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Love Her Wild: Poems

b The first collection of poetry by Instagram sensation Atticus b br br i Love Her Wild i is a collection of new and beloved poems from Atticus the young writer who has captured the hearts and minds of hundreds of thousands of avid followers on his Instagram account atticuspoetry including superstars like Karlie Kloss and Shay Mitchell He was dubbed the poet to follow by i Teen Vogue i and the world s most tattoo able poet by i Galore i magazine in i Love Her Wild i Atticus captures what is both raw and relatable about the smallest and the grandest moments in life the first glimpse of a new love in Paris skinny dipping on a summer s night the irrepressible exuberance of the female spirit or drinking whiskey in the desert watching the rising sun With honesty poignancy and romantic flair Atticus distills the most exhilarating highs and the heartbreaking lows of life and love into a few perfectly evocative lines ensuring that his words will become etched in your mind and will awaken your sense of adventure


Poetry

The Norton Critical Edition of Tennyson s Poetry Second Edition represents a significant revision of its predecessor and assimilates the Tennyson scholarship of the last twenty five years The texts of the poems are based on the Eversley edition of Tennyson s Works published in nine volumes Under earlier interdiction the significant Trinity College Cambridge manuscripts have been incorporated here The poems are organized chronologically from Unpublished Early Poems and The Devil and the Lady through Poems The Princess appears in its entirety Each poem is accompanied by ample explanatory annotation Contexts includes early assessments of Tennyson and his poetry by Arthur Henry Hallam John Wilson John Wilson Croker John Stuart Mill John Sterling James Spedding and James Knowles Criticism collects seven seminal essays six of them new to the Second Edition on both Tennyson and the major poems Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick I S Eliot Isobel Armstrong Herbert F Tucker Christopher Ricks Gertrude Himmelfarb and Robert W Hill Jr present their varied perspectives A Chronology Selected Bibliography and Index are also included


The Poetry of Robert Frost (Collected Poems, Complete & Unabridged)

div The only comprehensive gathering of Frost s published poetry this affordable volume offers the entire contents of his eleven books of verse from i A Boy s Will i to i In the Clearing i Frost scholar Lathem who was also a close friend of the four time Pulitzer Prize winner scrupulously annotated the plus poems in this collection which has been the standard edition of Frost s work since it first appeared in br div


The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

The most comprehensive English language collection of work ever by the greatest poet of the twentieth century in any language Gabriel Garc a M rquez br br In his work a continent awakens to consciousness So wrote the Swedish Academy in awarding the Nobel Prize to Pablo Neruda the author of more than thirty five books of poetry and one of Latin America s most revered writers lionized during his lifetime as the people s poet This selection of Neruda s poetry the most comprehensive single volume available in English presents nearly six hundred poems scores of them in new and sometimes multiple translations and many accompanied by the Spanish original In his introduction Ilan Stavans situates Neruda in his native milieu as well as in a contemporary English language one and a group of new translations by leading poets testifies to Neruda s enduring vibrant legacy among English speaking writers and readers today


The Complete Poetry and Prose

Since its first publication in this edition has been widely hailed as the best available text of Blake s poetry and prose Now revised it includes up to date work on variants chronology of the poems and critical commentary by Harold Bloom An Approved Edition of the Center for Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association


Frankenstein (Fiction, Poetry & Drama) (French Edition)

Mary Shelley s Frankenstein is the world s most famous Gothic novel about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment Shelley s work is considered to be the world s first science fiction with Frankenstein s monster being a symbol of science gone awry Shelley s masterpiece has inspired numerous films plays and other books This the edition contains the author s final revisions


The Complete Poetry

The eerie tales of Edgar Allan Poe remain among the most brilliant enduring and influencial works in American literature But Poe is also the author of some of the most haunting poetry ever written poems of love death and loneliness that have lost none of their power to enthrall in this unique Signet Classic edition


The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Parallel German text and English translation br br The influence and popularity of Rilke s poetry in America have never been greater than they are today more than fifty years after his death Rilke is unquestionably the most significant and compelling poet of romantic transformation of spiritual quest that the twentieth century has known His poems of ecstatic identification with the world exert a seemingly endless fascination for contemporary readers br br In Stephen Mitchell s versions many readers feel that they have discovered an English rendering that captures the lyric intensity fluency and reach of Rilke s poetry more accurately and convincingly than has ever been done before br br Mr Mitchell is impeccable in his adherence to Rilke s text to his formal music and to the complexity of his thought at the same time his work has authority and power as poetry in its own right Few translators of any poet have arrived at the delicate balance of fidelity and originality that Mr Mitchell has brought off with seeming effortlessness br br Originally published New York Random House


THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER (GREEK EPIC POETRY)

Muse tell me of a man a man of much resource who was made to wander far and long after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking many too the miseries at sea which he suffered in his heart as he sought to win his own life and the safety of his companions Recounting the epic journey home of Odysseus from the Trojan War i The Odyssey i alongside its sister poem i The Iliad i stands as the well spring of Western Civilisation and culture an inspiration to poets writers and thinkers for thousands of years since This authoritative prose translation by Martin Hammond brings Homer s great poem of homecoming to life as Odysseus battles through such familiar dangers as the cave of the Cyclops the call of the Sirens and his hostile reception back in his native land of Ithaca


Poetry, Language, Thought

em Poetry Language Thought em collects Martin Heidegger s pivotal writings on art its role in human life and culture and its relationship to thinking and truth Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers this book opens up appreciation of Heidegger beyond the study of philosophy to the reaches of poetry and our fundamental relationship to the world Featuring The Origin of the Work of Art a milestone in Heidegger s canon this enduring volume provides potent accessible entry to one of the most brilliant thinkers of modern times


Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry

A dazzling new anthology of contemporary poems selected and introduced by America s Poet Laureate Billy Collins br br Inspired by Billy Collins s poem a day program with the Library of Congress Poetry is the perfect anthology for readers who appreciate engaging thoughtful poems that are an immediate pleasure br br A degree turn implies a turning back in this case to poetry A collection of poems by the most exciting poets at work today Poetry represents the richness and diversity of the form and is designed to beckon readers with a selection of poems that are impossible not to love at first glance Open the anthology to any page and discover a new poem to cherish or savor all the poems one at a time to feel the full measure of contemporary poetry s vibrance and abundance br br With poems by Catherine Bowman Lucille Clifton Billy Collins Dana Gioia Edward Hirsch Galway Kinnell Kenneth Koch Philip Levine Thomas Lux William Matthews Frances Mayes Paul Muldoon Naomi Shihab Nye Sharon Olds Katha Pollitt Mary Jo Salter Charles Simic David Wojahn Paul Zimmer and many more


Selected Poetry

This is an entirely new selection of Keats s finest poetry containing all his best known work as well as a sample of less familiar pieces Keats published three volumes of poetry before his death at age twenty five of tuberculosis and while many of his contemporaries were prompt to recognize his greatness snobbery and political hostility led the Tory press to vilify and patronize him as a Cockney poet Financial anxieties and the loss of those he loved most had tried him persistently yet he dismissed the concept of life as a vale of tears and substituted the concept of a vale of Soul making His poetry and his remarkable letters reveal a spirit of questing vitality and profound understanding and his final volume which contains the great odes and the unfinished Hyperion attests to an astonishing maturity of power


The Complete Poetry

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


John Donne's Poetry

No description available


A Poetry Handbook

With passion wit and good common sense the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built meter and rhyme form and diction sound and sense Drawing on poems from Robert Frost Elizabeth Bishop and others Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of information in a remarkably short space Stunning Los Angeles Times Index br


Poetry and Prose

Each selection has been thoroughly reedited and the order of the poems has been rearranged in light of redating or other reconsiderations All headnotes are new or updated and many footnotes have been added replaced or revised Criticism reflects the recent renaissance in Shelley studies the greatest renaissance since All twenty three essays are new to the Second Edition among them are the work of Harold Bloom Stuart Curran Annette Wheeler Cafarelli Michael Ferber James Chandler and Susan J Wolfson A Chronology an updated Selected Bibliography and an Index of Titles and First Lines are included


Unterwegs (Fiction, Poetry & Drama)

Dies ist das literarische Statement einer Jugend die inmitten der schlechtesten der Welten ein leidenschaftliches Bekenntnis zum gl ckseligen Leben ablegte Tempo Jazz Marihuana Sex und Freiheit waren die Zauberw rter der Beat Generation die st ndig auf der Suche nach einem intensiven rauscherf llten Dasein war Ihre Trampfahrten durch die ungeheuren Weiten des Landes lie en sie ein Amerika entdecken das die b rgerliche Erfolgsmoral nicht kannte


Poetry and Prose (Library of America)

