Wadsworth Atheneum

POEMS & SONGS CELEBRATING AMERICA

A tribute to the ideals and accomplishments of American history, this anthology features inspiring verse by Carl Sandburg, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Phillis Wheatley, Katharine Lee Bates, John Greenleaf Whittier, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and other noteworthy writers.

Contents include Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Paul Revere's Ride," "Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Carl Sandburg's "Chicago," Oliver Wendell Holmes' "Old Ironsides," and "Liberty Tree" by Thomas Paine.

Additional poems and songs include John Greenleaf Whittier's "The Poor Voter on Election Day," Francis Scott Key's "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward-Howe, Emma Lazarus' "New Colossus," and Myra Sklarew's "Monuments."

Details: Edited by Ann Braybrooks
published 2014, 192 pages, softcover

 

 

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