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What We Live For, What We Die For Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300223361, Yale University Press, June 2019
160 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm
"Everyone can find something, if they only look carefully", reads one of the memorable lines from this first collection of poems in English by the world?renowned Ukrainian author Serhiy Zhadan. These robust and accessible narrative poems feature guts...
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Year of Blue Water
ISBN: PB: 9780300242645, ISBN: HB: 9780300242652, Yale University Press, May 2019
96 pp., 21x14 cm
How can a search for self-knowledge reveal art as a site of community? Yanyi's arresting and straightforward poems weave experiences of immigration as a Chinese American, of racism, of mental wellness, and of gender from a queer and trans perspective...
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Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300240184, ISBN: HB: 9780300190588, Yale University Press, March 2019
256 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
In the mid-twentieth century, a new generation of poets writing in Irish emerged, led by the young Sean O. Riordain, among others. O. Riordain's work has stood the test of time well, and he continues to engage today's Irish readers and writers. This...
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We Play a Game
ISBN: PB: 9780300230871, ISBN: HB: 9780300230888, Yale University Press, March 2018
104 pp., 21x14 cm
Duy Doan's striking debut reveals the wide resonance of the collection's unassuming title, in poems that explore – now with abundant humor, now with a deeply felt reserve – the ambiguities and tensions that mark our effort to know our histories, our...
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Concerto Al-Quds
ISBN: HB: 9780300197648, Yale University Press, March 2018
160 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm
At the age of eighty-six, Adonis, a Syrian poet, critic, essayist, and devoted secularist, has come out of retirement to pen an extended, innovative poem on Jerusalem/Al-Quds. It is a hymn to a troubled city embattled by the conflicting demands of Je...
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Joy 100 Poems
ISBN: HB: 9780300226089, Yale University Press, March 2018
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Christian Wiman, a poet known for his meditations on mortality, has long been fascinated by joy and by its relative absence in modern literature. Why is joy so resistant to language? How has it become so suspect in our times? Manipulated by advertise...
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Readings in Contemporary Poetry An Anthology
ISBN: PB: 9780300230017, Yale University Press, August 2017
312 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 150 colour illus.
For over three decades, Dia Art Foundation has gathered renowned and visionary poets to present their work in conversation with one another in monthly events through its Readings in Contemporary Poetry series. This collection anthologizes ninety-four...
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Simulacra
ISBN: PB: 9780300223965, ISBN: HB: 9780300223972, Yale University Press, May 2017
104 pp., 19x15.2 cm
A fresh and rebellious poetic voice, Airea D. Matthews debuts in the acclaimed series that showcases the work of exciting and innovative young American poets. Matthews's superb collection explores the topic of want and desire with power, insight, and...
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Hayim Nahman Bialik Poet of Hebrew
ISBN: HB: 9780300200669, Yale University Press, March 2017
264 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A moving inquiry into the dramatic life, epic success, and ultimate tragedy of the great Hebrew poet. By the time he was twenty-eight, Hayim Nahman Bialik was already considered the National Hebrew Poet. He had only published a single collection, bu...
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Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay
ISBN: HB: 9780300213966, Yale University Press, July 2016
352 pp., 23.5x19 cm, 12 black&white illus.
More than sixty years after her death, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay continues to captivate new generations of readers. The twentieth-century American author was catapulted to fame after the publication of Renascence, her fi...
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