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Selected Poetry

Author : John Hollander
ISBN : 9780307805157
Genre : Poetry
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“Perfection is a rare accomplishment, particularly in American poetry, and the perfection of much of Hollander’s work makes it essential reading for anyone who genuinely cares for the craft of poetry. But in our fallen world we seem fated to value power of perfection, and John Hollander’s poetry has shown a visionary power just often enough to secure him a place as one of the major figures of our moment.” Vernon Shetley, The New Republic
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Selected Poetry And Prose

Author : Stéphane Mallarmé
ISBN : 0811208230
Genre : Poetry
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Collects a sampling of the verse, letters, essays, and critical reviews of the nineteenth-century French writer, Stephane Mallarme
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Selected Poems

Author : E. E. Cummings
ISBN : 9780871401540
Genre : Poetry
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One hundred and fifty-six poems, grouped by theme, are accompanied by drawings, oils, and watercolors by the poet
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Selected Poems

Author : Rita Dove
ISBN : 9780679750802
Genre : Poetry
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Gathers poems about slavery and freedom, home and family, and the past by America's youngest poet laureate
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Selected Poetry

Author : Derek Walcott
ISBN : 043591197X
Genre : Caribbean literature (English)
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Category: Caribbean literature (English)

Selected Poems

Author : Mary Ruefle
ISBN : 9781933517568
Genre : Poetry
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A career-defining retrospective by a much-beloved contemporary master.
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Poetical Works

Author : Alexander Pope
ISBN : UOM:39015054095446
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This edition, first published in 1966, contains all of Pope's poems, except for his translations from Homer, scraps of verse originally included in letters, and poems of doubtful attribution. It also includes Pope's own notes, the 1728 edition of The Dunciad, and the 1712 edition of The Rape of the Lock. Davis has provided a text which attempts to follow Pope's latest wishes both in substance and accidentals. He has taken as his copy text the late quartos of The Dunciad in 1743, the Essay on Man and the Essay on Criticism in February 1744, and the Epistles in May 1744. For the rest he has followed the 1751 text, which he has collated with the earlier editions.
Category: Literary Criticism

Selected Poems

Author : William Yeats
ISBN : 9780141914497
Genre : Poetry
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This selection of the works of W B Yeats, includes the final book from the unfairly neglected narrative poem 'The Wanderings of Oisin' and a number of lyrics from Yeats's work as poetic dramatist. It breaks new ground by allowing the reader to engage with a dozen poems in alternative versions; in many other cases it provides significant variants, so that Yeats's struggle to revise his poetry can be experienced with unusual immediacy.
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Selected Poetry

Author : Goethe
ISBN : 9780141912202
Genre : Poetry
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'Shall I embrace you, must I let you go? Again you haunt me: come then, hold me fast!' Goethe viewed the writing of poetry as essentially autobiographical and the works selected in this volume represent over sixty years in the life of the poet. In early poems such as 'Prometheus' he rails against religion in an almost ecstatic fervour, while 'To the Moon' is an enigmatic meditation on the end of a love affair. The Roman Elegies show Goethe's use of Classical metres in homage to abcient Rome and its poets, and 'The Diary' , supressed for more than a century, is a narrative poem whose eroticism is unusually combined with its morality. Arranged chronologically, David Luke's verse translations are set alonjgside the German orginals to give a picture of Goethe's poetic development. This edition also includes an introduction and notes placing the poems in the context of the poet's life and times.
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Gary Soto

Author : Gary Soto
ISBN : 0811807584
Genre : Poetry
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A collection of poems describing the experiences of Mexican Americans in California
Category: Poetry