An anthology of classic poetic works with religious and spiritual themes evaluates the influences of such movements as Puritanism, the Great Awakenings, and Transcendentalism, in a volume that discusses the works of such figures as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Spanning the entire career of the celebrated American poet, a collection of 226 works represents sixty years of poetic endeavor, including recent poems that appeared in The New Yorker, as well as verses from Without and a CD containing readings by the author.
A fourth compilation of poetry by the author of The Liars' Club and Cherry describes her evolution into an irreverent Catholic, detailing the various steps in her conversion and reflecting on the themes of loss, her tutelage in Jesuit prayer practice, and the influence of poetry as a pathway out of suffering. 25,000 first printing.
An all-new collection of poetry by America's former Poet Laureate features witty, insightful, and simple poems dealing with the themes of jazz, the passage of time, love, boyhood, and writing. 50,000 first printing.
A comprehensive collection of works written throughout the course of the National Book Award and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's more than sixty-year career includes "In Trackless Woods" and several new and previously unpublished pieces. Reprint.
An expanded anthology of poems by American poets, from Whitman and Bradstreet to Plath, Ginsberg, Ashbery, and beyond, reflects the literary traditions and achievements of three centuries as it covers the works of more than two hundred poets.
A new collection of poetry by the critically acclaimed author of Views of Jeopardy, Monolithos, and The Great Fires celebrates the joys and sorrows, wonders and struggles of everyday existence over the potential perfection of any paradise.
A new collection of poetry from the award-winning author of Hip Logic reveals the role of tradition in art and culture, using the motif of the freedom of the wind trapped within the containment of the box to explore how identity is shaped by race, spirituality, and heritage. Original.