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Selected poems of Amy Lowell

Author: Amy Lowell; Melissa Bradshaw; Adrienne Munich
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Amy Lowell (1874-1925), American poet and critic, was one of the most influential and best-known writers of her era. Within a thirteen-year period, she produced six volumes of poetry, two volumes of criticism, a two-volume biography of John Keats, and countless articles and reviews that appeared in many popular periodicals. As a herald of the New Poetry, Lowell saw herself and her kind of work as a part of a newly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Lowell; Melissa Bradshaw; Adrienne Munich
ISBN: 0813531276 9780813531274 0813531284 9780813531281
OCLC Number: 49226229
Description: xlii, 135 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: "Let us shout it lustily" : Amy Lowell's career in context / Melissa Bradshaw --
Amy Lowell, new American poet / Adrienne Munich --
Sonnets, rhymed stanzas, and blank verse: A fixed idea --
On Carpaccio's picture : the dream of St. Ursula --
The starling --
Mirage --
A petition --
In answer to a request --
Eleonora Duse --
To a lady of undeniable beauty and practised charm --
Before the altar --
Apology --
After writing "The bronze horses" --
Merely statement --
Gavotte in D minor --
Song for a Viola d'amore --
Nuit Blanche --
On looking at a copy of Alice Meynell's poems, given me, years ago, by a friend --
The sisters --
Adapted Asian forms and translations from the Chinese: Aliens --
The pond --
A lover --
To a husband --
A year passes --
Ephemera --
Autumn --
One of the "Hundred views of Fuji" / Hokusai --
The fisherman's wife --
Outside a gate --
In time of war --
Li T'ai-po --
Frosty evening --
A poet's wife --
The return --
Nuance --
Autumn haze --
Nuit Blanche --
Again the New Year's festival --
Time --
Nostalgia --
Afterglow --
Vespers --
The battle to the south of the city / Li T'ai-po --
The retreat of Hsieh Kung / Li T'ai-po --
The terraced road of the two-edged sword mountains / Li T'ai-po --
Looking at the moon after rain / Li T'ai-po --
The lonely wife / Li T'ai-po --
On hearing the Buddhist priest of Shu play his table-lute / Li T'ai-po --
Parrot island / Li T'ai-po --
Reply to an unrefined person encountered in the hills / Li T'ai-po --
Night thoughts / Li T'ai-po --
In the province of Lu, to the east of the stone gate mountain, taking leave of Tu Fu / Li T'ai-po --
A poem sent to tu Fu from Sha Ch'iu Ch'eng / Li T'ai-po --
The river village / Tu Fu --
The sorceress gorge / Tu Fu --
At the edge of heaven, thinking of Li Pu / Tu Fu --
Sent to Li Po as a gift / Tu Fu --
A toast for Meng Yun-ch'ing / Tu Fu --
The blue-green stream / Wang Wei --
Together we know happiness, written by a descendant of the founder of the Southern T'ang Dynasty. Cadenced verse: In a garden --
Absence --
Aubade --
White and green --
The captured goddess --
The taxi --
The blue scarf --
The letter --
Pine, beech, and sunlight --
Astigmatism --
The giver of stars --
Bright sunlight --
Venus transiens --
A rainy night --
Patterns --
Strain --
from Stravinsky's three pieces "Grotesques," for string quartet, second movement --
Summer rain --
A decade --
An aquarium --
Thompson's lunch room-Grand Central Station --
Opal --
Mise en scene --
Wakefulness --
A bather --
Madonna of the evening flowers --
from Dreams in war time --
A sprig of rosemary --
The broken fountain --
The weathervane points south --
The artist --
Vernal equinox --
Penumbra --
September. 1918 --
Granadilla --
Carrefour --
Lilacs --
Meeting-house hill --
Footing up a total --
Paradox --
Purple grackles --
In excelsis --
On reading a line underscored by Keats --
Dissonance --
Heraldic --
Attitude under an elm tree --
Sultry --
The on-looker --
Poetic justice --
Mid-adventure --
Anecdote --
Still life --
Polyphonic prose: Spring day --
from Malmaison --
from Sea-blue and blood-red --
from Guns as keys and the great gate swings.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited by Melissa Bradshaw and Adrienne Munich.
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