
Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958. Highwayman.
Ortiz, Simon J., 1941- Hunger in New York City.
Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974. Oysters.
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. Richard Cory.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. Rime of the ancient mariner.
Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962. Shine, perishing republic.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Sonnets. No. 30.
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000. Strong men, riding horses.
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Tears, idle tears.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. This is my letter to the world.
Larkin, Philip. Toads.
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948. Tropics in New York.
Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. When I was one-and-twenty.
Bible. Psalms, XXIII.
Sir Patrick Spens.
Poetry -- Study and teaching.
Poetry -- History and criticism.
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century.
Added Author Ruby, Mary K., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428499 (electronic book)
1414428499 (electronic book)
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