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51. Cover image for 'Poetics of Dislocation'
Meena Alexander

A prominent poet brings the experience of the world to her struggles to find her place in America, and explores what the many cultures in this country mean for poets practicing their craft

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51. Cover image for 'Poetics of Dislocation'
Meena Alexander

A prominent poet brings the experience of the world to her struggles to find her place in America, and explores what the many cultures in this country mean for poets practicing their craft

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52. Cover image for 'The Iliad'
Homer
A new translation of Homer's classic follows Merrill's successful earlier version of the Odyssey in capturing the feel of the original Greek
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Tradition, Narrative, and Audience
Ruth Scodel
A discussion of how ancient Greek bards ensured that their poetry would reach audiences of various backgrounds
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Tradition, Narrative, and Audience
Ruth Scodel
A discussion of how ancient Greek bards ensured that their poetry would reach audiences of various backgrounds
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54. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

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54. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

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54. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

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55. Cover image for 'The Scroll and the Marble'
Studies in Reading and Reception in Hellenistic Poetry
Peter Bing

Seminal essays from one of the most prominent scholars of Hellenistic poetry

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Studies in Reading and Reception in Hellenistic Poetry
Peter Bing

Seminal essays from one of the most prominent scholars of Hellenistic poetry

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56. Cover image for 'The Humblest Sparrow'
The Poetry of Venantius Fortunatus
Michael Roberts
A long-awaited study of the poetry of Venantius Fortunatus
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The Poetry of Venantius Fortunatus
Michael Roberts

A long-awaited study of the poetry of Venantius Fortunatus

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57. Cover image for 'The Hopwood Lectures'
Edited and with an introduction by Nicholas Delbanco

A selection of Hopwood lectures delivered during ten annual awards ceremony, including work by Charles Baxter, Mary Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan, Susan Stamberg, and others

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Edited and with an introduction by Nicholas Delbanco

A selection of Hopwood lectures delivered during ten annual awards ceremony, including work by Charles Baxter, Mary Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan, Susan Stamberg, and others

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58. Cover image for 'On Burning Ground'
Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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59. Cover image for 'Homer and the Dual Model of the Tragic'
Yoav Rinon

A probing and much needed examination of "the tragic" as a concept distinct from tragedy as a genre

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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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61. Cover image for 'Don't Deny My Name'
Words and Music and the Black Intellectual Tradition
Lorenzo Thomas
Reflections on the relationships between black American intellectuals and African American  musical traditions from blues to hip hop
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Words and Music and the Black Intellectual Tradition
Lorenzo Thomas
Reflections on the relationships between black American intellectuals and African American  musical traditions from blues to hip hop
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62. Cover image for 'The Left-Handed Story'
Writing and the Writer's Life
Nancy Willard
A collection of enlightening and entertaining essays and personal narratives on topics such as the craft of fiction, children’s literature, fairy tales, and art
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63. Cover image for 'Charles Simic'
Essays on the Poetry
Bruce Weigl, Editor
New perspectives on the work of this original and hard-to-categorize American poet,  recently named Poet Laureate of the United States
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64. Cover image for 'Poet's Work, Poet's Play'
Essays on the Practice and the Art
Edited by Daniel Tobin and Pimone Triplett
An indispensable resource for anyone interested in the art and craft of contemporary poetry
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An Anthology of American Labor Poetry, 1929-41
John Marsh, Editor
The first-ever anthology of American labor poetry of the Great Depression
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66. Cover image for 'Ed Dorn Live'
Lectures, Interviews, and Outtakes
Edward Dorn
Collects the commentary of the later years and last days of one of America's most powerful and unique poets
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67. Cover image for 'Power and Possibility'
Essays, Reviews, and Interviews
Elizabeth Alexander
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68. Cover image for 'The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language'
Laura (Riding) Jackson
Brings together four decades of largely unpublished work by  Jackson, exploring the rationale for her renunciation of poetry in 1941 after two decades as a poet
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68. Cover image for 'The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language'
Laura (Riding) Jackson
Brings together four decades of largely unpublished work by  Jackson, exploring the rationale for her renunciation of poetry in 1941 after two decades as a poet
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69. Cover image for 'Cultures of Modernism'
Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, and Else Lasker-Schuler
Cristanne Miller
Examines the influences of location on the literary achievements of three modernist women writers
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Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, and Else Lasker-Schuler
Cristanne Miller
Examines the influences of location on the literary achievements of three modernist women writers
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70. Cover image for 'On Frank Bidart'
Fastening the Voice to the Page
Edited by Liam Rector and Tree Swenson
Essays that explore the art and craft of Frank Bidart's poetry, with an interview with the poet
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71. Cover image for 'The Passionate Spectator'
Essays on Art and Poetry
John Yau
Insightful essays on art and poetry by the acclaimed writer, critic, and curator
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72. Cover image for 'Theogony and Works and Days'
Hesiod
A new verse-translation celebrating the poetry of Hesiod's great works, Theogony and Works and Days
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73. Cover image for 'Memory Piano'
Charles Simic
An eclectic array of essays, reviews, and memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic
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73. Cover image for 'Memory Piano'
Charles Simic
An eclectic array of essays, reviews, and memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic
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74. Cover image for 'The Hopwood Awards'
75 Years of Prized Writing
Edited by Nicholas Delbanco, Andrea Beauchamp, and Michael Barrett
Collects poetry and prose by renowned writers who won Hopwood Awards when they were students at the University of Michigan
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74. Cover image for 'The Hopwood Awards'
75 Years of Prized Writing
Edited by Nicholas Delbanco, Andrea Beauchamp, and Michael Barrett
Collects poetry and prose by renowned writers who won Hopwood Awards when they were students at the University of Michigan
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75. Cover image for 'Gathering Ground'
A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade
Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady, Editors
A collection from the first ten years of Cave Canem, including work by many leading faculty and the winners of the annual Cave Canem first-book prize
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75. Cover image for 'Gathering Ground'
A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade
Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady, Editors
A collection from the first ten years of Cave Canem, including work by many leading faculty and the winners of the annual Cave Canem first-book prize
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