Ancients and Moderns: An Anthology of Poetry

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Harper & Row, 1990 - American poetry - 352 pages

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Contents

Rhythm and Rhyme 12 Style and Diction 14 Style and Imitative Form
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Narrative 26 Rhetorical
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The Flea 46 A Nocturnal Upon Saint Lucys Day Being the Shortest
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On a Drop of Dew 69 Bermudas 71 To His Coy Mistress 73
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JOHN MILTON
87
A Description of the Morning 98 A Description of a City Shower 99
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CHRISTOPHER SMART
136
Strange fits of passion I have known 147 She dwelt among th untrodden
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ROBERT FROST
226
La Figlia Che Piange 238 The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock 239
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The Emperor of IceCream 248 Peter Quince at the Clavier 249
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W H AUDEN
266
DYLAN THOMAS
273
The Fat Man in the Mirror 284 Mr Edwards and the Spider 285
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A Life 289 Two Girls 289 The First Day 290 The Great Society
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Fever 103 315 Ariel
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La Belle Dame Sans Merci 171 Ode to a Nightingale 173 Ode on
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CHARLES DODGSON LEWIS CARROLL
193
WALT WHITMAN
194
Success is counted sweetest 206 I died for 206 I heard a Fly buzz when I died 207 Because I could not stop for Death 208 I taste
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The Summons in Indiana 329 Written on the Stub of the First Paycheck
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Song for Ishtar 342 Losing Track 343 Come into Animal Presence 344
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