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Poetry and the American presidency

Paul J. Ferlazzo

Poetry and the American presidency

by Paul J. Ferlazzo

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents,
  • Politics and literature,
  • Poetry,
  • Knowledge and learning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul J. Ferlazzo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1081 .F47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25253029M
    ISBN 109781433117688, 9781453905401
    LC Control Number2012009351

      POETRY American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin By Terrance Hayes Penguin Books Published J Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead, winner of the National Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. 1. Who was the first United States president to write a book of poetry? John Quincy Adams, whose epic poem Dermot MacMorrogh or the Conquest of Ireland was published in , was the first U.S. president to write a book of poetry. Adams's shorter verse was collected and published posthumously in the book Poems of Religion and Society ().

    About Poetry and the American Presidency: Reading poetry reveals a great deal about the mind, the values, and the character of an individual. Poetry and the American Presidency presents the first study to focus on the importance of poetry in the lives of 18 American presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama. Witnessing the Obama Presidency, from Start to Finish Ben Rhodes was the President’s speechwriter, foreign-policy adviser, and confidant. His book records the Administration’s struggle to.

    Presidents as Poets: Poetry Written by United States Presidents is a guide to the poetic endeavors of U.S. presidents. Select a president from the list at the right to learn about the context in which his poetry was written and to find samples of his poetry. "I regard The American Presidents Series as an exciting educational opportunity, telling the history of the United States in terms of forty-two men who at one time or another led — or misled — the republic." —Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Times Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, is the publisher of the landmark series The American Presidents.


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