Love Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)

Love Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)

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by Peter Washington
     
 

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It has often been said that love, both sacred and profane, is the only true subject of the lyric poem. Nothing better justifies this claim than the splendid poems in this volume, which range from the writings of ancient China to those of modern-day America and represent, at its most piercing, a universal experience of the human soul.

Includes poems by John Donne,

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It has often been said that love, both sacred and profane, is the only true subject of the lyric poem. Nothing better justifies this claim than the splendid poems in this volume, which range from the writings of ancient China to those of modern-day America and represent, at its most piercing, a universal experience of the human soul.

Includes poems by John Donne, Christina Rossetti, W. H. Auden, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Graves, e. e. cummings, Dorothy Parker, William Shakespeare, Sappho, Bhartrhari, Anna Akhmatova, and W. B. Yeats, among many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679429067
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Series:
Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
529,131
Product dimensions:
4.43(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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