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Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore
Linda Leavell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571301829.  Daedalus Item Code: 54625
(Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award) Although Marianne Moore's poetry was highly praised by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and although her Collected Poems was honored ... (Read More)
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I Could Pee on This Too: And More Poems by More Cats
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452132945.  Daedalus Item Code: 69471
Ever since the first cat walked into a house in ancient Egypt, scratched the owner's nose, demanded to be fed, and was proclaimed a god (because who else would have such chutzpah?), people have been ... (Read More)
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The Iliad
Homer. Stephen Mitchell, trans.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439163375.  Daedalus Item Code: 64151
Poet and translator Stephen Mitchell—who has given us interpretations of The Second Book of the Tao, Gilgamesh, and Bhagavad Gita—here offers a prequel and companion to his ... (Read More)
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Impromptus: Selected Poems and Some Prose (Bilingual Edition)
Gottfried Benn. Michael Hofmann, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374175375.  Daedalus Item Code: 62031
Ever an outsider, Gottfried Benn's early, deeply pessimistic poems caused his work to be banned by the Nazis in 1938, while his brief and unhappy stint in the party later resulted in a ban by the ... (Read More)
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Inferno: Volume 1 of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri. Robin Kirkpatrick, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124788.  Daedalus Item Code: 51249
The first and most famous of the three canticles in Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, Inferno describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide. Through nine increasingly ... (Read More)
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Longing for a Kiss: Love Poems from Many Lands
Editors of Hippocrene Books.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806718.  Daedalus Item Code: 62609
From the United States to the Ukraine, this unique anthology presents 130 love poems from 21 different countries, each celebrating the electrifying subject of the kiss. Here are works by Edgar Allan ... (Read More)
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Love and Longing: A Collection of Classic Poetry and Prose
Jacqueline Wilson, intro. Kate Agnew, ed.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781840465235.  Daedalus Item Code: 54892
From pieces by Shakespeare, Lord Tennyson, and Emily Brontë to the less familiar poetry of Charlotte Mew and Aphra Behn, from excerpts of Thomas Malory's epic Le Morte d'Arthur to the minutely ... (Read More)
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Lyrics of the Sands: (English/Arabic Languages)
Gloria Kifayeh.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781900988896.  Daedalus Item Code: 54627
"Let me roam freely over the land, so that we may be free of the evils of a settled life." For millennia, the Bedouin of the Arabian Desert have composed poems about their harsh yet beautiful ... (Read More)
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Mallarmé: The Politics of the Siren
Jacques Rancière. Steven Corcoran, trans.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780826438409.  Daedalus Item Code: 62176
Often considered a difficult and austere poet, Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) has been widely misunderstood for more than a century, posits philosopher Jacques Rancière, who stresses that the French ... (Read More)
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A Meal of the Stars: Poems Up and Down
Dana Jensen. Tricia Tusa, illus.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547390079.  Daedalus Item Code: 62852
"Dear reader," poet Dana Jensen addresses us, "Each of these poems either starts at the top and goes down or starts at the bottom and goes up. Hmm—which is which? That's up to you to find out." This ... (Read More)
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Medieval Love Poetry
John Cherry, ed.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714150161.  Daedalus Item Code: 62976
The quest is the essence of medieval romance, whether the search is for the Holy Grail or for the ideal beloved, and love itself was variously the object of the quest or a snare that hindered its ... (Read More)
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The Merchant's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: .   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53739
In the merchant's risqué tale, the aged, lascivious knight January marries the attractive teenager May. Soon, though, January loses his sight, and—in an unforgettable scene—his young wife and her ... (Read More)
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