The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens

Author: Wallace Stevens
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307791874
Release Date: 2011-05-04
Genre: Poetry

This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens on his 75th birthday, contains: - "Harmonium" - "Ideas of Order" - "The Man With the Blue Guitar" - "Parts of the World" - "Transport Summer" - "The Auroras of Autumn" - "The Rock"

Collected Poems

Author: William Butler Yeats
Publisher: William Butler Yeats
ISBN: 9788822852502
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Literary Collections

William Butler Yeats ( 13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms. Yeats was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and, along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn, and others, founded the Abbey Theatre, where he served as its chief during its early years. In 1923, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature as the first Irishman so honoured for what the Nobel Committee described as "inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation". Yeats is considered to be one of the few writers who completed their greatest works after being awarded the Nobel Prize; such works include The Tower (1928) and The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1933).

The Collected Poems of Frank O Hara

Author: Frank O'Hara
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520201663
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Poetry

Available for the first time in paperback, The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara reflects the poet's growth as an artist from the earliest dazzling, experimental verses that he began writing in the late 1940s to the years before his accidental death at forty, when his poems became increasingly individual and reflective.

Collected Poems 1912 1944

Author: Hilda Doolittle
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 0811209717
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Poetry

Gathers poems from each period of Hilda Doolittle's career and includes background information on her major works

The Collected Poems of William Wordsworth

Author: William Wordsworth
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 1853264016
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Poetry

Poems written in youth - Poems referring to the period of childhood - Poems of the imagination - Sonnets - Memorials of tours - Ecclesiastical sonnets - Epitaphs - Inscriptions.

The Collected Poems

Author: Reynolds Price
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439106228
Release Date: 1999-04-12
Genre: Poetry

The definitive anthology of Reynolds Price's accomplishments in poetry over four decades, The Collected Poems opens with a preface that discusses his beginnings, guides, and methods; it then includes his first three collections in their entirety -- Vital Provisions, The Laws of Ice, and The Use of Fire -- and adds a new volume, The Unaccountable Worth of the World, eighty-five more recent poems that offer striking departures as they continue to embody Price's close attention to the exterior and the interior worlds of a lengthening and unexpectedly complex life. The Collected Poems reveals, throughout, the accumulated variety of Reynolds Price's years as a poet -- the thematic breadth, formal steadiness, narrative vitality, and intense lyricism that have marked his work from the start. It is a landmark in a creative life that now includes more than thirty books -- poems, novels, plays, essays, translations -- and in the span of contemporary American verse.

The Collected Poems of Thomas Hardy

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 1853264024
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Poetry

This work comprises a collection of the poetic works of Thomas Hardy. Hardy's poetry spanned over 50 years from the last half of the 19th century to the period after World War I, and ranges from pessimistic works to those which were witty and fanciful.

Collected Poems

Author: Stevie Smith
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 0811208826
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Poetry

The English author's lively, witty style and morbid and macabre themes are revealed in a complete collection illustrated with her unusual drawings

The Collected Poems of Odysseus Elytis

Author: Odysseus Elytis
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801880459
Release Date: 2004-11-17
Genre: Fiction

In awarding Odysseus Elytis the 1979 Nobel Prize in literature, the Swedish Academy praised him "for his poetry, which, against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clearsightedness modern man's struggle for freedom and creativeness." Throughout his long career as a poet, Elytis (1911–1996) remained true to his vision of a poetry that addresses the power of language and connects the history and mythology of Greece to the physical world and to the realities of the modern age. Renowned for their astonishing lyricism and profound optimism, Elytis's poems capture the natural wonders of Greece and give voice to the contemporary Greek—and to a more universally human—consciousness. Originally published in 1997, The Collected Poems of Odysseus Elytis, translated into English by Jeffrey Carson and Nikos Sarris, was the first complete collection of Elytis's poems in any language. Included in this landmark volume were Elytis's early poems, influenced in equal parts by surrealism and the natural world; Song Heroic and Mourning for the Lost Second Lieutenant of the Albanian Campaign, his epic poem connecting Greece's—and his own—Second World War experience to the myth of the eternal Greek hero; his most ambitious work, The Axion Esti; and his mature poetry, from Maria Nephele to West of Sorrow. For this expanded new edition, Carson and Sarris have added sixty free verse and prose poems first published in Greek in the posthumous 1998 volume From Close By, as well as a set of song lyrics, The Rhos of Eros, and a cantata, The Sovereign Sun, previously omitted. All have been translated with the same care and elegance as the rest of Elytis's oeuvre, brilliantly rendering into English the Greek poet's lyrical voice and the richness of his diction.