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- GREAT SONNETS : 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets
DetailsOne of the most powerfully moving and evocative forms of poetry, the sonnet has been popular for more than 450 years. Unlike many other poetic genres, the sonnet has never gone out of fashion and its popularity today remains unabated.This collection contains a rich selection of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than 70 poets, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Included are great sonnets by the greatest poets. All have been carefully chosen for distinction in style or substance or both.Included are such masterpieces of the form as:"Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?" by Shakespeare;"Death Be Not Proud" by Donne;"On His Blindness" by Milton;"The World Is Too Much with Us" by Wordsworth;"Ozymandias" by Shelley;"On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer" by Keats;"How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways" by E. Browning;"Acquainted with the Night" by Frost;"Euclid Alone Has Looked on Beauty Bare" by Millay; andPoems bySpenser,Sidney,Burns,Blake,Byron,Longfellow,Tennyson,Poe,Swinburne,Wilde,E. A. Robinson,Dunbar,MacLeish, and many more.In this inexpensive treasury, lovers of poetry can study and savour the ways in which a host of great poets used the versatile sonnet form to express everything from the "light conceits of love" to the most profound meditations. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "The New Colossus" and "Ozymandias."ABOUT THE EDITOR: Paul Negri was born, raised, and educated in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Long Island University with an M.A. in English in 1970 and worked in book publishing for many years, first with Harcourt Brace and later Dover Publications, Inc. Mr. Negri served Dover in a variety of positions during a 26-year career, including Editor-in-Chief and Senior Vice President. He retired from Dover Publications as president and publisher in 2008. At Dover he edited more than a dozen anthologies of short stories and poetry, in addition to books on art and design and classical music scores.He has been a finalist in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition several times, was first runner-up in the novella category in 2011, and won the gold medal for novella in 2015. This year National Book Award winner Adam Johnson picked Pauls manuscript, Gracie Under Fire, for the 2016 Gold Medal for Best Short Story.He is the author of than more than 60 short stories. His work has appeared in Bartleby Snopes, Pif Magazine, The Mulberry Fork Review, The Vestal Review and The Double Dealer.
SKU Code PRK B 3518 Weight in Kg 0.0600 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486280523 Author Name Editor : Paul Negri Publisher Name HARPER COLLINS