This Library of America edition is the most comprehensive volume of the work of Walt Whitman ever published It includes all of his poetry and what he considered his complete prose It is also the only collection that includes in exactly the form in which it appeared in the first edition of Leaves of Grass This was the book a commercial failure which prompted Emerson s famous message to Whitman I greet you at the beginning of a great career These twelve poems including what were later to be entitles Song of Myself and I Sing the Body Electric and a preface announcing the author s poetic theories were the first stage of a massive lifelong work Six editions and some thirty seven years later Leaves of Grass had become one of the central volumes in the history of world poetry br br Each edition involved revisions of earlier poems and the incorporation of new ones In for example he added such poems as Crossing Brooklyn Ferry and Spontaneous Me in the third edition Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking and two new sections Calamus and Children of Adam In the fourth he incorporated the Civil War poems published a few years earlier as Drum Taps and Sequel to Drum Taps including the poems on the death of Lincoln notably When Lilacs Last in the Door Yard Bloom d As it progressed it was hailed by Emerson Thoreau Rosetti and others but was also as with the sixth edition in beset by charges of obscenity for such poems as A Woman Waits for Me Printed here is the final great culminating edition of the last supervised by Whitman himself just before his death br br Whitman s prose is no lessextraordinary Specimen Days and Collect includes reminiscences of nineteenth century New York City that will fascinate readers in the twenty first notes on the Civil War especially his service in Washington hospitals and trenchant comments on books and authors Democratic Vistas in its attacks on the misuses of national wealth after the Civil War is relevant to conditions in our own time and November Boughs brings together retrospective prefaces opinions and random autobiographical bits that are in effect an extended epilogue on Whitman s life works and times br br Here it all is the complete Whitman elegiac comic furtive outrageous the most innovative and original of American authors


The Hatred of Poetry

No art has been denounced as often as poetry It s even bemoaned by poets I too dislike it wrote Marianne Moore Many more people agree they hate poetry Ben Lerner writes than can agree what poetry is I too dislike it and have largely organized my life around it and do not experience that as a contradiction because poetry and the hatred of poetry are inextricable in ways it is my purpose to explore br br In this inventive and lucid essay Lerner takes the hatred of poetry as the starting point of his defense of the art He examines poetry s greatest haters beginning with Plato s famous claim that an ideal city had no place for poets who would only corrupt and mislead the young and both its greatest and worst practitioners providing inspired close readings of Keats Dickinson McGonagall Whitman and others Throughout he attempts to explain the noble failure at the heart of every truly great and truly horrible poem the impulse to launch the experience of an individual into a timeless communal existence In The Hatred of Poetry Lerner has crafted an entertaining personal and entirely original examination of a vocation no less essential for being impossible


The Trouble With Poetry - And Other Poems

Playfulness spare elegance and wit epitomize the poetry of Billy Collins i i With his distinct voice and accessible language America s two term Poet Laureate has opened the door to poetry for countless people for whom it might otherwise remain closed br br Like the present book s title Collins s poems are filled with mischief humor and irony Poetry speaks to all people it is said but here I would like to address only those in my own time zone but also with quiet observation intense wonder and a reverence for the everyday The birds are in their trees the toast is in the toaster and the poets are at their windows They are at their windows in every section of the tangerine of earth the Chinese poets looking up at the moon the American poets gazing out at the pink and blue ribbons of sunrise br br Through simple language Collins shows that good poetry doesn t have to be obscure or incomprehensible qualities that are perhaps the real trouble with most serious poetry By now it should go without saying that what the oven is to the baker and the berry stained blouse to the drycleaner so the window is to the poet br br In this dazzling new collection his first in three years Collins explores boyhood jazz love the passage of time and of course writing themes familiar to Collins s fans but made new here Gorgeous funny and deeply empathetic Billy Collins s poetry is a window through which we see our lives as if for the first time br br i From the Hardcover edition i


The Iliad by Homer, Classics, Literary Criticism, Ancient and Classical, Poetry, Ancient, Classical & Medieval

The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter traditionally attributed to Homer Set during the Trojan War the ten year siege of the city of Troy Ilium by a coalition of Greek states it tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles Although the story covers only a few weeks in the final year of the war the Iliad mentions or alludes to many of the Greek legends about the siege the earlier events such as the gathering of warriors for the siege the cause of the war and related concerns tend to appear near the beginning Then the epic narrative takes up events prophesied for the future such as Achilles looming death and the sack of Troy although the narrative ends before these events take place However as these events are prefigured and alluded to more and more vividly when it reaches an end the poem has told a more or less complete tale of the Trojan War Wikipedia


