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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 >
Poems to Live By in Troubling Times
Poems to Live By in Troubling Times
Written by Joan Murray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068946
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Poems to Live By in Troubling Times

Written by Joan Murray


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2006
Price: $12.00

In this allnew sequel to the Beacon bestseller Poems to Live By in Uncertain Times, editor Joan Murray has once again gathered an astonishing group of poems that speak to our personal and shared concerns in a troubled time.

Poems to Live By in Troubling Times features works carefully selected and deftly... Read more >
The Dance
The Dance
Edited by Emily Fragos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307263506
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The Dance
Poems
Edited by Emily Fragos


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $12.50

A celebration in verse of the silent poetry of dance and the dancer, this anthology features a dizzying range of subjects: Chinese dagger dances and Hindu festival dances, belly dancers and whirling dervishes, high school proms and wedding waltzes, tango, tarantella, flamenco, modern dance, reels and jigs, disco, and ballet. Some... Read more >
Jazz Poems
Jazz Poems
Edited by Kevin Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400042517
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Jazz Poems

Edited by Kevin Young


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $14.95

Ever since its first flowering, jazz has had a powerful influence on American poetry; this scintillating anthology offers a treasury of poems that are as varied and as vital as the music that inspired them.

From the Harlem Renaissance to the beat movement, from the poets of the New York school to... Read more >
Solitude
Solitude
Edited by Carmela Ciuraru
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400044238
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Solitude

Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $13.50

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 >
Poems Bewitched and Haunted
Poems Bewitched and Haunted
Edited by John Hollander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400043880
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Poems Bewitched and Haunted

Edited by John Hollander


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $13.50

A delightfully ghoulish array of specters and sorceresses, witches and ghosts, hags and apparitions haunt these pages–a literary parade of phantoms and shades to add to the revelry of All Hallow’s Eve.

From Homer to Horace, Pope to Poe, Randall Jarrell to James Merrill, Poems Bewitched and Haunted draws on three thousand... Read more >
The Great Cat
The Great Cat
Edited by Emily Fragos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400043347
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The Great Cat
Poems About Cats
Edited by Emily Fragos


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $13.50

This delightful anthology gives us a teeming litter of literary tributes to the ever-fascinating, ever-mystifying cat.

The feline has inspired poetic adoration since the days of the pharaohs, and the poems collected here cover an astonishing range of periods, cultures, and styles. Poets across the continents and centuries have described the feline... Read more >
Motherhood
Motherhood
Edited by Carmela Ciuraru
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400043569
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Motherhood
Poems About Mothers
Edited by Carmela Ciuraru


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2005
Price: $13.50

Celebrating mothers and daughters, mothers and sons, grandmothers and grandchildren, Motherhood is a glorious, wonderfully intimate tribute to the first love in every reader’s life.

From tenth-century Japan’s Izumi Shikibu, colonial America’s Anne Bradstreet, and Victorian England’s Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Israel’s Yehuda Amichai, Ireland’s Paul Muldoon, and Russia’s Anna Akhmatova, poets... Read more >
Gather Round Me
Gather Round Me
Edited by Christopher Cahill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068731
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Gather Round Me
The Best of Irish Popular Poetry
Edited by Christopher Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2005
Price: $12.00

Gather round me, all ye ladies fair,
And ye gentlemen of renown;
Listen, listen, and to me repair,
Whilst I sing of beauteous Dublin town.


The Irish have long been associated with great writing generally and with poetry specifically. The love of language pervades this strong culture, and the Irish people have long shared poetry... Read more >
The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry
The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry
Edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385721981
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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: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $17.95

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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Indian Love Poems
Indian Love Poems
Edited by Meena Alexander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400042258
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Indian Love Poems

Edited by Meena Alexander


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: January 25, 2005
Price: $14.95

According to the Kama Sutra, the erotic handbook written two thousand years ago, when the wheel of ecstasy is in motion “there is no textbook at all, and no order.” Indian Love Poems is a unique gathering of poems from across more than two and a half millennia that attempts to... Read more >
Poem a Day, Vol. 3
Poem a Day, Vol. 3
Edited by Retta Bowen, Nick Temple, Nicolas Albery and Stephanie Wienrich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586420819
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Poem a Day, Vol. 3

Edited by Retta Bowen, Nick Temple, Nicolas Albery and Stephanie Wienrich


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2004
Price: $21.99

The companion volumes to this new collection — Poem a Day: Volume 1 and Poem a Day: Volume 2 — have together sold nearly a hundred thousand copies. They are a word-of-mouth sensation among those who want poetry to be a greater presence in their lives, and perennial gift-giving favorites. Like... Read more >
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