The Great Modern Poets

Author: Michael Schmidt
Publisher: Quercus Books
ISBN: 9780857382467
Size: 75.38 MB
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The Great Modern Poets. The Great Modern Poets and CD is the perfect introduction to the finest poetry of the 20th century. This ideal gift is now complete with an 80-minute audio CD featuring original recordings of 29 inspiring poems, read by their authors. Here the listener will find beautiful verse by the greatest poets of the modern era, including: W.B Yeats' The Lake Isle of Innisfree; Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening; Wallace Stevens' Not Ideas About the Thing But the Thing Itself; T.S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock; John Betjeman's A Shropshire Lad and The Licorice Fields at Pontefract; W.H. Auden's The Shield of Achilles; Dylan Thomas' A Refusal to Mourn...; Ted Hughes' Thrushes; Sylvia Plath's Daddy; and a special full-length reading of Howl by Allen Ginsburg, among many other much-loved classics. Accompanying the CD is a beautifully illustrated book containing over 150 complete and unabridged poems, covering Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, D.H. Lawrence, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, The War Poets, E.E. Cummings, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Ezra Proud, Sylvia Plath, and many more. Each chapter comprises introductory quotations, an illustration, a biography of the poet, a selection of their key poems and simple explanations of the themes. With an introduction that suggests ways to appreciate the poems, and a glossary that demystifies the concepts and movements of modern poetry, The Great Modern Poets and CD is an ideal welcome to the pleasures and insights poetry has to offer.

Creative English Creative Curriculum

Author: Paul Gardner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317834208
Size: 11.31 MB
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Creative English Creative Curriculum. Combining theory with practical examples, Creative English, Creative Curriculum will stimulate students and teachers to be adventurous and creative in their teaching, while covering the mains strands of the Primary National Strategy for English: narrative, non-fiction and poetry. This book: reflects the new emphases on speaking and listening contextualises recent changes to the English curriculum, reviewing models of best practice provides practical examples and research evidence of creative approaches to the teaching of English considers the cross-curricular aspects in creating a thematic approach to teaching and learning. This book will appeal to both students and practising teachers in the primary school who either wish to implement creative approaches to their English teaching, or are undertaking extended study for a Masters Degree.

At 47

Author: Richard Smith
ISBN: 1907910069
Size: 44.57 MB
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At 47. 'At 47' exists to amuse, challenge, inform and motivate the reader by employing different forms of poetry to offer original perspectives on a wide range of topics. 'At 47' is variable in style and subject matter. Quite deliberately, an attempt has been made to explore a wide range of emotions and topics. Reflected are the unpredictable 'ups and downs' of life. Also enclosed are the guides 'How to Interpret Poetry' and 'How to Assess Poetry.' These should be useful for English Students and those starting out in poetry.

A As Level English Literature A For Aqa Student Book

Author: Russell Carey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107467926
Size: 68.63 MB
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A As Level English Literature A For Aqa Student Book. A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Created specifically for the AQA A/AS Level English Literature A specification for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure focuses on texts within a particular time period and supports students in interpreting texts and reflecting on how writers make meaning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available.

The New Anthology Of American Poetry Modernisms 1900 1950

Author: Steven Gould Axelrod
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813531640
Size: 44.85 MB
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The New Anthology Of American Poetry Modernisms 1900 1950. A multi-volume collection of American poetry includes Native American songs and lyrics, early European colonial poetry, the classics of the American canon, and a variety of lesser-known poets.

My Angry Breast

Author: Ruchi Ananda
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504309928
Size: 42.46 MB
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My Angry Breast. My Angry Breast tells a personal journey through the diagnosis, chemotherapy, mastectomy and the aftermath having heard those words, You have cancer. Part One begins with the seeding of Ruchis passion to find a better way after experiencing her dads cancer journey. Pumpkin seeds, grape juice and hands-on healing were what she came up with at that time. Today, however, there is a wealth of practitioners with expertise in natural medicine and Ruchi tells the tale of how she brought together what was best for her belief system, resources and cancer. She called this the Chemo/Turmeric Dance, traditional and natural medicine stepping a complimentary pathway. Part Two offers an informative guide to what Ruchi considers to be contributory factors towards todays cancer epidemic. These include electromagnetic frequencies, dental practices, radiation, modern farming methods resulting in chemical-laden genetically modified food and environmental chemicals. Valuable information is offered on integrative and alternative cancer clinics and complimentary therapies that can support a return to wellness and reduce side effects, if experiencing traditional medicine. Part Three includes an example of a blueprint for healing and gentle life-affirming techniques to support when putting together a wellness plan. Part Four gives information on scientists, practitioners and authors whose work may be of interest. The journey is different for each person, the alchemy of body chemistry, belief system, hopes, dreams and the cancer call for a potpourri of therapies to support healing. My Angry Breast is a valuable guide offering hope and insight into the cancer experience.

Immortal Poems Of The English Language

Author: Oscar Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671496107
Size: 73.19 MB
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Immortal Poems Of The English Language. Presents four hundred fifty masterpieces by British and American poets of the past five centuries

Traditional Japanese Poetry

Author: Steven D. Carter
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804722124
Size: 27.89 MB
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Traditional Japanese Poetry. This anthology brings together in convenient form a rich selection of Japanese poetry in traditional genres dating from the earliest times to the 20th century. With more than 1,100 poems, it is the most varied and comprehensive selection of traditional Japanese poetry now available in English. A romanized Japanese text accompanies each poem, and the book is illustrated with 20 line drawings.

Twentieth Century Italian Poetry

Author: Éanna Ó Ceallacháin
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1906221006
Size: 26.13 MB
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Twentieth Century Italian Poetry. Offers a selection of Italian poems, with notes and commentary in English, and critical essays on individual authors and trends. This volume covers the period from the early years of the twentieth century up to the 1970s, and focuses on the work of poets such as Ungaretti and Saba. It is intended for those with a good working knowledge of Italian.