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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
by Seamus Heaney
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"I resignedly picked it up at last on the tail end of a history binge, telling myself, 'Okay, I'm finally going to slog through it. Just get it over with.' And I discovered all my trepidation had been for naught. This isn't an 'accessible for a scholarly... (read more)

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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
by Seamus Heaney
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A brilliant and faithful rendering of the Anglo-Saxon epic from the Nobel laureate. Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from... (read more)

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Inanna : Queen of Heaven and Earth (83 Edition)
Inanna : Queen of Heaven and Earth (83 Edition)
by Diane Wolkstein
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A fresh retelling of the ancient texts about Ishtar, the world's first goddess. Illustrated with visual artifacts of the period. "A great masterpiece of universal literature."--Mircea... (read more)

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Sonnets (3RD 10 Edition)
Sonnets (3RD 10 Edition)
by William Shakespeare
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'The annotation is consistently thoughtful and well judged, giving plenty of precise help with lexical and syntactical problems, and offering valuable verbal and cultural analogues from contemporary literature' 'No edition of these difficult and... (read more)

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One Hundred Poems From the Chinese (56 Edition)
One Hundred Poems From the Chinese (56 Edition)
by Kenneth (translator) Rexroth
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In this groundbreaking work, Kenneth Rexroth gives us some of the most beautiful poems ever translated from the ancient Chinese. They read strikingly well, both as translations and as English-language poems.... (read more)

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The Faerie Queene (Penguin Classics)
The Faerie Queene (Penguin Classics)
by Edmund Spenser
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‘Great Lady of the greatest Isle, whose light Like Phoebus lampe throughout the world doth shine’ The Faerie Queene was one of the most influential poems in the English language. Dedicating his work to Elizabeth I, Spenser brilliantly united... (read more)

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Mahabharata (73 Edition)
Mahabharata (73 Edition)
by William Buck
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William Buck's stirring retelling of a classic Indian epic--in its original Sanskrit, probably the largest epic ever composed.... (read more)

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Sonnets (97 Edition)
Sonnets (97 Edition)
by William Shakespeare
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Cambridge School Shakespeare offers a new and exciting approach to Shakespeare in the classroom. Based on extensive and successful trialing in the classroom, the series results from the most thorough research and development work by the Shakespeare and... (read more)

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Introduction To Poetry (13TH 10 Edition)
Introduction To Poetry (13TH 10 Edition)
by X. J. Kennedy
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Kennedy/Gioia's An Introduction to Poetry, 13th edition continues to inspire students with a rich collection of poems and engaging insights on reading, analyzing, and writing about poetry.  The authors of this bestselling book are the ... (read more)

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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
by Emily Dickinson
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A luminary of American poetry, Emily Dickinson is canonized for good reason. Her poems are vital, wildly eccentric, and filled with her rich and complex imagination. Absolutely essential.... (read more)

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Don Juan (04 Edition)
Don Juan (04 Edition)
by Lord Byron
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Byron’s exuberant masterpiece tells of the adventures of Don Juan, beginning with his illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain and his subsequent exile to Italy. Following a dramatic shipwreck, his exploits take him to Greece,... (read more)

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Shakespeare's Sonnets (Yale Nota Bene)
Shakespeare's Sonnets (Yale Nota Bene)
by Yale
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This prize-winning work provides a facsimile of the 1609 Quarto printed in parallel with a conservatively edited, modernized text. Editor Booth provides commentary that ranges from brief glosses to substantial critical essays.... (read more)

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Paradise Lost (Norton Critical Editions)
Paradise Lost (Norton Critical Editions)
by John Milton
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'Gordon Teskey\"s freshly edited text of Milton\"s masterpiece is accompanied by a new introduction and substantial explanatory annotations. Spelling and punctuation have been modernized, the latter, importantly, within the limits imposed by Milton\"s... (read more)

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The Poetry Reader's Toolkit
The Poetry Reader's Toolkit
by Marc Polonsky
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The Poetry Reader's Toolkit was written to be just that: a toolkit to help students read and understand poetry. Students will learn how relevant and accessible poetry can be by walking through a wide variety of poems in a straightforward, conversational... (read more)

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Prelude : the Four Texts (1798, 1799, 1805, 1850) (95 Edition)
Prelude : the Four Texts (1798, 1799, 1805, 1850) (95 Edition)
by William Wordsworth
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First published in July 1850, shortly after Wordsworth's death, The Prelude was the culmination of over fifty years of creative work. The great Romantic poem of human consciousness, it takes as its theme 'the growth of a poet's mind': leading the reader... (read more)

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Flowers of Evil and Paris Spleen (10 Edition)
Flowers of Evil and Paris Spleen (10 Edition)
by Charles Bauselaire
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Sex and death, rebellion, corruption — the themes of Baudelaire's sensual poems sparked outrage upon their 1857 publication. This unique collection captures the fevered spirit of the transition from Romanticism to Modernism with definitive... (read more)

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Final Harvest : Emily Dickinson's Poems
Final Harvest : Emily Dickinson's Poems
by Emily / Johnson Dickinson, Thomas H.
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The richest and most authoritative selected volume of Emily Dickinson's poems Here is the best of Emily Dickinson's poetry -- 576 poems that fully and fairly represent not only the complete range of Dickinson's poetic genius but also the complexity... (read more)

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Introduction To Poetry: River Sings (04 Edition)
Introduction To Poetry: River Sings (04 Edition)
by Jeff Knorr
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Breaking barriers and cultivating a lifelong love of poetry, this practical guide to reading poetry is set up to provide a background in analyzing poems, applying literary theory, forming opinions and offers approaches to discussing and writing about... (read more)

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Ramayana
Ramayana
by William Buck
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The classic Sanskrit epic retold by William Buck.... (read more)

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Rape of the Lock (68 Edition)
Rape of the Lock (68 Edition)
by Aubrey Beardsley
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A rare example of a literary work where text, typography, and illustration perfectly complement one another. Created during Beardsley's Romantic period, the rich, textural contrasts of his drawings are a wonderful match  for the delicate fancy of... (read more)

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