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The Resource World poetry : an anthology of verse from antiquity to our time, Katharine Washburn and John S. Major, editors ; Clifton Fadiman, general editor

World poetry : an anthology of verse from antiquity to our time, Katharine Washburn and John S. Major, editors ; Clifton Fadiman, general editor

Label
World poetry : an anthology of verse from antiquity to our time
Title
World poetry
Title remainder
an anthology of verse from antiquity to our time
Statement of responsibility
Katharine Washburn and John S. Major, editors ; Clifton Fadiman, general editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Contains more than 1600 poems ... [spanning] a period of more than 4000 years from ancient Sumer and Egypt to the late twentieth century ... from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh and the Pharaoh Akhenaten's 'Hymn to the sun' to the haiku of Basho and the dazzling imagery of Li Po; from Vedic hymns to Icelandic sagas to the 'Carmina Burana'; from the magnificence of Homer and Dante to the lyricism of Goethe and Verlaine; from the piercing insights of Rilke and Yeats to the revelatory verse of Emily Dickinson, Garcia Lorca, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, and ... more"--Dust jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808.81
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6101
LC item number
.W517 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Label
World poetry : an anthology of verse from antiquity to our time, Katharine Washburn and John S. Major, editors ; Clifton Fadiman, general editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 1338 p.
Isbn
9780965419833
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97010879
System control number
ocm36509917
Label
World poetry : an anthology of verse from antiquity to our time, Katharine Washburn and John S. Major, editors ; Clifton Fadiman, general editor
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 1338 p.
Isbn
9780965419833
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97010879
System control number
ocm36509917

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