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Work/InfoPoet
In Memoriam/Ulysses/Crossing the Bar/The Lady of Shalott/Idylls of the King/The Charge of the Light Brigade
wrote about a woman named 'Lesbia'/poems collected in 116 carmina
Christabel/The Eolian Harp/Frost at Midnight/Dejection: An Ode/The Rime of the Ancient Mariner/Kubla Khan/8 'Conversation Poems'
1501-36/Spanish soldier/1st major poet of Spain's Golden Age/introduced Italian Renaissance poetry to Spain/published posthumously by Boscan (1543)/38 sonnets/3 eclogues/2 elegies
Ode to Joy (choral portion of Beethoven's 9th Symphony)/Human Knowlege/The Forum of Woman/Amalia/Elysium/Fantasie - To Laura/Love and Desire/Xenien (satirical poems w/Goethe)
Sonnets from the Portuguese/Aurora Leigh/'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways'
The Martyr (on the death of Lincoln)/Clarel: A Poem and Pilgramage in the Holy Land/John Marr and Other Sailors/Timoleon
Chicago/Rootabaga Stories (children's book)/Cornhuskers (1919 Pulitzer)/also 1951 Pulitzer
The Chicago Defender/A Street in Bronzeville/Annie Allen (1950 Pulitzer)/1st African American to win a Pulitzer in Poetry
The Marshes of Glynn/Revenge of Hamish/Song of the Chattahoochee/Sunrise/Corn
countercultural San Francisco poet of the 60's/Please Plant This Book/Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt/The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster
After Apple-Picking/Home Burial/Nothing Gold Can Stay/The Road not Taken/Won 4 Pulitzers for Poetry
The Windhover/Pied Beauty/The Wreck of the Deutchland
Leaves of Grass/I Sing the Body Electric/O Captain! My Captain!/When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
The Angel/The Demon/Testament/Hero of Our Time (novel)
The Faerie Queen/Complaints/Astrophel/Shepheardes Calendar
The Rape of Lucrece/Venus and Adonis
a Fireside Poet/editor of Atlantic Monthly/ambassador to Spain & UK/Bigelow Papers/A Fable for Critics/The Vision of Sir Launfal/The Cathedral/Under the Willows/Heartsease and Rue
Piers Plowman
Tulips and Chimneys/anyone lived in a pretty how town
Astrophel and Stella/The Defence of Poesy/The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia
Requiem/Poem without a Hero
I Dwell in Possibility/A Bird Came Down the Walk/Success/I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died
1561-1627/Spanish Baroque poet/lifelong rival of Francisco de Quevedo/style characterized by culteranismo (or Gongorism)
Epitaph on the World/I Knew a Man by Sight/Walden (book)/Civil Disobedience (essay)
worked with Milton as Latin secretary to Cromwell/The Garden/Upon Appleton House/The Mower's Song/An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland/To His Coy Mistress
________'s Hymn
Spoon River Anthology
New England who were among 1st US poets to rival Brits in popularity/conventional forms & meters/include Longfellow, Bryant, Whittier, James Russell Lowell, & Holmes
Desolation/Tenderness/Destruction/Sonnets of Death/1945 Nobel Prize in Literature
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
The Great Enigma/2011 Nobel Prize in Literature
Promises (1958 Pulitzer)/Now and Then (1979 Pulitzer)
chief of Pleiade and known as Prince of Poets/Les Amours, Hymnes/Discourse on the Miseries of These Times/Sonnets for Helene/The Final Verses
epic poems: Henriade/The Maid of Orleans
Divine Comedy (Inferno)/La Vita Nuova/De Monarchia/Il Convivio
John Brown's Body (Civil War epic) won1929 Pulitzer/Western Star (1944 Pulitzer)
To the University of Cambridge in New England/On the Death of Rev. Dr. Sewall/To the King’s Most Excellent Majesty/To His Excellency General Washington
16th Century Italian Poet/Jerusalem Delivered (La Gerusalemme Liberata)/died shortly before being crowned King of Poets
member of Pleiade/praised St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in sonnet/elaborated system for regulating French verse by quantity (vers mesurés)/founded Académie de music et poesie
was a Fireside poet, Quaker, & abolitionist/Snowbound/The Brewing of Soma/The Barefoot Boy/Barbara Frietchie/Ichabod/An Autograph/Burning Drift-Wood
Scottish poet/Winter/collection The Seasons/lyrics of Rule Brittania
friend of Chaucer/Cinkante Ballades/Mirour de l'Omme/Vox Clamantis/Confessio Amantis (30,000 lines!)
