The Concise Columbia Book of Poetry

The Concise Columbia Book of Poetry

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Presents, in order of popularity, the 100 poems which have appeared most frequently in 400 current anthologies, as revealed by the Columbia Granger's index to poetry, 9th ed. 1990. Harmon provides splendid introductions to each of the poems, as well as short biographies of the poets. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c1990
ISBN: 9780231072403
Branch Call Number: 821.008/CON
Alternative Title: The tyger / William Blake
To autumn / John Keats
That time of year thou mayst in me behold / William Shakespeare
Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost
Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold
La belle dame sans merci / John Keats
To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick
To his coy mistress / Andrew Marvell
The garden / Andrew Marvell
The passionate shepherd to his love / Christopher Marlowe
Death, be not proud / John Donne
Upon Julia's clothes / Robert Herrick
To Lucasta, going to the wars / Richard Lovelace
The world is too much with us / William Wordsworth
On first looking into Chapman's Homer / John Keats
Jabberwocky / Carroll Lewis
The second coming / William Butler Yeats
Elegy written in a country churchyard / Thomas Gray
Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sailing to Byzantium / William Butler Yeats
Shall I compare thee to a sumer's day? / William Shakespeare
Let me not to the marriage of true minds / William Shakespeare
Fear no more the heat o' the sun / William Shakespeare
Ode to a nightingale / John Keats
The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock / T. S. Eliot
To Helen / Edgar Allan Poe
Because I could not stop for death / Emily Dickinson
The windhover / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Anthem for doomed youth / Wilfred Owen
When icicles hang by the wall / William Shakespeare
Batter my heart, three-personed God / John Donne
Love / George Herbert
Ode to the west wind / Percy Bysshe Shelley
God's grandur / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas
Western wind / Anonymous
The lover showeth how he is forsaken of such as he sometime enjoyed / Sir Thomas Wyatt
The good-morrow / John Donne
Delight in disorder / Robert Herrick
I wandered lonely as a cloud / William Wordsworth
My last duchess / Robert Browning
Spring and fall / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Leda and the swan / William Butler Yeats
The river-merchant's wife : a letter / Ezra Pound
Go, lovely rose / Edmund Waller
The retreat / Henry Vaughan
Ode on a Grecian urn / John Keats
London / William Blake
And did those feet / William Blake
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Septamber 3, 1802 / William Wordsworth
The spendor falls / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The darkling thrush / Thomas Hardy
Loveliest of trees, the cherry now / A. E. Housman
Mending wall / Robert Frost
Fern Hill / Dylan Thomas
A litany in time of plague / Thomas Nashe
Song : To Celia / Ben Jonson
The collar / George Herbert
Why so pale and wan, fond lover? / Sir John Suckling
The solitary reaper / William Wordsworth
Break, break, break / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Crossing the bar / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Mr. Flood's party / Edwin Arlington Robinson
Musée des beaux arts / W. H. Auden
The death of the ball turret gunner / Randall Jarrell
Full fathom five / William Shakespeare
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought / William Shakespeare
Piping down the valleys wild / William Blake
So, we'll go no more a-roving / Lord Byron
I heard a fly buzz / Emily Dickinson
Miniver Cheevy / Edwin Arlington Robinson
To Brooklyn Bridge / Hart Crane
Edward, Edward / Anonymous
Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part / Michael Drayton
Oh mistress mine / William Shakespeare
On my first son / Ben Jonson
At the round earth's imagined corners / John Donne
Ask me no more where Jove bestows / Thomas Carew
Ode on the death of a favorite cat, drowned in a tub of gold fishes / Thomas Gray
The rime of the ancient mariner / Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson
The lake Isle of Innisfree / William Butler Yeats
Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno cynarae / Ernest Dowson
My papa's waltz / Theodore Roethke
The nymph's reply to the shepherd / Sir Walter Ralegh
Go and catch a falling star / John Donne
The sun rising / John Donne
Lycidas / John Milton
To Althea, from prison / Richard Lovelace
The sick rose / William Blake
Ulysses / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The eagle / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Home-thoughts, from abroad / Robert Browning
A narrow fellow in the grass / Emily Dickinson
When you are old / William Butler Yeats
The listeners / Walter de la Mare


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