Saturday, August 16, 2008

Poetry: Reading List

Here is the reading list for Poetry Tuesday. Please keep in mind that every other week or so will feature a new song from my ongoing translation of Dante's Divina Commedia from the original Italian. If a specific work is not listed, then the discussion will focus on the poet's lyric poetry in general. Epics and extended narrative poems, e.g. Paradise Lost, The Book of Urizen, and Don Juan, will not be discussed.

  • The Troubadours (Bernart de Ventadorn, Arnaut Daniel) (Discussion here)

  • The Sicilian School (Pier delle Vigne, Giacomo da Lentini) (Discussion here)

  • The Dolce stil novo (Guido Guinizelli, Guido Cavalcanti) (Discussion here)

  • Dante, La vita nuova (Discussion here)

  • Petrarch (Discussion here)

  • William Shakespeare, The Sonnets

  • Ben Jonson

  • John Donne

  • George Herbert

  • John Milton

  • Andrew Marvell

  • Alexander Pope

  • William Blake

  • William Wordsworth

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • George Gordon, Lord Byron

  • Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • John Keats

  • Robert Browning

  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson

  • Charles Baudelaire

  • Walt Whitman

  • Emily Dickinson

  • Arthur Rimbaud

  • Rainer Maria Rilke

  • William Butler Yeats

  • Robert Frost

  • Ezra Pound

  • T.S. Eliot

  • William Carlos Williams

  • Wallace Stevens

  • Hart Crane

  • Fernando Pessoa

  • Marianne Moore

  • Langston Hughes

  • Pablo Neruda

  • Elizabeth Bishop

  • John Berryman

  • Allen Ginsburg

  • Sylvia Plath

  • James Merrill

  • John Ashbery

  • Rita Dove

  • Billy Collins

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