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Favorite Poems

by William Wordsworth Dover Publications (April 11, 2012)

Treasury of 39 works by influential English Romantic poet: "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey," the "Lucy" poems, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "Intimations of Immortality," many more.


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.


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.


Songs of Innocence

by William Blake Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

The first and most popular of Blake's famous "Illuminated Books," in a facsimile edition reproducing all 31 brightly colored plates. Additional printed text of each poem.


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.


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...


Introduction to French Poetry: A Dual-Language Book

by Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (March 21, 2012)

Works by Villon, Ronsard, Voltaire, Mallarmé, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, many more. Full French texts with literal English translations on facing pages. Biographical, critical information on each poet....


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 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...


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.


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,...


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...


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."...


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...


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.


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,"...


Imagist Poetry: An Anthology

by Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Over 180 well-chosen Imagist gems appear in this tribute to an important and influential poetic movement of the 20th century. Includes short verse by Pound, Lawrence, Hilda Doolittle, Joyce, Stevens, others....


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....


Selected Poems

by John Donne Dover Publications (March 15, 2012)

Selection of 73 poems by the English metaphysical poet: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," more. Note....


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....


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.


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,"...


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 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.


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 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....


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,...


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.


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.


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.


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 Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: First and Fifth Editions

by Edward FitzGerald Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

One of the best-known, most often-quoted English classics. Edward FitzGerald's free translation of skeptical, hedonistic verse attributed to Omar Khayyám (1048–1122), Persian mathematician, astronomer and...


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.


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 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.


The Rape of the Lock

by Aubrey Beardsley & Alexander Pope Dover Publications (March 06, 2012)

Current publication reproduces "ideal" 1896 edition in which text, typography, and illustration complement each other. Ten great illustrations capture the mock-heroic, delicate fancy of Pope's poem.


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.


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...


Songs of Experience: Facsimile Reproduction with 26 Plates in Full Color

by William Blake Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

This facsimile of Blake's original "Illuminated Book" reproduces 26 full-color plates from a rare 1826 edition. Includes "The Tyger," "London," "Holy Thursday," and other immortal poems.


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.


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 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.


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.


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...


Great German Poems of the Romantic Era: A Dual-Language Book

by Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (May 23, 2012)

Over 130 poems by 23 poets, including Goethe, Schiller, Holderlin, Tieck, Heine, Nietzsche, many others. New literal English translations on facing pages. Introduction.


Selected Poems

by Walt Whitman Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

Generous sampling from Leaves of Grass, including "I Hear America Singing," "Song of the Open Road," "I Sing the Body Electric," "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," "O Captain! My Captain!" and 19 more....


Selected Poems

by Emily Dickinson Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

Over 100 best-known, best-loved poems by one of America's foremost poets, reprinted from authoritative early editions. No comparable edition at this price. Index of first lines.


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.


Essay on Man and Other Poems

by Alexander Pope Dover Publications (March 30, 2012)

In addition to the acclaimed title poem, this collection includes "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and 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...