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Romeo & Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
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This tale of star-crossed lovers and the families determined to keep them apart of one of Shakespeare’s most well-known and beloved plays. One part romance, one part tragedy, it features some of Shakespeare’s most inventive language and delightful characters.

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Blake: Poems
Blake: Poems
Written by William Blake
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ISBN: 9780375712555
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Blake: Poems

Written by William Blake


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2014
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These Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price which do not compromise content. Poems: Blake contains a full selection of Blake's work, including Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience, poems from Blake's Ms. book, poems from The Prophetic Books, and an index of... Read more >
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Rossetti: Poems
Rossetti: Poems
Written by Christina Rossetti
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ISBN: 9780375712609
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Rossetti: Poems

Written by Christina Rossetti


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2014
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These Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price which do not compromise content. Poems: Rossetti contains a full selection of Rossetti's work, including her lyric poems, dramatic and narrative poems, rhymes and riddles, sonnet sequences, prayers and meditations, and an index of first... Read more >
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Keats: Poems
Keats: Poems
Written by John Keats
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ISBN: 9780375712586
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Keats: Poems

Written by John Keats


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2014
Price: $9.99

These Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price which do not compromise content. Poems: Keats contains a full selection of Keats's work, including his lyric poems, narrative poems, letters, and an index of first lines. Read more >
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Hardy: Poems
Hardy: Poems
Written by Thomas Hardy
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ISBN: 9780375712579
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Hardy: Poems

Written by Thomas Hardy


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2014
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The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Hardy contains poems from Moments of Vision, Satires of Circumstance, Veteris Vestigia Flammae, Heredity, Short Stories, Afterwards, and an index of first lines. Read more >
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Coleridge: Poems
Coleridge: Poems
Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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ISBN: 9780375712562
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Coleridge: Poems

Written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2014
Price: $7.99

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was the master impresario of English Romanticism -- an enormously erudite and tireless critic, lecturer, and polemicist who almost single-handedly created the intellectual climate in which the Romantic movement was received and understood. He was also, in poems such as 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' 'Christabel,'... Read more >
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Byron: Poems
Byron: Poems
Written by Lord G. Gordon Byron
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ISBN: 9780375712548
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Byron: Poems

Written by Lord G. Gordon Byron


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $7.99

To the nineteenth-century reader, George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824), was the archetype of the Romantic literary hero, a figure admired and emulated as much for the revolutionary panache with which he lived his life as the brio and allure of his verse. Our century has seen him more clearly as a... Read more >
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Wordsworth: Poems
Wordsworth: Poems
Written by William Wordsworth
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ISBN: 9780375712630
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Wordsworth: Poems

Written by William Wordsworth


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2014
Price: $9.99

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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Marvell: Poems
Marvell: Poems
Written by Andrew Marvell
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ISBN: 9780804152969
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Marvell: Poems

Written by Andrew Marvell


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $4.99

The great seventeenth-century metaphysical poet Andrew Marvell was one of the chief wits and satirists of his time as well as a passionate defender of individual liberty. Today, however, he is known chiefly for his brilliant lyric poems, including “The Garden,” “The Definition of Love,” “Bermudas,” “To His Coy Mistress,” and... Read more >
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Shelley: Poems
Shelley: Poems
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley
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ISBN: 9780375712623
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Shelley: Poems

Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was perhaps the most intellectually adventurous of the great Romantic poets.  A classicist, a headlong visionary, a social radical, and a poet of serene artistry with a lyric touch second to none, Shelley personified the richly various—and contradictory—energies of his time. This compact yet comprehensive collection showcases... Read more >
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Joyce: Poems and a Play
Joyce: Poems and a Play
Written by James Joyce
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712333
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Joyce: Poems and a Play

Written by James Joyce


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $13.50

This selection of the major poems James Joyce published in his lifetime is accompanied by his only surviving play, Exiles.

Joyce is most celebrated for his remarkable novel Ulysses, and yet he was also a highly accomplished poet. Chamber Music is his debut collection of lyrical love poems, which he... Read more >
Kipling: Poems
Kipling: Poems
Written by Rudyard Kipling, Edited by Peter Washington
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ISBN: 9780307804457
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Kipling: Poems

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Edited by Peter Washington


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2013
Price: $9.99

Beloved for his fanciful and engrossing children’s literature, controversial for his enthusiasm for British imperialism, Rudyard Kipling remains one of the most widely read writers of Victorian and modern English literature. In addition to writing more than two dozen works of fiction, including Kim and The Jungle Book, Kipling was a... Read more >
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The Complete Poetry of John Milton
The Complete Poetry of John Milton
Written by John Milton, Edited by John T. Shawcross
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ISBN: 9780307823762
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The Complete Poetry of John Milton

