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Contemporary American Poetry (Penguin Academics)

Concise, inexpensive overview of the great contemporary American poets. Each poet is introduced with a brief informative headnote and most are represented by several poems to allow for in depth study. Useful footnotes and glosses included as well as appendices on literary movements and major prizes. Those interested in contemporary American poetry.

cover of Contemporary American Poetry (Penguin Academics)author: R. S. Gwynn
April Lindner
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0321182820
binding: Paperback
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The Deed of Gift

cover of The Deed of Giftauthor: Timothy Murphy
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1885266626
binding: Paperback
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Beowulf, A Longman Cultural Edition

From Longman's new Cultural Editions Series, Beowulf, edited by Sarah Anderson and translated by Alan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy, includes the complete work and contextual materials on the early medieval age.

cover of Beowulf, A Longman Cultural EditionASIN or ISBN-10: 0321107209
binding: Paperback
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Very Far North

cover of Very Far Northauthor: Timothy Murphy
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1904130011
binding: Hardcover
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Set the Ploughshare Deep: A Prairie Memoir

When Timothy Murphy graduated from college, Robert Penn Warren advised him to go home and grow some roots. This memoir in prose, verse and woodcuts, depicts the consequences of Warren's advice for a writer who turned his back on cities and the academic world.

cover of Set the Ploughshare Deep:  A Prairie Memoirauthor: Tim Murphy
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0821413228
binding: Paperback
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Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments (Penguin Classics)

For the first time in Penguin Classics-the incomparable verse of the ancient Greek lyric poet Sappho, in a brilliant new translation Sapho's writings are said to have filled nine papyrus rolls in the great library at Alexandria, but only one poem survives complete. This new translation of all of Sappho's extant poetry showcases the wide variety of themes in her work, from amorous songs celebrating adolescent females to poems of invocation, desire, spite, celebration, resignation, and remembrance.

cover of Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments (Penguin Classics)author: Sappho
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0140455574
binding: Paperback
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Past Present Imperfect

cover of Past Present Imperfectauthor: William Ford
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1933456418
binding: Paperback
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THE GRAVEYARD PICNIC

cover of THE GRAVEYARD PICNICauthor: William Ford
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0910479224
binding: Paperback

Second Chances: Poems

cover of Second Chances: Poemsauthor: Gilbert Allen
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0914061208
binding: Paperback
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Driving to Distraction

cover of Driving to Distractionauthor: Gilbert Allen
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0914061925
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Commandments at Eleven

cover of Commandments at Elevenauthor: Gilbert Allen
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0914061461
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In Everything

cover of In Everythingauthor: Gilbert Allen
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0916418375
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Laws

cover of Lawsauthor: Rachel Hadas
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1932023135
binding: Paperback
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Three Poets in Conversation: Dick Davis Rachel Hadas Timothy Steele (Between the Lines)

Interviews of three young yet already established poets, Tim Steele, a California State professor, Dick Davis, an Ohio State professor, and Rachel Hadas, a Rutgers University professor.

cover of Three Poets in Conversation: Dick Davis Rachel Hadas Timothy Steele (Between the Lines)author: Dick Davis
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1903291143
binding: Paperback
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Halfway Down the Hall: New and Selected Poems (Wesleyan Poetry)

A generous gathering of the best poems, both previously published and uncollected, from Rachel Hadas's career.

cover of Halfway Down the Hall: New and Selected Poems (Wesleyan Poetry)author: Rachel Hadas
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0819522511
binding: Paperback
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The River of Forgetfulness

cover of The River of Forgetfulnessauthor: Rachel Hadas
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1933456248
binding: Paperback
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Indelible (Wesleyan Poetry)

Indelible is Rachel Hadas's first book since her critically acclaimed Halfway Down the Hall: New and Selected Poems (1998).

cover of Indelible (Wesleyan Poetry)author: Rachel Hadas
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0819564400
binding: Paperback
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An Alabaster Flask

The 2003 Word Press First Book Poetry Prize

cover of An Alabaster Flaskauthor: Jennifer Reeser
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0971737177
binding: Paperback
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Winterproof

Follow-up to her award-winning An Alabaster Flask, Winterproof gathers poems from the author's publications in the United States, England, and internationally in journals including The National Review, The Formalist, and the Australian Salt.

cover of Winterproofauthor: Jennifer Reeser
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1932339817
binding: Paperback
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Ludlow

