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Carmela Ciuraru

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Carmela Ciuraru is the editor of the anthology First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and Inspired Them, and the former editor of the Journal of the Poetry Society of America. A graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, she lives in New York City.

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Beat Poets

Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: July 9, 2002
Price: $14.95

An impassioned audacity distinguishes the thirty writers represented in the rousing anthology of poetry from the great 20th-century countercultural literary movement. In combining art with an unapologetic antiestablishment zeal, the Beats gave birth to a literature of previously unimaginable expressive range, fomenting an artistic revolution.

The defining work of Allen Ginsberg and... Read more >

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Doggerel
Poems About Dogs
Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 11, 2003
Price: $14.95

From Chaucer to Billy Collins and from basset hounds to brindle bull terriers, Doggerel presents a robust brood of the most charming verse tributes ever offered to our beloved canine companions.

The rich and assorted cadences of some of the most distinguished poets across the centuries ring out from these pages—from Spenser... Read more >

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Animal Poems
Doggerel; Great Cat; On Wings of Song; Poems About Horses
Edited by Carmela Ciuraru, Emily Fragos and J.D. McClatchy


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $53.00

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Fatherhood
poems about fathers
Written by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $12.50

A celebration of fathers and fatherhood, this one-of-a-kind anthology features the richly varied voices of daughters and sons, and of fathers and grandfathers themselves.

From eleventh-century Chinese poet Su Tung-p'o's witty "On the Birth of His Son" to Dylan Thomas's poignant "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night," from Sylvia... Read more >

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Motherhood
Poems About Mothers
Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: April 5, 2005
Price: $13.50

Every poet is a mother's child, and many of our greatest poets have immortalized this elemental relationship. This anthology collects the work of more then seventy poets from across the centuries and around the world, each enshrining the miracle of motherhood in language at once distinctive and yet unfailingly intimate.

Here... Read more >

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Poems About Horses

Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $14.95

A captivating anthology that celebrates one of nature’s most majestic creatures and the age-old bond between humans and horses.

All kinds of equine characters grace these pages, from magnificent warhorses to cowboys’ trusty steeds, from broken-down nags to playful colts, from wild horses to dream horses. We encounter the famous Trojan horse... Read more >

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Solitude

Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $14.95

A literary sanctuary for what Shakespeare called “sessions of sweet silent thought,” this exquisite gathering of poems speaks to the consolations of solitude. Here is Wordsworth wandering “lonely as a cloud”; Poe confiding “all I loved, I loved alone”; Yeats’s communion with “the deep heart’s core”; and Han Shan’s heart of... Read more >
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