The Best Loved Poems of the American People

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Doubleday, 1936 - 670 pages
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These are the best loved poems of the American people -- poems that have delighted generations and entertained millions, whether recited in classrooms or enjoyed quietly at home by the fire. Included in the over 575 perennial works are all-time favorites.

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I'm reading this for a character of mine who likes to quote poems and saying all the time, and so in order to write him properly I have to have a wealth of poems at hand, and these are beautiful. I ... Read full review

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This is my favority anthology so far! I collect anthologies and literature text books. This contains many of favorites to come. Easy reading and comprehension. Perhaps this would make a good intro to poetry for teens and younger ones Read full review

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About the author (1936)

Hazel Felleman was the editor of the Queries and Answers page of the New York Times Book Review until 1950. She was the editor of the poetry collections Best Loved Poems of the American People and Poems That Live Forever. Her books are still in print today and have sold more than a million copies.

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