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Poetical Works (Latest Edition)
Poetical Works (Latest Edition)
by William Wordsworth
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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The Annotated Milton: Complete English Poems
The Annotated Milton: Complete English Poems
by John Milton
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Keats's Poetry and Prose (09 Edition)
Keats's Poetry and Prose (09 Edition)
by John Keats
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For this reason, this volume presents the writings in the order of publication rather than composition. Readers can trace the poems through letters, reviews, and related material chronologically interleaved with the texts themselves. This edition offers... (read more)

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Modern Poems: A Norton Introduction
Modern Poems: A Norton Introduction
by Richard Ellmann
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This Second Edition is a thorough, thoughtful revision of the acclaimed .... (read more)

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Ramayana of Valmiki : an Epic of Ancient India, Volume I, Balakanda (84 Edition)
Ramayana of Valmiki : an Epic of Ancient India, Volume I, Balakanda (84 Edition)
by R. P. (translator Goldman, Ed.)
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Goldman has chosen a translation style that is simple, direct, and very close to the text, without being prosaic. He has avoided the twin pitfalls of preciousness and pedantry. The Ramayana, as he reminds us, is a poem in a sense we have almost lost... (read more)

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The Rape of the Lock
The Rape of the Lock
by Alexander Pope
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Only rarely in publishing history has the ideal edition of a literary work been created, where text, typography, and illustrations complement one another perfectly. Among the few examples are the Kelmscott Chaucer, Baskerville's Milton, and Beardsley's... (read more)

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Selected Poems (08 Edition)
Selected Poems (08 Edition)
by John Milton
About the Author
John Milton was born in London on December 9, 1608, and studied at the University of Cambridge. He originally planned to become a clergyman, but abandoned those ambitions to become a poet. Political in his writings, he served a government post during the... (read more)

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Poems (95 Edition)
Poems (95 Edition)
by Gerard Manley Hopkins
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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... (read more)

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Iliad (06 Edition)
Iliad (06 Edition)
by Alessandro Baricco
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Chryseis It all began on a day of violence. For nine years the Achaeans had besieged Troy: often they needed provisions or animals or women, and then they abandoned the siege and went to get what they wanted by plundering the nearby cities. That day it... (read more)

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Complete Shorter Poems -revised (2ND 07 Edition)
Complete Shorter Poems -revised (2ND 07 Edition)
by Milton
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John Carey's edition has already established itself as the pre-eminent edition of Milton's poetry, both for the student and the general reader. ·       Best available scholarly edition of Milton's poems &... (read more)

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Intro to Japanese Court Poetry
Intro to Japanese Court Poetry
by Earl Miner
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The poetry written by the Japanese imperial court between A.D. 550 and 1350 is one of the great literatures of the world. The present volume, an introduction to that literature, is at once a condensation, a reorganization, and an extension (to A.D. 1500)... (read more)

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Poems of Phillis Wheatley: With Letters and a Memoir (10 Edition)
Poems of Phillis Wheatley: With Letters and a Memoir (10 Edition)
by Phillis Wheatley
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Born in Africa in 1753, Phillis Wheatley was kidnapped at the age of seven and sold into slavery. At nineteen, she became the first black American poet to publish a book, Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral, on which this volume is based... (read more)

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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
by John Keats
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Here is the first reliable edition of Keats's complete poems designed expressly for general readers and students. Jack Stillinger provides helpful explanatory notes to the poems which give dates of composition, identify quotations and allusions, gloss... (read more)

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Beowulf, Student Edition (94 Edition)
Beowulf, Student Edition (94 Edition)
by George Jack
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"Has excited a good deal of comment and acclaim by Anglo-Saxonists. It will supersede Klaeber's great edition (1950), standard for many years, because it is better directed to the needs of the student. The accompanying glossary and careful notes are... (read more)

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Cambridge Companion To English Poetry, Donne To Marvell (93 Edition)
Cambridge Companion To English Poetry, Donne To Marvell (93 Edition)
by Thomas N. Corns
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Fourteen essays provide individual studies of Donne, Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, Carew, Suckling, Lovelace, Milton, Crashaw, Vaughan and Marvell. They are supplemented by general essays on the political, social and religious context of seventeenth century... (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 Emily Dickinson (00 Edition)
Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson (00 Edition)
by Emily Dickinson
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1. Dickinson never published any of her poetry during her lifetime; her work was discovered after her death. As Billy Collins notes in his Introduction, "It is fascinating to consider the case of a person who led such a private existence... as... (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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Word Exchange: Anglo-saxon Poems (12 Edition)
Word Exchange: Anglo-saxon Poems (12 Edition)
by Delanty Greg
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Featuring 123 all-new translations by seventy-four of our most celebrated poets--including Seamus Heaney, Robert Pinsky, Billy Collins, Eavan Boland, Richard Wilbur, and many others--"this brilliant anthology infuses new vigor into Old English poetry" ().... (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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