The Palm at the End of the Mind: Selected Poems and a Play

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Vintage #ad - Included also is a short play by Stevens, "Bowl, Cat and Broomstick. ". This selection of works by wallace stevens--the man Harold Bloom has called “the best and most representative American poet”--was first published in 1967. Edited by the poet's daughter holly stevens, it contains all the major long poems and sequences, and every shorter poem of lasting value in Stevens' career, including some not printed in his earlier Collected Works.

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Selected Poems

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New Directions #ad - In addition to including many more pieces, Tomlinson has organized the whole in chronological order. It isn't what he the poet says that counts as a work of art, " Williams maintained, "it's what he makes, with such intensity of purpose that it lives with an intrinsic movement of its own to verify its authenticity.

Selected Poems #ad - ". With the publication of this book, charles Tomlinson's edition of Williams's Selected Poems, New Directions has introduced a gathering larger and more comprehensive than the original 1963 edition. Opening with professor Tomlinson's superbly clear and helpful introduction this selection reflects the most up-to-date Williams scholarship.

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Four Quartets

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Mariner Books #ad - S. The last major verse written by Nobel laureate T. It is the culminating achievement by a man considered the greatest poet of the twentieth century and one of the seminal figures in the evolution of modernism. Eliot, considered by eliot himself to be his finest workFour Quartets is a rich composition that expands the spiritual vision introduced in “The Waste Land.

Here, in four linked poems “burnt norton, ” “east coker, ” “the dry salvages, ” and “Little Gidding”, spiritual, philosophical, and personal themes emerge through symbolic allusions and literary and religious references from both Eastern and Western thought.

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New Collected Poems

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - This makes sorting out the complex textual history that she left behind a pressing task if we mean to represent her work as a poet in a way that gives us a complete picture. Presented and collected by heather cass white, the foremost scholar of Moore’s work, this new collection at last allows readers to experience the untamed force of these dazzling poems as the author first envisioned them.

A landmark definitive edition of one of our most innovative and beloved poetsThe landmark oeuvre of Marianne Moore, has had no straight path from beginning to end; until now, one of the major inventors of poetic modernism, there has been no good vantage point from which to see the body of her remarkable work as a whole.

New collected poems offers an answer to the question of how to represent the work of a poet so skillful and singular, giving a portrait of the range of her voice and of the modernist culture she helped create. William carlos williams, remarking on the impeccable precision of Moore’s poems, praised “the aesthetic pleasure engendered when pure craftsmanship joins hard surfaces skillfully.

New Collected Poems #ad - It is only in new collected poems that we can understand her later achievements, innovation, and get a more complete understanding of her consummate craftsmanship, see how she refashioned her earlier work, and attention to detail. Throughout her life moore arranged and rearranged, visited and revisited, a large majority of her existing poetry, always adding new work interspersed among revised poems.

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The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition

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Belknap Press #ad - W. R. Franklin, the largest number ever assembled—rendered with dickinson's spelling, has prepared an authoritative one-volume edition of all extant poems by Emily Dickinson—1, 789 poems in all, the foremost scholar of Dickinson’s manuscripts, punctuation, and capitalization intact.

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The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

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Avery #ad - Along the way, he introduces us to poets we?ve heard of but never read. Through enjoyable exercises, rhyme, witty insights, Diction, Form, and simple step-by-step advice, Fry introduces the concepts of Metre, and Poetics. The ode less travelled is not just the survey course you never took in college, it?s a lively celebration of poetry that makes even the most reluctant reader want to pick up a pencil and give it a try.

Comedian and actor stephen fry?s witty and practical guide, now in paperback, gives the aspiring poet or student the tools and confidence to write and understand poetry. Most of us have never been taught to read or write poetry, and so it can seem mysterious and intimidating. Fry?s method works, and his enthusiasm is contagious as he explores different forms of poetry: the haiku, and the sonnet, the ballad, the villanelle, among many others.

The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within #ad - But fry, engaging teacher and a writer of poetry himself, sets out to correct this problem by explaining the various elements of poetry in simple terms, a wonderfully competent, without condescension. Stephen fry believes that if one can speak and read English, one can write poetry. In the ode less travelled, he invites readers to discover the delights of writing poetry for pleasure and provides the tools and confidence to get started.

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Geography III: Poems FSG Classics

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - Whether writing about waiting as a child in a dentist's office, viewing a city from a plane high above, or losing items ranging from door keys to one's lover in the masterfully restrained "One Art, " Elizabeth Bishop somehow conveyed both large and small emotional truths in language of stunning exactitude and even more astonishing resonance.

. As john ashbery has written, "The private self. Melts imperceptibly into the large utterance, the grandeur of poetry, never sounds ‘grand, which, because it remains rooted in everyday particulars, ' but is as quietly convincing as everyday speech. ".

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Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin

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Penguin Classics #ad - The poems demonstrate moore’s wide range of interests, and social institutions, sporting events, moving from witty images of animals, to thoughtful meditations on human nature. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

In entertaining informative notes, Moore reveals the inspiration for complete poems and individual lines within them. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Teems with sharp observation, high satiric wit, profound moral insight, and all manner of aesthetic delight.

Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin #ad - The new york times book reviewa penguin classicthis definitive edition brings together all the works that Pulitzer Prize-winning Marianne Moore wished to preserve, covering more than sixty years of writing, and incorporating the final revisions she made to the texts. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Selected Poems

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Mariner Books #ad - Alfred prufrock, ” “the waste land, ” “the hollow men, ” “gerontion, ” and “Ash Wednesday”—as well as many other fine selections from Eliot’s early work. Chosen by eliot himself, the poems in this volume represent the poet’s most important work before Four Quartets. Included here is some of the most celebrated verse in modern literature—“The Love Song of J.

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The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination

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Vintage #ad - The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination #ad - In this collection of essays, consummate poet Wallace Stevens reflects upon his art. His aim is not to produce a work of criticism or philosophy, or a mere discussion of poetic technique. As he explains in his introduction, the naked poem, his ambition in these various pieces, published in different times and places,  aimed higher than that,  in the direction of disclosing "poetry itself, the imagination manifesting itself in its domination of words.

Stevens proves himself as eloquent and scintillating in prose as in poetry, as he both analyzes and demonstrates the essential act of repossessing reality through the imagination.

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