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Poems of New York

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From the selected works of such celebrated and beloved poets as W. H. Auden, Robert and Elizabeth Browning, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, and William Shakespeare, to anthologies on Jazz and Blues and Beat Poets, to collections on the timeless themes of love and marriage, friendship and motherhood, the Everymans Library Pocket Poets set has it all. Theres something for everyone to enjoy in this 75-volume set, from Animal Poems to Zen Poems. Each book comes in an elegant 256-page pocket-sized hardcover edition (4 1/8" x 6 1/4"), with full-cloth covers, lovely illustrated and jewel-tone jackets, silk ribbon markers, and gold stamping. Perfect for your home library, or as a gift for any occasion.

This set includes one each of the following titles:

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry edited by Peter Washington

Animal Poems edited by John Hollander

Anna Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova

Auden: Poems by W. H. Auden

Baudelaire: Poems by Charles Baudelaire

Beat Poets edited by Carmela Ciuraru

Blake: Poems by William Blake

Blues Poems edited by Kevin Young

Browning: Poems by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Byron: Poems by Lord Byron, G. Gordon

Chinese Erotic Poems edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping

Christmas Poems edited by Peter Washington

Coleridge: Poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Comic Poems edited by Peter Washington

Conversation Pieces by Kurt Brown

The Dance edited by Emily Fragos

Dickinson: Poems by Emily Dickinson

Doggerel edited by Carmela Ciuraru

Donne: Poems by John Donne

Eliot: Poems by T. S. Eliot

Emerson: Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Emily Bronte: Poems by Emily Bronte

Erotic Poems edited by Peter Washington

Eugene Onegin and Other Poems by Alexander Pushkin

Fatherhood edited by Carmela Ciuraru

Friendship Poems edited by Peter Washington

Frost: Poems by Robert Frost

Garden Poems edited by John Hollander

The Great Cat edited by Emily Fragos

Haiku edited by Peter Washington

Hardy: Poems by Thomas Hardy

Herbert: Poems by George Herbert

Hopkins: Poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Hughes: Poems by Langston Hughes

Indian Love Poems edited by Meena Alexander

Jazz Poems edited by Kevin Young

Keats: Poems by John Keats

Kipling: Poems by Rudyard Kipling

Letters by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Love Letters edited by Peter Washington

Love Poems edited by Peter Washington

Love Songs and Sonnets edited by Peter Washington

Love Speaks Its Name by J. D. McClatchy

Lullabies and Poems for Children edited by Diana Secker Larson

Marriage Poems edited by John Hollander

Marvell: Poems by Andrew Marvell

Milton: Poems by John Milton

Motherhood edited by Carmela Ciuraru

On Wings of Song by J. D. McClatchy

Persian Poets edited by Peter Washington

Plath: Poems by Sylvia Plath

Poe: Poems by Edgar Allen Poe

Poems Bewitched and Haunted edited by John Hollander

Poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson

Poems by Robert Burns

Poems of Mourning edited by Peter Washington

Poems of New York edited by Elizabeth Schmidt

Poems of Sleep and Dreams edited by Peter Washington

Poems of the American West edited by Robert Mezey

Poems of the Sea by J. D. McClatchy

Prayers edited by Peter Washington

Rilke: Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke

Rimbaud: Poems by Arthur Rimbaud

The Roman Poets edited by Peter Washington

Rossetti: Poems by Christina Rossetti

Shakespeare: Poems by William Shakespeart

Shelley: Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Solitude edited by Carmela Ciuraru

Sonnets edited by John Hollander

Stevens: Poems by Wallace Stevens

Tennyson: Poems by Lord Alfred Tennyson

War Poems edited by Peter Washington

Whitman: Poems by Walt Whitman

Wordsworth: Poems by William Wordsworth

Zen Poems edited by Peter Harris

Everymans Library continues to maintain its original commitment to publishing the most significant world literature in editions that reflect a tradition of fine bookmaking. Everymans Library pursues the highest standards, utilizing modern prepress, printing, and binding technologies to produce classically designed books printed on acid-free natural-cream-colored text paper and including Smyth-sewn, signatures, full-cloth cases with two-color case stamping, decorative endpapers, silk ribbon markers, and European-style half-round spines.

Synopsis:

Encompassing as many moods, characters, and scenes as this multifaceted metropolis has to offer, "Poems of New York" ranges from the exuberant celebrations of Walt Whitman to contemporary poets' elegies to the city in the wake of the September 11 tragedy. with ribbon marker.

