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Masterplots II Poetry Series: INDEX

Critical essays on individual poems -- does not include the text of the poems.

Masterplots II Poetry Series, Volume 1. Call # R808.8 MAS

List of contents arranged alphabetically by title of poem.

A - Az, p. 1 - 187

TITLE -- AUTHOR PAGE
“A” – Louis Zukofsky 1
Adonais – Percy Bysshe Shelley 6
Advice to a Prophet— Richard Wilbur 10
Advice to King Lear—Turner Cassity 13
Aeneas at Washington—Allen Tate 16
Affliction (IV)— George Herbert 19
After Apple-Picking – Robert Frost 23
After Someone’s Death – Tomas Transtromer 26
After the Surprising Conversation – Robert Lowell 29
Afternoon of a Faun, The – Stephane Mallarme 32
Age, The – Osip Mandelstam 36
Ajanta – Muriel Rukeyser 39
All Bread – Margaret Atwood 44
All My Pretty Ones – Anne Sexton 47
Allegro, L’ – John Milton 50
Altarwise by Owl-Light – Dylan Thomas 53
Amazing Grace in the Back Country – Robert Penn Warren 56

Ambassador Diaries of Jean de Bosschere and Edgar Poe, The – Norman Dubie

59
America:  A Prophecy – William Blake 62
Among School Children – William Butler Yeats 65
And Death Shall Have No Dominion – Dylan Thomas 68
Andrea del Sarto – Robert Browning 71
Angel – James Merrill 75
Angels, The – Rainer Maria Rilke 79
Angle of Geese – N. Scott Momaday 82
Animula – T. S. Eliot 85
Annabel Lee – Edgar Allan Poe 88
anyone lived in a pretty how town – E. E. Cummings 91
Apollo and Marsyas – Zbigniew Herbert 94
Archaic Torso of Apollo – Rainer Maria Rilke 98
Archer in the Marrow – Peter Viereck 101
Ariel – Sylvia Plath 106
Arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel, The – John Betjeman 109
Art of Poetry, The – Charles Tomlinson 112
Art of Poetry, The – Paul Verlaine 115
As the Dead Prey Upon Us – Charles Olson 119
Ash, The – William Heyen 123
Ashes – Philip Levine 126
Astrophil and Stella – Sir Philip Sidney 129
At Melville’s Tomb – Hart Crane 135
At the Ball Game – William Carlos Williams 138
Aubade – William Empson 141
Audubon:  A Vision – Robert Penn Warren 145
Auguries of Innocence – William Blake 150
August Moon – Robert Penn Warren 153
Auroras of Autumn, The – Wallace Stevens 156
Auspice of Jewels – Laura Riding 159
Auto Wreck – Karl Shapiro 162
Autopsy, The – Odysseus Elytis 166
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio – James Wright 169
Autumn Day – Rainer Maria Rilke 172
Autumn Leaves – Jacques Prevert 175
Autumn Song – Paul Verlaine 178

Avenue Bearing the Initial of Christ into the New World, The – Galway Kinnell

181

Azure, The – Stephane Mallarme

185

 

B - Byz, p. 188 - 333

TITLE -- AUTHOR PAGE
Babii Yar – Yevgeny Yevtushenko 188
Badger – John Clare 191
Balakirev’s Dream – Tomas Transtromer 194
Ballad of Reading Gaol, The – Oscar Wilde 198
Banquet, The – George Herbert 202
Batter my heart, three-person’d God – John Donne 205
Bavarian Gentians – D. H. Lawrence 208
Beacons, The – Charles Baudelaire 211
Bearded Oaks – Robert Penn Warren 215
Because I could not stop for Death – Emily Dickinson 219
Belle Dame sans Merci, La – John Keats 222
Bells for John Whiteside’s Daughter – John Crowe Ransom 225
Benediction – Charles Baudelaire 228
Beyond the Alps – Robert Lowell 231
Birches – Robert Frost 234
Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed’s Church, The – Robert Browning 237
Black Angel, The – Henri Coulette 240
Black Hills Survival Gathering, 1980 – Linda Hogan 243
Black Tambourine – Hart Crane 246
Black Women – Leopold Senghor 249
Blackberry Eating – Galway Kinnell 253
Blackcurrant River – Arthur Rimbaud 256
Blessed Damozel, The – Dante Gabriel Rossetti 260
Bobo’s Metamorphosis – Czeslaw Milosz 263
Body of Summer – Odysseus Elytis 267
Book of Thel, The – William Blake 270
Brahma – Ralph Waldo Emerson 273
Bread and Wine – Friedrich Holderlin 276
Bridge, The – Hart Crane 280
Brief Journey West, The – Howard Nemerov 285
Brief Pause in the Organ Recital – Tomas Transtromer 288
Broken Boat – Tu Fu 292
Broken Home, The – James Merrill 295
Broken Tower, The – Hart Crane 298
Buckdancer’s Choice – James Dickey 301
Buddha in Glory – Rainer Maria Rilke 304
Building, The – Philip Larkin 307
Buried Life, The – Matthew Arnold 310
Burning a Book – William Stafford 313
Burning Babe, The – Robert Southwell 316
Burning the Tomato Worms – Carolyn Forche 319
But so as by Fire – George Oppen 322
Butterfly – Nelly Sachs 325
Bypassing Rue Descartes – Czeslaw Milosz 328
Byzantium – William Butler Yeats 331

 

C - Conn, p. 334 - 422

TITLE -- AUTHOR PAGE
California Swimming Pool – Sharon Olds 334
Canonization, The – John Donne 337
Canto 1 – Ezra Pound 340
Canto 49 – Ezra Pound 343
Canto 74 – Ezra Pound 347
Casualty – Seamus Heaney 351
Cats – Charles Baudelaire 354
Cemetery by the Sea, The – Paul Valery 357
Changing Light at Sandover, The – James Merrill 360
Channel Firing – Thomas Hardy 365
Chicago – Carl Sandberg 368
“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” – Robert Browning 371
Chimney Sweeper, The – William Blake 374
Christabel – Samuel Taylor Coleridge 377
Church Going – Philip Larkin 380
Circus Animal’s Desertion, The – William Butler Yeats 383
Cistern, The – George Seferis 386
City in the Sea, The – Edgar Allan Poe 389
Clarel – Herman Melville 392
Clear Night – Octavio Paz 397
Collar, The – George Herbert 401
Colossus, The – Sylvia Plath 404
Company, The – Robert Creeley 407
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 – William Wordsworth 410
Concerning Exaggeration, or How, Properly, to Heap Up – Charles Olson 414
Concerning Necessity – Hayden Carruth 417
Connoisseur of Chaos – Wallace Stevens 420

 

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