One Hundred and One Famous Poems (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

By Roy J. Cook (Compiled by)


Format Paperback


One Hundred and One Famous Poems (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

by Roy J. Cook



Barnes and Noble Indiebound

This treasury of beloved poems collects all your favorite poets in one book. Whether you’re looking for a love poem or something to mend a broken heart, perhaps you’re feeling patriotic or struggling to understand the nature of man, the timeless words of Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, John Milton, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti are at your fingertips.  


From the Romantic poets like Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats to the Transcendentalists like Ralph Waldo Emerson, this comprehensive collection contains examples of the many periods of writing from England to Scotland and on to the United States.


Included are such favorites as:


Walt Whitman’s O Captain! My Captain!

Eugene Field’s Little Boy Blue

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s To a Skylark

Joyce Kilmer’s Trees

Robert Burns’ Letter to a Young Friend

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven


Three indices let you find your favorite poems by title, author, and first line.

Pub Date: 2/23/2009

ISBN: 9781435114760

Price: $8.95 / $10.95 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 256 pages

Trim: 5.5 x 8.25 x 0.5 Inches

Territories: US/Can/MidEast/Asia/ANZ

Category: Literature & Fiction / B&N Library of Essential Reading

Publisher: Barnes & Noble

Series: Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading