The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time

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Grand Central Publishing, Mar 12, 2008 - Poetry - 144 pages
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Here, in one compact volume, is a greatest hits collection of the 100 bets love poems ever written by 100 of the world's greatest poets. This essential anthology is ideal for the romantic-and will inspire any cynic. The poets included range throughout the history of world literature: from the Classics (Sappho, Catullus) and Renaissance (Shakespeare, Donne, Dante) to the Romantics (Shelly, Keats, Wordsworth) and 20th century giants (Frost, Lorca, Graves), right down to the present day (Viorst, Patchen, Neruda). Each poem features a brief introduction, which details the poet's life history as well as the poem's significance
 

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Contents

La Vita Nuova
A Red Red Rose
To the Harbormaster
Jenny Kissd
Those Who Love
To Alice B Toklas
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Leslie Pockell is the editor of THE 100 BEST POEMS OF ALL TIME. Adrienne Avila is the co-author of "Everything I've Learned."

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