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Mr. Ferlinghetti's Poem
David Frampton.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802852908.  Daedalus Item Code: 32210
In swirling, richly textured woodcuts, David Frampton frames and illustrates a poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Fortune," about a sweltering day from his boyhood in Brooklyn, New York, for readers up ... (Read More)
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My Brother's Book
Maurice Sendak. Stephen Greenblatt, intro.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062234896.  Daedalus Item Code: 54691
Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are comes this last book by Maurice Sendak, completed before his death in 2012. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage ... (Read More)
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Ode to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child
Lucy Gray, ed.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849941334.  Daedalus Item Code: 51867
A celebration of children, of childhood, and in many ways, of being a parent, this collection offers some of the best poetry ever written about children, from William Blake, Christina Rossetti, ... (Read More)
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The Odyssey
Homer. Samuel Butler, trans. Damian Stocking, intro.
Publisher: Barnes & Noble.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781435137738.  Daedalus Item Code: 51886
Following the warrior Odysseus home to Greece from the Trojan War, in a journey troubled at every turn by gods and demi-gods, Homer's epic tale is one of the founding works of Western literature. ... (Read More)
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The Odyssey
Homer. Stephen Mitchell, trans.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451674170.  Daedalus Item Code: 52487
In words of great poetic power, Stephen Mitchell's translation brings Odysseus and his adventures vividly to life in a fast stream of action and imagery. Homer's tales of one-eyed man-eating giants; ... (Read More)
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On Whitman: Writers on Writers
C.K. Williams.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691144726.  Daedalus Item Code: 31826
In this slim but insightful book, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet C.K. Williams sets aside the mass of biography and literary criticism that has accumulated around the work and person of Walt Whitman, ... (Read More)
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Once: Poems
Alice Walker.
Publisher: Harvest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156687454.  Daedalus Item Code: 43275
In this debut volume of poetry, from 1968, the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Color Purple first established herself as a poet of unusual sensitivity and power, ... (Read More)
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Oranges and Lemons: Rhymes from Past Times
Karen Dolby.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843179597.  Daedalus Item Code: 52405
Collecting well-known nursery rhymes along with some that may be less familiar (yet faintly recognized), this intriguing annotated treasury takes us back to our earliest years and those rhymes and ... (Read More)
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Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley. Fiona Sampson, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571259472.  Daedalus Item Code: 53920
Despite dying at the age of 29, Percy Bysshe Shelley had already compiled an astonishing body of work, which later inspired such authors as Robert Browning, Karl Marx, George Bernard Shaw, ... (Read More)
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The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
Mark Scroggins.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781593761585.  Daedalus Item Code: 41341
This is the first substantive critical biography of Louis Zukofsky, a protégé of Ezra Pound, an artistic collaborator and close friend of William Carlos Williams, and the leader of a whole school of ... (Read More)
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The Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family
John Lithgow, ed.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9780446580021.  Daedalus Item Code: 53251
From listening to his grandmother recite epic poems from memory to curling up in bed while his father read funny verses, John Lithgow grew up with poetry. Here he presents an outstanding treasury of ... (Read More)
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Poetic Lives: Coleridge
Daniel Hahn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913016.  Daedalus Item Code: 50396
Poet, philosopher, and critic, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) is now best remembered for his extraordinary The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, but in his lifetime ... (Read More)
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