Poetry Anthologies
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The Penguin Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry
Paperback      ISBN: 0140586091
A survey of recent Irish poetry includes works by Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, Richard Murphy, Desmond O'Grady, Michael Hartnett, and Sara Berkeley
Mermaids in the Basement: Poems for Women
Mermaids in the Basement
Poems for Women
Paperback      ISBN: 0914742817
A collection of "poems for women" from the Pulitzer Prize winner. A New York Times notable book.
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944
Paperback      ISBN: 0805210156
A selection of children's poems and drawings reflecting their surroundings in Terezâin Concentration Camp in Czechoslovakia from 1942 to 1944.
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.
Hellenistic Poetry: An Anthology
Hellenistic Poetry
An Anthology
Paperback      ISBN: 0299125343
An accomplished poet and classical scholar, Barbara Hughes Fowler brings Hellenistic poetry to life for the contemporary reader. Her selections engage us with the full range of Hellenistic poetic genres, styles, themes, and moods. The anthology includes Fowler
Garden Poems
Garden Poems
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679447261
The splendid poems in this collection both represent and glorify the cultivating instinct, and each of them succeeds in "annihilating all that's made," as Andrew Marvell puts it in one of the most famous of all English poems, "to a green thought in a green shade." Contents include poems on Paradises, Gardens of Love, Gardens in the Mind, Gardens and Seasons, Flowers, Gardeners, The Work of the Garden, Gardens of the Wild, City Gardens, Public Gardens, Ruined Gardens, and A Garden of Gardens. Contributors include John Milton, Ovid, E.E. Cummings, Thom Gunn, John Donne, James Merrill, Wallace Stevens, Robert Browning, Shakespeare, and many others.
Sonnets: From Dante to the Present
Sonnets
From Dante to the Present
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375411771
A pocket anthology of sonnets includes Milton's "On His Blindness," :Leda and the Swan" by Yeats, Frost's "The Oven Bird," and other works by Shakespeare, Sidney, Spenser, Dante, Petrarch, Wordsworth, Keats, and modern practitioners such as Wallace Stevens, James Merrill, and Elizabeth Bishop. 12,500 first printing.
Harper's Anthology of 20th Century Native American Poetry
Harper's Anthology of 20th Century Native American Poetry
Paperback      ISBN: 0062506668
Gathers poems by thirty-six writers from thirty tribes of American Indians, from Blackfeet to Tlingit
The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry: 1993-1994
The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry
1993-1994
Paperback      ISBN: 1557131619
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poems for Men
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart
Poems for Men
Paperback      ISBN: 0060924209
Robert Bly, James Hillman, and Michael Meade challenge the assumptions of our poetry-deprived society in this powerful collection of more than 400 deeply moving poems from renowned artists including Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Theodore Roethke, Rainer Maria Rilke, Marianne Moore, Thomas Wolfe, Czeslaw Milosz, and Henry David Thoreau.