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The shooting of Dan McGrew and other poems ...

Robert W. Service

The shooting of Dan McGrew and other poems ...

by Robert W. Service

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Published by Hancock House in Surrey, B.C .
Written in English


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StatementRobert W. Service ; art work by Mariken Van Nimwegen.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19644480M
ISBN 100888392249
OCLC/WorldCa19512726

The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems Service, Robert W., Book - Along with “The Shooting of Dan McGrew” and other poems for the book Songs of a Sourdough, “The Cremation of Sam McGee” exhibits the elements that mark Service’s style: internal rhymes, stressed rhythms, a dash of stereotypical Yukon machismo (“manliness”), ironic and slightly macabre humor, and a smattering of Klondike slang and.

Such works as "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee" made him famous around the world. After having collected enough poems for a book, Service offered a publisher $ of his own money to publish the work, but the publisher was so sure that the works would be popular (he had already taken offers for sale off the. Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou. When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the creeks, dog-dirty, and loaded for : Robert William Service.

  Mike, I’m so happy to be reminded of this poet Robert Service. My father died in and I miss him so much. One of my earliest memories was the sound of my dad’s voice booming down the hall reciting his poems – Sam McGee, Shooting of Dan McGrew, Men of the Yukon. I still have his book of Robert Service poems. From the book The Shooting of Dan McGrew by Robert Service. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune; Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o’-love, the lady that’s known as Lou/5(42).


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Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou. When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems book.

Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The English-born poet lived in Canada mos 4/5. The Shooting Of Dan Mcgrew poem by Robert William Service.

A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloonThe kid that handles the musicbox was hitting a jagtime tuneBack of the bar in a solo.

Page/5. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) Paperback – Unabridged, Octo by Robert Service (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(7).

Dan McGrew, Sam McGee: The poems of Robert Service [Service, Robert W] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dan McGrew, Sam McGee: The poems of Robert Service largely gold-rush tales, weaves the spell of the far north with a brilliance untouched by almost any other author.

Most of these works have a simple meter and rhyming 5/5(9). The English-born poet lived in Canada most of his life, where he penned a spirited series of poems that recapture the rough-and-tumble life of the frontier's mining camps and saloons.

Includes "The Spell of the Yukon," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "While the Bannock Bakes," and "The Squaw Man.". A fantastic collection of poesy that will be enjoyed by all lovers of poetry, this book shall especially appeal to fans of Service's seminal work. Robert William Service ( - ) was a prolific British-Canadian writer and poet, most famous for his poems, "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee".

Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou. When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the creeks, dog-dirty, and loaded for bear.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems by Robert W. Service 96 ratings, average rating, 7 reviews And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou.

When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Great Poems for Kids by Charles Ryan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : $   Service is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee", from his first book, Songs of a Sourdough (; also published as The Spell of the Yukon and.

Get this from a library. The shooting of Dan McGrew and other poems. [Robert W Service] -- Illustrated edition of the best-known poems of the Yukon poet Robert Service. Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems | The English-born poet lived in Canada most of his life, where he penned a spirited series of poems that recapture the rough-and-tumble life of the frontier's mining camps and saloons.

Includes "The Spell of the Yukon," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "While the Bannock Bakes," and "The Squaw Man."Brand: Dover Publications. The Shooting of Dan McGrew. And will stand out to the beliefs of other readers in the written words of a common genius.

Mike. U.S.M.C. on Jan 09 AM x edit. Read more → - He is my inspiration and mentor. I have watched his "adventure" poems from time afar and enjoyed his. This sounds like a homework question. Homework is assigned for a reason (hint: your teacher already knows the answer), and that reason is not to see if you know how to get the answer from the internet, or even to see if you know the answer.

The re. The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the greed, jealousy, loneliness and betrayal that were characteristic of the Gold Rush era, and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed miner/5(4).

Kristin Hannah's The Great Alone, takes its title from a line in "The Shooting of Dan McGrew", a poem composed by Robert W. Service, whose work inspires the main character throughout the book. Robert W. Service (), known as "The Bard of the Yukon," was born in Lancashire, England, the son of a banker and an heiress.

By Robert W. Service. There are strange things done in the midnight sun. By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales. That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, But the queerest they ever did see.

Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge. I cremated Sam McGee. The Shooting of Dan McGrew Lyrics. Gunshots break out, McGrew and the stranger kill each other, and “the Lady that’s known as Lou” ends up with the stranger’s “poke of gold”. The Bard of the Yukon. This article relates to The Great Alone.

The Great Alone takes its title from a line in "The Shooting of Dan McGrew," a poem composed by Robert W. Service, whose work inspires the main character throughout the book. Robert W. Service (), known as "The Bard of the Yukon," was born in Lancashire, England, the son of a banker and an heiress.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew The bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune; Back in the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his .The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Favorite Poems, jacket drawing by Eric Watts (Dodd Mead, ) Servicewise and Otherwise: a selection of extracts in prose and verse from the works of Robert W.

Service, which may serve as an introduction to the virile writings of that celebrated author ; collected and arranged by Arthur H. StewartBorn: JanuPreston, Lancashire, England.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages ; 14 x 15 cm: Contents: The shooting of Dan McGrewThe cremation of Sam McGeeMy madonnaClancy of the Mounted Police.