The Norton Anthology of Poetry

The fourth edition of this standard work contains poems by poets with poems and poets newly included The anthology offers more poetry by women new poets with special attention to early women poets The book also includes a greater diversity of American poetry with double the number of poems by African American Hispanic native American and Asian American poets There are new poets representing the Commonwealth literature tradition now included are more than poets from Australia New Zealand Ireland Scotland Wales the Caribbean South Africa and India


Das Parfum: Die Geschichte Eines Morders (Fiction, Poetry & Drama)

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Robert Browning's Poetry

The poems are ordered chronologically according to their first appearance in book form Thirteen new poems are included in this edition with em Pauline em now printed in its entirety Annotations have been revised throughout to clarify Browning s references and vocabulary Criticism retains the important contextual perspective of the First Edition The twenty three essays nine of which are new are divided into three sections Victorian Views Modern Essays in Criticism and Interpretations of Poems br br A Chronology Selected Bibliography and Index of Titles and First Lines are also included


The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose

br This Modern Library edition contains all of John Donne s great metaphysical love poetry Here are such well known songs and sonnets as A Valediction Forbidding Mourning The Extasie and A Nocturnall Upon S Lucies Day along with the love elegies Jealosie His Parting From Her and To His Mistris Going to Bed Presented as well are Donne s satires epigrams verse letters and holy sonnets along with his most ambitious and important poems the Anniversaries In addition there is a generous sampling of Donne s prose including many of his private letters i Ignatius His Conclave i a satiric onslaught on the Jesuits excerpts from i Biathanatos i his celebrated defense of suicide and his most famous sermons concluding with the final Death s Duell We have only to read Donne wrote Virginia Woolf to submit to the sound of that passionate and penetrating voice and his figure rises again across the waste of the years more erect more imperious more inscrutable than any of his time


The Selected Poetry

One of America s most celebrated poets and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Edna St Vincent Millay defined a generation with her passionate lyrics and intoxicating voice of liberation Edited by Millay biographer Nancy Milford this Modern Library Paperback Classics collection captures the poet s unique spirit in works like i Renascence and Other Poems i i A Few Figs from This tles i and i Second April i as well as in The Ballad of the Harp Weaver and eight sonnets from the early twenties As Milford writes in her Introduction These are the poems that made Edna St Vincent Millay s reputation when she was young Saucy insolent flip and defiant her little verses sting the page


The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry

From the Beat poetry of the s to the spoken word of today i The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry i brings readers the words visions and extravagant lives of bohemians beatniks hippies punks and slackers Like Donald Allen s epochal i New American Poetry i i The Outlaw Bible i will serve as a primer for generational revolt and poetic expression and is an enduring document of the visionary tradition of authenticity and nonconformity in literature This exuberant manifesto includes lives of the poets on the scene testimony seminal underground articles never before collected photographs of clubs and cafes interviews and above all the poems


Selected Poetry

SHELLEY S WORK HAS BEEN CRITICIZED FOR ITS DIDACTICISM AND UNDISCIPLINED EMOTIONALISM BUT ESSENTIALLY HE WAS A POET OF IDEAS AND IN HIS SEARCH FOR TRUTH AND ORIGINAL HUMAN PERFECTION SHELLEY WAS INSPIRED AS MUCH BY THE GREEK POETS AND PHILOSOPHERS PARTICULARLY PLATO AS BY THE RADICALISM OF HIS OWN AGE ABOVE ALL HIS GREAT GIFT WAS HIS LYRICISM AND HIS VERSE COMES AS NEAR TO MUSIC AS POETRY CAN


Canterbury Tales (Wordsworth Poetry Library)

Lively absorbing often outrageously funny Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers The Canterbury Tales gather twenty nine of literature s most enduring and endearing characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society from the exalted Knight to the humble plowman A graceful modren translation facing each page of the text allows the contemporary reader to enjoy the fast pace of these selections from The Canterbury Tales with the poetry of the Middle English original always at first hand


101 Great American Poems

div Rich treasury of verse from the th and th centuries selected for popularity and literary quality includes Poe s The Raven Whitman s I Hear America Singing as well as poems by Robert Frost Langston Hughes Emily Dickinson T S Eliot Marianne Moore many other notables br div


