Lines and Lyrics An Introduction to Poetry and Song
ISBN: HB: 9780300245677, Yale University Press, February 2022
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 63 black&white illus.
Bruce Springsteen, Benjamin Britten, Kendrick Lamar, Sylvia Plath, Outkast, and Anne Sexton collide in this inventive study of poetry and song. Drawing on literary poetry, rock, rap, musical theater, and art songs from the Elizabethan period to the p...
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Gilgamesh A New Translation of the Ancient Epic
ISBN: HB: 9780300251180, Yale University Press, January 2022
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
"Gilgamesh" is a Babylonian epic from three thousand years ago, which tells of King Gilgamesh's deep love for the wild man Enkidu and his pursuit of immortality when Enkidu dies. It is a story about love between men, loss and grief, the confrontation...
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Home 100 Poems
ISBN: HB: 9780300253450, Yale University Press, January 2022
264 pp., 21.6x14 cm
In this poignant collection, Christian Wiman draws together one hundred evocative poems and prose fragments about home, exploring home's deep theological, literary, philosophical, historical, political, and social dimensions. Wiman calls home "a hous...
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Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles The Power of the Reader's Mind over a Universe of Death
ISBN: PB: 9780300261530, ISBN: HB: 9780300247282, Yale University Press, November 2021
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This dazzling celebration of the power of poetry to sublimate death – completed weeks before Harold Bloom died – shows how literature renews life amid what Milton called "a universe of death". Bloom reads as a way of taking arms against the sea of li...
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At the Height of the Moon A Book of Bedtime Poetry and Art
ISBN: HB: 9783791374802, Prestel Publishing, October 2021
160 pp., 27x21 cm, 70 colour illus.
This beautifully illustrated collection of nocturnally inspired images and writing introduces children to great art and poetry, while sending them off to a dream-filled sleep. Drawing from centuries of artistic and literary traditions from around th...
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Raven and Other Poems Barnes & Noble Flexibound Pocket Editions
ISBN: PB: 9781435171374, GMC Group, Barnes & Noble, September 2021
128 pp., 18.4x10.9 cm
The undisputed pioneer of the horror, detective and science-fiction genres, Edgar Allan Poe was just as influential as a poet as he is now a celebrated writer of short stories. The present edition contains a large selection of his works in verse, fro...
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100 Poets A Little Anthology
ISBN: HB: 9780300258011, Yale University Press, September 2021
280 pp., 21.6x14 cm
A poem seems a fragile thing. Change a word and it is broken. But poems outlive empires and survive the devastation of conquests. Celebrated author John Carey here presents a uniquely valuable anthology of verse based on a simple principle: select th...
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New World Written Selected Poems
ISBN: HB: 9780300241242, Yale University Press, July 2021
256 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The poetry of Maria Baranda is a haunting homage to the natural world: transcendent in scope, attentive to the particular, and acutely aware of the mystery of being. Absorbed by nature's otherness, Baranda seeks to inhabit the voices of the wind, of...
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Words as Grain New and Selected Poems
ISBN: HB: 9780300227390, Yale University Press, June 2021
256 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
A leading poet from the Cultural Revolution to the present day, Duo Duo is one of China's most influential contemporary writers. He began writing in the 1970s. His poetic vision matured in Beijing in the 1980s and during his exile in the 1990s follow...
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B After Dante
ISBN: PB: 9781784109592, Carcanet, May 2021
240 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
After seven centuries, the "Divine Comedy" reborn... In the follow-up to his 2019 Seamus Heaney Prize-winning debut "Unearthly Toys", Ned Denny takes a unique, startling approach to the medieval, quintessential spiritual epic.
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