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The Resource Poems for life : a special collection of poetry selected by: E.L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, David Mamet, Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Vonnegut, Elie Wiesel and many more, introduction by Anna Quindlen, (electronic resource)

Poems for life : a special collection of poetry selected by: E.L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, David Mamet, Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Vonnegut, Elie Wiesel and many more, introduction by Anna Quindlen, (electronic resource)

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Poems for life : a special collection of poetry selected by: E.L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, David Mamet, Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Vonnegut, Elie Wiesel and many more
Title
Poems for life
Title remainder
a special collection of poetry selected by: E.L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, David Mamet, Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Vonnegut, Elie Wiesel and many more
Statement of responsibility
introduction by Anna Quindlen
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Responses from fifty celebrities who received letters from fifth-grade students posing the question, "What is your favorite poem?"
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
808.81
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6099
LC item number
.P55 2011eb
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Quindlen, Anna
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Poetry
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Poems for life : a special collection of poetry selected by: E.L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, David Mamet, Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Vonnegut, Elie Wiesel and many more, introduction by Anna Quindlen, (electronic resource)
Link
http://orl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8D51A2B9-4AA9-47CF-8620-783E712DC4DC
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Teachers' note -- Introduction: "Poetry Emotion" / by Anna Quindlen -- Contributors (in alphabetical order) and their selections: Jane Alexander, "In Black Earth, Wisconsin" / by Andrea Musher -- Brooke Astor, "I wandered lonely as a cloud" / by William Wordsworth -- Ken Auletta, "Ode to the west wind" / by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Harolyn M. Blackwell, "To be somebody" / by Langston Hughes -- Martin Charnin, "Laughing down lonely canyons" / by James Cavernaugh -- Mario Cuomo, "Outwitted" / by Edwin Markham -- David Dinkins, "Stars" / by Langston Hughes -- E.L. Doctorow, "A blessing" / by James Wright -- Geraldine Ferraro, "If" / by Rudyard Kipling -- Allen Ginsberg, "Ode to the west wind" / by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Rudolph Giuliani, "If I can stop one heart from breaking" / by Emily Dickinson -- Richard F. Grein, excerpt from "Four quartets" / by T.S. Eliot -- David Halberstam, excerpt from "The passing of Arthur" / by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and "Stopping by woods on a snowy evening" / by Robert Frost -- Sheldon Harnick, "When I heard the learn'd astronomer" / by Walt Whitman -- Bill Irwin, "The yachts" / by William Carlos Williams -- Peter Jennings, "Man with wooden leg escapes prison" / by James Tate -- Edward I. Koch, "Annabel Lee" / by Edgar Allen Poe -- Kenneth Koch, "The dawn of me" / by Jeff Morley -- Jill Krementz, "The low road" / by Marge Piercy -- Angela Lansbury, "Cuttin' rushes" / by Moira O'Neill -- Yo-yo E. Ma, "Ode on a Grecian urn" / by John Keats -- David Mamet, "The dog" / by David Mamet -- Jason McManus, "I never saw a Moor" / by Emily Dickinson -- Joan S. McMenamin, "Life is mostly" / by A. L. Gordon, and "He that loveth" / by Thomas à Kempis -- Ved Mehta, "Dover Beach" / by Matthew Arnold -- Ismail Merchant, "Song" / by Faiz Ahmed Faiz -- Ruth W. Messinger, "The gift outright" / by Robert Frost -- Susan Minot, "When I have fears that I may cease to be" / by John Keats -- Joyce Carol Oates, "Tell all the truth but tell it slant" / by Emily Dickinson -- Ron Padgett, "A step away from them" / by Frank O'Hara -- Harold Prince, "Credo" / by Thomas Wolfe -- Anna Quindlen, "He wishes for the cloths of heaven" / by W. B. Yeats -- David Read, "Holy Sonnet XIV" ("Batter my heart, three-personed God") / by John Donne -- Richard W. Riley, "Duty was joy" / by Rabindranath Tagore -- Isabella Rossellini, "Get yourself drunk" / by Charles Baudelaire -- Gene Saks, "Does it matter?" / by Siegfried Sassoon -- Diane Sawyer, "If" / by Rudyard Kipling -- Whitney North Seymour Jr., excerpt from "Inscription for the entrance to a wood" / by William Cullen Bryant -- Ally Sheedy, "On stripping bark from myself" / by Alice Walker -- Beverly Sills, "It is not the critic who counts" / by Theodore Roosevelt -- Margaret Chase Smith, "My creed" / by Margaret Chase Smith -- Ronald B. Sobel, "Stopping by woods on a snowy evening" / by Robert Frost -- Stephen Sondheim, "Come to the edge" / by Christopher Logue -- Liv Ullmann, "Meditation #17" ("No man is an island") / by John Donne -- Kurt Vonnegut, "The angel that presided o'er my birth" / by William Blake -- Wendy Wasserstein, excerpt from "The rime of the ancient mariner" / by Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Paul Watkins, "Clouds" / by Rupert Brooke -- Elie Wiesel, "From tomorrow on, I shall be sad" / by Motele -- Elizabeth Winthrop, "Wild geese" / by Mary Oliver -- Tom Wolfe, excerpt from "I've been to a marvelous party" / by Noel Coward -- Grade V students
