Erotic Poems (Everyman's Library)

Erotic Poems (Everyman's Library)

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by Peter Washington, Kevin Young, Carolyn B. Mitchell
     
 

These poems, selected from most of the cultures and histories of world literature, provide magnificent witness to the fact that love is as much an act of the imagination as it is of the body. From fourth-century Li Ch'ung's "Parody of a Lover" to John Betmeman's "Late-Flowering Lust," they re-create, through the revelations of language, that

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These poems, selected from most of the cultures and histories of world literature, provide magnificent witness to the fact that love is as much an act of the imagination as it is of the body. From fourth-century Li Ch'ung's "Parody of a Lover" to John Betmeman's "Late-Flowering Lust," they re-create, through the revelations of language, that experience of the erotic. Other poets include Theodore Roethke, Robert Graves, Octavio Paz, Joseph Brodsky, Sylvia Plath, Frederico Garcia Lorca, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679433224
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Series:
Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.83(d)

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