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September 2007

Poetry Outloud

by knann
Hear British poets read 21 of their own poems, including, incredibly, Alfred, Lord Tennyson's 1890 reading of "The Charge of the Light Brigade," as recorded by agents of Thomas Alva Edison on one of the inventor's wax cylinders. Other poets include notables such as Ogden Nash, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Stevie Smith. Each poem is briefly introduced with information about the poet and the background of the poem. And the British speech patterns will be eye-opening for your students. Real Audio required

January 2007

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: A Maine Historical Society Web Site

by knann
This website examines Longfellow's life and work, his homes and his family. It includes a searchable database of his poems, lesson plans for teachers, a filmography, and more. Rediscover why Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was America's most beloved nineteenth-century poet.

October 2006

HTI American Verse Project

by knann (via)
The American Verse Project was a collaborative project between the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative (HTI) and the University of Michigan Press. The project assembled an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920.

Poetry 180 - A Poem a Day for American High Schools

by knann & 3 others
Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem on each of the 180 days of the school year. I have selected the poems you will find here with high school students in mind. They are intended to be listened to, and I suggest that all members of the school community be included as readers. A great time for the readings would be following the end of daily announcements over the public address system. Billy Collins Former Poet Laureate of the United States

March 2006

Sonnet Central

by knann
Welcome to Sonnet Central, an archive of English sonnets, commentary, and relevant web links and a forum for poets to share and discuss their own work. Sonnets are grouped by period below and can also be accessed quickly via an alphabetical list of authors or the java navigation page.

October 2005

The Interactive Highwayman

by knann
"The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes is a classic favorite-a poem that tells a good story with powerful imagery and a rhythmic cadence reminiscent of horses's hooves. Students interact with poem to learn different literary devices.

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