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The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe & W. Heath Robinson Dover Publications (October 23, 2017)

The importance of Edgar Allan Poe to literary history can hardly be exaggerated; his genius and originality, both in terms of language and technique, influenced the French Symbolists of the late 19th century...


Poems of Sappho

by Sappho & John Maxwell Edmonds Dover Publications (January 10, 2018)

Plato hailed her as "the Tenth Muse," and 2,500 years later her voice remains dazzling as well as direct and honest. Sappho, a lyric poet from the Greek island of Lesbos, wrote verse that sings to both sexes...


Under Green Leaves

by Richard Henry Stoddard Dover Publications (January 10, 2018)

This treasury of verse rejoices in the pleasures of the countryside and the beauty of the outdoors. Originally published in the mid-19th century, Under Green Leaves offers a wealth of poetry inspired by nature,...


The Divine Comedy

by Dante Alighieri & Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dover Publications (May 22, 2017)

This convenient single-volume edition contains all three parts of Dante's 14th-century poem ― Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso ― in an acclaimed translation by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow....


Paradiso

by Dante Alighieri & Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dover Publications (May 04, 2017)

The last great literary work of the Middle Ages and the first important book of the Renaissance, Dante's Divine Comedy culminates in this third and final section, Paradiso. The 14th-century allegory portrays...


Purgatorio

by Dante Alighieri & Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dover Publications (May 17, 2017)

The second book in the three-part Divine Comedy finds Dante and his guide, Virgil, halfway between Heaven and Hell. Having portrayed the tortures of the damned in Inferno, Dante resumes his allegory of the soul's...


The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume II: Jewish Poems and Translations

by Emma Lazarus Dover Publications (October 27, 2014)

New York City–based poet Emma Lazarus (1849–87) is best known for "The New Colossus," which is inscribed upon the base of the Statue of Liberty. The highly respected writer and intellectual corresponded...


The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume I: Narrative, Lyric, and Dramatic

by Emma Lazarus Dover Publications (October 27, 2014)

New York City–based poet Emma Lazarus (1849–87) is best known for "The New Colossus," which is inscribed upon the base of the Statue of Liberty. The highly respected writer and intellectual corresponded...


The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe & W. Heath Robinson Dover Publications (August 21, 2013)

This magnificently decorated hardcover edition re-creates a 1900 publication from the Endymion series of illustrated poets. The volume contains Poe's complete poems in addition to his most important critical...


Selected Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

by Gerard Manley Hopkins & Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (August 05, 2013)

Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins created verse that combined material sensuousness with asceticism. This anthology features all of his mature work, including the well-known elegy, "The Wreck of the Deutschland."...


The Spell of the Yukon and Other Poems

by Robert Service Dover Publications (September 11, 2012)

Renowned as the poet who chronicled the Klondike gold rush and the rugged beauty of the frozen North, Service created memorable tales in verse of prospectors and other colorful characters.


Songs of Innocence

by William Blake, Mary H. Robinson & Charles Robinson Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

This hardcover gift edition comprises the complete contents of Songs of Innocence, in addition to nine poems from Songs of Experience. Seven color and numerous black-and-white line illustrations grace the text....


The Ballad of the White Horse

by G. K. Chesterton Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

One of the last great epic poems, this ballad tells the tale of Alfred the Great's unlikely victory — with the assistance of the Virgin Mary — over Gunthrum and the Danes at the Battle of Ethandune.


Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition

by Walt Whitman Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece, "Song of Myself." Shattering standard conventions, it stands as an unabashed celebration of body...


Duino Elegies/Duineser Elegien: A Dual-Language Book

by Rainer Maria Rilke Dover Publications (May 08, 2013)

Rilke regarded these meditations on love, death, God, and life's meaning as his greatest achievement. These translations are both true to the originals and poetic in their own right.


Native American Poetry

by George W. Cronyn Dover Publications (February 08, 2012)

Translated by leading scholars and poets, these ancient and modern songs span tribal traditions — Iroquois, Cherokee, Navajo, Eskimo, and more — offering authentic insights into personal and ceremonial life....


The Song of Hiawatha

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dover Publications (February 16, 2012)

The Song of Hiawatha has drawn millions to the shores of Gitchee Gumee. Once there, they've stayed to hear about the young brave with the magic moccasins, who talks with animals and brings peace and enlightenment...


