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.

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"

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.

COLLECTED POEMS OF W B YEATS

Author: William Butler Yeats
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439104778
Release Date: 2008-06-30
Genre: Poetry

The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats includes all of the poems authorized by Yeats for inclusion in his standard canon. Breathtaking in range, it encompasses the entire arc of his career, from luminous reworkings of ancient Irish myths and legends to passionate meditations on the demands and rewards of youth and old age, from exquisite, ocasionally whimsical songs of love, nature, and art to somber and angry poems of life in a nation torn by war and uprising. In observing the development of rich and recurring images and themes over the course of his body of work, we can trace the quest of this century's greatest poet to unite intellect and artistry in a single magnificent vision. Revised and corrected, this edition includes Yeats's own notes on his poetry, complemented by explanatory notes from esteemed Yeats scholar Richard J. Finneran. The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats is the most comprehensive edition of one of the world's most beloved poets available.

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 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 Charles Olson

Author: Charles Olson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520920414
Release Date: 1997-11-30
Genre: Poetry

A seminal figure in post-World War II literature, Charles Olson (1910-1970) has helped define the postmodern sensibility. His poetry is marked by an almost limitless range of interest and extraordinary depth of feeling. Olson's themes are among the largest conceivable: empowering love, political responsibility, historical discovery and cultural reckoning, the wisdom of dreams and the transformation of consciousness—all carried in a voice both intimate and grand, American and timeless, impassioned and coolly demanding. Until recently, Olson's reputation as a major figure in American literature has rested primarily on his theoretical writings and his epic work, the Maximus Poems. With The Collected Poems an even more impressive Olson emerges. This volume brings together all of Olson's work and extends the poetic accomplishment that influenced a generation. Charles Olson was praised by his contemporaries and emulated by his successors. He was declared by William Carlos Williams to be "a major poet with a sweep of understanding of the world, a feeling for other men that staggers me." His indispensable essays, "Projective Verse" and "Human Universe," and his study of Melville, Call Me Ishmael, remain as fresh today as when they were written.

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.

The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas

Author: Dylan Thomas
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780297865704
Release Date: 2014-10-09
Genre: Poetry

Like Shakespeare and Joyce before him, Dylan Thomas expanded our sense of what the English language can do. Rhythmically forceful yet subtly musical and full of memorable lines, his poems are anthology favourites; his 'play for voices' Under Milk Wood a modern classic. Much loved by The Beatles and Bob Dylan, he is a cultural icon and continues to inspire artists today. This new edition, released to commemorate the centenary of Thomas's birth, collects more of his poems together in a single volume than ever before. With recently discovered material and accessible critique from Dylan Thomas expert John Goodby, it looks at Thomas's body of work in a fresh light, taking us to the beating heart of his poetry.

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 Poetry of Robert Frost

Author: Robert Frost
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805069860
Release Date: 2002-04-01
Genre: Poetry

This definitive, paperback edition brings together more than three hundred fifty of Frost's poems, each one with annotations providing complete bibliographic information and noting any textual changes

Call Me by My True Names

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
Publisher: Parallax Press
ISBN: 1935209477
Release Date: 2013-11-20
Genre: Poetry

This definitive collection includes more than 100 poems composed over the last forty years. Thich Nhat Hanh's clarity shines forth in Call Me by My True Names, transforming the pain and difficulty of war and exile into a celebration of awareness and the human spirit.