Each volume of Poetry for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14-16 works from various cultures and time periods. Each poem covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.
Here are some of the poems you will find in this volume: "The Author to Her Book" by Anne Bradstreet; "The Convergence of the Twain" by Thomas Harding; "The History Teacher" by Billy Collins; "Phenomenal Woman" by Maya Angelou; "Sonnet 140" by Petrarch; and "Tell the Truth but Tell it Slant" by Emily Dickinson.
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"The elaborate system used in Poetry for Students can work not just for the pupil but for the general readers as well. There is much to learn and enjoy in Poetry for Students."
-- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999
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