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- University of Minnesota Press 1971; US$ 67.50
In this volume Robert Warren Penn, the noted critic, poet, and novelist, provides a major new appraisal of the once enormously popular New England port, John Greenleaf Whittier, along with his selection of 36 of Whittier's poems. Through Warren's perceptive and illuminating discussion, the significance of Whittier as a writer for our time becomes... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ************. Contents. Natural History of Massachusetts. A Walk to Wachusett. The Landlord. A Winter Walk. The Succession of Forest Trees. Walking. Autumnal Tints. Wild Apples. Night and Moonlight. . more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Walt Whitman's passionate writing style and bold subject matter have deeply influenced American poetry. This book discusses twenty of his most commonly read and studied poems. It features ideas for essay topics to assist students in developing critical-thinking skills. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
Winner of the 2010 National Book Award for Poetry In his fourth collection, Terrance Hayes investigates how we construct experience. With one foot firmly grounded in the everyday and the other hovering in the air, his poems braid dream and reality into a poetry that is both dark and buoyant. Cultural icons as diverse as Fela Kuti, Harriet Tubman,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00
Selected for the 2009 National Poetry Series by Natasha Trethewey Set in southern New Mexico, where her family's multicultural history is deeply rooted, the poems in Carrie Fountain's first collection explore issues of progress, history, violence, sexuality, and the self. Burn Lake weaves together the experience of life in the rapidly changing... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
WINNER?BEST POETRY?GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NEWSWEEK /THE DAILY BEAST NATIONAL BESTSELLER Billy Collins is widely acknowledged as a prominent player at the table of modern American poetry. And in this smart, lyrical, and mischievous collection of poetry, which covers the everlasting... more...
- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 22.95
Henry David Thoreau?s Journal was his life?s work: the daily practice of writing that accompanied his daily walks, the workshop where he developed his books and essays, and a project in its own right?one of the most intensive explorations ever made of the everyday environment, the revolving seasons, and the changing self. It is a treasure trove of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 54.00
The rise of modernism marked one of the major transitional periods in contemporary literature. The American modernist poets created a rich legacy in their verse explorations of a world touched by war, rapid industrialization, and the growing perceived alienation of the individual. The innovators featured in this volume include Ezra Pound, e.e. cummings,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 28.00
The writings of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) have captivated scholars, activists, and ecologists for more than a century. Less attention has been paid, however, to the author's political philosophy and its influence on American public life. Although Thoreau's doctrine of civil disobedience has long since become a touchstone of world history, the... more...