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Mountain Home: The Wilderness Poetry of Ancient China

By: Hinton, David

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Directions: May 2005

Seller ID: 16696

ISBN: 0811216241

Condition: New


China's tradition of "rivers-and-mountains" poetry stretches across millennia. This is a plain-spoken poetry of immediate day-to-day experience, and yet seems most akin to China's grand landscape paintings. Although its wisdom is ancient, rooted in Taoist and Zen thought, the work feels utterly contemporary, especially as rendered here in Hinton's rich and accessible translations. Mountain Home collects poems from 5th through 13th century China and includes the poets Li Po, Po Chu-i and Tu Fu. The "rivers-and-mountains" tradition covers a remarkable range of topics: comic domestic scenes, soci... View more info

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Poem a Day: Vol. 1: 366 Poems, Old and New - One for Each Day of the Year

By: McCosker, Karen

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Steerforth: June 1998

Seller ID: 17247

ISBN: 1883642388

Condition: New


Once upon a time men and women of sense and sensibility knew by heart dozens of poems - Shakespeare's sonnets, stirring patriotic verse, odes to churchyards and elegies for the departed, the music of Swinburne or Poe or Yeats. Poems are meant to be voiced and "A Poem a Day" includes 366 poems old and new - one for each day of the year - worth learning by heart. Only two criteria were demanded of each poem for inclusion in this collection - it had to be short enough to learn in a day, and good enough to stand among the great poetry of the English language, from Chaucer to Sylvia Plath. "A P... View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

Price: $13.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: November 2018

Seller ID: 17360

ISBN: 0393356256

Condition: New


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Prayers of a Young Poet

By: Rainer Maria Rilke

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Paraclete Press: June 2015

Seller ID: 16807

ISBN: 1612616410

Condition: New


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