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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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Paradise Lost (05 Edition)
Paradise Lost (05 Edition)
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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Lyric Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
Lyric Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by John Keats
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One of the greatest English poets, John Keats (1795-1821) created an astonishing body of work before his early death from tuberculosis at the age of 26. Much of his poetry consists of deeply felt lyrical meditations on a variety of themes &#8212... (read more)

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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: A Facsimile in Full Color
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: A Facsimile in Full Color
by William Blake
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Once regarded as a brilliant eccentric whose works skirted the outer fringes of English art and literature, William Blake (1757-1827) is today recognized as a major poet, a profound thinker, and one of the most original and exciting English artists... (read more)

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Paradise Lost (Penguin Classics)
Paradise Lost (Penguin Classics)
by John Milton
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In Paradise Lost, Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting a charismatic Satan and naked Adam and Eve at the centre of this story, he also... (read more)

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Beowulf: a Verse Translation (02 Edition)
Beowulf: a Verse Translation (02 Edition)
by Seamus (translator) Heaney
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New York Times bestseller“A thrill . . . Beowulf was Tolkien’s lodestar. Everything he did led up to or away from it.” —New Yorker   J.R.R. Tolkien completed his translation of Beowulf in 1926: he... (read more)

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Leaves of Grass and Other Writings ((Rev)02 Edition)
Leaves of Grass and Other Writings ((Rev)02 Edition)
by Walt Whitman
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Following the texts is an album of portraits of Whitman, as well as "Whitman on His Art," a collection of Whitman's statements about his role as a poet taken from his notebooks, letters, conversations, and newspaper articles. While continuing to provide... (read more)

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John Donne's Poetry (Norton Critical Edition)
John Donne's Poetry (Norton Critical Edition)
by John Donne
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"Donald Dickson's is the best text of Donne now available. It is scrupulously edited, and equally useful for students and for scholars."--Harold Bloom, Yale... (read more)

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Beowulf
Beowulf
by Gareth Hinds
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Sci-fi adventure meets love storyand#8212;and East meets Westand#8212;inMangaman,an original graphic novel for teens.and#160; and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Ryoko, a manga character from a manga world, falls through the Rip into the "real" worldand... (read more)

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The Portable Romantic Poets: Romantic Poets: Blake to Poe (Viking Portable Library)
The Portable Romantic Poets: Romantic Poets: Blake to Poe (Viking Portable Library)
by W H Auden
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This volume, edited and with a superb introduction by W.H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, presents the greatest of the Romantics in all the fullness and ardor of their vision, including William Blake, Robert Burns, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William... (read more)

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Complete English Poems ((Rev)04 Edition)
Complete English Poems ((Rev)04 Edition)
by George Herbert
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A new edition of Herberts poetry, edited by his acclaimed biographer John Drury George Herbert wrote, but never published, some of the very greatest poetry in the English language, including such classics of devotional poetry as “The Altar,” &#... (read more)

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Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Byron
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Richly varied in mood and content, this collection captures the essence of Byrons great poetic achievement. Among the 31 selections: convivial song-like poems, love poems, travel poems, humorous and satiric poems. Included are shorter works such as the... (read more)

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Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) (91 Edition)
Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) (91 Edition)
by Walt Whitman
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In his unconventional verse, Walt Whitman spoke in a powerful, sensual, oratorical, and inspiring voice. His most famous work, Leaves of Grass, was a long-term project that the poet compared to the building of a cathedral or the slow growth of a tree... (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 Charles Baudelaire's sensual poems sparked outrage upon their 1857 debut. His masterpiece, Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs du Mal), was dismissed as decadent and obscene and banned in France for... (read more)

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Spenser : Faerie Queen (2ND 07 Edition)
Spenser : Faerie Queen (2ND 07 Edition)
by A. C. Hamilton
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The Faerie Queene is a scholarly masterpiece that has influenced, inspired, and challenged generations of writers, readers and scholars since its completion in 1596. Hamilton's edition is itself, a masterpiece of scholarship and close reading. It is now&... (read more)

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Haiku Anthology 3RD Edition Haiku & Senryu in En
Haiku Anthology 3RD Edition Haiku & Senryu in En
by Cor Van Den Heuvel
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Originally a Japanese form that flourished in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, haiku has recently experienced tremendous growth in popularity in the English language. , first published in 1974, is a landmark work in modern haiku, honoring a... (read more)

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Sonnets: Poems of Love (80 Edition)
Sonnets: Poems of Love (80 Edition)
by Shakespeare
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"They are the work of someone whose ear is unerring." --W.H. Auden "He is writing about the world, the largeness of which he had perhaps only recently discovered." --Mark Van Doren "The striking peculiarity of Shakespeare's mind was its generic quality,... (read more)

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Blake S Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
Blake S Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by William Blake
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Regarded by a contemporary as a "brilliant eccentric whose works skirted the outer fringes of English art and literature," William Blake (1757-1827) is today recognized as a major poet and artist. This collection of 104 poems, carefully chosen by noted... (read more)

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Selected Poems of Po Chu-I (99 Edition)
Selected Poems of Po Chu-I (99 Edition)
by Po Chu-i
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Generally acclaimed as one of China's greatest poets, Po Chü?-i (772-846 C.E.) practiced a poetry of everyday human concerns and clear plain-spoken language. In spite of his preeminent stature, this is the first edition of Po Chü?-i's poetry to appear... (read more)

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Norton Introduction To Poetry - With CD (9TH 07 Edition)
Norton Introduction To Poetry - With CD (9TH 07 Edition)
by Paul Hunter
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It not only sharpens students' close-reading skills and deepens their appreciation for the emotional power of poetry, but also connects poetry to the larger world by providing a thorough introduction to poetry's authorial, cultural, and critical contexts.... (read more)

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