The Ballad of the Army Cart
Metamorphoses/The Art of Love/Songs of Sadness/Letter from the Black Sea
A Song of Despair/20 Love Poems/Cantos Generale/una cancion desesperada/
Evening Meditation on the God's Grandeur/Ode on the Taking of Khotin from the Turks/discoverer of atmosphere of Venus
Holy Sonnets/The Flea/Good Morrow/A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning/Devotions upon Emergent Occasions (prose)
Pre-Zionist Jewish-American who argued for Jewish homeland/The New Colossus (on Statue of Liberty)/Epochs/Songs of a Semite
1918 Pulitzer for Love Songs/Advice to a Girl/There Will Come Soft Rains/Flame and Shadow/I Shall Not Care/committed suicide
1948 Nobel Prize for Literature/The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock/The Hollow Men/Ash Wednesday/Four Quartets/Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats/Wasteland
American poet founder of modern 'singing poetry' (verses sung or chanted)/Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight/The Dandelion/General William Booth Enters Into Heaven/committed suicide
Don Juan/She Walks in Beauty/So We'll Go No More A-Roving/fought against the Ottomans in the Greek war for independence
Poets who wrote gloomy works on mortality/included Samuel Cowper, Thomas Gray, Oliver Goldsmith, Edward Young
1942 Pulitzer in Poetry/Riptide/The Dust Which is God/Merchants from Cathay/Starry Harness/Stairway of Surprise
'Fathers of the English Sonnet' (hint: name both)/1st one wrote Farewell Love and All Thy Laws & Is It Possible
3 Pulitzers in poetry/Miniver Cheevy/Merlin/The Man Who Died Twice/Tristram/Van Zorn (play)
Waking from Drunkenness on a Spring Day/The Hard Road to Shu/Quiet Night Thought/Three Hundred Tang Poems
was a Cavalier poet/To Lucasta Going to the Wars/To Althea, From Prison
Ancient Greek female poet from the island of Lesbos/The rose/Ode to Aphrodite/Summer/The Garden of the Nymphs/Ode to Anactoria/Aphrodite's Doves/called tenth muse by Plato
Tamerlane/Lenore/El Dorado/The Raven/Annabel Lee
Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat/Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes/Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (contains 'far from the madding crowd')
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Sonnets to Laura/Il Canzoniere/Letters to the Ancient Dead/Africa (unfinished-2nd Punic War)/Of Famous Men/Letters of Old Age/My Secret Book/De Vita Solitaria (On the Solitary Life
In Flander's Fields/'We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved'/'poppies'
Lake Poet/contemporary of Coleridge & Wordsworth/After Blenheim/Thalaba the Destroyer/Madoc/The Curse of Kehama/Roderick the Last of the Goths/The Inchcape Rock
Elegist of Ancient Sparta, lauded for patriotism
Once/Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems/Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth/Hard Times Require Furious Dancing
Absalom and Achitophel/Marriage a la Mode/MacFlecknoe/The Conquest of Granada/Astaea Redux/A song for St. Cecilia's Day
group of 16th Century French Renaissance poets including Ronsard, du Bellay, & de Baif/named for Alexandrian group of poets from 3rd Century BC
member of Pleiade/Defense and Illustration of the French Language (manifesto of Pleiade)/Antiquités de Rome/Contre les envieux fioles (to Ronsard)/Olive (modeled after Petrarch)
The Dream of Gerontius
Work/InfoPoet
Little Orphan Annie/When the Frost Is on the Pumpkin/The Old Swimmin'-Hole/'Leven More Poems
