The Giant Book of Poetry
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- Sales Rank:52,527
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):2.2
- Dimensions (in):9.1 x 1.9 x 6.1
- Publication Date:February 15, 2006
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The Giant Book of Poetry is an illustrated anthology of over 575 poems, more than 750 pages and over 60 illustrations representing ancient, classical, modern, and contemporary time periods along with a good selection of English translations of world poets. Footnotes include notes on form, definitions for unusual words, and hints on interpretation. The book includes an introduction by the editor and an appendix covering poetry meter, as well as indexes by author, title, subject, source language, and first line. The publisher is also releasing an audio CD version of the book and the book includes an index pointing from each poem to the corresponding audio CD and track, and an index pointing from each audio CD and track to the corresponding poem location in the book.
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