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An Anthology Of Light Verse

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Published by Kronenberger Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9589076M
    ISBN 101406752134
    ISBN 109781406752137

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An An Anthology Of Light Verse book of Light Verse Hardcover – November 4, by Louis Kronenberger (Author) out of 5 stars 1 An Anthology Of Light Verse book. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other 1/5(1). American Wits, An Anthology of Light Verse, which has been edited by John Hollander, is a wonderful little volume which more or less slaps us in the face with an art from which, alas, has more or less vanished from the literary landscape of today/5(5).

Innocent Merriment, an Anthology of Light Verse [Adams, Franklin P.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Innocent Merriment, an Anthology of Light Verse5/5(2). American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse Edited by John Hollander “The still-glimmering stars of light verse include Dorothy Parker, of course, who breaks your heart as well as your sobriety with her wit and acerbity; the nonpareil Ogden Nash; and Phyllis McGinley.

This is an anthology of light verse of 20th century American authors. Many of the authors in this anthology are writers of verse without being poets per se.

An Anthology Of Light Verse book Dorothy Parker is An Anthology Of Light Verse book good example of the writers whose work appear in this book. Her verse receives the largest amount of space in the book/5. Read the full-text online edition of An Anthology of Light Verse ().

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Rather than appoint a poet or critic to edit its light verse anthology, Norton did the unexpected by choosing humorist Russell Baker. The Norton Book of Light Verse differs from similar endeavors in two other significant ways/5(7). By the far the majority of light verse is going to rhyme and scan, and that is part of its charm.

As most poets only get one or two poems in this anthology, there are a couple of hundred poets represented. This delightful anthology An Anthology Of Light Verse book a rich and pleasing--if often underrated--tradition of English writing.

The choice of poems reflects the great variety of light verse as well as the tastes and views of its distinguished editor. The selections range from genial satire to nonsense verse /5(3).

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Publication date Topics English poetry, American poetry, Literatura Inglesa. Publisher New York: The Modern Library.

A giant anthology compiled by one of those known far and wide for their place on Information Please, a superb job, well An Anthology Of Light Verse book down into classifications, full of modern and classic poets. INNOCENT MERRIMENT: An Anthology of Light Verse. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention.

About American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse. Irreverent, playful, and inventive, the American light verse of the past century offers a brimming feast of urbane pleasures. Bubbling over with engaging parodies, sparkling aphorisms, and wisecracking asides, the poems gathered here display a sure-footed handling of the poet’s art.

Light Verse from the Floating World. An Anthology of Premodern Japanese Senryu. Compiled, translated, and with an introduction by Makoto Ueda.

Columbia University Press. Get this from a library. Innocent merriment, an anthology of light verse. [Franklin P Adams].

Buy Innocent Merriment: An Anthology of Light Verse by Franklin P Adams online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now. American wits: an anthology of light verse by Hollander, John.

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Uploaded by Lotu Tii on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Innocent merriment, an anthology of light verse. [Franklin P Adams] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search James, and I, by Gilbert -- On a Parisian Boulevard, by Stephen -- On a Rhine Steamer, by Stephen -- Epilogue to a Book of Verse, by Guiterman -- Epitaph Intended for His Wife, by Dreyden -- Epitaph on a Well-known Poet.

A collection of "light-hearted verse" in a later Modern Library edition. The poems are selected by Louis Kronenberger from the works of such notables as Shakespeare, Millay, Kipling, Swift, Huxley, Chesterton and many others.

With preface by the author and Paul Galdone illustration of the title character on dust jacket. With an introduction by Kronenberger and an index of authors. Genre/Form: Humor: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kronenberger, Louis, Anthology of light verse.

New York, The Modern Library [©]. Towards an Open Anthology of Poetry. 5 Light Verse. The Owl and the Pussy-Cat BY EDWARD LEAR. I The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five-pound note.

Share This Book. Powered by. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kronenberger, Louis, Anthology of light verse. Great Neck, NY: Granger Book Co., (OCoLC) Light verse proliferated in the later 19th century with the rise of humorous periodicals. Among the best-known light works of the period are the limericks of Edward Lear’s Book of Nonsense (), W.S.

Gilbert’s Bab Ballads (), and the inspired nonsense of Lewis Carroll’s Hunting of the Snark (). Read the full-text online edition of Light Verse from the Floating World: An Anthology of Premodern Japanese Senryu (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Light Verse from the Floating World: An Anthology.

