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1. Cover image for 'The Underground Poetry Metro Transportation System for Souls'
Essays on the Cultural Life of Poetry
Tony Hoagland
Tony Hoagland’s essays, full of sharp wit and astute observations, draw out the poetry hiding everywhere in American culture.
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Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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John Ashbery
Fifty years of writing on literature, film, and art by one of the most influential poets and critics of our time
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John Ashbery
Fifty years of writing on literature, film, and art by one of the most influential poets and critics of our time
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4. Cover image for 'Poetry and What is Real'
Richard Tillinghast
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Essays
Paul Hoover
Pointed essays and an interview from one of contemporary literature's most engaging critics, poets, and editors
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Essays
Paul Hoover
Pointed essays and an interview from one of contemporary literature's most engaging critics, poets, and editors
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An American Looks at Contemporary British Poetry
Dana Gioia
The latest offering in the Poets on Poetry series from the acclaimed poet, critic, and current chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts
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7. Cover image for 'The Metaphysician in the Dark'
Charles Simic
From one of America's foremost contemporary poets, a scintillating, surprising collection of essays on everything from poetry and art to the fine art of sausage-making
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with Trial of a Poet
Karl Shapiro
Now back in print, two brilliant verse-essays on poets and poetry by an American master
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with Trial of a Poet
Karl Shapiro
Now back in print, two brilliant verse-essays on poets and poetry by an American master
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Memoirs
Charles Simic
The coming-of-age of one of America's best-loved poets, from his childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia to his bohemian years in New York City
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Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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Poetry and Identity
David Mura
Essays and interviews on the relationship of color and the literary canon
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Job Opportunities in Contemporary Poetry
Thomas M. Disch
Eminently readable and refreshingly candid essays on literature and culture, by a master of many literary genres and forms
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American Poetry at Large
Stephen Yenser
Reflections on the state of poetry and criticism by a master of both genres
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Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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15. Cover image for 'The Instant of Knowing'
Lectures, Criticism, and Occasional Prose
Josephine Jacobsen
A rich assortment of the writings of rediscovered octogenarian poet Josephine Jacobsen
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Toward an Autobiography
Philip Levine
An extraordinary memoir from one of our most celebrated poets
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Contemporary American Poetry
Linda Gregerson
Appraises the work of significant American poets in engaging and erudite essays by a leading critic and scholar
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Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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Writing on Poetry and Poets
Ron Padgett
A lively and diverse collection of prose by an esteemed poet-teacher
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Writing on Poetry and Poets
Ron Padgett
A lively and diverse collection of prose by an esteemed poet-teacher
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20. Cover image for 'Merrill, Cavafy, Poems, and Dreams'
Rachel Hadas
A varied and generous sampling of more than a decade's worth of prose by an important poet
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Rachel Hadas
A varied and generous sampling of more than a decade's worth of prose by an important poet
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Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gathers essays, interviews, poems, and performance texts by one of America's most significant contemporary poets
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Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gathers essays, interviews, poems, and performance texts by one of America's most significant contemporary poets
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Essays on Poetry, Politics, and the Erotic
Alicia Suskin Ostriker
Essays that explore the meaning of politics, love, and spiritual life in American poetry from Whitman to the present
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Essays on Poetry, Politics, and the Erotic
Alicia Suskin Ostriker
Essays that explore the meaning of politics, love, and spiritual life in American poetry from Whitman to the present
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Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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24. Cover image for 'Responsive Reading'
Edward Hirsch
Collects prose that crosses geographic, historical, and linguistic borders, engaging literature as an international activity
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Edward Hirsch
Collects prose that crosses geographic, historical, and linguistic borders, engaging literature as an international activity
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25. Cover image for 'The Route as Briefed'
James Tate
Interviews, essays, short stories, memoirs--and a recipe by this contemporary poet
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James Tate
Interviews, essays, short stories, memoirs--and a recipe by this contemporary poet
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