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Delmore Schwartz: The Llife of an American Poet

by Atlas, James

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1977
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Farrar Straus Giroux, NY, 1977. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Definitve biography. Schwartz was also the subject of Saul Bellow's Humboldt's Gift. 416 pages.
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Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Verlaine: Selected Verse and Prose Poems

by Bernstein, Joseph M. ed.

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Published
1947
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Citadel Press, NY, 1947. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "The work of three of France's greatest poets: the sensual and passionate glow of Charles Baudelaire, the desperate intensity and challenge of Arthur Rimbaud, and the absinthe-tinted symbolist songs of Paul Verlaine. The most representative of their writings presented with a biographical and critical introduction." [Pub. Info] Selections from Baudelaire's… Read more
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Poems of Christina G. Rossetti

by Rossetti, Christina G.

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1911
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Little Brown, Boston, 1911. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. "Christina G. Rossetti was an influential and popular English poet. Her work spanned romance, devotional, narratives and childrenÕs poems making her one of the main female poets of her time." [Pub. Info] Front hinge broken; front cover separated from book. In need of restoration. Author's Edition. Revised and Enlarged. 1ST… Read more
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W. B. Yeats: A Biography with Selected Poems

by Lambirth, Andrew

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1999
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Brockhampton Press, London UK, 1999. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since the end of the 17th century. Yeats was staunch in affirming his Irish… Read more
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William Wordsworth: A Biography with Selected Poems

by Negrotti, Rosanna

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1999
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Brockhampton Press, London UK, 1999. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "William Wordsworth (1770-1850) is universally recognized as the greatest poet of his age. His poems are almost religious in their celebration of nature's beauty, and his verse has a soaring, lyrical quality which is as seductive as it is readable." [Pub. Info] Beautifully designed and illustrated. 1ST EDITION
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The Notebooks of Dylan Thomas

by Thomas, Dylan; Ralph Maud (editor)

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Published
1967
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New Directions, NY, 1967. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 364 pages. 1ST EDITION, 2ND PRINTING
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The Book of My Enemy: Collected Verse 1958-2003 [Signed]

by James, Clive

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2003
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Picador, London, 2003. 1st edition. Soft Cover. Fine. SIGNED by author. "Clive James has emerged as one of the most prominent poets of his generation. 'Clive James is a true poet. Line after line of his has a characteristic personal tone, a kind of end-stopped singingness which is almost independent of what it says." [Peter Porter, London Review… Read more
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Poetical Works of George Crabbe

by Crabbe, George Ed. by A. J. Carlyle and R. M. Carlyle.

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1908
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Oxford, London, 1908. 1st edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. "George Crabbe (1754-1832) was an English poet, best known for his early use of the realistic narrative form and his descriptions of middle and working-class life and peopleThe poems of the great poet of East Anglia and witness to rural poverty, are precise, closely observed, realistic portraits of rural life… Read more
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Robert Frost: A Pictorial Chronicle

by Morrison, Kathleen

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1974
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Holt Rinehart Winston, NY, 1974. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Splendid narrative and pictures. STATED 1ST US EDITION
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Robert Graves: Life on the Edge

by Seymour, Miranda

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1995
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Henry Holt, NY, 1995. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The author presents the first complete and intimate biography of the controversial, mercurial British poet, scholar, and author of 'I, Claudius', 'The White Goddess', and 'Goodbye to All That." [Pub. Info] 524 pages. 1ST US EDITION.
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A. E. Housman, Scholar-Poet

by Graves, Richard Perceval

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Published
1980
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Scribners, NY, 1980. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "An illuminating biography of the major classical scholar and poet draws on published and unpublished materials""[Pub. Info] 304 pages. 1ST US EDITION.
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Georg Trakl: A Profile

by Graziano, Frank. Intro. By Michael Hamburger.

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1984
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Carcanet Press, London, 1984. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Georg Trakl was an Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists." [Pub. Info] Consists of Poems, Prose Poems, and Letters. 1ST EDITION
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50 Modern British Poets: A Reader's Guide

by Schmidt, Michael

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1980
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Heinemann, London, 1980. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1ST THUS.
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50 Modern European Poets: A reader's Guide

by Pilling, John

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1982
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Heinemann, London, 1982. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1ST THUS.
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The Strange Ride of Rudyard Kipling: His Life and Works

by Wilson, Angus

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1977
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Viking, NY, 1977. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A critical biography of Kipling focuses on the writer's literary and peripatetic searches for a refuge to replace the lost Indian Eden of his childhood." [Pub Info] Definitive biography. 397 pages. 1ST US EDITION.
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War and the Poet: A Comprehensive Anthology of the World's Great War Poetry 1800 BC - 1945 AD

by Eberhard, Richard and Selden Rodman, eds.

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Published
1945
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Devin-Adais, NY, 1945. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Very good collection. 1ST EDITION.
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The Body Electric: America's Best Poetry from The American Poetry Review

by Berg, Stephen, David Bonano and Arthure Vogelsang, editors. Introduction by Harold Bloom

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2000
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"The very existence of this book is news, and its contents are exquisite literature." [Philadelphia Inquirer] "A breathtaking, incomparable overview of American poetry at the turn of the millennium, from experimental language poetry to traditional formal verse, with all the vital, monumental stops between, 'The Body Electric' captures the spirit of contemporary American poetry. The breadth and innovation of American… Read more
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Poetry

by O'Hara, J. D.

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1974
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World of Culture/Newsweek, 1974. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Deluxe edition Beautiful volume. 1ST EDITION.
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A Year in Poetry: A Treasury of Classic and Modern Verses for Every date on the Calendar

by Foster, Thomas E. and Elizabeth C. Gutherie, editors.Forward by Richard Wilbur

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1995
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Crown, NY, 1995. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A poetry anthology featuring a different poem for every day of the year, each one specifically tied to its date. The selections range from works by Shakespeare and Keats to those of T. S. Eliot and Sonia Sanchez." [Pub. Info] "The poems of far places are brought so into our lives,… Read more
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The Faber Book of Modern Verse

by Roberts, Michael editor; Supplement chosen by Donald Hall

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Published
1965
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3rd edition
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Faber, London, 1965. 3rd edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "First published in February 1936, just under a year from when the idea for it was first discussed, this is one of the most important and influential anthologies of the twentieth century. Since then three further editions by, in succession, Anne Ridler, Donald Hall and Peter Porter have been published. All took… Read more
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