Author: A K RamanujanA Arunachalam/Several ContributorsTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Periyar UniversityPublisher: Orient BlackSwanYear: 2013Language: EnglishPages: 112ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788125050568
The selection of poetry has been made with great care so that students gain an appreciation of poetry across the ages and across nations. The poets covered include classic poets like Shelley, Wordsworth and Keats to contemporary poets like E.J. Pratt, A.D. Hope, Abioseh Nicol and Jayanta Mahapatra.Each poem is preceded by a brief note on the poet and the selected poem, and is followed by glossary and questions to enable the student to understand the poet, the poem’s sociocultural and literary context and the poem itself.The EditorThis anthology has been put together by the Board of Editors of Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu.
Contents1. In a Night of Rain by Jayanta Mahapatra 2. Small Scale Reflections ona Great House by A.K. Ramanujan 3. An Old Woman by Arun Kolatkar 4. I Fear not God but Mosquito by A. Arunachalam 5. The Bridal Beauty by Edmund Spenser 6. All the World’s a Stage by William Shakespeare 7. On His Blindness by John Milton 8. A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns 9. Lines Written in Early Spring by William Wordsworth 10. Kubla Khan Samuel by Taylor Coleridge 11. Ode to the West Wind by P.B. Shelley 12. Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats13. Ulysses by Alfred Tennyson 14. A Prayer for My Daughter by William Butler Yeats 15. My Daughters’ Boyfriend by Razia Khan 16. I Thank You God Bernard by Dadiè 17. Australia by A.D. Hope 18. House and Land by Allen Curnow 19. The Dying Eagle by E.J. Pratt 20. The Continent that Lies Within Us by Abioseh Nicol 21. My Grandmother’s House by Kamala Das 22. Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou 23. Clock and Heart by Judith Wright 24. I am not that Woman by Kishwar Naheed 25. Uphill by Christina Georgina Rossetti 26. When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard by Bloom’d Walt Whitman 27. Success is Counted Sweetest by Emily Dickinson 28. Mending Wall by Robert Frost