Love Her Wild: Poems

b The first collection of poetry by Instagram sensation Atticus b br br i Love Her Wild i is a collection of new and beloved poems from Atticus the young writer who has captured the hearts and minds of hundreds of thousands of avid followers on his Instagram account atticuspoetry including superstars like Karlie Kloss and Shay Mitchell He was dubbed the poet to follow by i Teen Vogue i and the world s most tattoo able poet by i Galore i magazine in i Love Her Wild i Atticus captures what is both raw and relatable about the smallest and the grandest moments in life the first glimpse of a new love in Paris skinny dipping on a summer s night the irrepressible exuberance of the female spirit or drinking whiskey in the desert watching the rising sun With honesty poignancy and romantic flair Atticus distills the most exhilarating highs and the heartbreaking lows of life and love into a few perfectly evocative lines ensuring that his words will become etched in your mind and will awaken your sense of adventure


Poetry

The Norton Critical Edition of Tennyson s Poetry Second Edition represents a significant revision of its predecessor and assimilates the Tennyson scholarship of the last twenty five years The texts of the poems are based on the Eversley edition of Tennyson s Works published in nine volumes Under earlier interdiction the significant Trinity College Cambridge manuscripts have been incorporated here The poems are organized chronologically from Unpublished Early Poems and The Devil and the Lady through Poems The Princess appears in its entirety Each poem is accompanied by ample explanatory annotation Contexts includes early assessments of Tennyson and his poetry by Arthur Henry Hallam John Wilson John Wilson Croker John Stuart Mill John Sterling James Spedding and James Knowles Criticism collects seven seminal essays six of them new to the Second Edition on both Tennyson and the major poems Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick I S Eliot Isobel Armstrong Herbert F Tucker Christopher Ricks Gertrude Himmelfarb and Robert W Hill Jr present their varied perspectives A Chronology Selected Bibliography and Index are also included


The Poetry of Robert Frost (Collected Poems, Complete & Unabridged)

div The only comprehensive gathering of Frost s published poetry this affordable volume offers the entire contents of his eleven books of verse from i A Boy s Will i to i In the Clearing i Frost scholar Lathem who was also a close friend of the four time Pulitzer Prize winner scrupulously annotated the plus poems in this collection which has been the standard edition of Frost s work since it first appeared in br div


The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

The most comprehensive English language collection of work ever by the greatest poet of the twentieth century in any language Gabriel Garc a M rquez br br In his work a continent awakens to consciousness So wrote the Swedish Academy in awarding the Nobel Prize to Pablo Neruda the author of more than thirty five books of poetry and one of Latin America s most revered writers lionized during his lifetime as the people s poet This selection of Neruda s poetry the most comprehensive single volume available in English presents nearly six hundred poems scores of them in new and sometimes multiple translations and many accompanied by the Spanish original In his introduction Ilan Stavans situates Neruda in his native milieu as well as in a contemporary English language one and a group of new translations by leading poets testifies to Neruda s enduring vibrant legacy among English speaking writers and readers today


The Complete Poetry and Prose

Since its first publication in this edition has been widely hailed as the best available text of Blake s poetry and prose Now revised it includes up to date work on variants chronology of the poems and critical commentary by Harold Bloom An Approved Edition of the Center for Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association


Frankenstein (Fiction, Poetry & Drama) (French Edition)

Mary Shelley s Frankenstein is the world s most famous Gothic novel about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment Shelley s work is considered to be the world s first science fiction with Frankenstein s monster being a symbol of science gone awry Shelley s masterpiece has inspired numerous films plays and other books This the edition contains the author s final revisions


The Complete Poetry

The eerie tales of Edgar Allan Poe remain among the most brilliant enduring and influencial works in American literature But Poe is also the author of some of the most haunting poetry ever written poems of love death and loneliness that have lost none of their power to enthrall in this unique Signet Classic edition


The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Parallel German text and English translation br br The influence and popularity of Rilke s poetry in America have never been greater than they are today more than fifty years after his death Rilke is unquestionably the most significant and compelling poet of romantic transformation of spiritual quest that the twentieth century has known His poems of ecstatic identification with the world exert a seemingly endless fascination for contemporary readers br br In Stephen Mitchell s versions many readers feel that they have discovered an English rendering that captures the lyric intensity fluency and reach of Rilke s poetry more accurately and convincingly than has ever been done before br br Mr Mitchell is impeccable in his adherence to Rilke s text to his formal music and to the complexity of his thought at the same time his work has authority and power as poetry in its own right Few translators of any poet have arrived at the delicate balance of fidelity and originality that Mr Mitchell has brought off with seeming effortlessness br br Originally published New York Random House


THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER (GREEK EPIC POETRY)

Muse tell me of a man a man of much resource who was made to wander far and long after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking many too the miseries at sea which he suffered in his heart as he sought to win his own life and the safety of his companions Recounting the epic journey home of Odysseus from the Trojan War i The Odyssey i alongside its sister poem i The Iliad i stands as the well spring of Western Civilisation and culture an inspiration to poets writers and thinkers for thousands of years since This authoritative prose translation by Martin Hammond brings Homer s great poem of homecoming to life as Odysseus battles through such familiar dangers as the cave of the Cyclops the call of the Sirens and his hostile reception back in his native land of Ithaca


Poetry, Language, Thought

em Poetry Language Thought em collects Martin Heidegger s pivotal writings on art its role in human life and culture and its relationship to thinking and truth Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers this book opens up appreciation of Heidegger beyond the study of philosophy to the reaches of poetry and our fundamental relationship to the world Featuring The Origin of the Work of Art a milestone in Heidegger s canon this enduring volume provides potent accessible entry to one of the most brilliant thinkers of modern times


Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry

A dazzling new anthology of contemporary poems selected and introduced by America s Poet Laureate Billy Collins br br Inspired by Billy Collins s poem a day program with the Library of Congress Poetry is the perfect anthology for readers who appreciate engaging thoughtful poems that are an immediate pleasure br br A degree turn implies a turning back in this case to poetry A collection of poems by the most exciting poets at work today Poetry represents the richness and diversity of the form and is designed to beckon readers with a selection of poems that are impossible not to love at first glance Open the anthology to any page and discover a new poem to cherish or savor all the poems one at a time to feel the full measure of contemporary poetry s vibrance and abundance br br With poems by Catherine Bowman Lucille Clifton Billy Collins Dana Gioia Edward Hirsch Galway Kinnell Kenneth Koch Philip Levine Thomas Lux William Matthews Frances Mayes Paul Muldoon Naomi Shihab Nye Sharon Olds Katha Pollitt Mary Jo Salter Charles Simic David Wojahn Paul Zimmer and many more


Selected Poetry

This is an entirely new selection of Keats s finest poetry containing all his best known work as well as a sample of less familiar pieces Keats published three volumes of poetry before his death at age twenty five of tuberculosis and while many of his contemporaries were prompt to recognize his greatness snobbery and political hostility led the Tory press to vilify and patronize him as a Cockney poet Financial anxieties and the loss of those he loved most had tried him persistently yet he dismissed the concept of life as a vale of tears and substituted the concept of a vale of Soul making His poetry and his remarkable letters reveal a spirit of questing vitality and profound understanding and his final volume which contains the great odes and the unfinished Hyperion attests to an astonishing maturity of power


The Complete Poetry

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


John Donne's Poetry

No description available


A Poetry Handbook

With passion wit and good common sense the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built meter and rhyme form and diction sound and sense Drawing on poems from Robert Frost Elizabeth Bishop and others Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of information in a remarkably short space Stunning Los Angeles Times Index br


Poetry and Prose

Each selection has been thoroughly reedited and the order of the poems has been rearranged in light of redating or other reconsiderations All headnotes are new or updated and many footnotes have been added replaced or revised Criticism reflects the recent renaissance in Shelley studies the greatest renaissance since All twenty three essays are new to the Second Edition among them are the work of Harold Bloom Stuart Curran Annette Wheeler Cafarelli Michael Ferber James Chandler and Susan J Wolfson A Chronology an updated Selected Bibliography and an Index of Titles and First Lines are included


Unterwegs (Fiction, Poetry & Drama)

Dies ist das literarische Statement einer Jugend die inmitten der schlechtesten der Welten ein leidenschaftliches Bekenntnis zum gl ckseligen Leben ablegte Tempo Jazz Marihuana Sex und Freiheit waren die Zauberw rter der Beat Generation die st ndig auf der Suche nach einem intensiven rauscherf llten Dasein war Ihre Trampfahrten durch die ungeheuren Weiten des Landes lie en sie ein Amerika entdecken das die b rgerliche Erfolgsmoral nicht kannte


Poetry and Prose (Library of America)

