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- University of Minnesota Press 1958; US$ 60.00
The Wilderness and Other Poems was first published in 1958. This collection, Mr. Coxe's third published volume of poetry, includes the long narrative poem "The Wilderness" and thirty-four shorter lyric poems. Of this book, Morton Dauwen Zabel writes: "The Wilderness is a collection of series and thoughtful poems, scrupulously conceived... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1959; US$ 60.00
Portrait of Your Niece was first published in 1959. Carol Hall wrote her first poem, addressed to Santa Claus, when she was four years old. She has been writing ever since and has contributed poems to many magazines, but this is the first collection of her poetry to be published in book form. The volume contains fifty lyric and dramatic poems. Richard... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 60.00
Fifty Poems Fifty was first published in 1970. In this, the seventh volume of his poetry to be published, Reed Whittemore presents fifty poems, all making their first appearance in book form here. Commenting on this collection, John Malcolm Brinnin writes: "Whittemore has his own distinctive voice, his own spare, artfully simple way with a poem,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
"He is one of our finest poets, " Anthony Hecht has said of Donald Justice. Winner most recently of a 1996 Lannan Literary Award, Justice has been the recipient of almost every contemporary grant and prize for poetry, from the Lamont to the Bollingen and the Pulitzer. The present volume replaces his 1980 Selected Poems and contains, in addition,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 19.99
In the summer of 1958, a 12-year-old girl took the world by storm— Lolita was published in the United States—and since then, her name has been taken in vain to serve a wide range of dubious ventures, both artistic and commercial. Offering a full consideration of not only “the Lolita effect? but shifting attitudes toward the mix of sex, children,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.95
This generous selection of Mona Van Duyn?s distinguished, award-winning work spans four decades. Beginning with her classic Valentines to the Wide World (1959), encompassing the intimate voice of Bedtime Stories (1972) and the moving Letters from a Father (1982), crowned by the life-spanning Firefall (1993), Selected Poems reacquaints us... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 28.50
Irving Feldman is a master chronicler of our collective experience and an overlooked treasure of American poetry. Feldman?s rich body of work exhibits his mastery of language from the biblical to the conversational, his Yiddish flair for the comic, his profound social insight and lucidity. He writes about everything from the Coney Island days of his... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 90.00
Zora Neale Hurston, one the first great African-American novelists, was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance and an inspiration for future generations of writers. Widely studied in high school literature courses, her novels are admired for their depiction of Southern black culture and their strong female characters. Critical Companion to Zora Neale... more...
- LSU Press 2010; US$ 45.00
In Art Matters, Robert Paul Lamb provides the definitive study of Ernest Hemingways short story aesthetics. Lamb locates Hemingways art in literary historical contexts and explains what he learned from earlier artists, including Edgar Allan Poe, Paul Cézanne, Henry James, Guy de Maupassant, Anton Chekhov, Stephen Crane, Gertrude Stein,... more...