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Canadian Poetry from the Beginnings Through the First World War
Canadian Poetry from the Beginnings Through the First World War
Edited by Carole Gerson and Gwendolyn Davies
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ISBN: 9780771093647
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Canadian Poetry from the Beginnings Through the First World War

Edited by Carole Gerson and Gwendolyn Davies


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $17.95

This is the only anthology to present a full history of Canadian poetry — from the early 1600s through the expansiveness of poetic activity during the 18th and 19th centuries and into the flourishing first decades of the 20th century. The editors have compiled works from over 50 poets, including the... Read more >
Songs of Love and War
Songs of Love and War
Written by Sayd Majrouh, Translated by Marjolijn de Jager
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ISBN: 9781590513989
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Songs of Love and War
Afghan Women's Poetry
Written by Sayd Majrouh
Translated by Marjolijn de Jager


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $14.95

The authors of oral literature in the Pashtun language create their work at a far remove from any books. Generally deprived of the support of schools and universities, their compositions are inseparable from song. Their poetry is never declaimed; rather, their rhyme and rhythm have melodic value.

These popular improvisations do not... Read more >
The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry
The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry
Edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481474
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The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry
From Ancient to Contemporary, The Full 3000-Year Tradition
Edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2010
Price: $14.99

Unmatched in scope and literary quality, The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry spans three thousand years, bringing together more than six hundred poems by more than one hundred thirty poets, in translations–many new and exclusive to the book–by an array of distinguished translators.

Here is the grand sweep of Chinese poetry, from... Read more >
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Three Centuries of American Poetry
Three Centuries of American Poetry
Edited by Allen Mandelbaum and Robert D. Richardson, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307569233
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Three Centuries of American Poetry

Edited by Allen Mandelbaum and Robert D. Richardson, Jr.


Format: eBook, 768 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $18.99

A comprehensive overview of America's vast poetic heritage, Three Centuries of American Poetry features the work of some 150 of our nation's finest writers. It includes selections from Anne Bradstreet, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams... Read more >
Russian Poets
Russian Poets
Edited by Peter Washington
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269744
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Russian Poets

Edited by Peter Washington


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $13.50

Russian poets have always been admired for the lyric and emotional intensity with which they forge private and public experience into verse, and this volume gathers together some of the best-loved, and most powerful and immediate poems from the greatest Russian poets of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Here is the... Read more >
Poems About Horses
Poems About Horses
Edited by Carmela Ciuraru
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269256
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Poems About Horses

Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $13.50

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 >
Bum Rush the Page
Bum Rush the Page
Edited by Tony Medina and Louis Reyes Rivera
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307565648
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Bum Rush the Page
A Def Poetry Jam
Edited by Tony Medina and Louis Reyes Rivera


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

Bum Rush the Page is a groundbreaking collection, capturing the best new work from the poets who have brought fresh energy, life, and relevance to American poetry.

“Here is a democratic orchestration of voices and visions, poets of all ages, ethnicities, and geographic locations coming together to create a dialogue and to... Read more >
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Music's Spell
Music's Spell
Edited by Emily Fragos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307270924
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Music's Spell
Poems About Music and Musicians
Edited by Emily Fragos


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $14.95

Music may be the universal language that needs no words—the “language where all language ends,” as Rilke put it—but that has not stopped poets from ancient times to the present from trying to represent it in verse.

Here are Rumi and Shakespeare, Elizabeth Bishop and Billy Collins; the wild pipes of William... Read more >
Three Hundred Tang Poems
Three Hundred Tang Poems
Edited by Peter Harris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269737
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Three Hundred Tang Poems

Edited by Peter Harris


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $13.50

A new translation of a beloved anthology of poems from the golden age of Chinese culture—a treasury of wit, beauty, and wisdom from many of China’s greatest poets.

