Course 28: Poetry in the Chaotic Age

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Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928)
Neutral Tones,” “The Darkling Thrush,” “During Wind and Rain,” “Moments of Vision,” and “Afterwards

Robert Bridges (1844 – 1930)
London Snow” and “Nightingales

Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936)
The Vampire” and “The Way Through the Woods

W. B. Yeats (1865 – 1939)
The Song of Wandering Aengus,” “Adam’s Curse,” “The Cold Heaven,” “The Second Coming,” “The Wild Swans at Coole,” “The Double Vision of Michael Robartes,” “Easter 1916,” “No Second Troy,” “The Lake Isle of Innesfree,” “Leda and the Swan,” “Sailing to Byzantium,” and “Among School Children

Lionel Johnson (1867 – 1902)
The Dark Angel

Ernest Dowson (1867 – 1900)
Non sum quails eram bonae sub regno Cynarae

Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869 – 1935)
Luke Havergal,” “For a Dead Lady,” and “Eros Turannos

Paul Valery (1871 – 1945)
“The Young Fate”

Trumbull Stickney (1874 – 1904)
Mnemosyne” and “Eride, V”

Robert Frost (1874 – 1963)
After Apple-Picking,” “The Wood-Pile,” “The Oven Bird,” “Birches,” “Putting in the Seed,” “Design,” “Never Again Would Birds’ Song Be the Same,” “Directive” “The Road Not Taken,” and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Edward Thomas (1878 – 1917)
Liberty,” “The Owl,” and “The Gallows

Wallace Stevens (1879 – 1955)
Sunday Morning,” “Domination of Black,” “Nomad Exquisite,” “The Man Whose Pharynx Was Bad,” “The Snow Man,” “Tea at the Palaz of Hoon,” “The Idea of Order at Key West,” “The Poems of Our Climate,” “The Auroras of Autumn,” “The Course of a Particular,” and “Of Mere Being

William Carlos Williams (1883 – 1963)
Queen-Anne’s-Lace,” “The Widow’s Lament in Springtime,” excerpt from Spring and All, and “The Red Wheelbarrow

D.H. Lawrence (1885 – 1930)
Medlars and Sorb-Apples,” “The Song of a Man Who Has come Through,” “Tortoise Shout,” “Snake,” “The Ship of Death,” “Bavarian Gentians,” and “Shadows

Elinor Wylie (1885 – 1928)
Wild Peaches

H.D. (1886 – 1961)
Orchard” and “Garden

Robinson Jeffers (1887 – 1962)
Shine, Perishing Republic” and “Apology for Bad Dreams

Marianne Moore (1887 – 1972)

John Crowe Ransom (1888 – 1974)
Here Lies a Lady,” “Captain Carpenter,” and “Blue Girls

T.S. Eliot (1888 – 1965)
Collected Poems

Conrad Aiken (1889 – 1973)
Morning Song from ‘Senlin’,” “And in the Hanging Gardens,” “Sea Holly,” and “Preludes for Memnon”

Isaac Rosenberg (1890 – 1918)
Returning We Hear the Larks” and “A Worm Fed on the Heart of Corinth

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 – 1950)
If I should learn, in some quite casual way

Wilfred Owen (1893 – 1918)
Futility,” “Strange Meeting,” and “Anthem for Doomed Youth

Louise Bogan (1897 – 1970)
Women,” and “Men Loved Wholly Beyond Wisdom

John Brooks Wheelwright (1897 – 1940)
Fish Food” and “Come Over and Help Us

Léonie Adams (1899 – 1988)
April Mortality,” “The Horn,” “Grapes Making,” and “Bell Tower

Allen Tate (1899 – 1979)
Aeneas at Washington” and “The Mediterranean

Hart Crane (1899 – 1932)
Repose of Rivers,” “Voyages,” “At Melville’s Tomb,” “To Brooklyn Bridge,” “The Tunnel,” “Atlantis,” and “The Broken Tower

Langston Hughes (1902 – 1967)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers

Pablo Neruda (1904 – 1973)
Essential Neruda: Selected poems

Dylan Thomas (1914 – 1953)
Do not go gentle into that good night” and “And death shall have no dominion

Octavio Paz (1914 – 1998)
Sunstone” and A Tree Within

Phillip Larkin (1922 – 1985)
Aubade,” “High Windows,” and “This Be The Verse

John Ashbery (born 1927)
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

Sylvia Plath (1932 – 1963)

Anne Carson (born 1950)
Autobiography of Red