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New And Selected Poems 1974 2004

Author : Carl Dennis
ISBN : 9781440650338
Genre : Poetry
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The New York Times has called Carl Dennis’s poetry “wise, original, and deeply moving.” A poet with a growing audience of admirers, Dennis writes in a clear, classically simple language that is both personal and universal. Making use of a rich variety of genres—advice, meditation, elegy, and prophecy—his poems take unexpected turns as they explore their subjects, catching the reader off balance in a way that is liberating. This new anthology gathers the best of his eight previous books along with a generous sampling of new poems.

Collected Poems 1974 2004

Author : Rita Dove
ISBN : 9780393285956
Genre : Poetry
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Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award Finalist for the 2017 NAACP Image Award Three decades of powerful lyric poetry from a virtuoso of the English language in one unabridged volume. Rita Dove’s Collected Poems 1974–2004 showcases the wide-ranging diversity that earned her a Pulitzer Prize, the position of U.S. poet laureate, a National Humanities Medal, and a National Medal of Art. Gathering thirty years and seven books, this volume compiles Dove’s fresh reflections on adolescence in The Yellow House on the Corner and her irreverent musings in Museum. She sets the moving love story of Thomas and Beulah against the backdrop of war, industrialization, and the civil right struggles. The multifaceted gems of Grace Notes, the exquisite reinvention of Greek myth in the sonnets of Mother Love, the troubling rapids of recent history in On the Bus with Rosa Parks, and the homage to America’s kaleidoscopic cultural heritage in American Smooth all celebrate Dove’s mastery of narrative context with lyrical finesse. With the “precise, singing lines” for which the Washington Post praised her, Dove “has created fresh configurations of the traditional and the experimental” (Poetry magazine).

Art Of The Impossible

Author : Paul Hyland
ISBN : UOM:39015058229090
Genre : Poetry
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Paul Hyland is alert to the source and power of his poetry. Words culled from darkness are fine-tuned under bright lights. He does what storytellers, shamans, singers and musicians have always done: he takes on the world beyond the firelight -- or the computer screen -- with tales, songs and spells; he dons masks, plays games and tricks, performs modest miracles and, in all seriousness, attempts the art of the impossible. Paul Hyland's Art of the Impossible includes the life work of the spy-poet Z as well as poems selected from other books. In a substantial collection of new poems, Hyland goes underground in Cleveland, explores the Mesolithic South, worries at lberia and gets into the heads of unlikely characters. Book jacket.

June Tree

Author : Peter Balakian
ISBN : 9780062032454
Genre : Poetry
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Prize-winning poet and New York Times-bestselling author Peter Balakian offers the best of his previous poetry, as well as thirteen new poems. For three decades, Peter Balakian's poetry has been praised widely in the United States and abroad. He has created a unique voice in American poetry -- one that is both personal and cosmopolitan. In sensuous, elliptical language, Balakian offers a textured poetry that is beautiful and haunting as it envelops an American grain, the reverberations of the Armenian Genocide, and the wired, discordant realities of contemporary life.

The Holding Centre

Author : Harry Clifton
ISBN : 1852249714
Genre : Poetry
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This selection presents for the first time the thirty year trajectory of an acclaimed Irish poet who has lived and worked between the secular and the religious, Eros and history, Ireland and elsewhere, be it west Africa after civil war, south-east Asia after the Khmer Rouge or Europe at the collapse of the Berlin Wall, and whose extraordinary body of work has re-defined what it means to be Irish in the twenty-first century. Harry Clifton has published six other books of poetry, most recently The Winter Sleep of Captain Lemass (2012) from Bloodaxe, and Secular Eden: Paris Notebooks 1994-2004 (2007), winner of the Irish Times / Poetry Now Award, from Wake Forest University Press in the US. His other books include On the Spine of Italy (1999), his prose study of an Abruzzese mountain community, and Berkeley's Telephone (2007), a collection of short fiction.

New And Selected Poems

Author : Michael Ryan
ISBN : 9780547561592
Genre : Poetry
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“Ryan is a scrupulously observant poet with a gift for going for the jugular . . . His work is finely honed, provocative, questing, and humane.” – Edward Hirsch, Washington Post Book World Michael Ryan’s first collection in fifteen years shows the acclaimed poet at the height of his powers. Highlighting the wit and passion displayed throughout his career, Ryan’s latest work comprises fifty-seven poems from three award-winning volumes and thirty-one new poems. In both dramatic lyrics and complex narratives, Ryan renders the world with startling clarity, freshness, and intimacy. New and Selected Poems is filled with the stuff of everyday life, and as the New York Times Book Review said, it “include[s] pain and fear but also surprise, joy, laughter, everything human.” "New and Selected Poems reminds us how much we have relied on this poet to forge a path for us in plain style.” – Carol Muske-Dukes, Los Angeles Times Book Review "Ryan's poems have always felt as if they neded to be written. They seem to exist because of some pressure to respond, not because of a facility for language alone. This is a rare quality among poets. The commitment to it is as hard-won, and real, as any you are likely to find in poetry." – David Rivard, American Poetry Review Michael Ryan is the author of many acclaimed books, including three previous volumes of poetry. Among the honors for his work are the prestigious Kingsley Tufts Award, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and NEA and Guggenheim fellowships. Ryan is a professor of English and creative writing at the University of California at Irvine.

