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Widely anthologized, Kennedy's poetry may not be as influential among contemporary poets as others' because of his preference for, in his words, "old-fangled structures most poets have junked these days." As Kennedy's comments on his verse suggest, his poetry is witty, concise, and unpretentious. vis mere His subject matter is drawn from the everyday including his Catholic background and middle-class suburban life. Yet his concerns can be profound including death, violence, suicide, and Genesis. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Redaktør — 903 eksemplarer
An Introduction to Poetry (1966) 570 eksemplarer
Talking Like the Rain: A Read-to-Me Book of Poems (1992) — Redaktør — 370 eksemplarer
The Bedford Reader (1804) — Redaktør — 350 eksemplarer
Elympics (1999) 162 eksemplarer
An Introduction to Fiction (1979) — Redaktør — 141 eksemplarer
The Brief Bedford Reader (1994) — Redaktør — 121 eksemplarer
The Owlstone Crown (1983) 83 eksemplarer
Brats (1986) 54 eksemplarer
The Beasts of Bethlehem (1992) 48 eksemplarer
Pegasus Descending: A Book of the Best Bad Verse (1971) — Redaktør — 26 eksemplarer
Uncle Switch: Loony Limericks (1997) 21 eksemplarer
Cross Ties: Selected Poems (1985) 17 eksemplarer
Fresh Brats (1990) 15 eksemplarer
Elefantina's Dream (2002) 14 eksemplarer
Did Adam Name the Vinegarroon (1982) 12 eksemplarer
The Eagle As Wide As the World (1997) 9 eksemplarer
Literature for Life (2012) 7 eksemplarer
Messages; a thematic anthology of poetry (1973) — Redaktør — 7 eksemplarer
Drat These Brats! (1993) 6 eksemplarer
Growing into Love, (1969) 4 eksemplarer
Breaking and Entering (1971) 4 eksemplarer
A Hoarse Half-Human Cheer (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Missing link (1983) 2 eksemplarer
Instructors Manual (2002) 2 eksemplarer

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Eric Carle's Dragons, Dragons (1991) — Bidragyder — 694 eksemplarer
Poetry Speaks to Children, Read & Hear [book & CD] (2005) — Guest, nogle udgaver591 eksemplarer
Contemporary American Poetry (1962) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver380 eksemplarer
Writing Poems (1982) — Forord, nogle udgaver378 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Bidragyder — 208 eksemplarer
The Big Book For Our Planet (1993) — Bidragyder — 131 eksemplarer
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (2003) — Bidragyder — 131 eksemplarer
Witch Poems (1976) — Bidragyder — 63 eksemplarer
Thanksgiving Poems (1985) — Bidragyder — 47 eksemplarer
Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art (2003) — Bidragyder — 43 eksemplarer
Halloween Poems (1989) — Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 7, March 1977 (1977) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 3, November 1975 (1975) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5, January 1979 (1979) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 1, September 1980 — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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A book of poems about animals, people, real life things and made up things, but lots of different people
This book gives me Anamalia vibes, at least in the illustrations. I wish I had time to read the whole thing. This'd be fun to read a poem a day in my classroom.
 
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