Poetry Anthologies
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Poem a Day
Poem a Day
Paperback      ISBN: 1883642388
A collection of poems put together with the aim of reviving the lost art of memorizing and reciting poems
W. H. Auden's Book of Light Verse
W. H. Auden's Book of Light Verse
Paperback      ISBN: 159017089x
Presents an anthology of popular, unpretentious poems by English authors from early times to the beginning of the twentieth century, including previously censored poems.
The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets
The Language of Life
A Festival of Poets
Paperback      ISBN: 0385484100
A series of interviews with thirty-four American poets celebrates modern poetry and includes notable works by Linda McCarriston, Jimmy Santiago Baca, David Mura, Sekou Sundiata, Gary Snyder, and Adrienne Rich. Reprint.
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.
No More Masks!: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Women Poets
No More Masks!
An Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Women Poets
Paperback      ISBN: 0060965177
Gathers poems by Amy Lowell, Sara Teasdale, H.D., Marianne Moore, Louise Bogan, Kay Boyle, Maxine Kumin, Anne Sexton, Tess Gallagher, Nikki Giovanni, and Ntozake Shange
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.
Love Poems
Love Poems
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679429069
A collection of poems about love and romance by famous poets from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries
Doggerel: Poems About Dogs
Doggerel
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.
Fooling With Words: A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft
Fooling With Words
A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft
Paperback      ISBN: 0688177921
A collection of poems and conversations with poets at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival presents a fascinating picture of how poets create their art, in an anthology that explores the significance of poetry in modern live. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse
American Wits
An Anthology of Light Verse
Hardcover      ISBN: 1931082499
A tour of the American light verse tradition includes pieces of sardonic verse and comic invention by such contributors as Ambrose Bierce, Kenneth Koch, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ogden Nash.