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Collected Poems: Auden
Collected Poems: Auden
Written by W. H. Auden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679731979
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Collected Poems: Auden

Written by W. H. Auden


Format: Trade Paperback, 960 pages
On Sale: April 23, 1991
Price: $26.00

Between 1927 and his death in 1973, W. H. Auden endowed poetry in the English language with a new face.  Or rather, with several faces, since his work ranged from the political to the religious, from the urbane to the pastoral, from the mandarin to the invigoratingly plain-spoken.

This collection presents all the... Read more >
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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If Not, Winter
If Not, Winter
Written by Sappho, Translated by Anne Carson
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
The Pocket Haiku
The Pocket Haiku
Written by Basho, Buson and Issa, Translated by Sam Hamill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801538
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The Pocket Haiku

Written by Basho, Buson and Issa
Translated by Sam Hamill


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $8.95

Quintessential classical Japanese haiku--selected and translated by one of America's premier poet-translators--now available in a pocket edition.

In this collection of haiku, translator Sam Hamill has compiled the best from the tradition, spanning the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, with particular focus on the three great masters: Bashō, Buson, and Issa. Based on... Read more >
The American Night
The American Night
Written by Jim Morrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679734628
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The American Night
The Writings of Jim Morrison
Written by Jim Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 30, 1991
Price: $15.95

THE AMERICAN NIGHT presents Morrison's previously unpublished work in its truest form. WIth their nightmarish images, bold associative leaps, and volcanic power of emotion, these works are the unmistakable artifacts of a great, wild voice and heart. Read more >
Wordsworth: Poems
Wordsworth: Poems
Written by William Wordsworth
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679443698
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Wordsworth: Poems

Written by William Wordsworth


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 10, 1995
Price: $14.95

Of all the lasting innovations that William Wordsworth (1770-1850) brought to our literature, it is his discovery of nature and his fresh vision of human lives in the context of nature that have most influenced our cultural climate. Here, collected in this volume, are Wordsworth’s finest works, some of the most... Read more >
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Leaves of Grass
Leaves of Grass
Written by Walt Whitman, Introduction by William Carlos Williams
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ISBN: 9780679783428
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Leaves of Grass
The "Death-Bed" Edition
Written by Walt Whitman
Introduction by William Carlos Williams


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: November 28, 2000
Price: $15.00

Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." Ralph Waldo Emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced." Published at the author's expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass inaugurated a new voice... Read more >
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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Edited by Stephen Mitchell, Translated by Stephen Mitchell, Introduction by Robert Hass
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787545
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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Edited by Stephen Mitchell
Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Introduction by Robert Hass


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version.


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Inferno
Inferno
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
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ISBN: 9780812970067
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Inferno

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2003
Price: $14.00

Translated by Anthony Esolen
Illustrations by Gustave Doré


A groundbreaking bilingual edition of Dante’s masterpiece that includes a substantive Introduction, extensive notes, and appendixes that reproduce Dante’s key sources and influences. Read more >
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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 >
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