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BLUE HEN'S CHICK : AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: A.B. GUTHRIE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS:

Seller ID: IM266164


"It was a fine country to grow up in. To find riches, a boy had only to go outside," writes A. B. Guthrie, Jr., aobut his childhood in Montana early in the twentieth century. This autobiography was originally published in 1965 when he was sixty-four and still had miles to go. It recounts lively adventures and reflects on a career that brought fame for "The Big Sky" (1947) and led to the Pulitzer Prize for "The Way West" (1949).In an afterword David Petersen, who edite... View more info

THOMAS MOORE : HIS LIFE AND WORKS

By: A.J. SYMINGTON

Price: $10.00

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VANISHED PRESENT

By: ALEXANDER PASTERNAK

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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CATULLUS

By: AMAND KOLSON HURLEY

Price: $13.00

Publisher: BRISTOL CLASSICAL PRESS:

Seller ID: IM406944


Catullus, who lived from about 84 to 54 BC, was one of ancient Rome's most gifted, versatile and passionate poets. In this accessible short book Amanda Kolson Hurley explores the many facets of Catullus' poetry, discussing in detail over twenty of his most important poems, ranging from obscene and abusive epigrams to delicate lyrics and formal wedding hymns. Catullus relates many of his poems in the first person, and may therefore seem an artlessly sincere narrator, yet ... View more info

ARIEL : THE LIFE OF SHELLEY

By: ANDRE MAUROIS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FREDERICK UNGAR:

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W.B. YEATS

By: ANDREW LAMBIRTH

Price: $13.00

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SELECTED LETTERS OF ROBINSON JEFFERS

By: ANN RIDGEWAY

Price: $8.00

Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM461658


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CAROLYN KIZER : PERSPECTIVES ON HER LIFE

By: ANNIE (ED) FINCH

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CAVANKERRY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM323926


Critical essays about the poet and her work, interviews with Kizer, and poems written in her honor. Kizer's gifts are acknowledged in this book: her humor, her mythological scope, political awareness, satirical wit, feminism, craft, lyricism, her role in shaping literary institutions and her charisma. Carolyn Kizer is a celebration of the poetry itself, of the enduring work that places Kizer in the pantheon of living American poets. View more info

William Wordsworth: His Doctrine and Art in Their

By: Arthur Beatty

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN PRESS:

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ANNE SEXTON : THE LAST SUMMER

By: ARTHUR FURST

Price: $10.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

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Striking photos of the alluring, defiant, and mesmerizing poet Anne Sexton-many published for the first time in this exclusive collection-taken during the last summer of her life, before her suicide on October 4, 1974 According to those who knew her best, Anne Sexton was always preparing for her death, almost like an Egyptian queen constructing her pyramid. She wanted to create the most poignant version of her life story, which would best serve as her monument after ... View more info

RED WINE OF YOUTH : A LIFE OF RUPERT BRO

By: ARTHUR STRINGER

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BOBBS-MERRILL:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM443621


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POETRY HANDBOOK

By: BABETTE DEUTSCH

Price: $7.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: IM31359


The classic reference work--an invaluable sourcebook for poets and readers View more info

STEVIE : BIO OF STEVIE SMITH

By: BARBERA / MCBRIEN

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM54950


Though so many aspects of our daily lives are influenced by science in action, few of us understand the physical and chemical processes at work. Written for everyone who has asked how the events they see around them actually take place--and why they occur--The Physical World offers an immensely readable, up-to-date, and entertaining survey of scientific knowledge. Using clear, informative, "how-it-works" diagrams, and full-color illustrations, it describes the processes ... View more info

GINSBERG : A BIOGRAPHY

By: BARRY MILES

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

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CHARLES BUKOWSKI

By: BARRY MILES

Price: $7.50

Publisher: VIRGIN BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM236163


Charles Bukowski chronicled the seedy underside of the city in which he spent most of his life--Los Angeles. His heroes were the panhandlers and hustlers, the drunks and the hookers, his beat the racetracks and strip joints, and his inspiration a series of dead-end jobs in warehouses, offices, and factories. It was in the evenings that he would put on a classical record, open a beer, and begin to type. Brought up by a violent father, Bukowski suffered childhood beatings ... View more info