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Poetry and Poetics

Some of these titles are published within our three series for new poetry: The Brittingham Prize in Poetry, Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, and The Four Lakes Prize in Poetry. This page includes books of original poetry, poetry in translation, biographies and memoirs of poets, and historical and critical works about poetry and poets.

 

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Almost Nothing To Be Scared Of
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Almost Nothing To Be Scared Of
David Clewell
Spring 2016

Repeat Performances
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Repeat Performances
Ovidian Repetition and the Metamorphoses
Edited By Laurel Fulkerson and Tim Stover
Spring 2016

Immortality
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Immortality
Alan Feldman
Spring 2015

Blood Work
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Blood Work
Matthew Siegel
Spring 2015

Hive
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Hive
Christina Stoddard
Spring 2015

Selected Epigrams
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Selected Epigrams
Martial, Translated with notes by Susan McLean, Introduction by Marc Kleijwegt
Fall 2014

The Offense of Love
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The Offense of Love
Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris, and Tristia 2
Ovid, A verse translation by Julia D. Hejduk, with introduction and notes
Fall 2014

My Favorite Tyrants
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My Favorite Tyrants
Joanne Diaz
Spring 2014

Odes
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Odes
Horace, Translated with commentary by David R. Slavitt
Spring 2014

Otherwise Unseeable
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Otherwise Unseeable
Betsy Sholl
Spring 2014

The Sleeve Waves
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The Sleeve Waves
Angela Sorby
Spring 2014

About Crows
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About Crows
Craig Blais
Spring 2013

The Declarable Future
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The Declarable Future
Jennifer Boyden
Spring 2013

Centaur
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Centaur
Greg Wrenn
Spring 2013

A Diary of Pique 1983–1984 / Tagebuch des Grolls 1983–1984
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A Diary of Pique 1983–1984 / Tagebuch des Grolls 1983–1984
A Bilingual Poetry Collection
Carl Djerassi
Fall 2012

Help Is on the Way
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Help Is on the Way
John Brehm
Spring 2012

Darkroom
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Darkroom
Jazzy Danziger
Spring 2012

Through the Door of Life
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Through the Door of Life
A Jewish Journey between Genders
Joy Ladin
Spring 2012

Voodoo Inverso
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Voodoo Inverso
Mark Wagenaar
Spring 2012

I Hear Voices
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I Hear Voices
A Memoir of Love, Death, and the Radio
Jean Feraca
Fall 2011

Proletpen
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Proletpen
America’s Rebel Yiddish Poets
Edited by Amelia Glaser and David Weintraub, Translated by Amelia Glaser
Fall 2011

Lorine Niedecker
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Lorine Niedecker
A Poet’s Life
Margot Peters
Fall 2011

The Army of Truth
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The Army of Truth
Selected Poems by Henrik Wergeland
Henrik Wergeland, Edited by Ragnhild Galtung; Translated by Anne Born, G.M. Gathorne-Hardy, and I. Grøndahl
Fall 2011

Taken Somehow by Surprise
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Taken Somehow by Surprise
David Clewell
Spring 2011

Last Seen
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Last Seen
Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Spring 2011

Wait
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Wait
Alison Stine
Spring 2011

The Mouths of Grazing Things
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The Mouths of Grazing Things
Jennifer Boyden
Spring 2010

Falling Brick Kills Local Man
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Falling Brick Kills Local Man
Mark Kraushaar
Spring 2009

The Image of the Poet in Ovid’s <em>Metamorphoses</em>
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The Image of the Poet in Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Barbara Pavlock
Spring 2009

Bird Skin Coat
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Bird Skin Coat
Angela Sorby
Spring 2009

Beyond the Flesh
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Beyond the Flesh
Alexander Blok, Zinaida Gippius, and the Symbolist Sublimation of Sex
Jenifer Presto
Fall 2008

Sex Talks to Girls
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Sex Talks to Girls
A Memoir
Maureen Seaton
Fall 2008

Corridor
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Corridor
Josephine Singer
Fall 2008

Crossing the Great Divide
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Crossing the Great Divide
Jean Feraca
Spring 2008

The Royal Baker’s Daughter
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The Royal Baker’s Daughter
Barbara Goldberg
Spring 2008

Meditations on Rising and Falling
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Meditations on Rising and Falling
Philip Pardi
Spring 2008