Gitanjali/Gora/The King of the Dark Chamber/Red Oleanders/The Genius of Valmiki/The Home and the World/1913 Nobel Prize in Literature
Ode on a Grecian Urn/Ode to a Nightingale/Ode on Melancholy/Endymion/To Autumn/The Eve of St. Agnes
Lovliest of Trees/A Shropshire Lad/To an Athlete Dying Young
The Colossus/Ariel/The Bell Jar (novel)/(1983 Pulitzer)/committed suicide in 1963
1580-1645/Spanish nobleman & Baroque poet/lifelong rival of Luis de Góngora/style characterized by conceptismo/To Apollo Chasing Daphne/Cartas del Caballero de la Tenaza
Ripostes/Cantos/Hugh Selwyn Mauberley/arrested for treason by American forces in Italy in 1945
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Human Chain/District and Circle/Door into the Dark/Death of a Naturalist/1995 Nobel Prize for Literature
Howl/Kaddish and Other Poems/Reality Sandwiches/A Supermarket in California
oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry (305 works from 11th -7th Cent BC)/one of the 5 classics said to be compiled by Confucius
Invictus
Oak and Ivy/Majors and Minors/Lyrics and Lowly Life/In Old Plantation Days/We Wear the Mask/
Dulce et Decorum Est/Anthem for Doomed Youth/Insensibility/Futility/Strange Meeting
Concord Hymn/The Rhodora/Brahma/Uriel/The Snow-Storm/Nature
City without Walls/Age of Anxiety (1948 Pulitzer)/Homage to Clio/The Shield of Achilles
greatest poet of Portugal/The Lusiads/Rhythmas/Rimas
was favorite teacher of Henry VIII/Colin Clout/Speke, Parrot/The Bowge of Court/Phyllyp Sparowe
Poly-Olbion (topographical poem describing England and Wales)
Love Among the Ruins
17th Century Japanese master of the Haiku/Narrow Road to the Deep North (travel diary)
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes/I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings/Gather Together in My Name
If/Mandalay/Kim/The White Man's Burden
Jamaican-American seminal figure of Harlem Renaissance/Harlem Shadows poetry collection/Home to Harlem/Banjo/Banana Bottom
To a Waterfowl/Thanatopsis/The Ages
Georgics/The Eclogues(Bucolics)/Aeneid
'The Lucy Poems'/The Prelude/Ode to Duty/To the Cuckoo/Lucy Gray/She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways/Daffodils/Elegaic Stanzas/The Solitary Reaper
The Wrecks/Les Paradis artificiels: opium et haschisch/Au lecteur (preface for the next poem)/Les Fleurs du Mal/The Painter of Modern Life (essay)/translated Poe into French
The Weary Blues/The Negro Speaks of Rivers/I, Too, Sing America/Freedom's Plow
Hartford Wit who wrote The Hasty Pudding (mock epic)/The Vision of Columbus (The Columbiad)/Advice to the Privileged Orders
Ossian Cycle (author claimed to translate the work of Ossian - much disputed)
12th-13th cent/Brut (named for Brutus of Troy (Brit's mythological founder) based on Roman de Brut by Wace which is based on Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain)
God's World/On Hearing a Symphony of Beethoven/A Few Figs from Thistles/Ode to Silence/Ballad of the Harp-Weaver (1923 Pulitzer)
The British Prison-Ship/A Poem on the Rising Glory of America/The American Village/The Wild Honeysuckle/The Indian Burying Ground/was 'Poet of the American Revolution'
most prominent Dutch poet and playwright of the 17th century/Joannes de Boetgezant/Lucifer/Adam in Ballingschap
The Tower/The Winding Stair/Easter, 1916/helped found Abbey Theatre in Ireland/1923 Nobel Prize in Literature
French group included Leconte de Lisle, Sully Prudhomme, Paul Verlain, Stephane Mallarme, & Jose Maria de Heredia
