Modern American Poetry

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Harcourt, Brace, 1921 - 406 pagine
 

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The Americans enjoyed a genuine "renascence" of poetry in the brief period perhaps beginning with the appearance of POETRY: A MAGAZINE OF VERSE in 1912 through the end of WWII, when the hot medium of ... Leggi recensione completa

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Pagina 45 - And his musket moulds in his hands. Time was when the little toy dog was new, And the soldier was passing fair; And that was the time when our Little Boy Blue Kissed them and put them there. "Now, don't you go till I come,
Pagina 118 - Good-morning," and he glittered when he walked. And he was rich — yes, richer than a king — And admirably schooled in every grace: In fine, we thought that he was everything To make us wish that we were in his place. So on we worked, and waited for the light, And went without the meat, and cursed...
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