Synopsis:

New York City has always been a larger-than-life, half-mythical place, and this collection offers an appropriately stunning mosaic of its many incarnations in poetry-ranging from Walt Whitmans exuberant celebrations to contemporary poets moving responses to the September 11 attack on the city.

All the icons of this greatest of cities swirl and flash through these pages: taxis and subways, bridges and skyscrapers, ghettos and roof gardens and fire escapes, from the South Bronx to Coney Island to Broadway to Central Park, and from Langston Hughess Harlem to James Merrills Upper East Side. Wallace Stevens, e. e. cummings, W. H. Auden, Dorothy Parker, Elizabeth Bishop, Allen Ginsberg, and Audre Lorde are just a few of the poets gathered here, alongside a host of new young voices.

Encompassing as many moods, characters, and scenes as this multifaceted, ever-changing metropolis has to offer, Poems of New York will be treasured by literary lovers of New York everywhere.

Table of Contents

Foreword

WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892)

Mannahatta

Broadway

Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

HERMAN MELVILLE (1819-1891)

The House-Top: A Night Piece

AMY LOWELL (1874-1925)

The Taxi

Anticipation

WALLACE STEVENS (1879-1955)

Arrival at the Waldorf

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS (1883-1963)

The Great Figure

SARA TEASDALE (1884-1933)

Union Square

Broadway

MARIANNE MOORE (1887-1972)

New York

CLAUDE MCKAY (1889-1948)

The Tropics in New York

The Citys Love

A Song of the Moon

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (1892-1950)

Recuerdo

‘‘If I should learn

DOROTHY PARKER (1893-1967)

Observation

E. E. CUMMINGS (1894-1962)

“Taxis toot whirl people moving”

CHARLES REZNIKOFF (1894-1976)

“Walk about the subway station”

FEDERICO GARCÍA LORCA (1898-1936)

Dawn

HART CRANE (1899-1933)

To Brooklyn Bridge

The Harbor Dawn

The Tunnel

LANGSTON HUGHES (1902-1967)

The Weary Blues

Good Morning

Harlem

Juke Box Love Song

Subway Rush Hour

HELENE JOHNSON (1906-1995)

The Street to the Establishment

W. H. AUDEN (1907-1973)

Refugee Blues

September 1, 1939

GEORGE OPPEN (1908-1984)

Pedestrian

ELIZABETH BISHOP (1911-1979)

The Man-Moth

Letter to N.Y.

MURIEL RUKEYSER (1913-1980)

Seventh Avenue

MAY SWENSON (1913-1989)

Staying at Eds Place

At the Museum of Modern Art

KARL SHAPIRO (1913-2000)

Future-Present

LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI (1919- )

“The Pennycandystore beyond the El”

AMY CLAMPITT (1920-1994)

Dancers Exercising

GRACE PALEY (1922- )

The Nature of This City

Fear

On Mothers Day

HOWARD MOSS (1922-1987)

The Building

The Roof Garden

DENISE LEVERTOV (1923-1997)

The Cabdrivers Smile

JAMES SCHUYLER (1923-1991)

This Dark Apartment

An East Window on Elizabeth Street

March Here

WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA (1923- )

Photograph from September 11

KENNETH KOCH (1925- )

Girl and Baby Florist Sidewalk Pram Nineteen

Seventy Something

GERALD STERN (1925- )

96 Vandam

Let Me Please Look Into My Window

FRANK OHARA (1926-1966)

Steps

Gamin

JAMES MERRILL (1926-1995)

An Urban Convalescence

164 East 72nd Street

ALLEN GINSBERG (1926-1997)

I am a Victim of Telephone

My Sad Self

W. S. MERWIN (1927- )

St. Vincents

GALWAY KINNELL (1927- )

Room of Return

Running on Silk

JOHN ASHBERY (1927- )

A Sendentary Existence

So Many Lives

CHARLES TOMLINSON (1927- )

All Afternoon

PHILIP LEVINE (1928- )

Get Up

RICHARD HOWARD (1929- )

209 Canal

Among the Missing

L. E. SISSMAN (1929-1976)

Tears at Korvettes

Visiting Chaos

ADRIENNE RICH (1929- )

Upper Broadway

GREGORY CORSO (1930-2001)

Eastside Incidents

The Whole Mess . . . Almost

DEREK WALCOTT (1930- )

The Bridge

AMIRI BARAKA (1934- )

Return of the Native

MARK STRAND (1934- )

Night Piece

AUDRE LORDE (1934-1992)

To My Daughter the Junkie on a Train

A Trip on the Staten Island Ferry

TED BERRIGAN (1934-1983)

