The Giant Book of Poetry

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Level 4 Press, Incorporated, 30.04.2006 г. - 752 страници
Winner or finalist in the 'Best Books' National Book Award Poetry Anthology of the Year; Benjamin Franklin Audio Book of the Year; Foreword Magazine Audio Book of the Year; and the Bill Fisher Award for Best New Fiction. Over 750 pages of poetry spanning from 4,000 BC up to the present day and including a broad cross-section of global poetry. Footnotes for each poem specify each poem's form, define unusual or archaic words, and include notes about interpretation. Multiple indexes, including an index by subject, simplify finding exactly the right poem for any situation. The poems were specifically selected to appeal to readers new to poetry, but even experienced poetry readers will find new and enjoyable poems. The poems from the book are also available on audio CD.

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This book is interesting, but a layman's approach to collecting poetry doesn't appeal as much to me as a scholar's. I'll get back to it! Прочетете пълната рецензия

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William Roetzheim is the author of seventeen published books, over 100 articles, three columns, and fifteen spoken word audio CDs (Producer and Director). He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. His writing has won 8 gold medals and 21 honorable mentions in national and international competitions, including "Best Books" National Book Award; London Book Festival; IPPY Award; Indie Excellence Award; Benjamin Franklin Award; Foreword MagazineBook of the Year; New York Book; New England Book Festival; DIY Book Festival; and the Bill Fisher Award. His stageplay Frost has won a Seahorse award at the Moondance International Film Festival for Best Stageplay, and was a finalist for the Poetry Foundation's Pegasus Verse Drama award and the National Best Books award for Best Drama. His musical Eliot has won a Seahorse award at the Moondance International Film Festival for Best Musical Libretto and was a finalist for the National Best Books award for Best Drama.

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