Dancing With A Cowboy
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Dancing With A Cowboy
Sara Lindsay Rath
Spring 2008

Derzhavin
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Derzhavin
A Biography
Vladislav Khodasevich
Fall 2007

New Jersey
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New Jersey
Betsy Andrews
Spring 2007

Reunion
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Reunion
Fleda Brown
Spring 2007

The Imperial Sublime
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The Imperial Sublime
A Russian Poetics of Empire
Harsha Ram
Spring 2006

Collected Poems
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Collected Poems
With Notes Toward the Memoirs
Djuna Barnes, Selected and edited by Phillip Herring and Osías Stutman
Fall 2005

Jagged with Love
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Jagged with Love
Susanna Childress
Fall 2005

Funny
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Funny
Jennifer Michael Hecht
Fall 2005

The Secret of M. Dulong
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The Secret of M. Dulong
A Memoir
Colette Inez
Fall 2005

A Symposion of Praise
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A Symposion of Praise
Horace Returns to Lyric in Odes IV
Timothy Johnson
Spring 2005

The Private Journals of Edvard Munch
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The Private Journals of Edvard Munch
We Are Flames Which Pour Out of the Earth
Edvard Munch, Edited and translated by J. Gill Holland
Spring 2005

Hot Popsicles
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Hot Popsicles
Charles Harper Webb
Spring 2005

Sea of Faith
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Sea of Faith
John Brehm
Fall 2004

A Sail to Great Island
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A Sail to Great Island
Alan Feldman
Fall 2004

Jorie Graham
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Jorie Graham
Essays on the Poetry
Edited by Thomas Gardner
Fall 2004

A Pan-American Life
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A Pan-American Life
Selected Poetry and Prose of Muna Lee
Muna Lee, Edited and with biography by Jonathan Cohen
Fall 2004

Late Psalm
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Late Psalm
Betsy Sholl
Spring 2004

Black Eye
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Black Eye
Escaping a Marriage, Writing a Life
Judith Strasser
Spring 2004

Reactor
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Reactor
Judith Vollmer
Spring 2004

Alexander Pushkin’s <em>Little Tragedies</em>
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Alexander Pushkin’s Little Tragedies
The Poetics of Brevity
Edited by Svetlana Evdokimova
Fall 2003

Reinventing Romantic Poetry
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Reinventing Romantic Poetry
Russian Women Poets of the Mid-Nineteenth Century
Diana Greene
Fall 2003

The Poetry of Asher Reich
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The Poetry of Asher Reich
Portrait of a Hebrew Poet
Yair Mazor, Illustrations by Michael Kovner
Fall 2003

Mr. Bluebird
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Mr. Bluebird
Gerry Gomez Pearlberg
Fall 2003

Pushkin and the Genres of Madness
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Pushkin and the Genres of Madness
The Masterpieces of 1833
Gary Rosenshield
Fall 2003

The Year We Studied Women
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The Year We Studied Women
Bruce Snider
Fall 2003

The Room Where I Was Born
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The Room Where I Was Born
Brian Teare
Fall 2003

Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art
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Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art
Graham Zanker
Fall 2003

The Low End of Higher Things
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The Low End of Higher Things
David Clewell
Spring 2003

Show and Tell
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Show and Tell
New and Selected Poems
Jim Daniels
Spring 2003

Mercy Mercy Me
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Mercy Mercy Me
Elena Georgiou
Spring 2003

Everyday and Prophetic
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Everyday and Prophetic
The Poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill, and Rich
Nick Halpern
Spring 2003

Sor Juana’s Love Poems
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Sor Juana’s Love Poems
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Translated by Joan Larkin and Jaime Manrique
Spring 2003

Winter Love
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Winter Love
Ezra Pound and H.D.
Jacob Korg
Spring 2003

My Night with Federico García Lorca
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My Night with Federico García Lorca
Jaime Manrique, Translations by Edith Grossman and Eugene Richie
Spring 2003

Hibiscus on the Lake
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Hibiscus on the Lake
Twentieth-Century Telugu Poetry from India
Edited and translated by Velcheru Narayana Rao
Spring 2003

Schubert’s <em>Winterreise</em>
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Schubert’s Winterreise
A Winter Journey in Poetry, Image, and Song
Franz Schubert and Wilhelm Müller
Spring 2003

Ripe
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Ripe
Roy Jacobstein
Fall 2002

