Selected Poetry

Selected Poetry
Publisher Heinemann
Release Date
Category Caribbean Area
Total Pages 142
ISBN 043591197X
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A selection of the poetry of Derek Walcott, winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature. The nature of memory and the creative imagination, the history, politics and landscape of the West Indies, Walcott's loves and marriages and his enduring awareness of time and death, are recurring themes.

Selected Poetry
  • Author : Derek Walcott
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1993

A selection of the poetry of Derek Walcott, winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature. The nature of memory and the creative imagination, the history, politics and landscape of the West Indies, Walcott's loves and marriages and his enduring awareness of time and death, are recurring themes.

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Selected Poems
  • Author : Wystan Hugh Auden
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007

Restores the original versions of poems that Auden had revised and includes such works as "Will You Turn a Deaf Ear," "This Lunar Beauty," "Noon," and "First Things First."

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Selected Poetry
  • Author : William Blake
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1998

William Blake (1757-1827) was a poet of striking originality, whose poetic world of myth and mysticism continues to fascinate.By turns a haunting lyricist, an apocalyptic visionary, and an unorthodox thinker, Blake was for years ignored or derided. Sustained by his belief in the artistic imagination, he drafted poetry, prose

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Selected Poetry
  • Author : Alexander Pope
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1998

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) is regarded as the most important poet of the early eighteenth century.An invalid from infancy, Pope devoted his energies towards literature and achieved remarkable success with his first published work at the age of 21. A succession of brilliant poems followed, including An Essay on Criticism (1711), Windsor

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Selected Poems  1965 1975
  • Author : Margaret Atwood
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1987

Celebrated as a major novelist throughout the English-speaking world, Atwood has also written eleven volumes of poetry. Houghton Mifflin is proud to have published SELECTED POEMS, 1965-1975, a volume of selections from Atwood's poetry of that decade.

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Selected Poetry and Prose
  • Author : Stéphane Mallarmé
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 1982

Collects a sampling of the verse, letters, essays, and critical reviews of the nineteenth-century French writer, Stephane Mallarme

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Selected Poems
  • Author : Hilda Doolittle
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 1988

Poems deal with myth, nature, envy, freedom, individuality, art, and love

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Selected Poetry
  • Author : Goethe
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2005-04-28

'Shall I embrace you, must I let you go? Again you haunt me: come then, hold me fast!' Goethe viewed the writing of poetry as essentially autobiographical and the works selected in this volume represent over sixty years in the life of the poet. In early poems such as

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The Selected Poetry   Prose of Shelley
  • Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Publisher : Wordsworth Editions
  • Release Date : 1994

This edition contains all Shelley's poetry, from his juvenilia to his great works such as "The Revolt of Islam" and "Ode to the West Wind," and his only completed verse drama "The Cenci," a melodramatic Venetian tale of incest, murder and revenge.

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Selected Poems
  • Author : William Yeats
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2000-05-25

This selection of the works of W B Yeats, includes the final book from the unfairly neglected narrative poem 'The Wanderings of Oisin' and a number of lyrics from Yeats's work as poetic dramatist. It breaks new ground by allowing the reader to engage with a dozen poems in alternative

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Selected Poems
  • Author : T. S. Eliot
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04

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. Alfred Prufrock,” “Gerontion,” “The Waste Land,” “The Hollow Men,” and “Ash Wednesday”—as well

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Selected Poetry
  • Author : William Wordsworth
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1997

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) is one of the most important and enduringly popular of all the English poets. His unique relationship with the poet and political activist Samuel Taylor Coleridge, founded in the political and social ferment of 1795, produced a revolution in literature, resulting in the joint volume, Lyrical Ballads (1798-1805)

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Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
  • Author : Langston Hughes
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-10-26

With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America. The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of slaves who "rushed the boots of Washington"; of musicians on Lenox

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Selected Poetry
  • Author : Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1995

Norman Page's selection represents Tennyson's work in many poetic forms over more than sixty years. The poems have been chosen to exemplify Tennyson's dual role as public and private poet - as spokesman for the anxieties of his age, and as an introspective, sometimes neurotic individual. The substantial introduction, explanatory

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Selected Poetry
  • Author : Samuel Coleridge
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2003-06-26

Living in a revolutionary age, Coleridge's poetry was written in a spirit of moral and emotional inquiry into the absolutes of the human condition. He is best known for his visionary poetry ('Kubla Khan') and his ballads ('The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'), but he used and transformed a variety

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