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Pound's 800 page Cantos, written over a period of more than fifty years (1917-1969), invites the reader to join the poet on a journey from darkness and despair towards light and positive activity. In this book, George Kearns addresses the reader approaching The Cantos for the first time. He…read more

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With her virtuoso translation, classicist and bestselling author Caroline Alexander brings to life Homer’s timeless epic of the Trojan War Composed around 730 B.C., Homer’s Iliad recounts the events of a few momentous weeks in the protracted ten-year war between the invading Achaeans,…read more

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Anne Carson’s works re-think genre in some of the most unusual and nuanced ways that few writers ever attempt, from her lyric essays, enigmatic poems, and novels in verse to further forays into video and comics and collaborative performance. Carson’s pathbreaking translations of…read more

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The first anthology to focus on the rich tradition of Canadian nature poetry in English, Open Wide a Wilderness is a survey of Canada’s regions, poetries, histories, and peoples as these relate to the natural world. The poetic responses included here range from the heights of the sublime to…read more

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They have inspired poets and challenged translators through the centuries. The odes of Horace are the cornerstone of lyric poetry in the Western world. Their subtlety of tone and brilliance of technique have often proved elusive, especially when--as has usually been the case--a single translator…read more

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Arguing that homosexual poetry is part of the mainstream of poetic writing-not a distinct and differentiated category within it-Gregory Woods provides a fastidious study of homosexual poetry in the twentieth century that emphasizes the homo erotic themes in the works of D.H. Lawrence, Hart Crane,…read more

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This landmark anthology, part of a series that will eventually cover the entire century, gathers nearly 1500 poems by over 200 poets to restore American poetry's most brilliant era in all its beauty, explosive energy, and extraordinary diversity. Included are generous selections of the century's…read more

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Charles S. Singleton's edition of the Divine Comedy , of which this is the first part, provides the English-speaking reader with everything he needs to read and understand Dante's great masterpiece. The Italian text here is in the edition of Giorgio Petrocchi, the leading Italian editor of…read more

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Ralph Waldo redivivus. How long is it since you read your Emerson: "Tax not my sloth that I/Fold my arms beside the brook;/Each cloud that floated in the sky/Writes a letter in my book." Essential for every collection. Distributed to the book trade by Penguin. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc.,…read more

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The long poem, nowadays, is the talk of various discourses with each other: "A poem is a small painting, a long poem is a mural." The second edition of The New Long Poem Anthology is an irreplaceable roadmap of a vital and powerful poetic form, a record of the most seductive and sustained "singing…read more

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In nineteenth-century America, poetry was, part of everyday life, as familiar as a hymn, a love song, a patriotic exhortation. American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveals the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, humorists and dissidents,…read more

Arctic Breeze

by John Parry|

December 6, 2012

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Arctic Breeze is a poetry book with some creative style ballads and poems that were written about the Arctic Culture. The main theme for writing this book was a bit spiritual with some Mystic background. It portrays the Arctic Culture for the beauty of Nature and the wilderness. Poems about the…read more