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn798347121
  • (OCoLC)798347121
Label
Poems for life : a special collection of poetry selected by: E.L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, David Mamet, Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Vonnegut, Elie Wiesel and many more, introduction by Anna Quindlen, (electronic resource)
Link
http://orl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8D51A2B9-4AA9-47CF-8620-783E712DC4DC
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Teachers' note -- Introduction: "Poetry Emotion" / by Anna Quindlen -- Contributors (in alphabetical order) and their selections: Jane Alexander, "In Black Earth, Wisconsin" / by Andrea Musher -- Brooke Astor, "I wandered lonely as a cloud" / by William Wordsworth -- Ken Auletta, "Ode to the west wind" / by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Harolyn M. Blackwell, "To be somebody" / by Langston Hughes -- Martin Charnin, "Laughing down lonely canyons" / by James Cavernaugh -- Mario Cuomo, "Outwitted" / by Edwin Markham -- David Dinkins, "Stars" / by Langston Hughes -- E.L. Doctorow, "A blessing" / by James Wright -- Geraldine Ferraro, "If" / by Rudyard Kipling -- Allen Ginsberg, "Ode to the west wind" / by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Rudolph Giuliani, "If I can stop one heart from breaking" / by Emily Dickinson -- Richard F. Grein, excerpt from "Four quartets" / by T.S. Eliot -- David Halberstam, excerpt from "The passing of Arthur" / by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and "Stopping by woods on a snowy evening" / by Robert Frost -- Sheldon Harnick, "When I heard the learn'd astronomer" / by Walt Whitman -- Bill Irwin, "The yachts" / by William Carlos Williams -- Peter Jennings, "Man with wooden leg escapes prison" / by James Tate -- Edward I. Koch, "Annabel Lee" / by Edgar Allen Poe -- Kenneth Koch, "The dawn of me" / by Jeff Morley -- Jill Krementz, "The low road" / by Marge Piercy -- Angela Lansbury, "Cuttin' rushes" / by Moira O'Neill -- Yo-yo E. Ma, "Ode on a Grecian urn" / by John Keats -- David Mamet, "The dog" / by David Mamet -- Jason McManus, "I never saw a Moor" / by Emily Dickinson -- Joan S. McMenamin, "Life is mostly" / by A. L. Gordon, and "He that loveth" / by Thomas à Kempis -- Ved Mehta, "Dover Beach" / by Matthew Arnold -- Ismail Merchant, "Song" / by Faiz Ahmed Faiz -- Ruth W. Messinger, "The gift outright" / by Robert Frost -- Susan Minot, "When I have fears that I may cease to be" / by John Keats -- Joyce Carol Oates, "Tell all the truth but tell it slant" / by Emily Dickinson -- Ron Padgett, "A step away from them" / by Frank O'Hara -- Harold Prince, "Credo" / by Thomas Wolfe -- Anna Quindlen, "He wishes for the cloths of heaven" / by W. B. Yeats -- David Read, "Holy Sonnet XIV" ("Batter my heart, three-personed God") / by John Donne -- Richard W. Riley, "Duty was joy" / by Rabindranath Tagore -- Isabella Rossellini, "Get yourself drunk" / by Charles Baudelaire -- Gene Saks, "Does it matter?" / by Siegfried Sassoon -- Diane Sawyer, "If" / by Rudyard Kipling -- Whitney North Seymour Jr., excerpt from "Inscription for the entrance to a wood" / by William Cullen Bryant -- Ally Sheedy, "On stripping bark from myself" / by Alice Walker -- Beverly Sills, "It is not the critic who counts" / by Theodore Roosevelt -- Margaret Chase Smith, "My creed" / by Margaret Chase Smith -- Ronald B. Sobel, "Stopping by woods on a snowy evening" / by Robert Frost -- Stephen Sondheim, "Come to the edge" / by Christopher Logue -- Liv Ullmann, "Meditation #17" ("No man is an island") / by John Donne -- Kurt Vonnegut, "The angel that presided o'er my birth" / by William Blake -- Wendy Wasserstein, excerpt from "The rime of the ancient mariner" / by Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Paul Watkins, "Clouds" / by Rupert Brooke -- Elie Wiesel, "From tomorrow on, I shall be sad" / by Motele -- Elizabeth Winthrop, "Wild geese" / by Mary Oliver -- Tom Wolfe, excerpt from "I've been to a marvelous party" / by Noel Coward -- Grade V students
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn798347121
  • (OCoLC)798347121
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