Poetry Anthologies
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Doggerel: Poems About Dogs
Poems About Dogs
Hardcover      ISBN: 140004037x
A collection of poetic works paying tribute to the canine companion includes such pieces as Margaret Cavendish's barking chorus of hunting beagles and Jane Kenyon's verse on her grinning and nuzzling dog.
Collected Poems: Philip Larkin
Collected Poems
Philip Larkin
Paperback      ISBN: 0374522758
Provides a definitive collection of many previously published poems, as well as never-before-published works, by the distinguished British poet. Reprint.
New Selected Poems
New Selected Poems
Paperback      ISBN: 0060909250
This new collection of Hughes's poetry includes sixteen poems from his acclaimed "Crow" as well as examples from "Cave Birds," "Season Songs," "Remains of Elmet," "Gaudette," and "Moortown"
The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry: 1993-1994
The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry
Paperback      ISBN: 1557131619
Good Poems
Good Poems
Paperback      ISBN: 0142003441
The popular radio show host showcases some of his favorite poems, including the work of Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds, among others. Reprint.
An Anthology of Somali Poetry
An Anthology of Somali Poetry
Paperback      ISBN: 0253304636
"This is a fascinating and unusual collection that deserves attention." —Bloomsbury Review "... this anthology of poetry is a breath of fresh air. It provides the reader with the means of gaining a deeper insight into Somali life through what is to the Somalis their most important cultural form, namely, poetry." —Bulletin of the School of Irental & African Studies "This affordable and beautifully produced book is a small jewel in the field of Somali studies, as it is the fruit of over forty years of dedicated linguistic and literary scholarship by one of the most thorough and accurate translators and analysts of Somali poetry, B. W. Andrzejewski." —International Journal of African Historical Studies Somalia has been called "a nation of poets." This volume makes available in beautiful English translation the very best, and most universal, of Somali poetry, from the 19th century to the present. With appendixes covering the oral and written medium, the pronunciation of Somali words, alliteration and scansion, selected bibliography, and sources.
The Defiant Muse: German Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present
The Defiant Muse
German Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present
Paperback      ISBN: 0935312536
Each bilingual volume in The Defiant Muse series includes 60 to 80 poems by both well-known and rediscovered poets, selected on the basis of their individual merit and as illustrations of the evolution of feminist thought and feeling. Reflecting their own cultural milieus as well as enduring themes, the poets write of love and friendship, revolution and peace, religion, nature, isolation, work, and family. The Dutch, French, German, and Italian volumes represent their respective countries; the Hispanic volume includes poems from the many Spanish-speaking nations; and the Hebrew volume encompasses writing in Hebrew from around the world. The poems are presented in their original languages alongside English translations. Each volume includes an introduction, placing the poetry in historical and aesthetic perspective, and full biographical and bibliographical notes on the poets.
Erotic Spirit: An Anthology of Poems of Sensuality, Love, and Longing
Erotic Spirit
An Anthology of Poems of Sensuality, Love, and Longing
Paperback      ISBN: 1570622345
Explores the spiritual aspects of eros through poems by Sappho, Ovid, Tzu Yeh, Li Po, Izumi Shikibu, Kabir, Anne Bradstreet, John Keats, Walt Whitman, Baudelaire, Emily Dickinson, Gioconda Belli, and Dorianne Laux
Love Is a Stranger: Selected Lyric Poetry of Jelaluddin
Love Is a Stranger
Selected Lyric Poetry of Jelaluddin
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1570625271
"Love is a stranger and speaks a strange language," wrote Rumi, one of the world's most beloved mystical poets. His poems of spiritual love still speak directly to our hearts after more than seven hundred years. These classic selections contemplate separation and longing, intoxication and bliss, union and transcendence.
Ten Poems to Set You Free
Ten Poems to Set You Free
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 1400051126
The author of Ten Poems to Open Your Heart explains how enthusiasm, creativity, and steadfast principles can unlock the door to authenticity and set us free, using works by Thomas Merton, David Whyte, Anna Swir, Miguel de Unamuno, Stanley Kunitz, C. P. Cavafy, Jane Hirshfield, Mary Oliver, Rumi, and Naomi Shahb Nye. 50,000 first printing.