The Collected Poems Of Lucille Clifton 1965 2010

Author : Lucille Clifton
ISBN : 9781942683001
Genre : Poetry
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Winner of the 2013 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry "The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 may be the most important book of poetry to appear in years."--Publishers Weekly "All poetry readers will want to own this book; almost everything is in it."--Publishers Weekly "If you only read one poetry book in 2012, The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton ought to be it."—NPR "The 'Collected Clifton' is a gift, not just for her fans...but for all of us."--The Washington Post "The love readers feel for Lucille Clifton—both the woman and her poetry—is constant and deeply felt. The lines that surface most frequently in praise of her work and her person are moving declarations of racial pride, courage, steadfastness."—Toni Morrison, from the Foreword The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965–2010 combines all eleven of Lucille Clifton's published collections with more than fifty previously unpublished poems. The unpublished poems feature early poems from 1965–1969, a collection-in-progress titled the book of days (2008), and a poignant selection of final poems. An insightful foreword by Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison and comprehensive afterword by noted poet Kevin Young frames Clifton's lifetime body of work, providing the definitive statement about this major America poet's career. On February 13, 2010, the poetry world lost one of its most distinguished members with the passing of Lucille Clifton. In the last year of her life, she was named the first African American woman to receive the $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize honoring a US poet whose "lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition," and was posthumously awarded the Robert Frost Medal for lifetime achievement from the Poetry Society of America. "mother-tongue: to man-kind" (from the unpublished the book of days): all that I am asking is that you see me as something more than a common occurrence, more than a woman in her ordinary skin.

Poetry

Author : Harriet Monroe
ISBN : UOM:39015066119960
Genre : American poetry
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722686
Genre : Bibliography, National
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The Best American Poetry 2006

Author : Billy Collins
ISBN : 0743257596
Genre : Poetry
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Billy Collins, one of our most beloved poets, has chosen poems of wit, humor, imagination, and surprise, in a range of styles and forms, for The Best American Poetry 2006. The result is a celebration of the pleasures of poetry. In his charming and candid introduction Collins explains how he chose seventy-five poems from among the thousands he considered. With insightful comments from the poets illuminating their work, and series editor David Lehman's thought-provoking foreword, The Best American Poetry 2006 is a brilliant addition to a series that links the most noteworthy verse and prose poems of our time to a readership as discerning as it is devoted to the art of poetry.

A Students Treasury Of Texas Poetry

Author : Billy Bob Hill
ISBN : IND:30000116547534
Genre : Literary Collections
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A collection of 150 poems about Texas, covering the history, culture, geography, natural environment, and ethnic diversity of the state.

180 More

Author : Billy Collins
ISBN : UOM:39015060617993
Genre : Poetry
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Selected and introduced by America's former poet laureate, a second innovative anthology of 180 works by leading contemporary poets features the work of Robert Bly, Jane Kenyon, Galway Kinnell, Sharon Olds, Franz Wright, Paul Muldoon, Edward Hirsch, and other notable writers. Original. 45,000 first printing.

The Book Review Digest

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ISBN : UOM:39015062055200
Genre : Bibliography
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Harvard Review

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ISBN : NWU:35556035771708
Genre : American literature
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Mystery So Long

Author : Stephen Dobyns
ISBN : UOM:39015060617092
Genre : Poetry
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Combining elements of free verse and traditional poetic forms, the commonplace and the mythic, the critically acclaimed poet and novelist explores the unique joys, challenges, and complications of life. By the author of Pallbearers Envying the One Who Rides and The Porcupine's Kisses. Original.

A Directory Of American Poets And Fiction Writers 2003 2004

Author : Poets & Writers, Inc
ISBN : 0913734632
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Resource. THE DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN POETS & FICTION WRITERS is a required resource for any arts or presenting organization looking for literary readers, as well as for all publishers seeking to solicit work from the best American writers. In additon, writers can use the book to find the right writing mentor and connect with other writers. "When I directed my first arts program, [the Directory] delivered the addresses and phone numbers of writers I loved, but couldn't find. How many writers and audiences are robbed without the information between these covers?"--Cornelius Eady, co-founder and co-director, Cave Canem and author of Brutal Imagination.

Haunted Hills Hanging Valleys

Author : Peter Trower
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114672269
Genre : Poetry
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Winner of the Canadian Authors Association Jack Chalmers Poetry Award (2005) "It's high time [Trower] was recognized more widely as the gifted and versatile force in Canadian poetry that he is. If this fine selection can't garner such recognition, it's hard to imagine what will." -Zach Wells, The Danforth Review

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015060466151
Genre : American literature
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043178
Genre : American literature
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Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

Author : Gale Cengage Publishing
ISBN : 0787695335
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

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