Love Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)
- Authors:Sheila KohlerPeter Washington
- Publisher:Everyman's Library
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:First Edition Thus
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- Dimensions (in):1.7 x 2.6 x 0.3
- Publication Date:November 2, 1993
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- ISBN13: 9780679429067
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It has often been said that love, both sacred and profane, is the only true subject of the lyric poem. Nothing better justifies this claim than the splendid poems in this volume, which range from the writings of ancient China to those of modern-day America and represent, at its most piercing, a universal experience of the human soul.
Includes poems by John Donne, Christina Rossetti, W. H. Auden, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Graves, e. e. cummings, Dorothy Parker, William Shakespeare, Sappho, Bhartrhari, Anna Akhmatova, and W. B. Yeats, among many others.
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