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Author Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002.
Title Rose, where did you get that red? : teaching great poetry to children / Kenneth Koch.
Pub Info New York : Vintage Books, [1990]
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 Orleans-Children's Room  PARENT J 811.5 KOCH     AVAILABLE
Edition Vintage books ed.
Descript lxvii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 341) and indexes.
Contents Ten lessons: Tiger / William Blake -- Argument of his book / Robert Herrick -- Valediction: forbidding mourning / John Donne -- Songs / William Shakespeare -- Song of myself, sections 1 and 2 / Walt Whitman -- Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird / Wallace Stevens -- This is just to say; The locust tree in flower; Between walls / William Carlos Williams -- Romance sonambulo; Arbole, arbole / Federico Garcia Lorca -- Into the dusk-charged air / John Ashbery -- Voyelles / Arthur Rimbaud. Anthology: Introduction to the anthology -- Cuckoo song / Author unknown -- Irish dancer -- Sonetto/Sonnet / Dante Alighieri -- Demon lover / Author unknown -- Lord Randal -- Sonnet / Sir Philip Sidney -- Passionate shepherd to his love / Christopher Marlowe -- Over hill, over dale / William Shakespeare -- Under the greenwood tree -- Aubade -- Orpheus with his lute -- Sonnet -- Delight in disorder / Robert Herrick -- How violets came blew -- How roses came red -- How marigolds came yellow -- Heaven / George Herbert -- Song / Thomas Carew -- Lamb / William Blake -- Sick rose -- Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- from Childe Harold's pilgrimage / George Gordon, Lord Byron -- Ode to the west wind / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Ode on a Grecian urn / John Keats -- Home thoughts, from abroad / Robert Browning -- from Song of myself, section 15 -- from Song of myself, section 26 / Walt Whitman -- I never saw a moor / Emily Dickinson -- God's grandeur / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Fleurs/Flowers / Arthur Rimbaud -- Who goes with Fergus? / William Butler Yeats -- Coeur couronne et miroir/Heart crown and mirror Giullaume Apollinaire -- White horse / D.H. Lawrence -- Trees in the garden -- Humming-bird -- Der knabe/The boy / Rainer Maria Rilke -- Aus einer kindheit/From a childhood -- Anecdote of the prince of peacocks / Wallace Stevens -- Disillusionment of ten o'clock -- Bantams in pine-woods -- Wood-weasal / Marianne Moore -- Je veux dire ton nom/I want to say your name / Leopold Sedar Senghor -- Cirque d'hiver / Elizabeth Bishop -- Piano and drums / Gabriel Okara -- Etiquettes jaunes / Frank O'Hara -- True account of talking to the sun at Fire Island -- Painter / John Ashbery. Four Chinese poems: In praise of the orange tree / Ch'u Yuan -- Oath of friendship / Author unknown -- Eating bamboo shoots / Po Chu-i -- Cold mountain poems / Han-shan. Five Japanese poems: What a wonderful day! / Shiki -- Wild goose / Issa -- No one spoke / Ryota -- Old pond / Basho -- With what voice. Two African tribal poems: Magnificent bull -- Song for the sun that disappeared behind the rainclouds. Three American Indian poems: Dawn song -- Love-charm song -- War god's horse song. Some poems from Swaziland.
Summary The author explains his innovative approach to teaching youngsters to read, write, and appreciate poetry.
Subject Children's writings, American.
School verse, American.
Poetry -- Study and teaching.
Poetry -- Collections.
Language arts.
Genre Poetry.
ISBN 0679724710
9780679724711