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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 . . . Perhaps, in the dark of night, he already knew what would happen: that he would never publish his beautiful... (read more)

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The Song of Hiawatha (Nonpareil Book)
The Song of Hiawatha (Nonpareil Book)
by Henry Wa Longfellow
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In the summer of 1854, Longfellow wrote in his diary" I have at length hit upon a plan for a poem on the American Indians, which seems to me the right one and the only. It is to weave together their beautiful traditions as whole." What emerged the next... (read more)

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Selected Poems (08 Edition)
Selected Poems (08 Edition)
by John Milton
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An authoritative new edition of Milton's essential verse John Milton, who abandoned early plans of becoming a clergyman to become a poet, was a master of almost every type of verse-from the classical to the religious, from the lyric to the epic. His... (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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Introduction To Japanese Court Poetry (68 Edition)
Introduction To Japanese Court Poetry (68 Edition)
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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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A Reduced Version of the Twickenham Text
The Poems of Alexander Pope: A Reduced Version of the Twickenham Text
by John Butt
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A splendid presentation of Popes poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, this is the only one-volume edition that can lay claim to completeness and accuracy of text. It presents the corpus of Popes poetry as printed in the highly praised... (read more)

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Samson Agonistes (04 Edition)
Samson Agonistes (04 Edition)
by Milton
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1912. A tragedy by John Milton, it is considered the greatest English drama based on the Greek model and is known as one more suited for reading than performance. The work deals with the final phase of Samson's life and recounts the story as told in the... (read more)

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The Art of Chinese Poetry
The Art of Chinese Poetry
by James J. Y. Liu
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This concise introduction to Chinese poetry serves as a primer for English-speakers eager to expand their understanding and enjoyment of Chinese culture. James J. Y. Liu first examines the Chinese language as a medium of poetic expression and, contrary... (read more)

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Selected Poems (Penguin Classics)
Selected Poems (Penguin Classics)
by Robert Burns
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Bestselling series of gift-size anthologies. The series contains selected poetry and prose from some of the most famous English and Scottish poets. An attractive six-pocket display pack is also available. Jarrold Publishing.... (read more)

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Azaleas: Book of Poems (07 Edition)
Azaleas: Book of Poems (07 Edition)
by Sowol
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Kim Sowol (1902-1934) is one of Korea's most beloved poets. In this elegant translation, David McCann makes available for English audiences Sowol's delightful and sophisticated blend of the images, tonalities, and rhythms of traditional Korean folk songs... (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. Upon its publication in 1978, Stillinger's The Poems of John Keats won exceptionally high praise: "The definitive Keats," proclaimed The... (read more)

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Favorite Works of William Blake / Three Volumes (94 Edition)
Favorite Works of William Blake / Three Volumes (94 Edition)
by William Blake
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Gift set includes Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience, and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.... (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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Poetry of the early seventeenth century set in its cultural and ideological context.... (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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John Keats, a Longman Cultural Edition (Longman Cultural Editions)
John Keats, a Longman Cultural Edition (Longman Cultural Editions)
by John Keats
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From Longman's Cultural Editions series, John Keats, edited by Susan J. Wolfson, is the first edition organized to give a sense of the poet’s thinking by interspersing letters, poems, and publications of reviews and contemporary works.  ... (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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The Book of Urizen: A Facsimile in Full Color
The Book of Urizen: A Facsimile in Full Color
by William Blake
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The richly illuminated works of William Blake—poet, prophet, and artist—have fascinated readers since the late eighteenth century. In majestic verse illustrated with his own hand-colored plates, the poet explored profound and... (read more)

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Lyrical Ballads (07 Edition)
Lyrical Ballads (07 Edition)
by William Wordsworth
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Twenty-three poems that transformed English poetry Wordsworth and Coleridge composed this powerful selection of poetry during their youthful and intimate friendship. Reproducing the first edition of 1798, this edition of Lyrical Ballads allows modern... (read more)

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Collected Works of Phillis Wheatley (88 Edition)
Collected Works of Phillis Wheatley (88 Edition)
by Phillis Wheatley
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The past two decades have seen a dramatic resurgence of interest in black women writers, as authors such as Alice Walker and Toni Morrison have come to dominate the larger Afro-American literary landscape. Yet the works of the writers who founded and... (read more)

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The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)
The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)
by John Milton
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This edition contains all of Milton's English and Italian poetry in chronological order, including Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained, and most of his Latin and Greek verse. In addition, the text offers a generous sampling of the prose, including the... (read more)

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