• Launchpad: Marvell's Coy Mistress

    Created August 19, 2010
  • Launchpad: Browning's Last Duchess

    Created August 19, 2010

    Launchpad: Preparing for Poetry: A Reader's First Steps

    Preparing for Poetry: A Reader's First Steps

    The following links will help you as you learn to "prepare for poetry":

    Lewis Carroll, English author, is born

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    Lord Byron, English Romantic poet, is born

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    English novelist Jane Austen born

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    English poet John Milton born

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    L. Frank Baum (“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”) born

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    Irish essayist and satirist Jonathan Swift born

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    William Blake, English poet and painter, is born

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