Ludlow is a novel in verse that tells the story of a handful of immigrants Greek, Mexican, Scottish, Italian in southern Colorado, climaxing in the Ludlow Massacre of April 1914, in which elements of the Colorado National Guard killed striking miners and family members.

cover of Ludlowauthor: David Mason
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1597090832
binding: Paperback
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The Buried Houses (Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize Library)

cover of The Buried Houses (Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize Library)author: David Mason
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0934257841
binding: Paperback
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The Country I Remember

cover of The Country I Rememberauthor: David Mason
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1885266200
binding: Hardcover
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Arrivals

Arrivals is the third book of poetry by a master of New Formalism and New Narrative. Winner of the Nicholas Roerich Prize and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, Mason examines travel, arrival, home."Acrostic from Aegina"Anemones you brought back from the pathNod in a glass beside our rumpled bed.Now you are far away.

cover of Arrivalsauthor: David Mason
ASIN or ISBN-10: 158654036X
binding: Paperback
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Rebel Angels: 25 Poets of the New Formalism

Contributors include:Elizabeth AlexanderJulia AlvarezBruce BawerRafael CampoThomas M. DischFrederick FeirsteinDana GioiaEmily GrosholzRobert Samuel GwynnMarilyn HackerRachel HadasAndrew HudginsPaul LakeSydney LeaBrad LeithauserPhillis LevinCharles MartinMarilyn NelsonMolly PeacockWyatt PruntyMary Jo SalterTimothy Reid SteeleFrederick TurnerRachel WetzsteonGreg Williamson

cover of Rebel Angels: 25 Poets of the New FormalismASIN or ISBN-10: 1885266308
binding: Paperback
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Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry

WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory. In this text, two well respected poets bring their love of the craft of poetry into a book that teaches as well as inspires. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.

cover of Western Wind:  An Introduction to Poetryauthor: David Mason Professor
John Frederick Nims
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0072819596
binding: Paperback
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Twentieth-Century American Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetry

This comprehensive chronological anthology includes 58 essays on poetry by 53 poets. Starting with James Weldon Johnson and Robert Frost, the book offers diverse and often conflicting accounts of the nature and function of poetry. The collection includes rarely anthologized essays by Jack Spicer, Rhina Espaillat, Anne Stevenson, and Ron Silliman, as well as work by some of the finest younger critics in America, including William Logan, Alice Fulton, and Christian Wiman.

cover of Twentieth-Century American Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetryauthor: Dana Gioia
David Mason
Meg Schoerke
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0072414723
binding: Paperback
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Twentieth-Century American Poetry

With the end of the 1900s, the time has come for a thorough assessment of one hundred years of poetry - from the widely acclaimed to the subtly influential - and with an eye to the importance and meaning of poetry in America. Compiled by three poets and poetry scholars - including 2002 American Book Award Winner Dana Gioia - this anthology presents American poetry across the twentieth century from Stephen Crane to Kevin Young.

cover of Twentieth-Century American Poetryauthor: Dana Gioia
David Mason
Meg Schoerke
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0072400196
binding: Paperback
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The Poetry of Life: And the Life of Poetry

cover of The Poetry of Life: And the Life of Poetryauthor: David Mason
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1885266804
binding: Paperback
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Lovely Day for a Wedding

cover of Lovely Day for a Weddingauthor: John Whitworth
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0436570971
binding: Paperback
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The Faber Book of Blue Verse

Candidly sexual verse has always thrived in world literature though it is rarely written about. This anthology contains work by men and women which demonstrates humankind's touching, tender, ribald coarse and technically adept explorations of that perenially fascinating subject - sex.

cover of The Faber Book of Blue VerseASIN or ISBN-10: 0571140955
binding: Hardcover
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Writing Poetry (Writing Handbooks)

A wonderful, positive, practical handbook packed with advice, exercises, and information. Beginning with what makes poetry, the author describes the different forms, how and what to start writing, finding an audience, and getting published.

cover of Writing Poetry (Writing Handbooks)author: John Whitworth
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0713658223
binding: Paperback
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From the Sonnet History of Modern Poetry: Poems

cover of From the Sonnet History of Modern Poetry: Poemsauthor: John Whitworth
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1871471796
binding: Paperback

Being the Bad Guy

cover of Being the Bad Guyauthor: John Whitworth
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1904324371
binding: Paperback
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Past Providence

cover of Past Providenceauthor: Bob Watts
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1932339760
binding: Paperback
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Sonnets: 150 Contemporary Sonnets

