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Moon Is Always Female
Moon Is Always Female
Written by Marge Piercy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761347
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Moon Is Always Female

Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2013
Price: $12.99

Her seventh and most wide ranging collection. In the 1st of 2 sections, the poems move from the amusingly elegiac to the erotic, the classical to the funny. The 2nd section is a series of 15 poems for a calendar based on lunar rather than solar divisions 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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Love's Glory
Re-creations of Rumi
Written by Andrew Harvey and Jalal ud-Din Rumi


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $10.95

In Love’s Glory, mystical scholar Andrew Harvey presents 108 stunning short poems by the thirteenth-century Sufi mystic and poet Rumi. Working from translations in various languages and drawing on two decades of studying Rumi’s work, Harvey’s “re-creations” are arranged in a dance around crucial mystical themes: nondual bliss, ordeal, ecstatic recognition... Read more >
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Catching Light
Catching Light
Written by Joanna McClure, Foreword by Michael McClure, Introduction by Christopher Wagstaff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583946138
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Catching Light
Collected Poems of Joanna McClure
Written by Joanna McClure
Foreword by Michael McClure
Introduction by Christopher Wagstaff


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $35.00

Joanna McClure's poems reveal the story of a central woman writer of the San Francisco Beat generation counterculture. Married to Beat poet Michael McClure soon after she arrived in San Francisco in 1954, Joanna McClure became a significant figure in the Beat poetry scene.

Growing up on a ranch in the... Read more >
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Catching Light
Collected Poems of Joanna McClure
Written by Joanna McClure
Foreword by Michael McClure
Introduction by Christopher Wagstaff


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $29.95

Joanna McClure's poems reveal the story of a central woman writer of the San Francisco Beat generation counterculture. Married to Beat poet Michael McClure soon after she arrived in San Francisco in 1954, Joanna McClure became a significant figure in the Beat poetry scene.

Growing up on a ranch in the... 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
Format: eBook
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 Rule of Barbarism
Pirogue Poets Series
Written by Abdellatif Laabi
Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely


Format: eBook, 141 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.00

Finally available in English, Le Règne de la barbarie by Abdellatif Laâbi is one of the most daring poetic visions of the second half of the twentieth century. First published in 1976 when Laabi was serving an eight-year prison sentence (1972-1980) for ‘crimes of opinion’ against the Moroccan State, The Rule... Read more >
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The Great Ledge
The Great Ledge
Written by Peter Davison
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833006
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The Great Ledge

Written by Peter Davison


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

James Dickey, in reviewing Peter Davison's last book, Praying Wrong: New and Selected Poems, 1957-1984, said, ' Davison will not let things break him. His voice is his; he has earned it and can use it, and as a result is surely one of our better poets.' That sense of this... Read more >
The Aeneid
The Aeneid
Written by Virgil, Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
Format: eBook
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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The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
Written by Dante Alighieri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169127
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The Divine Comedy
The Unabridged Classic
Written by Dante Alighieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.00

The complete Divine Comedy (Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso) in one volume from Vintage Classics. The greatest poem of the Middle Ages, in the standard Carlyle-Okey-Wickstead translation, with full notes.

Dante’s Divine Comedy relates the allegorical tale of the poet’s journey through the three realms of the dead. Accompanied through the Inferno and Purgatory... Read more >
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The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
Written by Dante Alighieri
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823731
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The Divine Comedy
The Unabridged Classic
Written by Dante Alighieri


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $9.99

Dante’s Divine Comedy relates the allegorical tale of the poet’s journey through the three realms of the dead. Accompanied through the Inferno and Purgatory by Virgil--author of the Roman epic the Aeniad--Dante encounters mythical, historical, and contemporaneous figures in their respective afterlives. Relying on classical (pagan) mythology and Christian imagery and... Read more >
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Skinned
Skinned
Written by Antjie Krog
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804633
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Skinned
Selected Poems
Written by Antjie Krog


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of South Africa’s greatest living poets selects from her most recent poems and also from the poems and the themes that best represent her from across her long career.

Part One of Skinned contains poems about writing, family and love poems. The poems in second part were chosen from a volume... Read more >
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Loose Woman
Loose Woman
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150873
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Loose Woman
Poems
Written by Sandra Cisneros


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $9.99

NOW AVAILABLE IN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME

With her novel THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET, Sandra Cisneros introduced one of the most lyrically inventive voices ever to emerge from the barrio. Now she gives us a book of poems with the lilt of NORTEÑO music and the romantic abandon of...

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Skinned
Selected Poems
Written by Antjie Krog


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of South Africa’s greatest living poets selects from her most recent poems and also from the poems and the themes that best represent her from across her long career.

Part One of Skinned contains poems about writing, family and love poems. The poems in second part were chosen from a volume featuring a... Read more >
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833273
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Poems
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Another remarkable collection of poetry from one of America's masters of the medium. The first part gathers together poems of love and nostalgic memory, while Part II portrays confrontations inherent in a racist society. Read more >
Monolithos
Monolithos
Written by Jack Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780307830951
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Monolithos
Poems '62-'82
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

This is Jack Gilbert's first book since the now-legendary Views of Jeopardy appeared as the 1962 entry in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Beat poetry was much in vogue at the time, a discursive poetry that rages against things as they are. Perhaps it was for this reason the strict... Read more >
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833266
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Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Poems
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

This collection of thirty-six poems is, once again, eloquent evidence of Maya Angelou's continuing celebration of life: Here are poems of love and memory; poems of racial confrontation; songs of the street and songs from the heart. Read more >
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833242
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Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 44 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Lyrical and cadent, dramatic and sometimes playful, these poems speak of love, longing, parting; of freedom and shattered dreams; of Saturday-night partying and the smells and sounds of Southern cities. Read more >
Across the Land and the Water
Across the Land and the Water
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Iain Galbraith
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ISBN: 9780812981100
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Across the Land and the Water
Selected Poems, 1964-2001
Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Iain Galbraith


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $14.00

“A splendid addition to an already extraordinary oeuvre.”—Teju Cole, The New Yorker
 
German-born W. G. Sebald is best known as the innovative author of Austerlitz, the prose classic of World War II culpability and conscience that put its author in the company of Nabokov, Calvino, and Borges. Now comes the... Read more >
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Written by Alexander Vvedensky, Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky, Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky
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ISBN: 9781590176306
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

Written by Alexander Vvedensky
Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

“Pussy Riot are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don’t consider that we’ve been defeated... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest... Read more >
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

Written by Alexander Vvedensky
Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

“Pussy Riot are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don’t consider that we’ve been defeated... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest or... Read more >
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Coral Road
Coral Road
Written by Garrett Hongo
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ISBN: 9780375712043
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Coral Road
Poems
Written by Garrett Hongo


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $17.00

Garrett Hongo’s long-awaited third collection of poems is a beautiful, elegiac gathering of his Japanese-American ancestors in their Hawaiian landscape and a testament to the power of poetry, as it brings their marginalized yet heroic narratives into the realm of art.

In Coral Road Hongo explores the history of the impermanent homeland... Read more >
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Miguel Hernandez
Miguel Hernandez
Written by Miguel Hernandez, Translated by Don Share
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ISBN: 9781590176290
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Written by Matsuo Basho, Translated by David Young
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962010
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Selected Haiku of Basho
Written by Matsuo Basho
Translated by David Young


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.99

Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master.

Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural world as well as humble human doings; "Piles of quilts/ snow on distant... Read more >
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