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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,...


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...


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...


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....


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...


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...


"To His Coy Mistress" and Other Poems

by Andrew Marvell Dover Publications (July 20, 2016)

One of the greatest of the metaphysical poets, Andrew Marvell (1621–78) was also among the most eclectic. His lyrics, love poems, satires, and religious and political verse display a remarkable range of styles...


Snake and Other Poems

by D.H. Lawrence & Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (May 18, 2016)

Best known as the author of Lady Chatterley's Lover and Women In Love, D. H. Lawrence (1885–1930) also wrote some of the twentieth century's finest poetry. Lawrence is noted for his use of words in a richly...


War Is Kind and Other Poems

by Stephen Crane Dover Publications (May 13, 2016)

A unique stylist and one of the most innovative and talented writers of his generation, Stephen Crane (1871–1900) won lasting fame as a novelist (The Red Badge of Courage, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets) and...


Early Poems

by Ezra Pound Dover Publications (January 14, 2016)

American poet Ezra Pound (1885–1972) was among the most influential literary figures of the twentieth century. As a poet, he founded the Imagist movement (c. 1909–17), which advocated the use of precise,...


Selected Poems

by John Milton Dover Publications (December 14, 2015)

Best known as the author of the epic poem Paradise Lost, John Milton (1608–74) was also an accomplished writer of shorter verse forms. This treasury presents twenty of the best of these works: "On the Morning...


Best Poems of the Brontë Sisters

by Emily, Anne, and Charlotte Brontë & Candace Ward Dover Publications (November 24, 2015)

Although better known for their novels, the Brontës also wrote intelligent, heartfelt, and highly readable verse. This selection of 47 poems includes 23 by Emily, 14 by Anne, and 10 by Charlotte.


Selected Poems

by Thomas Hardy Dover Publications (October 21, 2015)

Widely known as the author of such classic novels as The Return of the Native and Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) was also a great poet. His lyricism, subtlety, depth, and variety have...


Early Poems

by William Carlos Williams Dover Publications (March 09, 2015)

One of the most original and widely imitated poets of the twentieth century, William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) wrote verse firmly rooted in concrete experience and the particulars of everyday life. A practicing...


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...


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.


Blake's Water-Colours for the Poems of Thomas Gray: With Complete Texts

by William Blake Dover Publications (December 31, 2013)

116 watercolors illustrate 13 best-loved poems by Thomas Gray, including "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" and "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat." First inexpensive full-color reproduction, with complete...


Illustrations and Ornamentation from The Faerie Queene

by Walter Crane & Carol Belanger Grafton Dover Publications (December 02, 2013)

Over 300 neo-medieval illustrations and decorations created by famed Victorian-era artist. Full-page plates, headpieces, tailpieces, borders, vignettes, and decorative elements depict knights, maidens, dragons,...


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."...


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.


Selected Poems

by George Gordon, Lord Byron Dover Publications (February 21, 2013)

Features 31 poems, including "She Walks in Beauty," "The Prisoner of Chillon," "The Vision of Judgment," many more, plus excerpts from Don Juan, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Manfred. Explanatory footnotes....


Flowers of Evil and Other Works: A Dual-Language Book

by Charles Baudelaire Dover Publications (February 13, 2013)

Handsome edition includes great French poet's controversial work, Les Fleurs du Mal, plus prose poems from "Spleen of Paris," critical essays on art, music, and literature, and personal letters.


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...


Renascence and Other Poems

by Edna St. Vincent Millay Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Title poem plus 22 other works: "Interim," "Sorrow," "Ashes of Life," "Three Songs of Shattering," other poems revealing lyric beauty, romanticism. Lists of titles and first lines.


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.


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....


Early Poems

by William Butler Yeats Dover Publications (January 07, 2013)

Rich selection of 134 poems published between 1889 and 1914: "Lake Isle of Innisfree," "When You Are Old," "Down by the Salley Gardens," many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines.


The Raven

by Gustave Doré & Edgar Allan Poe Dover Publications (January 02, 2013)

All 27 of Doré's masterly engravings from a rare 19th-century edition of Poe's celebrated poem. Apposite quotations from the poem printed on facing pages; complete text also included.


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,...


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...


103 Great Poems: A Dual-Language Book

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Dover Publications (December 19, 2012)

Exceptionally fine poetry by Germany's greatest literary figure, from his earliest, "An den Schlaf" ("To Sleep"), written when he was 18, to his last great poem, "Verdächtnis" ("Legacy"), written when he was...


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.


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...


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.


Sonnets from the Portuguese and Other Poems

by Elizabeth Barrett Browning Dover Publications (October 04, 2012)

Famed series of 44 love poems written to the poet's husband, Robert Browning, plus a selection of poems dealing with religion, art, social problems, and political events. Alphabetical lists of titles and first...


The Cavalier Poets: An Anthology

by Thomas Crofts Dover Publications (September 28, 2012)

Over 120 works — characteristically charming, witty and graceful — by poets associated with the court of Charles I of England: Robert Herrick, Thomas Carew, Sir John Suckling and Richard Lovelace.


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.


Selected Poems

by Paul Laurence Dunbar Dover Publications (September 18, 2012)

Comprehensive collection of one of the beloved African-American poet's works includes "Ode to Ethiopia," "Not They Who Soar," "When Malindy Sings," "We Wear the Mask, "Dinah Kneading Dough," "The Haunted Oak,"...


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...


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.


Favorite Poems

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dover Publications (September 10, 2012)

Choice collection includes the long narrative poem, "The Courtship of Miles Standish," plus such famous works as "The Village Blacksmith," "The Wreck of the Hesperus," "Paul Revere's Ride," many more.


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,"...


The Doré Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy

by Gustave Doré Dover Publications (August 24, 2012)

These 135 fantastic scenes depict the passion and grandeur of Dante's masterpiece — from the depths of hell onto the mountain of purgatory and up to the empyrean realms of paradise.


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.


First Fig and Other Poems

by Edna St. Vincent Millay Dover Publications (July 31, 2012)

Vincent Millay. Excellent anthology comprises Second April (1921) and A Few Figs from Thistles (1922), featuring such well-known poems as "First Fig," "Recuerdo," "The Philosopher," more.


Poems and Songs

by Robert Burns Dover Publications (July 18, 2012)

Treasury of 43 works: "The Cotter's Saturday Night," "To a Mountain Daisy," "To a Mouse," "To a Louse," "Tam o' Shanter," "Comin' Thro' the Rye," many more. Lists of titles and first lines. Extensive glossary....


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.


Gunga Din and Other Favorite Poems

by Rudyard Kipling Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

Treasury of 44 poems recalls British character and attitudes at the height of the Empire. "Gunga Din," "Danny Deever," "If—," "The White Man’s Burden," many others, reprinted from standard texts. Notes.