The Sonnet is one of the distinguishing cultural markers of western civilization. Throughout our literary past, the sonnet has been used by our greatest poets--from Petrarch and Shakespeare to Borges and Auden. Now, in the twenty-first century, after a period of general dismissal in the latter decades of the twentieth century, the sonnet is in the midst of an extraordinary revival and has once again returned to the center of the literary landscape.

cover of Sonnets: 150 Contemporary SonnetsASIN or ISBN-10: 0930982592
binding: Hardcover
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A Mind Apart: Poems of Melancholy, Madness, and Addiction

"Much madness is divinest sense," wrote Emily Dickinson, "And much sense the starkest madness." The idea that poetry and madness are deeply intertwined, and that madness sometimes leads to the most divine poetry, has been with us since antiquity. In his critical and clinical introduction to this splendid anthology--the first of its kind--psychiatrist and poet Mark S. Bauer considers mental disorders from multiple perspectives and challenges us to broaden our outlook.

cover of A Mind Apart: Poems of Melancholy, Madness, and Addictionauthor: Mark S Bauer
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0195336410
binding: Paperback
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Deepening Fiction: A Practical Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Writers

This intermediate/advanced guide to writing fiction emphasizes the revision process and uses craft discussions, exercises, and diverse examples to show the artistic implications of writing choices. This book addresses the major elements of fiction. Numerous examples, questions, and exercises throughout the book help readers reflect upon and explore writing possibilities. The mini-anthology includes a variety of interesting, illustrative, and diverse stories-North American and international, contemporary and classic, realistic and experimental.

cover of Deepening Fiction: A Practical Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Writersauthor: Sarah Stone
Ron Nyren
ASIN or ISBN-10: 032119537X
binding: Paperback
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The Longman Guide to Intermediate and Advanced Fiction Writing (Writer's Reference)

The authors are both sophisticated and clear-sighted, and their instruction is clearly that of writers to other writers. Even published authors might find this book valuable. I recommend it highly. --Charles Baxter, author of Burning Down the House.This is the most literate, practical and inspired guide of its kind, as urgently useful to the developing writer as a dictionary or a muse. This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how fiction is made. --Carolyn Cooke, author of The BostonsThis is not simply a book about the craft of fiction.

cover of The Longman Guide to Intermediate and Advanced Fiction Writing (Writer's Reference)author: Sarah Stone
Ron Nyren
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0205530125
binding: Paperback
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The Painting

In 1869 Japan, a young woman escapes the confines of her arranged marriage by painting memories of her lover on mulberry paper. She secretly wraps the painting around a ceramic pot that's bound for Europe. In France, a disenchanted young man works as a clerk at an import shop. When he opens the box from Japan, he discovers the brilliant watercolor of two lovers locked in an embrace under a plum tree. He steals the painting and hides it in his room. With each viewing, he sees something different, and gradually the painting transforms him.

cover of The Paintingauthor: Nina Schuyler
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1565124413
binding: Hardcover
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Charlie's Exit

cover of Charlie's Exitauthor: Tobey Hiller
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1931223017
binding: Hardcover
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Banjo Grease

Most of the stories in Dennis Must's provocative debut collection deal with characters from small towns in Pennsylvania factory towns with pottery plants and bronze foundries. These stories interlock to create a larger narrative about working-class people, whose lives are defined by the typical conflicts which shape most people's lives: marital conflicts, conflicts between relatives, inner conflicts over personal happiness and success, and struggles to understand the mysterious nature of life and death. The emotional mysteries of families is Must's domain.

cover of Banjo Greaseauthor: Dennis Must
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0887392288
binding: Paperback
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Oh, Don't Ask Why

cover of Oh, Don't Ask Whyauthor: Dennis Must
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1597090581
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Bundle o'Tinder (Anthony Hecht Prize) (Anthony Hecht Prize 3)

It took Waywiser Press' screening panel two months of careful reading, deliberation and discussion to narrow the field, first to twenty semi-finalists, and then to ten finalists. The latter (stripped of all identifying references) were then sent to the 2007 judge, Richard Wilbur. Joe Harrison rang Ms Kelleher with Mr Wilbur's decision in March. Rose Kelleher (b. 1964) grew up in Massachusetts and earned her B.A. in English at UMass Boston. She has worked as a technical writer and programmer, and authored four computer books and numerous technical articles.

