This collection surveys American poetry from the colonial period through the end of the nineteenth century, including eleven poets ranging from Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley to Emily Dickinson and Paul Laurence Dunbar. Shows students how to analyze poetry for greater understanding and enjoyment. Includes biographical information, historical background, and several poems by each writer to introduce readers to a range of poems from this exciting era.
Early American Poetry
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
"Beauty in Words"