Collections of poetry for children or entire books in verse. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

American wits: an anthology of light verse. [John Hollander;] -- In this book John Hollander offers a buoyant guided tour of American light verse-a tradition he pursues from Ambrose Bierce's sardonic The devil's dictionary quatrains to the latter-day comic.

There are plenty of anthologies of light verse and the journal Light is a source of new poems. I was delighted to see that one of my online friends, Toby Speed, has the "Poem of the Week" on their site.

Hers is a good, terse example of all the "rules" I listed above. Of course, poets of light verse laugh and make puns from rules. How to Use a.

Light from light: an anthology of Christian mysticism User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Focusing on 25 Christian writers (mainly preth century), this has both a general introduction and individual brief discussions of each mystic included. Stellar Examples of Light Verse aka Humorous Verse Let us have wine and woman, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda water the day after.

—George Gordon, Lord Byron Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big one on me. —Robert Frost The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks Which practically conceal its sex. It's published by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Foundation for Light Verse, Inc.

Light 's twice-yearly issues feature funny, well-crafted verse about all sorts of things. Its Poems of the Week are inspired by topics currently in the news (political or otherwise). We're open to work from the left or the right. One of the best anthologies of poetry I have ever read. 2nd to only Bly's News of the Universe as an anthology.

This book introduced me to Chinese poetry, via The River Merchants Wife, and for that alone I am forever in its debt, and yet it is much, much more than even that/5. Hustling Verse is not only an important addition to the landscape of literature, it's a necessity.

-Daniel Zomparelli, author of Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person; founder of Poetry Is Dead magazine. Hustling Verse marks a profound shift in Canadian letters. Here is an anthology that remaps the coordinates of artistic production.

William Rossa Cole (Novem – August 2, ) was an American editor, anthologist, columnist, author, and writer of light produced around 75 books, most of them anthologies. Cole was born on Novem to William Harrison Cole and Margaret O'Donovan-Rossa of Staten Island, New was the younger brother of Rossa Willam : NovemStaten Island, New York.

Auden's celebrated anthology of light verse is packed with surprising finds while also offering a striking rethinking of the poetic canon. Commissioned by Oxford University Press in the s, when Auden's own work was at its boldest, the book caught its original publisher off guard.

For it is less a collection of humorous verses than a celebration of the popular voice in English, in which the. A Book of Light is a harbinger of pretense.

An anthology of thirteen personal accounts, this book opens up a seemingly large void that we so lovingly nurture. Tears and sadness seems like a luxury after reading this book/5.

The Little Book of Society Verse. selections of modern light verse. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. – The works in this first part of an extensive anthology include a glossary of over 1, footnotes. English Poetry II: From Collins to Fitzgerald. – Light verse Whimsical poems taking forms such as limericks, nonsense poems, and double dactyls.

See Edward Lear’s “The Owl and the Pussy-Cat” and Lewis Carroll’s “The Walrus and the Carpenter.”. I read this anthology over several weeks in the Fall ofcarrying the book in my backpack and bag, on my bicycle and in my car. I read this book after attending the Florida March for Black Women, which filled Miami’s streets.

I read the Nasty Women Poets anthology reclined with my arm around my girlfriend. I read this book when I should. Poetry Anthologies Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse.

Quiller Others for An Anthology of the New Verse. Clarke, George Herbert, ed. A Treasury of War Poetry. Rittenhouse, Jessie B., ed.

The Little Book of Modern Verse. Light verse, though, was not his main passion, he said; In “I Am the Book,” a anthology of verses related to books that was illustrated by. Page 35 - The winter evening settles down With smell of steaks in passageways.

Six pdf. The pdf ends of smoky days. And now a gusty shower wraps The grimy scraps Of withered leaves about your feet And newspapers from vacant lots; The showers beat On broken blinds and chimney-pots, And at the corner of the street A lonely cab-horse steams and stamps. Book Title: Towards an Open Anthology of Poetry Light Verse; 6.

Poems with a Political Agenda; 7. Towards an Open Anthology of Poetry by David Mount is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial International License, except where otherwise : David Mount.The Oxford Book of English Verse ebook Chosen and Edited by A.

T. Quiller-Couch From Ebook Quiller-Couch’s Introduction to this extensive collection: “For this Anthology I have tried to range over the whole field of English Verse. To bring home and render so great a spoil compendiously has been my capital difficulty.