Whitman in Black

HETTIE JONES (1934- )

Dust— A Survival Kit, Fall 2001

JUNE JORDAN (1936-2002)

Toward a City that Sings

“If you saw a Negro lady”

C. K. WILLIAMS (1936- )

Love: Wrath

From War

CHARLES SIMIC (1938- )

Couple at Coney Island

For the Very Soul of Me

THOMAS M. DISCH (1940- )

The Argument Resumed; or, Up Through Tribeca

In Praise of New York

BILLY COLLINS (1941- )

Man Listening to Disc

ERICA JONG (1942- )

Walking Through the Upper East Side

SHARON OLDS (1942- )

Boy Out in the World

NIKKI GIOVANNI (1943- )

Just a New York Poem

The New Yorkers

RONALD WARDALL (1947- )

Three Weeks After

DAVID LEHMAN (1948- )

The World Trade Center

October 11, 1998

September 14, 2001

LAWRENCE JOSEPH (1948- )

In the Age of Postcapitalism

DOUG DORPH (1949- )

Love

EDWARD HIRSCH (1950- )

Man on a Fire Escape

JORIE GRAHAM (1951- )

Expulsion

ROBERT POLITO (1951- )

Overheard in the Love Hotel

NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER (1951- )

Construction Site, Windy Night

1972, #43

The Last Hours of Laódikê, Sister of Hektor

ELIZABETH MACKLIN (1952- )

A Married Couple Discovers Irreconcilable Differences

VICKIE KARP (1953- )

Glass

LAURIE SHECK (1953- )

In the South Bronx

The Subway Platform

CORNELIUS EADY (1954- )

The Amateur Terrorist

Dread

PHILLIS LEVIN (1954- )

Out of Chaos

VIJAY SESHADRI (1954- )

A Werewolf in Brooklyn

Immediate City

JUDITH BAUMEL (1956- )

You werent Crazy and You werent Dead

LI-YOUNG LEE (1957- )

From The City in Which I Love You

MARTÍN ESPADA (1957- )

The Owl and the Lightning

JAMES LASDUN (1958- )

Woman Police Officer in Elevator

REGINALD SHEPHERD (1963- )

Antibody

DEBORAH GARRISON (1965- )

Worked Late on a Tuesday Night

I Saw You Walking

MALENA MÖRLING (1965- )

Let Me Say This

WILLIE PERDOMO (1967- )

123rd Street Rap

DAVID BERMAN (1967- )

New York, New York

KEVIN YOUNG (1970- )

City-as-School

MELANIE REHAK (1971- )

Adonis All Male Revue, November 24

DAVID SEMANKI (1971- )

Rain

NATHANIEL BELLOWS (1972- )

Liberty Island

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375415043
Editor:
Schmidt, Elizabeth
Editor:
Young, Kevin
Editor:
Schmidt, Elizabeth
Editor:
Young, Kevin
Author:
Elizabeth Schmidt, ed.
Author:
Everyman's Library
Author:
Schmidt, Elizabeth
Author:
Elizabeth Schmidt, ed.
Publisher:
Everyman's Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Poetry, modern
Subject:
Poetry of places
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
New York
Subject:
English poetry -- 20th century.
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Series:
Everyman's Library Pocket Poets
Series Volume:
RP-537
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.54x4.48x.80 in. .52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Encompassing as many moods, characters, and scenes as this multifaceted metropolis has to offer, "Poems of New York" ranges from the exuberant celebrations of Walt Whitman to contemporary poets' elegies to the city in the wake of the September 11 tragedy. with ribbon marker.
"Synopsis" by , New York City has always been a larger-than-life, half-mythical place, and this collection offers an appropriately stunning mosaic of its many incarnations in poetry-ranging from Walt Whitmans exuberant celebrations to contemporary poets moving responses to the September 11 attack on the city.

All the icons of this greatest of cities swirl and flash through these pages: taxis and subways, bridges and skyscrapers, ghettos and roof gardens and fire escapes, from the South Bronx to Coney Island to Broadway to Central Park, and from Langston Hughess Harlem to James Merrills Upper East Side. Wallace Stevens, e. e. cummings, W. H. Auden, Dorothy Parker, Elizabeth Bishop, Allen Ginsberg, and Audre Lorde are just a few of the poets gathered here, alongside a host of new young voices.

Encompassing as many moods, characters, and scenes as this multifaceted, ever-changing metropolis has to offer, Poems of New York will be treasured by literary lovers of New York everywhere.

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