Favorite Christmas Poems

by James Daley Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

A rich and varied compilation of Yuletide verse, this collection will enchant readers of all ages. Featured poets include Kipling, Poe, Longfellow, Dickinson, Hardy, Donne, and many others. 25 illustrations....


Troilus and Cressida

by Geoffrey Chaucer Dover Publications (October 04, 2012)

Romance and betrayal abound in this tale of the sensitive and generous warrior Troilus, who lives, and eventually dies, for Cressida, a virtuous, tender-hearted woman driven to infidelity by circumstance.


Eclogues and Georgics

by Virgil Dover Publications (September 21, 2012)

The Eclogues unfolds in an idyllic landscape shadowed by thwarted romance and civil war while the Georgics celebrates natural beauty, piety, family life, and the vitality of the Italian people.


100 Favorite English and Irish Poems

by Clarence C. Strowbridge Dover Publications (March 07, 2012)

Compact anthology features many of the best works by 59 poets writing in English, among them Edmund Spenser, Christina Rossetti, John Milton, Robert Burns, and William Blake.


The Inferno

by Dante Alighieri & Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

The first stop on Dante's famous journey from Hell to Purgatory to Paradise, this 14th-century allegorical poem blends vivid and shocking imagery with graceful lyricism. Translated by the beloved 19th-century...


Paradise Lost

by John Milton & John A. Himes Dover Publications (April 06, 2012)

First published in 1667, Paradise Lost ranks among the greatest of English literature's epic poems. It's a sublime retelling of Adam and Eve's fall from grace and expulsion from Eden. Notes by John A. Himes....


The Emperor of Ice-Cream and Other Poems

by Wallace Stevens & Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (June 13, 2012)

Wallace Stevens' witty, ironic, experimental style forever changed the landscape of modern verse. This collection includes 82 works, including "Sunday Morning," "Peter Quince at the Clavier," and the title piece....


Japanese Love Poems: Selections from the Manyoshu

by Evan Bates Dover Publications (May 23, 2012)

This original selection of verses from the time-honored collection of Japanese poetry reflects the many facets of love, from paeans to conjugal love to descriptions of fierce competition for spouses. Text is...


Poem of My Cid (Selections) / Poema de Mio Cid (Selección): A Dual-Language Book

by Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (August 23, 2012)

The Poema de Mio Cid recounts the adventures of Rodrigo Diaz, an 11th-century hero of Islamic Spain. The sole dual-language edition currently available.


1000 Poems from the Manyoshu: The Complete Nippon Gakujutsu Shinkokai Translation

by Anonymous Dover Publications (November 15, 2012)

Features 1,000 poems from the oldest Japanese poetry anthology, chosen by a scholarly committee based on their poetic excellence and their role in revealing the Japanese national spirit and character. Text is...


Elizabethan Poetry: An Anthology

by Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

This anthology includes sonnets from Shakespeare, Sidney, and Spenser; popular poems by Donne ("Go, and catch a falling star"), Jonson ("Drink to me only with thine eyes"), Marlowe ("The Passionate Shepherd...


War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

by Siegfried Sassoon Dover Publications (September 18, 2012)

Epigrammatic and bitterly satirical verses by the well-known English poet convey the shocking brutality and pointlessness of World War I. Includes "Counter-Attack," "They," "The General," "Base Details," and...


Early Poems

by Edna St. Vincent Millay Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

A treasure for Edna St. Vincent Millay fans — and anyone who loves poetry. The collection includes the complete selection of poems from her first three books: Renascence and Other Poems, A Few Figs from Thistles,...


Platero and I/Platero y yo: A Dual-Language Book

by Juan Ramon Jimenez & Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (February 14, 2012)

This is the only dual-language edition of Platero and I, a series of autobiographical prose poems about the wanderings in Andalusia of a poet and his donkey. Introduction, Explanatory Notes.


Songs of Kabir

by Kabir & Rabindranath Tagore Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

The 15th-century poet Kabir created timeless works of enlightenment that combine the philosophies of Sufism, Hinduism, and the Kabbala. Kabir's poems possess a simplicity and cover a wide emotional range. Features...


The Garden of Heaven: Poems of Hafiz

by Hafiz Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

Poetry is the greatest literary form of ancient Persia and modern Iran, and the 14th-century poet known as Hafiz is its preeminent master. This collection is derived from Hafiz's Divan (collected poems), a classic...