These roughly three hundred poems from the Tang Dynasty (618–907)—an age in which poetry and the arts flourished—were gathered in the eighteenth century into... Read more >
Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth
Written by Catherine Bowman
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ISBN: 9780307549648
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Word of Mouth
Poems Featured on NPR's All Things Considered
Written by Catherine Bowman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

Starting in 1995, NPR’s All Things Considered began presenting poets reading their own works. Introduced by “poetry DJ” Catherine Bowman, these popular short segments allowed listeners to experience poetry as a kind of verbal music, recalling its roots as a spoken art form. Word of Mouth, edited by Bowman, brings together... Read more >
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Zoland Poetry
Zoland Poetry
Edited by Roland Pease
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781581952292
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Zoland Poetry
An Annual of Poems, Translations and Interviews - No. 3
Edited by Roland Pease


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $17.00

This third volume in the Zoland Poetry series includes previously unpublished work by: Albert Goldbarth, Deborah Woodward, Ron Padgett, Menna Elfyn, D. A. Powell, Elizabeth Hughey, William Corbett, Zhai Yongming, Liliana Ursu and Major Jackson, alongside translations by noted translators and critics Sean Cotter, Andrea Lingenfelter, Nancy Arbuthnot, Michael Naydan and... Read more >
Dancing with Joy
Dancing with Joy
Written by Roger Housden
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ISBN: 9780307494702
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Dancing with Joy
99 Poems
Written by Roger Housden


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $12.99

In his collection Risking Everything, Housden addressed love’s many aspects. Now, in Dancing with Joy, he assembles 99 poems from 69 poets that celebrate the many colors of joy. Anything can be a catalyst for joy, these poems reveal.

For Wislawa Szymborska, the catalyst is a dream; for Robert Bly, being... Read more >
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Scottish Poems
Scottish Poems
Edited by Gerard Carruthers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269713
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Scottish Poems

Edited by Gerard Carruthers


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $13.50

In time for Burns Night (the annual celebration of Scottish culture that takes place on January 25, the birthday of Robert Burns)—a sweeping literary tour of Scotland from the Middle Ages to the present, the only single-volume collection of Scottish poetry currently available.

Scottish poetry has a long and distinguished history in... Read more >
The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons
Edited by J.D. McClatchy, Introduction by J.D. McClatchy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268341
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The Four Seasons
Poems
Edited by J.D. McClatchy
Introduction by J.D. McClatchy


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $14.95

For the poet, even the most minute details of the natural world are starting points for flights of the imagination, and the pages of this collection celebrating the four seasons are brimming with an extraordinary range of observation and imagery. 

Here are poets past and present, from Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Wordsworth... Read more >
Zoland Poetry
Zoland Poetry
Edited by Roland Pease
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781581952247
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Zoland Poetry
An Annual of Poems, Translations and Interviews - No. 2
Edited by Roland Pease


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $17.00

Zoland Poetry's second edition includes new poems by well-known veterans and writers to watch, translations from Chinese, Kurdish, Spanish, Bengali, Catalan, Russian, Poish, Japanese and French, and interviews of rising stars by by acknowledged masters. Zoland Poetry's online arm -- www.zolandpoetry.com -- expands and updates work in the annual by including... Read more >
Risking Everything
Risking Everything
Edited by Roger Housden
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ISBN: 9780307421524
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Risking Everything
110 Poems of Love and Revelation
Edited by Roger Housden


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

“Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” —Mary Oliver

This luminous anthology brings together great poets from around the world whose work transcends culture and time. Their words reach past the outer divisions to the universal currents of love and revelation that move and inspire us all... Read more >
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Unleashed
Unleashed
Edited by Amy Hempel and Jim Shepard
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ISBN: 9780307422590
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Unleashed
Poems by Writers' Dogs
Edited by Amy Hempel and Jim Shepard


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Now in paperback, an irresistible gift for dog lovers: poems from the dogs' point of view, written by the well known writers and poets who love them.

