Songs of Ourselves Volume 1 (New Edition 2018)

ISBN-13: 9781108462266

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

$16.00 USD

Parts of Songs of Ourselves Volume 1 are set for study in Cambridge IGCSE®, O Level and Cambridge International AS & A Level Literature in English syllabuses. The anthology includes work from over 100 poets, combining famous names – such as William Wordsworth, Maya Angelou and Seamus Heaney – with lesser-known voices. This helps students create fresh and interesting contrasts as they explore themes that range from love to death.

  • Parts of the book are set for study in Cambridge IGCSE, O Level and AS and A Level Literature in English syllabuses, but it is designed to have a broader appeal and function, providing verse to enjoy for readers of all ages and backgrounds.

  • Famous poets, from Shakespeare to Les Murray, mingle with a wide range of lesser known (but no less exciting and original) voices old and new, often neglected by anthologies.

  • This international anthology contains a wide variety of poetry from across the English-speaking world.

  • Thematic groupings allow students to make many different connections between the poems, enchancing appreciation and broadening the reader's experience of poetry.

  • Brief notes under the poems help with difficult words, phrases and references.

  • Can be used alongside Songs of Ourselves Volume 2 and Stories of Ourselves Volumes 1 and 2

 

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