The Best of James Whitcomb Riley

December 22, 1982|
The Best of James Whitcomb Riley by Donald C. Manlove
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The best-loved poems by the "Hoosier Poet" are here collected to read and cherish time and time again. Included are some of Riley''s most durable and endearing works-poems about nature, home, and country as well as the dialect poems for which Riley is famous.

Poet, lecturer, and journalist, Riley gained popularity with his series of poems in the Hoosier dialect written under the pseudonym "Benjamin F. Johnson, of Boone." These originally appeared in the Indianapolis Journal, where he worked from 1877 to 1885; in 1883 they were published as The Old Swimmin'-Hole and 'Leven More Poems. His mo...
Title:The Best of James Whitcomb RileyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.66 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.66 inPublished:December 22, 1982Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:025320299X

ISBN - 13:9780253202994

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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