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Purgatory
Purgatory
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812971255
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Purgatory

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $14.00

A new translation by Anthony Esolen
Illustrations by Gustave Doré
 
Written in the fourteenth century by Italian poet and philosopher Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy is arguably the greatest epic poem of all time—presenting Dante’s brilliant vision of the three realms of Christian afterlife: Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise. In this...

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Love Poems
Love Poems
Edited by Peter Washington
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679429067
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Love Poems

Edited by Peter Washington


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 2, 1993
Price: $14.95

It has often been said that love, both sacred and profane, is the only true subject of the lyric poem. Nothing better justifies this claim than the splendid poems in this volume, which range from the writings of ancient China to those of modern-day America and represent, at its most piercing... Read more >
Refusing Heaven
Refusing Heaven
Written by Jack Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780375710858
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Refusing Heaven

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.95

More than a decade after Jack Gilbert’s The Great Fires, this highly anticipated new collection shows the continued development of a poet who has remained fierce in his avoidance of the beaten path. In Refusing Heaven, Gilbert writes compellingly about the commingled passion, loneliness, and sometimes surprising happiness of a life... Read more >
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180 More
180 More
Edited by Billy Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812972962
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180 More
Extraordinary Poems for Every Day
Edited by Billy Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2005
Price: $15.95

Come full circle with 180 new, exciting poems selected and introduced by Billy Collins.

Inspired by Billy Collins’s poem-a-day program for American high schools that he began through the Library of Congress, the original Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry was a gathering of clear, contemporary poems aimed at a wide... Read more >
If Not, Winter
If Not, Winter
Written by Sappho, Translated by Anne Carson
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ISBN: 9780375724510
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If Not, Winter
Fragments of Sappho
Written by Sappho
Translated by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $16.95

Of the nine books of lyrics the ancient Greek poet Sappho is said to have composed, only one poem has survived complete. The rest are fragments. In this miraculous new translation, acclaimed poet and classicist Anne Carson presents all of Sappho’s fragments, in Greek and in English, as if on the... Read more >
Six Centuries of Great Poetry
Six Centuries of Great Poetry
Written by Robert Penn Warren and Albert Erskine
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440213833
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Six Centuries of Great Poetry
A Stunning Collection of Classic British Poems from Chaucer to Yeats
Written by Robert Penn Warren and Albert Erskine


Format: Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: October 3, 1992
Price: $7.99

Uniquely comprehensive...highly readable...the definitive collection of classic lyric poetry.

From Shakespeare's wise music to Marvell's profundity and wit...from the Romantics' passionate view of man and woman and nature to twentieth-centur poets' confused searching, this outstanding one-volume collection brings us the profound, soul-nourishing experience of great poetry.

Brilliantly selected and arranged by renowned literary... Read more >
The Aeneid
The Aeneid
Written by Virgil, Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
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ISBN: 9780307819017
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The Aeneid

Written by Virgil
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $9.99

Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Read more >
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Mother
Mother
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066018
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Mother
A Cradle to Hold Me
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $9.95

Poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written a cookbook, Hallelujah! The Welcome Table; five poetry collections, including I Shall Not... Read more >
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by W. H. Auden, Edited by Edward Mendelson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278081
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Selected Poems

Written by W. H. Auden
Edited by Edward Mendelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $16.00

This significantly expanded edition of W. H. Auden’s Selected Poems adds twenty poems to the hundred in the original edition, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden’s work. Newly included are such favorites as “Funeral Blues” and other works that represent... Read more >
Poem a Day: Volume One
Poem a Day: Volume One
Edited by Karen McCosker and Nicholas Albery
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ISBN: 9781883642389
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Poem a Day: Volume One

Edited by Karen McCosker and Nicholas Albery


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1998
Price: $19.95

Once upon a time men and women of sense and sensibility knew by heart dozens of poems - Shakespeare's sonnets, stirring patriotic verse, odes to churchyards and elegies for the departed, the music of Swinburne or Poe or Yeats. Poems are meant to be voiced and A Poem a Day includes 366... Read more >
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