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101. 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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102. 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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102. 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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103. 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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104. Cover image for 'An Exaltation of Forms'
Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of Their Art
Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes, Editors
Fifty poets examine the architecture of poems—from the haiku to rap music—and trace their history
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104. Cover image for 'An Exaltation of Forms'
Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of Their Art
Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes, Editors
Fifty poets examine the architecture of poems—from the haiku to rap music—and trace their history
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105. Cover image for 'Chaucer's Italian Tradition'
Warren Ginsberg
Explores provocative questions about the dynamics of cross-cultural translation and the formation of tradition
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106. Cover image for 'On Gwendolyn Brooks'
Reliant Contemplation
Stephen Caldwell Wright, Editor
A reassessment of the art and achievements of the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize
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107. Cover image for 'The Bread of Time'
Toward an Autobiography
Philip Levine
An extraordinary memoir from one of our most celebrated poets
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108. Cover image for 'Yeats'
An Annual of Critical and Textual Studies, Volume XVI, 1998
Volume: 16
Richard J. Finneran, Editor
Another volume in the distinguished annual
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109. Cover image for 'Negative Capability'
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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110. Cover image for 'Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin'
Robert Faggen
A revealing look at Darwin's influence on the American poet Robert Frost
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111. Cover image for 'The Poetry Blues'
Essays and Interviews
William Matthews
A posthumous collection of essays on poetry, jazz, art, and language by one of America's most well respected poets
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112. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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112. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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113. Cover image for 'Becoming a Poet'
Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell
David Kalstone
A celebrated study of Elizabeth Bishop's genius, as revealed through her literary friendships
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114. Cover image for 'The Ghost of Meter'
Culture and Prosody in American Free Verse
Annie Finch
A groundbreaking study of the connections among meter, the poetic unconscious, and wider literary and cultural forces
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115. Cover image for 'The Straight Line'
Writing on Poetry and Poets
Ron Padgett
A lively and diverse collection of prose by an esteemed poet-teacher
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115. Cover image for 'The Straight Line'
Writing on Poetry and Poets
Ron Padgett
A lively and diverse collection of prose by an esteemed poet-teacher
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116. 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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116. 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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117. Cover image for 'Blue Notes'
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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117. Cover image for 'Blue Notes'
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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118. Cover image for 'Yeats'
An Annual of Critical and Textual Studies, Volume XV, 1997
Volume: 15
Richard J. Finneran, Editor
A new volume in the distinguished annual that presents the latest and best Yeats criticism
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119. Cover image for 'Dancing at the Devil's Party'
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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119. Cover image for 'Dancing at the Devil's Party'
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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120. Cover image for 'Poetry at One Remove'
Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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120. Cover image for 'Poetry at One Remove'
Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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121. Cover image for 'The Heart as a Drum'
Continuance and Resistance in American Indian Poetry
Robin Riley Fast
An accessible introduction to a wide range of contemporary poetry by Native Americans
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122. Cover image for 'Early Greek Lyric Poetry'
Translated with an Introduction and Commentary by David Mulroy
New approach to translating the Greek lyric poets
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123. Cover image for 'Poems from the Greek Anthology'
Expanded Edition
Translated, with a Foreword, by Kenneth Rexroth
Classic Greek poetry with a touch of the Beat
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124. Cover image for 'Required Writing'
Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-1982
Philip Larkin
Recollections, interviews, essays, and reviews by the revered English poet
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125. 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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125. 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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