This Library of America edition is the most comprehensive volume of the work of Walt Whitman ever published It includes all of his poetry and what he considered his complete prose It is also the only collection that includes in exactly the form in which it appeared in the first edition of Leaves of Grass This was the book a commercial failure which prompted Emerson s famous message to Whitman I greet you at the beginning of a great career These twelve poems including what were later to be entitles Song of Myself and I Sing the Body Electric and a preface announcing the author s poetic theories were the first stage of a massive lifelong work Six editions and some thirty seven years later Leaves of Grass had become one of the central volumes in the history of world poetry br br Each edition involved revisions of earlier poems and the incorporation of new ones In for example he added such poems as Crossing Brooklyn Ferry and Spontaneous Me in the third edition Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking and two new sections Calamus and Children of Adam In the fourth he incorporated the Civil War poems published a few years earlier as Drum Taps and Sequel to Drum Taps including the poems on the death of Lincoln notably When Lilacs Last in the Door Yard Bloom d As it progressed it was hailed by Emerson Thoreau Rosetti and others but was also as with the sixth edition in beset by charges of obscenity for such poems as A Woman Waits for Me Printed here is the final great culminating edition of the last supervised by Whitman himself just before his death br br Whitman s prose is no lessextraordinary Specimen Days and Collect includes reminiscences of nineteenth century New York City that will fascinate readers in the twenty first notes on the Civil War especially his service in Washington hospitals and trenchant comments on books and authors Democratic Vistas in its attacks on the misuses of national wealth after the Civil War is relevant to conditions in our own time and November Boughs brings together retrospective prefaces opinions and random autobiographical bits that are in effect an extended epilogue on Whitman s life works and times br br Here it all is the complete Whitman elegiac comic furtive outrageous the most innovative and original of American authors


The Hatred of Poetry

No art has been denounced as often as poetry It s even bemoaned by poets I too dislike it wrote Marianne Moore Many more people agree they hate poetry Ben Lerner writes than can agree what poetry is I too dislike it and have largely organized my life around it and do not experience that as a contradiction because poetry and the hatred of poetry are inextricable in ways it is my purpose to explore br br In this inventive and lucid essay Lerner takes the hatred of poetry as the starting point of his defense of the art He examines poetry s greatest haters beginning with Plato s famous claim that an ideal city had no place for poets who would only corrupt and mislead the young and both its greatest and worst practitioners providing inspired close readings of Keats Dickinson McGonagall Whitman and others Throughout he attempts to explain the noble failure at the heart of every truly great and truly horrible poem the impulse to launch the experience of an individual into a timeless communal existence In The Hatred of Poetry Lerner has crafted an entertaining personal and entirely original examination of a vocation no less essential for being impossible


The Trouble With Poetry - And Other Poems

Playfulness spare elegance and wit epitomize the poetry of Billy Collins i i With his distinct voice and accessible language America s two term Poet Laureate has opened the door to poetry for countless people for whom it might otherwise remain closed br br Like the present book s title Collins s poems are filled with mischief humor and irony Poetry speaks to all people it is said but here I would like to address only those in my own time zone but also with quiet observation intense wonder and a reverence for the everyday The birds are in their trees the toast is in the toaster and the poets are at their windows They are at their windows in every section of the tangerine of earth the Chinese poets looking up at the moon the American poets gazing out at the pink and blue ribbons of sunrise br br Through simple language Collins shows that good poetry doesn t have to be obscure or incomprehensible qualities that are perhaps the real trouble with most serious poetry By now it should go without saying that what the oven is to the baker and the berry stained blouse to the drycleaner so the window is to the poet br br In this dazzling new collection his first in three years Collins explores boyhood jazz love the passage of time and of course writing themes familiar to Collins s fans but made new here Gorgeous funny and deeply empathetic Billy Collins s poetry is a window through which we see our lives as if for the first time br br i From the Hardcover edition i


The Iliad by Homer, Classics, Literary Criticism, Ancient and Classical, Poetry, Ancient, Classical & Medieval

The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter traditionally attributed to Homer Set during the Trojan War the ten year siege of the city of Troy Ilium by a coalition of Greek states it tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles Although the story covers only a few weeks in the final year of the war the Iliad mentions or alludes to many of the Greek legends about the siege the earlier events such as the gathering of warriors for the siege the cause of the war and related concerns tend to appear near the beginning Then the epic narrative takes up events prophesied for the future such as Achilles looming death and the sack of Troy although the narrative ends before these events take place However as these events are prefigured and alluded to more and more vividly when it reaches an end the poem has told a more or less complete tale of the Trojan War Wikipedia