was a Cavalier poet/To the Virgins to Make Much of Time
Shakespeare of India/Sanskrit Poet/ The Recognition of Sakuntala
Paradise Lost/Paradise Regained/Lycidas/Areopagitica (tract against censorship)
The Anarchiad (advocated passage of US Constitution - based off of Pope's Dunciad)
A Light in the Attic/Where the Sidewalk Ends
Spring and All/The Desert Music and Other Poems/Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems (1963 Pulitzer)/Patterson/The Red Wheelbarrow
Visions of the Daughters of Albion/Songs of Innocence/London/Tyger
Ozymandias/Ode to the West Wind/Prometheus Unbound/Adonais (written as elegy for Keats)
was a Cavalier poet/Ballade upon a Wedding/I Prithee Send Back My Heart/Song ('Why so pale and wan, fond lover?')/invented card game Cribbage
The Wreck of the Hesperus/The Song of Hiawatha/Paul Revere's Ride/Evangeline/The Courtship of Miles Standish/was one of the 'Fireside Poets'
Boris Gudonov/Eugene Onegin
German lyric poet/works set to music (Lieders) by Schumann & Schubert/cousin of Marx/part of Young Germany/Travel Pictures/The Homecoming/Letters from Berlin/Book of Songs
Old Ironsides/The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table/The Chambered Nautilus
Odes/Epodes/Ars Poetica/Satires/Carmen Saeculare/'Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori'
Patterns/Wind and Silver/What's O'Clock (1926 Pulitzer)/imagist poet awarded Pulitzer posthumously
Huswifery/Preparatory Meditations/Poetical Works
Norman poet from 1100's/Roman de Brut (based on Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain)/Roman de Rou (about William the Conqueror and Norman invasion of England)
1651-1695 nun in Mexico/child prodigy/known as 10th Muse/Response to Sister Filotea (1st feminist manifesto/The Dream (silva)/Loa to Divine Narcissus/My Divine Lysis/You Men
Goblin Market
known as the 'Bard of the Yukon'/The Cremation of Sam McGee/The Shooting of Dan McGrew/Songs of a Sourdough (collection)
The Canterbury Tales/Troilus and Criseyde/The Book of the Duchess/House of Fame/Legend of Good Women
Afton Water/Corn Rigs an' Barley Rigs/Auld Lang Syne/To a Mouse/To a Louse/Tam o'Shanter
Light Shining Out of the Darkness/ The Task/ Translations of the Illiad and Odyssey
WW1 poet/The Old Huntsman/Counter-Attack/The Path to Peace/3 volume autobiography Sherston Trilogy
Brit who popularized the limerick/Book of Nonsense/Scroobius Pip (unfinished at death: finished by Ogden Nash)
For the Union Dead/Lord Weary's Castle/The Dolphin/Pulitzers in 1947 & 1974
minister who lived during Warring States(Zhou) period & Dragon Boat Festival commemorates his death/Chu Ci (The Songs of the South or Songs of Chu)/Li Sao (one of the Chu Ci poems)
Welsh poet/The Map of Love/Deaths and Entrances/In Country Sleep/Do not Go Gentle into that Good Night (villanelle)
Orlando Furioso
Poet Laureate of the Confederacy/A Vision of Poesy/Ethnogenesis/A Cry to Arms/Carolina/Katie
The Waking/1954 Pulitzer for Poetry
The Rape of the Lock/Dunciad/An Essay on Criticism/An Essay on Man
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America/To My Dear and Loving Husband/Upon the Burning of Our House July 10th, 1666/Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning
3rd best-selling poet of all time (behind Shakespeare and Laozi)/love letters to Mary Haskell/The Prophet/Secrets of the Heart/Mirrors of the Soul/Jesus, the Son of Man

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