Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Man from Snowy River by Banjo Paterson

A book of Australian tall tales told in verse centering on horses: on ranches, in races, in battle. Continue reading

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Human Values in the Poetry of Robert Frost

An old critical assessment of Frost’s work had steady circulation until 2000 but now has been abandoned. Continue reading

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Harper’s Anthology of 20th Century Native American Poetry

Wonderful collection of contemporary Native American poetry up through the mid 1980s Continue reading

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The Poet: Bicentennial Edition

Edited by Doris Nemeth Copyright 1976 Checked out 5 times in 34 years (acquisition unclear) Last checked out 19 years ago I’ve talked before about the concept of value in terms of poetry purchases by libraries. Gift books in which … Continue reading

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4 by Ogden Nash

Patrons feel less-is-more with Ogden Nash’s light verse. Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Poems by James O. Nall

As the title states, a book of poems about the Derby, one for each race from 1875-1975 Continue reading

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The Language of Life by Bill Moyers

A collection of interviews with poets and examples of their poems that will be enjoyed by poetry lovers and which are appealing enough to entice others into reading more poetry Continue reading

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