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51. 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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51. 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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52. 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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53. 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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54. 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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54. 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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55. 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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56. 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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57. 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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58. 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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59. 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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59. 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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60. 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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60. 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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61. 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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62. Cover image for 'So Ask'
Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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63. 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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64. 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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64. 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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65. 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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65. 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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66. 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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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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68. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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68. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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69. 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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69. 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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70. 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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70. 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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71. 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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71. 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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72. 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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73. 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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73. 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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74. 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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74. 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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75. 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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