List of contributors:
Edward Albee,  Jennifer Allen,  Danny Anderson,  Lynda Barry,  Rick Bass,  Charles Baxter,  Robert Benson,  Roy Blount, Jr., Ron Carlson,  Jill Ciment,  Bernard Cooper,  Stephen Dobyns,   Mark Doty,   Stephen Dunn,   Anderson Ferrell,  Amy Gerstler, Matthew... Read more >
Chinese Erotic Poems
Chinese Erotic Poems
Edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265678
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Chinese Erotic Poems

Edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.95

The ancient Chinese tradition of erotic poetry has been largely ignored in the west. Now, a vast continent of sensual verse is opened to us with this glorious collection spanning nearly three thousand years and including many poems never before translated into English.

Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping have brought together... Read more >
The Beat Book
The Beat Book
Edited by Anne Waldman, Foreword by Allen Ginsberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590304556
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The Beat Book
Writings from the Beat Generation
Edited by Anne Waldman
Foreword by Allen Ginsberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $16.95

The Beat movement exploded into American culture in the early 1950s with the force of prophecy. Not just another literary school, it was an artistic and social revolution. William S. Burroughs proclaimed that the Beat writers were “real architects of change. There is no doubt that we’re living in a freer... Read more >
Fatherhood
Fatherhood
Written by Carmela Ciuraru
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307264589
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Fatherhood
poems about fathers
Written by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover
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 >
Conversation Pieces
Conversation Pieces
Edited by Kurt Brown and Harold Schechter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265456
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Conversation Pieces
Poems That Talk to Other Poems
Edited by Kurt Brown and Harold Schechter


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $12.50

This utterly delightful anthology gathers poetic responses to other poems in a dialogue conducted across space and time.

Here are poems that answer, argue with, update, elaborate on, mock, interrogate, or pay tribute to poems of the past. We hear Leda's view of the Swan; feel sympathy for La Belle Dame... Read more >
Dancing with Joy
Dancing with Joy
Written by Roger Housden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307341952
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Dancing with Joy
99 Poems
Written by Roger Housden


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $20.00

In his collection Risking Everything, Housden addressed love’s many aspects. Now, in Dancing with Joy, he assembles 99 poems from 69 poets that celebrate the many colors of joy. Anything can be a catalyst for joy, these poems reveal.

For Wislawa Szymborska, the catalyst is a dream; for Robert Bly, being... Read more >
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Zoland Poetry
Zoland Poetry
Edited by Roland Pease
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781581952216
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Zoland Poetry
An Annual of Poems, Translations and Interviews - Volume One
Edited by Roland Pease


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2007
Price: $17.00

Zoland Poetry is a new annual volume of contemporary writing from around the globe, bringing together original English-language poems, translations into English, and interviews with featured poets. What instantly sets Zoland Poetry apart from other literary compilations is that the translations appear as an integral part of the contemporary poetry scene... Read more >
The Stray Dog Cabaret
The Stray Dog Cabaret
Afterword by Honor Moore, Translated by Paul Schmidt, Introduction by Catherine Ciepiela
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590171912
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The Stray Dog Cabaret
A Book of Russian Poems
Afterword by Honor Moore
Translated by Paul Schmidt
Introduction by Catherine Ciepiela


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $14.95

A New York Review Books Original

A master anthology of Russia’s most important poetry, newly collected and never before published in English

In the years before the 1917 Russian Revolution, the Stray Dog cabaret in St. Petersburg was the haunt of poets, artists, and musicians, a place to meet, drink, read, brawl, celebrate... Read more >
The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry
The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry
Written by J.P. Seaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570628627
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The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry

Written by J.P. Seaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $22.95

In traditional Chinese culture, poetic artistry held a place that was unrivaled by any other single talent, and was a source of prestige and even of political power. In this rich collection, J. P. Seaton introduces the reader to the main styles of Chinese poetry and the major poets, from the... Read more >
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