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Anxiety of Influence (2ND 97 Edition)
Anxiety of Influence (2ND 97 Edition)
by Harold Bloom
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Harold Bloom's The Anxiety of Influence has cast its own long shadow of influence since it was first published in 1973. Through an insightful study of Romantic poets, Bloom puts forth his central vision of the relations between tradition and the... (read more)

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Understanding Poetry
Understanding Poetry
by Walter Kalaidjian
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This contemporary, distinctive, and inclusive anthology offers a fresh introduction to poetry. Like its parent text, Understanding Literature, Understanding Poetry features updated organization, integrated yet accessible discussions of historical and... (read more)

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Mountain Home : Wilderness Poetry of Ancient China (05 Edition)
Mountain Home : Wilderness Poetry of Ancient China (05 Edition)
by David Hinton
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China's tradition of "rivers-and-mountains" poetry stretches across millennia. This is a plain-spoken poetry of immediate day-to-day experience, and yet seems most akin to China's grand landscape paintings. Although its wisdom is ancient, rooted in... (read more)

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Selected Poetry (37600) (94 Edition)
Selected Poetry (37600) (94 Edition)
by Alexander Pope
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Though critical opinion on Alexander Pope has frequently been divided, he is now regarded as the most important poet of the early eighteenth century. An invalid from infancy, he devoted his energies towards literature and achieved remarkable success with... (read more)

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Poetry: Introduction (7TH 13 Edition)
Poetry: Introduction (7TH 13 Edition)
by Michael Meyer
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Flexible enough for any poetry course, this text is designed to make your students lifelong lovers of poetry. It combines classic poetry with todays hippest verse, mixing in lots of contemporary life, humor, and universal themes. In-depth chapters on... (read more)

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Selected Poems (08 Edition)
Selected Poems (08 Edition)
by Frank Ohara
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The first new selection of OHaras work to come along in several decades. In this “marvellous compilation” (The New Yorker), editor Mark Ford reacquaints us with one of the most joyous and innovative poets of the postwar period.... (read more)

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Mountain Poems of Hsieh Ling-yun (01 Edition)
Mountain Poems of Hsieh Ling-yun (01 Edition)
by Ling-yun Hsieh
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During the last decade of his life, living as a recluse high in the mountains of southeast China, he initiated a tradition of "rivers-and-mountains" (shan-shui) poetry that stretches across the millennia in China, a tradition that represents the earliest... (read more)

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Ramayana : Tale of Gods and Demons (04 Edition)
Ramayana : Tale of Gods and Demons (04 Edition)
by Ranchor Prime
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A Tale of Gods and Demons.... (read more)

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Bhagavadgita (Dover Thrift Editions)
Bhagavadgita (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Edwin Arnold
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The Bhagavadgita is part of the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, and it is one of the major religious documents of the world, occupying in Hinduism a position not unlike the Sermon on the Mount in Christianity. One of the most celebrated treasures of... (read more)

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Ramayana : a Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic (03 Edition)
Ramayana : a Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic (03 Edition)
by Ramesh Menon
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The great Indian epic rendered in modern prose India's most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world's great literary masterpieces. Still an integral part of India's cultural and religious expression, the... (read more)

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Major Works (91 Edition)
Major Works (91 Edition)
by John Milton
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Previously published in the Oxford Authors series, this unique one-volume selection of Milton's poetry and prose includes all the English and Italian verse and a generous selection of his major prose works. Modernized spelling, extensive notes, and a... (read more)

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Songs of Innocence and Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul, 1789-1794
Songs of Innocence and Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul, 1789-1794
by William Blake
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Here is a beautifully illustrated edition of Blake's classic poems. The text of each poem is given in letterpress on the page facing the color plate, and a brief commentary by Sir Geoffrey Keynes on each poem follows. It is printed on paper especially... (read more)

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Visionary Company : a Reading of English Romantic Poetry (Rev 71 Edition)
Visionary Company : a Reading of English Romantic Poetry (Rev 71 Edition)
by Harold Bloom
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This is a revised and enlarged edition of the most extensive and detailed critical reading of English Romantic poetry ever attempted in a single volume.... (read more)

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Songs of Innocence
Songs of Innocence
by William Blake
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The first and most popular of Blake's famous "Illuminated Books," in a facsimile edition reproducing all 31 brightly colored plates. Additional printed text of each poem. "The colors are lovely, the book is a joy." — Kliatt Paperback Book Guide.... (read more)

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Evangeline & Other Poems Dover Thrift Edition
Evangeline & Other Poems Dover Thrift Edition
by Henry Wa Longfellow
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Includes the memorable "The Skeleton in Armor," "The Arsenal at Springfield," "Mezzo Cammin," "The Rhyme of Sir Christopher" (from Tales of a Wayside Inn), "Aftermath" and "Divina Commedia." Cambridge Edition.... (read more)

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Works Ann Bradstreet P (John Harvard Library)
Works Ann Bradstreet P (John Harvard Library)
by Anne Bradstreet
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Anne Bradstreet, the first true poet in the American colonies, wrote at a time and in a place where any literary creation was rare and difficult and that of a woman more unusual still. Born in England and brought up in the household of the Earl of... (read more)

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Mahabharata (35TH Anniv. Ed.) (12 Edition)
Mahabharata (35TH Anniv. Ed.) (12 Edition)
by William Buck
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Few works in world literature have inspired so vast an audience, in nations with radically different languages and cultures, as the Ramayana and Mahabharata, two Sanskrit verse epics written some 2,000 years ago. In Ramayana (written by a poet known to... (read more)

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Paris Spleen: Little Poems in Prose (09 Edition)
Paris Spleen: Little Poems in Prose (09 Edition)
by Charles Baudelaire
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Between 1855 and his death in 1867, Charles Baudelaire inaugurated a new--and in his own words dangerous--hybrid form in a series of prose poems known as Paris Spleen. Important and provocative, these fifty poems take the reader on a tour of 1850s Paris,... (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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Major Works Including Astrophil and Stella (89 Edition)
Major Works Including Astrophil and Stella (89 Edition)
by Philip Sidney
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This authoritative edition brings together a unique combination of Sidney's poetry and prose--all the major writing, complemented by letters and elegies--that reveals the essence of his work and thinking. Born in 1554, Sir Philip Sidney was hailed as the... (read more)

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