Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay An Annotated Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300264661, Yale University Press, November 2022
344 pp., 23.4x19 cm, 12 black&white illus.
This beautifully produced first annotated edition of Edna St. Vincent Millay's oeuvre re-presents the work of the Jazz Age's most famous poet. More than sixty years after her death, the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay continues t...
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Gilgamesh A New Translation of the Ancient Epic
ISBN: PB: 9780300268096, ISBN: HB: 9780300251180, Yale University Press, November 2022
320 pp., 23.4x15.5 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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Lines and Lyrics An Introduction to Poetry and Song
ISBN: HB: 9780300245677, Yale University Press, October 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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Words as Grain New and Selected Poems
ISBN: HB: 9780300227390, Yale University Press, October 2022
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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100 Poets A Little Anthology
ISBN: PB: 9780300266993, ISBN: HB: 9780300258011, Yale University Press, September 2022
280 pp., 19.6x12.7 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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Mothman Apologia
ISBN: PB: 9780300261073, ISBN: HB: 9780300261080, Yale University Press, May 2022
120 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The latest volume of the Yale Series of Younger Poets explores love, grief, the opioid epidemic, and coming of age. The 116th volume of the Yale Series of Younger Poets, Robert Wood Lynn's collection of poems explores the tensions of youth and the...
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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, 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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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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What Noise Against the Cane
ISBN: PB: 9780300256536, Yale University Press, May 2021
96 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
"What Noise Against the Cane" is a lyric quest for belonging and freedom, weaving political resistance, Caribbean folklore, immigration and the realities of Black life in America. Desiree C. Bailey begins by reworking the epic in an oceanic narrative...
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