Acts of Contortion
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Acts of Contortion
Anna George Meek
Fall 2002

The Poem in the Story
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The Poem in the Story
Music, Poetry, and Narrative
Harold Scheub
Fall 2002

The Complete Poetry of Catullus
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The Complete Poetry of Catullus
Catullus, Translated and with commentary by David Mulroy
Spring 2002

Bard of Iceland
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Bard of Iceland
Jónas Hallgrímsson, Poet and Scientist
Dick Ringler
Spring 2002

The Fire Stays in Red
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The Fire Stays in Red
Poems
Ronny Someck
Spring 2002

Horizon Note
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Horizon Note
Robin Behn
Fall 2001

Borrowed Dress
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Borrowed Dress
Cathy Colman
Fall 2001

Ejo
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Ejo
Poems, Rwanda, 1991–1994
Derick Burleson
Fall 2000

Career Moves
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Career Moves
Olson, Creeley, Zukofsky, Berrigan, and the American Avant-Garde
Libbie Rifkin
Fall 2000

The American Byron
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The American Byron
Homosexuality and the Fall of Fitz-Greene Halleck
John W. M. Hallock
Spring 2000

A Field Guide to the Heavens
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A Field Guide to the Heavens
Frank X. Gaspar
Fall 1999

Liver
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Liver
Charles Harper Webb
Fall 1999

Mrs. Dumpty
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Mrs. Dumpty
Chana Bloch
Fall 1998

Bardo
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Bardo
Suzanne Paola
Fall 1998

And Her Soul Out Of Nothing
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And Her Soul Out Of Nothing
Olena Kalytiak Davis
Fall 1997

Don’t Explain
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Don’t Explain
Betsy Sholl
Fall 1997

Stevie Smith’s Resistant Antics
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Stevie Smith’s Resistant Antics
Laura Severin
Spring 1997

Brief Landing on the Earth’s Surface
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Brief Landing on the Earth’s Surface
Juanita Brunk
Fall 1996

Poetry of the People
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Poetry of the People
Poems to the President, 1929–1945
Donald W. Whisenhunt
1996

The Legend of Light
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The Legend of Light
Bob Hicok
Fall 1995

Old and New Testaments
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Old and New Testaments
Lynn Powell
Fall 1995

From Outlaw to Classic
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From Outlaw to Classic
Canons in American Poetry
Alan Golding
Spring 1995

Now We’re Getting Somewhere
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Now We’re Getting Somewhere
David Clewell
Fall 1994

The Unbeliever
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The Unbeliever
Lisa Lewis
Fall 1994

The Red Virgin
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The Red Virgin
A Poem of Simone Weil
Stephanie Strickland
Fall 1993

The Zea Mexican Diary
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The Zea Mexican Diary
7 September 1926–7 September 1986
Kamau Brathwaite, Foreword by Sandra Pouchet Paquet
Spring 1993

Archaic Greek Poetry
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Archaic Greek Poetry
An Anthology
Edited by Barbara Hughes Fowler, Works selected and translated by Barbara Hughes Fowler
Fall 1992

Sweet Ruin
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Sweet Ruin
Tony Hoagland
Fall 1992

Salt
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Salt
Renée Ashley
Fall 1991

American Sublime
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American Sublime
The Genealogy of a Poetic Genre
Rob Wilson
Spring 1991

Level Green
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Level Green
Judith Vollmer
Fall 1990

Slow Joy
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Slow Joy
Stefanie Marlis
Fall 1989

Vital Signs
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Vital Signs
Contemporary American Poetry from the University Presses
Edited by Ronald Wallace
Fall 1989

Pocket Sundial
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Pocket Sundial
Lisa Zeidner
Spring 1989

Saving the Young Men of Vienna
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Saving the Young Men of Vienna
David Kirby
Fall 1987

Talking to Strangers
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Talking to Strangers
Patricia Dobler
Fall 1986

Fantasy, Fashion, and Affection
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Fantasy, Fashion, and Affection
Editions of Robert Herrick’s Poetry for the Common Reader, 1810–1968
Jay A. Gertzman
1986

Places/Everyone
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Places/Everyone
Jim Daniels
Fall 1985

De Rerum Natura
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De Rerum Natura
The Latin Text of Lucretius
Edited by William Ellery Leonard and Stanley Barney Smith
Fall 1942