The Norton Anthology of Poetry

The fourth edition of this standard work contains poems by poets with poems and poets newly included The anthology offers more poetry by women new poets with special attention to early women poets The book also includes a greater diversity of American poetry with double the number of poems by African American Hispanic native American and Asian American poets There are new poets representing the Commonwealth literature tradition now included are more than poets from Australia New Zealand Ireland Scotland Wales the Caribbean South Africa and India


Das Parfum: Die Geschichte Eines Morders (Fiction, Poetry & Drama)

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Robert Browning's Poetry

The poems are ordered chronologically according to their first appearance in book form Thirteen new poems are included in this edition with em Pauline em now printed in its entirety Annotations have been revised throughout to clarify Browning s references and vocabulary Criticism retains the important contextual perspective of the First Edition The twenty three essays nine of which are new are divided into three sections Victorian Views Modern Essays in Criticism and Interpretations of Poems br br A Chronology Selected Bibliography and Index of Titles and First Lines are also included


The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose

br This Modern Library edition contains all of John Donne s great metaphysical love poetry Here are such well known songs and sonnets as A Valediction Forbidding Mourning The Extasie and A Nocturnall Upon S Lucies Day along with the love elegies Jealosie His Parting From Her and To His Mistris Going to Bed Presented as well are Donne s satires epigrams verse letters and holy sonnets along with his most ambitious and important poems the Anniversaries In addition there is a generous sampling of Donne s prose including many of his private letters i Ignatius His Conclave i a satiric onslaught on the Jesuits excerpts from i Biathanatos i his celebrated defense of suicide and his most famous sermons concluding with the final Death s Duell We have only to read Donne wrote Virginia Woolf to submit to the sound of that passionate and penetrating voice and his figure rises again across the waste of the years more erect more imperious more inscrutable than any of his time


The Selected Poetry

One of America s most celebrated poets and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Edna St Vincent Millay defined a generation with her passionate lyrics and intoxicating voice of liberation Edited by Millay biographer Nancy Milford this Modern Library Paperback Classics collection captures the poet s unique spirit in works like i Renascence and Other Poems i i A Few Figs from This tles i and i Second April i as well as in The Ballad of the Harp Weaver and eight sonnets from the early twenties As Milford writes in her Introduction These are the poems that made Edna St Vincent Millay s reputation when she was young Saucy insolent flip and defiant her little verses sting the page


The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry

From the Beat poetry of the s to the spoken word of today i The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry i brings readers the words visions and extravagant lives of bohemians beatniks hippies punks and slackers Like Donald Allen s epochal i New American Poetry i i The Outlaw Bible i will serve as a primer for generational revolt and poetic expression and is an enduring document of the visionary tradition of authenticity and nonconformity in literature This exuberant manifesto includes lives of the poets on the scene testimony seminal underground articles never before collected photographs of clubs and cafes interviews and above all the poems


Selected Poetry

SHELLEY S WORK HAS BEEN CRITICIZED FOR ITS DIDACTICISM AND UNDISCIPLINED EMOTIONALISM BUT ESSENTIALLY HE WAS A POET OF IDEAS AND IN HIS SEARCH FOR TRUTH AND ORIGINAL HUMAN PERFECTION SHELLEY WAS INSPIRED AS MUCH BY THE GREEK POETS AND PHILOSOPHERS PARTICULARLY PLATO AS BY THE RADICALISM OF HIS OWN AGE ABOVE ALL HIS GREAT GIFT WAS HIS LYRICISM AND HIS VERSE COMES AS NEAR TO MUSIC AS POETRY CAN


Canterbury Tales (Wordsworth Poetry Library)

Lively absorbing often outrageously funny Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers The Canterbury Tales gather twenty nine of literature s most enduring and endearing characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society from the exalted Knight to the humble plowman A graceful modren translation facing each page of the text allows the contemporary reader to enjoy the fast pace of these selections from The Canterbury Tales with the poetry of the Middle English original always at first hand


101 Great American Poems

div Rich treasury of verse from the th and th centuries selected for popularity and literary quality includes Poe s The Raven Whitman s I Hear America Singing as well as poems by Robert Frost Langston Hughes Emily Dickinson T S Eliot Marianne Moore many other notables br div