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Essential Neruda : Selected Poems (04 Edition)
Essential Neruda : Selected Poems (04 Edition)
by Pablo Neruda
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This collection of Neruda’s most essential poems will prove indispensable. Selected by a team of poets and prominent Neruda scholars in both Chile and the U.S., this is a definitive selection that draws from the entire breadth and width of Neruda... (read more)

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The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems
The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems
by Tomas Transtromer
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A new collected volume from the Nobel Prize–winning poet that includes, for the first time in English, all of the poems from her last Polish collection One of Europe’s greatest recent poets is also its wisest, wittiest, and most accessible... (read more)

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View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems
View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems
by Wislawa Szymborska
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From one of Europes most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents lifes improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder... (read more)

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry
The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry
by J. D. McClatchy
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Mean Time
Mean Time
by Carol Ann Duffy
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Winner of the Forward Poetry Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award 1993 In her fourth collection, Mean Time', Carol Ann Duffy dramatizes scenes from childhood, adolescence and adulthood, finding moments of grace or consolation in memory, love and... (read more)

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Poems of Jerusalem and Love Poems
Poems of Jerusalem and Love Poems
by Yehuda Amichai
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Bilingual edition, with translations by Assia Gutmann, Harold Schimmel, Chana Bloch, Y.A. & Ted Hughes, David Rosenberg, et al. A new printing of this large collection by the poet commonly regarded as Israel's most prominent and one of the major... (read more)

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Collected Poetry (83 Edition)
Collected Poetry (83 Edition)
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This edition, containing an extensive introduction, notes, the French original, and a new translation of Césaire's poetry—the complex and challenging later works as well as the famous Notebook—will remain the definitive C&eacute... (read more)

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Spain, Take This Chalice from Me and Other Poems (Penguin Classics)
Spain, Take This Chalice from Me and Other Poems (Penguin Classics)
by Cesar Vallejo
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A major new bilingual edition of the Peruvian poet's work Cesar Vallejo is one of the best-known Latin American poets of the twentieth century. Challenging, intense, and difficult to translate, Vallejo's work has often been overshadowed by his fervent... (read more)

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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
by Rainer Maria Rilke
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Lannan Translations Selection #10: The Clean Shirt of It
Lannan Translations Selection #10: The Clean Shirt of It
by Paulo Henriq Britto
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The Clean Shirt of It marks the first English translation of a full-length poetry title by acclaimed Brazilian poet Paulo Henriques Britto. As translator Idra Novey writes in her introduction, “No other contemporary Brazilian poets write like... (read more)

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The Butterfly's Burden
The Butterfly's Burden
by Mahmoud Darwish
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“Mahmoud Darwish is the Essential Breath of the Palestinian people, the eloquent witness of exile and belonging, exquisitely tuned singer of images that invoke, link, and shine a brilliant light into the worlds whole heart. What he speaks has been... (read more)

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Collected Poems 1920 1954 Bilingual Edition
Collected Poems 1920 1954 Bilingual Edition
by Eugenio Montale
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Winner of the Weidenfeld Translation Prize and the Premio Montale, an acclaimed translation of Italy's greatest modern poet Eugenio Montale is universally recognized as having brought the great Italian lyric tradition that begins with Dante into the... (read more)

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Gitanjali: A Collection of Idian Poems by the Nobel Laureate
Gitanjali: A Collection of Idian Poems by the Nobel Laureate
by Rabindranath Tagore
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An illuminating collection of inspirational poems by a Nobel Laureate While traveling through one of the poorest regions in India, W. B. Yeats was amazed to discover the women in the tea fields singing the songs and poems of Rabindranath Tagore. This... (read more)

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Lannan Translations Selection #12: Mihyar of Damascus, His Songs
Lannan Translations Selection #12: Mihyar of Damascus, His Songs
by Adonis
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Born in Syria in 1930, Adonis later moved to Lebanon and became a pivotal figure in the new poetry of the late 1960s. With the publication of Mihyar of Damascus: His Songs in 1963—widely viewed as a watershed moment in Arabic poetry—Adonis... (read more)

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Contemporary Russian Poetry : an Anthology (08 Edition)
Contemporary Russian Poetry : an Anthology (08 Edition)
by Evgeny Bunimovitch
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Idanre & Other Poems
Idanre & Other Poems
by Wole Soyinka
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Songs for Tomorrow: Poems 1961-2001 (Green Integer)
Songs for Tomorrow: Poems 1961-2001 (Green Integer)
by Ko Un
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They Carry a Promise: Selected Poems
They Carry a Promise: Selected Poems
by Janusz Szuber
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This bracing collection marks the first appearance in English of the Polish poet Janusz Szuber, hailed as the greatest discovery in Polish poetry of the late twentieth century when, in his late forties, he began publishing the work hed been producing for... (read more)

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Essential Poems and Writings of Joyce Mansour
Essential Poems and Writings of Joyce Mansour
by Ruxandra Cesereanu
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The first comprehensive anthology in English of one of Romania's most important and exciting young poets. With some nine volumes of poetry, five books of fiction, and a number of selected essays published in Romania and Europe, Andrei Codrescu in his... (read more)

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