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Title Poetry for students. Volume 28 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry / Ira Mark Milne, project editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2008.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-7019."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Blighters" - Siegfried Sassoon -- The bronze horseman - Alexander Pushkin -- Christ climbed down - Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- Daddy - Sylvia Plath -- The drunken boat - Arthur Rimbaud -- Ego-tripping - Nikki Giovanni -- The heights of Macchu Picchu - Pablo Neruda -- How I got that name - Marilyn Chin -- I died for beauty - Emily Dickinson -- Sea rose - H.D. -- Self-portrait in a convex mirror - John Ashbery -- The tragedy of the leaves - Charles Bukowski -- The wings - Mark Doty -- The women who loved Elvis all their lives - Fleda Brown.
Summary Provides analysis of the most frequently studied poems in literature courses. Each entry contains author biography (if attributed), poem text, poem summary, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.
Original Version Original: xxi, 345 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967. "Blighters".
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837. Mednyi vsadnik. English.
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence. Christ climbed down.
Plath, Sylvia. Daddy.
Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891. Bateau ivre. English & French.
Giovanni, Nikki. Ego-tripping.
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973. Alturas de Macchu Picchu. English.
Chin, Marilyn. How I got that name.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. I died for beauty.
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. Sea rose.
Ashbery, John, 1927- Self-portrait in a convex mirror.
Bukowski, Charles. Tragedy of the leaves.
Doty, Mark. Wings.
Jackson, Fleda Brown, 1944- Women who loved Elvis all their lives.
Poetry -- Study and teaching.
Poetry -- History and criticism.
Poetry, Modern -- 19th century.
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century.
Poetry, Modern -- 21st century.
Added Author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414438337 (electronic book)
9780787698928
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