Songs of Milarepa

by Milarépa Dover Publications (March 22, 2012)

A Buddhist holy man whose songs have been sung and studied since the 12th century, Milarepa exchanged a life of sin and maliciousness for one of contemplation and love, eventually reaching the ultimate state...


The Metamorphoses: Selected Stories in Verse

by Ovid Dover Publications (March 13, 2012)

This selection highlights 30 tales from classical mythology: Venus and Adonis, Pygmalion, Apollo and Daphne, Narcissus, Perseus and Andromeda, Orpheus and Eurydice, the Cyclops, and Circe, among others. F. A....


Complete Poems

by Christopher Marlowe Dover Publications (March 15, 2012)

Contains Marlowe's translations of Ovid's "Elegies" and the First Book from Lucan's Civil War, plus the unfinished "Hero and Leander" and the poet's most famous creation, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love."...


Pre-Raphaelite Poetry: An Anthology

by Paul Negri Dover Publications (September 05, 2012)

Poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti crowns this outstanding collection: highlights include "The Blessed Damozel," "My Sister's Sleep," and selections from The House of Life. Also includes Christina Rossetti's "Remember,"...


Poems of Faith

by Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (December 18, 2012)

Inspiring, comforting, profound works by more than 60 British and American poets: Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Milton, Marvell, Cowper, Blake, Brontë, Rossetti, Dickinson, many others.


Letters to a Young Poet

by Rainer Maria Rilke Dover Publications (March 06, 2012)

Written during an important stage in Rilke's artistic development, these letters contain many of the themes that later appeared in his best works. Essential reading for scholars and poetry lovers.


The Song of Roland

by Anonymous Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

First and greatest French epic, this 11th-century tale of romance and heroism recounts the adventures of the warrior Roland, nephew of Charlemagne and prince of the Holy Roman Empire. A poetic story of valor,...


Stories and Poems/Cuentos y Poesías: A Dual-Language Book

by Rubén Dario & Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (March 21, 2012)

Rich selection of works by Nicaraguan writer Rubén Darío, the high priest of the modernismo school of literature, features poems and stories from Azul (Blue), Prosas profanas (Worldly Hymns), and others.


Selected Poems

by John Dryden Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Essential works of the renowned 17th-century poet include "Annus Mirabilis," "Absalom and Achitophel," "Mac Flecknoe," "Songs from Marriage à la Mode," "To the Memory of Mr. Oldham," "A Song for St. Cecilia's...


Metaphysical Poetry: An Anthology

by Paul Negri Dover Publications (February 08, 2012)

Includes such masterpieces as Donne's "Death, Be Not Proud"; Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress"; plus works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, and others.


La Vita Nuova

by Dante Dover Publications (May 29, 2012)

This celebration of the poet's passionate love for his immortal Beatrice weaves together rapturous sonnets and canzoni with prose commentaries and an autobiographical narrative.


The Madman: His Parables and Poems

by Kahlil Gibran Dover Publications (July 11, 2012)

Life-affirming parables and poems by the author of The Prophet cast an ironic light on the beliefs, aspirations and vanities of humanity. Also features 3 illustrations by author.


Poems of Solace and Remembrance

by Paul Negri Dover Publications (June 10, 2014)

Comfort, inspiration to the bereaved in the form of 90 poems by over 60 poets, including Shakespeare, Shelley, Wordsworth, Longfellow, Browning, Whitman, Swinburne, Kipling, Frost, and Auden.


Selected Poems of Rumi

by Jalalu’l-Din Rumi Dover Publications (March 06, 2012)

Over 100 of Rumi's most passionate lyrics include "The Children of Light," "The Man Who Looked Back on His Way to Hell," "The Pear-Tree of Illusion." Translated by R. A. Nicholson.


Jabberwocky and Other Poems

by Lewis Carroll Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

Includes 34 nonsense verses and parodies: "The Walrus and the Carpenter," "Father William," "My Fancy," "A Sea Dirge," "Hiawatha's Photographing," "The Mad Gardener's Song," "Poeta Fit, non Nascitur," and many...


Song of Myself

by Walt Whitman Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers of revised editions will find this version surprising,...


To My Husband and Other Poems

by Anne Bradstreet & Robert Hutchinson Dover Publications (June 08, 2012)

From America’s first poet, a splendid selection of poems whose themes encompass love, home life, religious meditations, dialogues and lamentations, and formal elegies.