Poetry

product image

JOHN ASHBERY: COLLECTED POEMS 1956-1987

Written by Ashbery, John
With this volume, published in 2008, John Ashbery became the first living poet to have his work collected in the Library of America series. Beginning with Some Trees in 1956, John Ashbery charted a profoundly original and individual course that has opened up pathways for subsequent generations of poets.
October 2, 2008 | Hardcover | Library of America | 1042 Pages |
$40.00
product image

NOTES FROM THE AIR: SELECTED LATER POEMS

Written by Ashbery, John
This long-awaited volume, a new selection of his later poems, spans ten major collections by one of America's most visionary and influential poets.
October 28, 2008 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 364 Pages |
$16.99
product image

POETRY HANDBOOK

Written by Oliver, Mary
With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built--meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. She talks of iambs and trochees, couplets and sonnets, and how and why this should matter to anyone writing or reading poetry.
August 15, 1994 | Paperback | Mariner Books |
$14.99
product image

BOOK OF LUMINOUS THINGS: AN INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY OF POETRY

Written by Milosz, Czeslaw
A collection of 300 poems from writers around the world, selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz Czeslaw Milosz's A Book of Luminous Things--his personal selection of poems from the past and present--is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images.
April 1, 1998 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 352 Pages |
$15.95
product image

YOU WILL HEAR THUNDER

Written by Akhmatova, Anna
Anna Akhmatova lived through pre-revolution Russia, Bolshevism, and Stalinism. Throughout it all, she maintained an elegant, muscular style that could grab a reader by the throat at a moment's notice. Defined by tragedy and beauty in equal measure, her poems take on romantic frustration and the pull of the sensory, and find power in the mundane.
August 14, 2017 | Paperback | Ohio University Press | 160 Pages |
$19.95
product image

AENEID

Written by Virgil
This volume represents the most ambitious project of distinguished poet David Ferry's life: a complete translation of Virgil's Aeneid. Ferry has long been known as the foremost contemporary translator of Latin poetry, and his translations of Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics have become standards.
September 29, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 432 Pages |
$35.00
product image

LICE

Written by Merwin, W S
This Fiftieth Anniversary edition celebrates one of the most ground-breaking books in American poetry. When first published in 1967, W.S. Merwin's The Lice was ground-breaking. Its visionary urgency directly engaged the nexus of aesthetics and morality, exerting an immediate and lasting effect on the writing and reading of poetry.
May 30, 2017 | Paperback | Copper Canyon Press | 96 Pages |
$15.00
product image

BOOK OF TWILIGHT OE

Written by Neruda, Pablo
The greatest poet of the 20th century in any language.--Gabriel Garcia MarquezHis enormous scope was due to the fact that he dared take on the risks of impurity, imperfection, and, yes, banality. He had to do it, in order to name a world. Our world.--New York Times
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Copper Canyon Press | 180 Pages |
$17.00
product image

VENTURE OF THE INFINITE MAN

Written by Neruda, Pablo
venture of the infinite man was Neruda's third book, published in 1926, two years after his widely celebrated Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair.
November 21, 2017 | Hardcover | City Lights Books | 120 Pages |
$13.95
product image

WILD BEAUTY: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS

Written by Shange, Ntozake
From the poet, novelist, and cultural icon behind the award-winning and celebrated Broadway play, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, comes an evocative and moving bilingual collection of new and beloved poems.
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | 37 Ink | 288 Pages |
$21.00

New Arrivals

product image
product image
product image
product image
product image
product image
product image
product image