Description - American Poetry 19th Century by John Hollander
Gathers over 100 poems by 150 poets to reveal the distinctly American tradition of poetry that arose in the 19th century. A section is devoted to American Indian poetry in period translations. Throughout are favourite recitation pieces, such as "A Visit from Saint Nicholas", "Casey at the Bat" and "Little Orphan Annie" and popular ballads, hymns and songs like "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic".
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