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Poets for Young Adults free pdf "Poets for Young Adults" examines the lives and works of seventy-five poets that are read and loved by teens. Readers will discover an eclectic mix of poets and their styles, from the modern songwriters such as Bob Dylan and Tupac Shakur, to the sixties icons Jack Kerouac and Sylvia Plath, to such traditional poets as Edgar Allan Poe and William Blake. Poets from all multicultural backgrounds are included, many of whom wrote about immigration or protest experiences, from the eighteenth century to contemporary times. Over half of the poets are women, and more than one third are women of colour. Poets featured include: Maya Angelou- Gloria Evangelina Anzaldua- Anne Bradstreet- Lewis Carroll- E.E. Cummings- Emily Dickinson- Bob Dylan- Ralph Waldo Emerson- Paul Fleischman- Robert Frost- Nikki Giovanni- Langston Hughes- Paul Janesczko- Myra Cohn Livingston- Ogden Nash- Naomi Shihab Nye- Joyce Carol Oates- Lydia Omolola Okutoro- Gary Soto- Phillis Wheatley- and Ray Anthony Young Bear.

About Mary Loving Blanchard

Mary Loving Blanchard is an Assistant Professor of English at New Jersey City University. She has published scholarly articles, fiction, and poetry. In 2004, her poem "Here" was inscribed on a memorial built to commemorate former enslaved African Americans of Dallas County, Texas. Cara Falcetti received her B.A. from Fordham University and is pursuing graduate work at Queen's College in New York City. She has held several positions in middle school education and library science.

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Author : Mary Loving Blanchard
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 December 2006
ISBN : 0313328846
EAN : 9780313328848
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 290 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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