The Best American Poetry 2016

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The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues—guest edited this year by award-winning poet Edward Hirsch, a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and the president of The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Pages: 240 pages Publisher:Scribner Language: English ISBN-13: 978-1501127557 The Best American

The Making of Sonnet

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An enlightening, celebratory anthology of the most classic and enduring of forms edited by two major poets. This illuminating anthology follows the sonnet through its various moments and makers over five and a half centuries. Edward Hirsch and Eavan Boland, two of our foremost poets, focus on vicissitudes, paying particular attention to how

To a Nightingale

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Uniting the voices of thirty master poets, this sweeping anthology explores the influence of literature’s most celebrated bird. To a Nightingale traces the presence of this richly interpreted muse through the words of Ovid, Hafiz, Shakespeare, Milton, Shelley, Keats, T.S. Eliot, W.S. Merwin and many more. The collection reveals a time-honored, poetic discussion of

Theodore Roethke

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From the recollections of his youth in Michigan to the visionary longings of the poems written just before his death, Theodore Roethke embarked on a quest to restore wholeness to a self that seemed irreparably broken. In the words of editor Edward Hirsch, “He courted the irrational and embraced what is most vulnerable

A William Maxwell Portrait

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"When writing about William Maxwell it is easy to make him sound saintly," declares poet Collier. As an award-winning novelist and short story writer and a 40-year New Yorker editor (working with such luminaries as Eudora Welty, John Hersey and John Cheever), Maxwell, who died four years ago at age 92, had much-valued friendships with

Transforming Vision : Writers on Art

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In this unique and lavishly illustrated gift book, famous writers, including John Updike, Wallace Stevens, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Levine, contribute poems and prose—most never before published—on artworks found in one of the country's preeminent museums. Pages: 143 pages Publisher:The Art Institute of Chicago/ Bulfinch Press (1994) Language: English ISBN-13:978-0821221266

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