Written by John Milton
Edited by John T. Shawcross


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2013
Price: $12.99

The first complete annotated edition of Milton's poetry available in a one-volume paperback. The text is established from original sources, with collations of all known manuscripts, chronology and verbal variants recorded. Works in Latin, Greek and Italian are included with new literal translations. Read more >
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The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse
The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse
Edited by Richard D. Sylvester
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ISBN: 9780307826374
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The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

Edited by Richard D. Sylvester


Format: eBook, 648 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $16.99

This comprehensive anthology contains selections from the work of twenty-five poets of the sixteenth century. Employing the original, rather than normalized, texts, the volume includes complete, non-excerpted poems by John Skelton, Philip Sidney and others. The selections - which include such works as 'The Steele Glass'. Richard S. Sylvester examines the... Read more >
The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley
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ISBN: 9780679641919
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The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 27, 2013
Price: $12.99

Percy Bysshe Shelley endures today as the great Promethean bard of the High Romantic period who is best remembered for extolling the sublime and affirming the possibility of transcendence.


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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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ISBN: 9780812983715
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $18.00

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
Derived from the Modern Library’s esteemed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this new volume, extensively revised and updated by its editors, contains Milton’s two late masterpieces, the brief epic Paradise Regained and the tragic drama Samson... Read more >
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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ISBN: 9780679645580
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
Derived from the Modern Library’s esteemed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this new volume, extensively revised and updated by its editors, contains Milton’s two late masterpieces, the brief epic Paradise Regained and the tragic drama Samson... Read more >
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Jack the Giant Killer
Jack the Giant Killer
Written by Richard Doyle
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ISBN: 9780375712272
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Jack the Giant Killer

Written by Richard Doyle


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $9.99

The story of Jack, the intrepid boy whose courage and ingenuity defeated a host of many-headed giants, has been told to children for hundreds of years. In 1842, when he was just 18, Richard Doyle, whose natural talent for draftsmanship was matched by imaginative invention and a passion for legend and... Read more >
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The Best of Archy and Mehitabel
The Best of Archy and Mehitabel
Written by Don Marquis
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ISBN: 9780307828361
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The Best of Archy and Mehitabel

Written by Don Marquis


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

A selection of the best of the hilarious free-verse poems by the irreverent cockroach poet Archy and his alley-cat pal Mehitabel.

Don Marquis’s famous fictional insect appeared in his newspaper columns from 1916 into the 1930s, and he has delighted generations of readers ever since. A poet in a former life, Archy... Read more >
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Milton: Poems
Milton: Poems
Written by John Milton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823588
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Milton: Poems
Pocket Poets
Written by John Milton


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2012
Price: $9.99

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Milton contains selections from Milton's work, including sonnets, occasional poems, portions of Comus, Samson Agonistes, as well as Books I--XII of Paradise Lost. Read more >
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Tennyson: Poems
Tennyson: Poems
Written by Lord Alfred Tennyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823618
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Tennyson: Poems

Written by Lord Alfred Tennyson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2012
Price: $9.99

Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a more complex writer than his status as Queen Victoria’s favorite poet might suggest. Though capable of rendering rapture and delight in the most exquisite verse, in another mode Tennyson is brother in spirit to Poe and Baudelaire, the author of dark, passionate reveries. And though he... Read more >
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Herbert: Poems
Herbert: Poems
Written by George Herbert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823632
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Herbert: Poems

Written by George Herbert


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $9.99

George Herbert (1593-1633) has come to be one of the most admired of the metaphysical poets. Though he is a profoundly religious poet, even secular readers respond to his quiet intensity and exuberant inventiveness, which are amply showcased in this selection.

Herbert experimented brilliantly with a remarkable variety of forms, from hymns... Read more >
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The Shout
The Shout
Written by Simon Armitage
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ISBN: 9780375712067
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The Shout
Selected Poems
Written by Simon Armitage


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $16.95

Now in paperback, the powerful selected work of Simon Armitage, the most distinctive poetic voice of contemporary Britain.

Simon Armitage is arguably the leading British poet of the past twenty years. His knowledge of the English just as they are ("a gentleman farmer / living on reduced means, a cricketer's widow, /... Read more >
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Poems of Edward Thomas

Written by Edward Thomas
Introduction by Peter Sacks


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.99

Since the publication of Walter de la Mare's first edition of his poems in 1920, Edward Thomas has gradually come to be seen as one of the great English poets of the 20th century. Though sometimes classified with Owen, Rosenberg, and Sassoon as a "war poet," he was rather a poet... Read more >
Shakespeare: Poems
Shakespeare: Poems
Written by William Shakespeare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961587
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Shakespeare: Poems

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $9.99

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Shakespeare contains selections from Shakespeare's work, including his sonnets, his narrative poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, songs and speeches, and an index of first lines. Read more >
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