101 Great American Poems

101 Great American Poems

Dover Thrift Editions
by Paul Negri (Editor)
Publisher: Dover Publications
Mass market paperback, 80 pages
Price: $4.00

Focusing on popular verse from the 19th and 20th centuries, this treasury of great American poems invites poetry lovers to savor a taste of the nation's rich poetic legacy. Selected for both popularity and literary quality, 101 time-honored poems in this entertaining volume include:

  • Edgar Allan Poe - The Raven
  • Walt Whitman - I Hear America Singing
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. - Old Ironsides
  • William Cullen Bryant - Thanatopsis
  • Robert Frost - The Road Not Taken
  • Langston Hughes - Still Here
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson - Miniver Cheevy
  • Emily Dickinson - I'm nobody! Who are you?
  • . . . as well as works by Herman Melville, Vachel Lindsay, Emma Lazarus, Ernest Lawrence Thayer, Stephen Crane, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, and other notables.

Chosen by the American Poetry & Literacy Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting poetry and literacy, these much-loved and highly readable poems promise students and general readers alike hours of reading pleasure.

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