The 100 Best Poems of All Time (Paperback)

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Description


This poetry companion puts favourite poetry and poets from around the world at your fingertips, enabling you to revisit the classics, encounter unfamiliar masterworks and rediscover old favorites.

Here, in this compact volume, is a greatest hits collection of the 100 best poems ever written by the world’s greatest poets. This essential collection is perfect for the poetry lover who wants to carry around their favorite poems, and ideal for the reader seeking an introduction to the greatest poems world literature has to offer. The authors included are each represented by his or her best-known and best-loved work, from the Classics (Homer, Sappho, Virgil, Ovid) to the Renaissance (Dante, Petrarch, Villon, Shakespeare) to the Romantics (Schiller, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats) to the 20th Century giants (Pound, Eliot, Frost, Stevens) down to the present day (Ginsberg, Plath, Angelou). Each poem is introduced by a brief head note which details the poet’s life history as well as the poem’s significance.

About the Author


Leslie Pockell is the editor of The 100 Best Poems of All Time. Adrienne Avila is the co-author of Everything I've Learned.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780446676816
ISBN-10: 0446676810
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: March 1st, 2001
Pages: 208
Language: English