cover of Bundle o'Tinder (Anthony Hecht Prize) (Anthony Hecht Prize 3)author: Rose Kelleher
ASIN or ISBN-10: 190413033X
binding: Paperback
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No Word of Farewell: Selected Poems, 1970-2000

cover of No Word of Farewell: Selected Poems, 1970-2000author: R. S. Gwynn
ASIN or ISBN-10: 188526691X
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White Stucco Black Wing

cover of White Stucco Black Wingauthor: KAREN KEVORKIAN
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1888996781
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The Made Thing: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern Poetry

cover of The Made Thing: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern Poetryauthor: Leon Stokesbury
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1557285799
binding: Paperback
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The Call of the Wild and Selected Stories

Robust tales of perilous adventure and animal cunning Includes Diable: A Dog, An Odyssey of the North, To the Man on the Trail, To Build a Fire, and Love of Life Out of the white wilderness, out of the Far North, Jack London, one of America’s most popular authors, drew the inspiration for the novel and five short stories included here. Swiftly paced and vividly written, they capture the main theme of London’s work: man’s instinctive reversion to primitive behavior when pitted against the brute force of nature.

cover of The Call of the Wild and Selected Storiesauthor: Jack London
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0451531345
binding: Mass Market Paperback
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Certain Weathers

cover of Certain Weathersauthor: Tobey Hiller
ASIN or ISBN-10: 9998987180
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Aqueduct

cover of Aqueductauthor: Tobey Hiller
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0963120719
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Recreating Partnership: A Solution-Oriented, Collaborative Approach to Couples Therapy

All couples go through challenging times: some survive and thrive, other don't. How can we understand and use this distinction in the practical application of therapy? In their innovative approach to couples therapy, Phillip Ziegler and Tobey Hiller answer this question.

cover of Recreating Partnership: A Solution-Oriented, Collaborative Approach to Couples Therapyauthor: Tobey Hiller
Phillip Ziegler
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0393703495
binding: Hardcover
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2 Love Poems

no imageauthor: Tobey Hiller
ASIN or ISBN-10: B000TLK3J8
binding: Paperback

2 Love Poems.

no imageauthor: Toby. HILLER
ASIN or ISBN-10: B000U94H50
binding: Loose Leaf

The Tangled Braid: Ninety-Nine Poems by Hafiz of Shiraz

A unique collaboration between a Cistercian monk and a scholar of Islamic translation, this volume offers fresh and distinctive interpretations of works by the spiritual Sufi poet, Hafiz of Shiraz. Combining scholarly precision with keen sensitivity to the mystic contours of the Persian originals, these esoteric verses are rendered into English without forfeiting the artistry or accuracy of the original intent. Knitting together aesthetics and erudition, each poem seeks to be intellectually stimulating and spiritually invigorating.

cover of The Tangled Braid: Ninety-Nine Poems by Hafiz of Shirazauthor: Hafiz
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1891785427
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The Ache of Appetite

cover of The Ache of Appetiteauthor: Rachel Hadas
ASIN or ISBN-10: 0914278843
binding: Paperback
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Able Muse Anthology (best of the poetry, fiction, short stories, creative nonfiction, essays, interviews, book reviews, poetry

The Able Muse Anthology — from the new Able Muse Press — celebrates Able Muse's journey through its first decade and beyond, by showcasing the best of the published poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, book reviews, art and photography, including a foreword by Timothy Steele. This anthology has received high praise and acclaim from Dana Gioia, David Mason, Charles Martin, Catharine Savage-Brosman, X.J. Kennedy, Catharine Savage Brosman and others. PRAISE FOR THE ABLE MUSE ANTHOLOGY:

cover of Able Muse Anthology (best of the poetry, fiction, short stories, creative nonfiction, essays, interviews, book reviews, poetryASIN or ISBN-10: 0986533807
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The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present

Three thousand years of the greatest Greek poetry, exquisitely translated and assembled in a handsome volume sure to be a modern classic. This landmark volume captures three millennia of Greek poetry—more than 1,000 poems and 200 poets. From the epics of Homeric Greece to the historical and erotic ironies of Cavafy, from the romances, hymns, and bawdy rhymes of Byzantium to the innovative voices of a resurgent twentieth century, this anthology brings together the diverse strands of the Greek poetic tradition.

cover of The Greek Poets: Homer to the PresentASIN or ISBN-10: 0393060837
binding: Hardcover
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