TITLE

A Poem for Liberty

AUTHOR(S)
Karapetkova, Holly
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Statue of Liberty (978-1-60472-345-8);2009, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on a poem for the Statue of Liberty from a chapter of the book "Statue of Liberty" is presented. Poet Emma Lazarus was asked to compose a poem for the statue as the writings of famous U.S. authors were sold to raise for money in 1883. She wrote a poem entitled "The New Colossus," which envisions the statue welcoming immigrants to the U.S.
ACCESSION #
50407035

 

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