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A stunning 3-in-1 edition of one of the great works of Western literature An epic masterpiece and a foundational work of the Western canon,  The Divine Comedy  describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory…

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Ovid’s deliciously clever and exuberant epic, now in a gorgeous new clothbound edition   Ovid’s sensuous and witty poetry brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales, ingeniously linked by the idea of transformation—often as a…

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Lacunae , Daniel Nadler's debut collection, is an exercise in poetics of vital import. In it, Nadler imagines himself into those moments of unintelligibility-blank spaces in time-where constraint and expansion coincide. When faced with such ellipses, like where…

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An anthology highlighting some of the experimental and avant-garde poetry and fiction that has emerged out of the past two decades of Calgary writing. An essential portrait of some of the most engaged and radical of Canadian writing and writers from one of the…

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There are numerous introductions to poetry and prosody available, but none at once so comprehensive and so accessible as this. With the increasing emphasis on free verse, the past generation has developed a widespread impression that the study of poetic meter is…

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One of the greatest epic poems of the Italian Renaissance, Orlando Furioso is an intricate tale of love and enchantment set at the time of the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne's conflict with the Moors. When Count Orlando returns to France from Cathay with the…

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When Phyllis Webb published Wilson's Bowl in 1980, Northrop Frye hailed it as "a landmark in Canadian literature": landmark, an event that marks a turning point in something (in this case, Canadian literature); and an instantly recognized feature of a landscape…

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Renowned for its depth of feeling and musicality, the poetry of Ruben Dario (1867-1916) has been revered by writers including Federico Garcia Lorca, Pablo Neruda, and Octavio Paz. A leading figure in the movement known as "modernismo, "Dario created the modern…

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A revised edition of this major writer's complete poetical work And I who was walking with the earth at my waist, saw two snowy eagles and a naked girl. The one was the other and the girl was neither. -from "Qasida of the Dark Doves" Federico García Lorca is the…

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Czeslaw Miosz, winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature, reflects upon poetry's testimony to the events of our tumultuous time. From the special perspectives of "my corner of Europe," a classical and Catholic education, a serious encounter with Marxism, and…

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Celebrate the life passages shared only between mothers and daughters in this uniquely moving collection.   Mothers and Daughters reveals the full breadth and depth of the mother-daughter bond as only poetry can. From pregnancy to toddlerhood, adolescence to…

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"These are poems which blaze and pulse on the page."—Adrienne Rich "The first declaration of a black, lesbian feminist identity took place in these poems, and set the terms—beautifully, forcefully—for contemporary multicultural and pluralist…