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Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles The Power of the Reader's Mind over a Universe of Death
ISBN: HB: 9780300247282, Yale University Press, November 2020
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This dazzling celebration of the power of poetry to sublimate death – completed weeks before Harold Bloom died – shows how literature renews life amid what Milton called "a universe of death". Bloom reads as a way of taking arms against the sea of li...
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That Light, All at Once Selected Poems
ISBN: HB: 9780300214208, Yale University Press, September 2020
232 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm
Equal parts dramatic and symphonic, the poetry of Jean-Paul de Dadelsen provides acute insight into the European consciousness of the first half of the twentieth century. With energetic innovation and imaginative depth, Dadelsen extols the somber bea...
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Solace Is Not the Lullaby
ISBN: PB: 9780300250343, ISBN: HB: 9780300250350, Yale University Press, May 2020
80 pp., 22.2x15.8 cm
The hollow more than shape is certain. The 114th volume of the Yale Series of Younger Poets features Jill Osier's poems of quiet attention to the human and natural worlds. In his foreword to the collection, award-winning poet Carl Phillips notes, "Ce...
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Little History of Poetry
ISBN: HB: 9780300232226, Yale University Press, March 2020
288 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 40 black&white illus.
What is poetry? If music is sound organized in a particular way, poetry is a way of organizing language. It is language made special so that it will be remembered and valued. It does not always work – over the centuries countless thousands of poems h...
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Beginning with O
ISBN: PB: 9780300246315, Yale University Press, January 2020
96 pp., 21x14 cm
This is a book of letting go, of wild avowals, of unabashed eroticism; at the same time it is a work of integral imagination, steeped in the light of Greek myth that is part of the poet's heritage and imbued with an intuitive sense of dramatic confli...
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Crush
ISBN: PB: 9780300246308, Yale University Press, January 2020
80 pp., 21x14 cm
Richard Siken's "Crush", selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love. Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him. His poetry is confessional,...
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Field Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780300246339, Yale University Press, January 2020
96 pp., 21x14 cm
The winning volume in the 1972 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is a collection of richly anecdotal, lyric poems. Robert Hass writes about the California coast, about birds, fish, books, friends, present sensations, and the impingements of th...
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Firsts 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets
ISBN: PB: 9780300243161, ISBN: HB: 9780300243178, Yale University Press, January 2020
440 pp., 21x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
The Yale Younger Poets prize is the oldest annual literary award in the United States. Its winners include some of the most influential voices in American poetry, including Adrienne Rich, John Ashbery, Margaret Walker, Carolyn Forche, and Robert Hass...
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For My People
ISBN: PB: 9780300246407, Yale University Press, January 2020
64 pp., 21x14 cm
Considered among the most important collections of poetry written by a participant in the Black Chicago Renaissance, For My People is a series of ballad poems with memorable characters, including the New Orleans sorceress Molly Means; Kissie Lee, a t...
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Gathering the Tribes
ISBN: PB: 9780300246322, Yale University Press, January 2020
80 pp., 21x14 cm
The poems in "Gathering the Tribes" recount experiences from the author's adolescence and young?adult life, closely bound to the natural cycles of the seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning. Many deal with uprootedness – hasty emigrations...
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