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- Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 14.95
In his seventh book, Carl Dennis explores the ways in which our wishes - those in our power to fulfill at any moment and those that have no chance of ever being realized - define who we are. While some of the poems view wishing as a failure to do justice to the world we have, others regard it as a recognition that no present, however rich, can satisfy... more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 18.00
Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by Keillor for their wit, their frankness, their passion, their "utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with at 7 a.m." Good Poems... more...
- LSU Press 2008; US$ 16.95
In his newest collection, Blind Rain, Bruce Bond transforms the known and the familiar into something surreal and new. With spare, unadorned language, he complicates what it is to be both bound to the world and yet free within that world, the way in which the imagination deepens our engagements and yet offers some measure of distance at the same time.... more...
- ECW Press 2001; US$ 10.95
Funny, compelling, and with an unapologetic love of popular culture, this collection presents an elaborate lyric postcard, which explores everything from a most unprivileged seat on the cheapest bus to love and (somebody else?s) fame. The poet challenges the bonds of place in a global (American) economy with personal warmth and characteristic wisecracking—daring... more...
- Diversified Publishing 2010; US$ 11.95
Celebrate each season of the year with this collection of more than 100 poems commemorating a broad scope of holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Cinco de Mayo, and Valentine's Day, as well as birthdays, anniversaries, the seasons, and the general passage of time. ? Featuring 100-plus favorites from e.e. cummings, Emily Dickinson,... more...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 31.95
This is a superb introduction to poetry from the nineteenth century to the present. With insight and insider knowledge, poet Geoff Page emphasises the contribution made by the notable generation of Australian poets who emerged during and just after World War II. It includes several contemporary poems which are likely to become classics in the near... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 9.99
Collection of English Poetry: William Blake, Elizabeth B. Browning, Robert Browning, Lord Byron, John Keats, William Shakespeare, Percy B. Shelley, Lord Tennyson, William Wordsworth, W.B. Yeats.TABLE OF CONTENTS:William BlakeElizabeth Barrett BrowningRobert BrowningG. G. Lord ByronJohn KeatsHenry Wadsworth LongfellowWilliam ShakespearePercy Bysshe... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Saga of the Volsungs. The Volsunga saga is a legendary saga, a late 13th century Icelandic prose rendition of the origin and decline of the Volsung clan (including the story of Sigurd and Brynhild and destruction of the Burgundians). It is largely based on epic poetry. The earliest known representation of this tradition is in pictoral form as the... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Iliad is, together with the Odyssey, one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. However, the claim of a single author is disputed, as the poems show evidence of a long oral tradition and hence, possible multiple authors.Many scholars believe the poem to be the oldest extant work of literature in the ancient Greek language.... more...