World poetry : "evidence of life"

by Johanson, Paula.

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 809.1 J59
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 809.1 J59
 
 
Summary
This collection covers poetry from ancient (Homer and Omar Khayyam) to modern (Pablo Neruda and Derek Walcott) to introduce young readers to poets outside Great Britain and the United States. Each of the fifteen chapters includes biographical and historical information on one poet, along with several poems, discussion of techniques and themes, and suggestions for further reading.
Contents
Sin-Legi-unninni, The Gilgamesh poet (c. 1200 B.C.E.)
Vyasa, The Mahabharata poet (c.700 B.C.E.)
Homer (c.700-600 B.C.E.)
Du Fu (712-770 C.E.)
Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
Rumi (1207-1273)
Dante (1265-1321)
Basho (1644-1694)
Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861)
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966)
Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936)
Pablo Neruda (1904-1973)
Derek Walcott (1930-)
Leonard Cohen (1934-).

Additional Information
Series Poetry rocks!
Subjects Poetry -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Poets -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Poetry -- Collections -- Juvenile literature.
Poetry -- Translations into English -- Juvenile literature.
Poetry -- History and criticism.
Poets -- Biography.
Poetry -- Collections.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,2010
Other Titles Evidence of life
Audience 012-up.
Language English
Description 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780766032804
0766032809
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