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76. Cover image for 'Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self'
Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse
Yasmin Syed
Reading the Aeneid as the central text of Roman literary education, Yasmin Syed investigates the poem's power to shape Roman notions of self and cultural identity
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76. Cover image for 'Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self'
Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse
Yasmin Syed
Reading the Aeneid as the central text of Roman literary education, Yasmin Syed investigates the poem's power to shape Roman notions of self and cultural identity
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Hardcover 2004 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self" to Cart
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77. Cover image for 'Nimble Believing'
Dickinson and the Unknown
James McIntosh
A groundbreaking exploration of the themes of faith and doubt in Emily Dickinson's poetry
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78. Cover image for 'Breakfast Served Any Time All Day'
Essays on Poetry New and Selected
Donald Hall
A master of American letters collects forty years of writings on poetry in one essential volume
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79. Cover image for 'Fables of Representation'
Essays
Paul Hoover
Pointed essays and an interview from one of contemporary literature's most engaging critics, poets, and editors
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79. Cover image for 'Fables of Representation'
Essays
Paul Hoover
Pointed essays and an interview from one of contemporary literature's most engaging critics, poets, and editors
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80. Cover image for 'On James Tate'
Brian Henry, Editor
The first critical collection on the work of one of the most influential yet misunderstood American poets working today
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81. Cover image for 'Further Requirements'
Interviews, Broadcasts, Statements and Book Reviews, 1952-85
Philip Larkin
Collects a wide range of writing by this witty and astute British poet, including commentary on a diverse list of authors
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82. Cover image for 'Abandoned Women'
Rewriting the Classics in Dante, Boccaccio, and Chaucer
Suzanne Hagedorn
Sheds light on the complex web of allusions that link medieval authors to their literary predecessors
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83. Cover image for 'The Answers Are Inside the Mountains'
Meditations on the Writing Life
William Stafford, Edited by Paul Merchant & Vincent Wixon
A gathering of poems, articles, aphorisms, writing exercises, and interviews from this prolific and venerable author
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83. Cover image for 'The Answers Are Inside the Mountains'
Meditations on the Writing Life
William Stafford, Edited by Paul Merchant & Vincent Wixon
A gathering of poems, articles, aphorisms, writing exercises, and interviews from this prolific and venerable author
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84. Cover image for 'Yeats'
An Annual of Critical and Textual Studies, Volume XVII, 1999
Richard J. Finneran, Editor
The most recent volume of this distinguished annual
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85. Cover image for 'Barrier of a Common Language'
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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86. Cover image for 'Graceful Errors'
Pindar and the Performance of Praise
Hilary Mackie
Reveals Pindar's competing motives without oversimplifying his work
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87. Cover image for 'Roman Propertius and the Reinvention of Elegy'
Jeri Blair DeBrohun
Studies how Propertius transformed the elegiac form, using Callimachean style as a starting point
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88. 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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89. Cover image for 'The Taste for Nothingness'
A Study of Virtus and Related Themes in Lucan's Bellum Civile
R. Sklenar
The author explores the nihilistic view of the cosmos expressed by the poet and relates this perspective to the philosophical system of the Stoics
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90. Cover image for 'Essay on Rime'
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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90. Cover image for 'Essay on Rime'
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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91. Cover image for 'A Fly in the Soup'
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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92. Cover image for 'Soul Barnacles'
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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92. Cover image for 'Soul Barnacles'
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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93. Cover image for 'Song for Uncle Tom, Tonto, and Mr. Moto'
Poetry and Identity
David Mura
Essays and interviews on the relationship of color and the literary canon
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94. Cover image for 'Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson'
The Feminist Poetics of Self-Restraint
Kirstin Hotelling Zona
Provides a new perspective on three important women poets-and challenges prevailing notions of feminist criticism
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Hardcover 2002 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson" to Cart
95. Cover image for 'So Ask'
Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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95. Cover image for 'So Ask'
Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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96. Cover image for 'Banished Immortal'
Searching for Shuangqing, China's Peasant Woman Poet
Paul S. Ropp
A lyrical account of a decade-long search for the truth about Shuangqing, China's peasant woman poet
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97. Cover image for 'The Castle of Perseverance'
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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98. Cover image for 'A Boundless Field'
American Poetry at Large
Stephen Yenser
Reflections on the state of poetry and criticism by a master of both genres
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99. Cover image for 'Body and Soul'
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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99. Cover image for 'Body and Soul'
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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100. 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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