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Product Description: Finally collected are all the poems of James Laughlin ― a classic poet of Catullan sensibility hiding in plain sight as an avant-garde publisher and the “Godfather of Modernism”Published in his centenary year, The Collected Poems of James Laughlin encompasses in one majestic volume all of the poetry (with the exception of his verse memoirs, Byways) written by the publisher-poet...read more

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9780811218764 | New Directions, October 14, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Finally collected are all the poems of James Laughlin ― a classic poet of Catullan sensibility hiding in plain sight as an avant-garde publisher and the “Godfather of Modernism”Published in his centenary year, The Collected Poems of James Laughlin encompasses in one majestic volume all of the poetry (with the exception of his verse memoirs, Byways) written by the publisher-poet.
9781559210676 | Moyer Bell Ltd, March 1, 1994, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Finally collected are all the poems of James Laughlin ― a classic poet of Catullan sensibility hiding in plain sight as an avant-garde publisher and the “Godfather of Modernism”Published in his centenary year, The Collected Poems of James Laughlin encompasses in one majestic volume all of the poetry (with the exception of his verse memoirs, Byways) written by the publisher-poet.

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9781559211284 | Reprint edition (Moyer Bell Ltd, March 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Book by Laughlin, James

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Product Description: Awake the voice!  Awake the string! Dark and dull night fly hence away, And give the honor of this day That sees December turned to May.            ―William Herrick Christmas Poems is a pleasing and diverse selection of classic holiday poems that goes all the way back to an eclogue of Virgil, moves along to a wide range of authors such as Chaucer, Herbert, Longfellow, Dickinson, Paul Dunbar, Rilke, Yeats, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, E...read more
By James Laughlin (editor)

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9780811218085 | Original edition (New Directions, November 30, 2008), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Awake the voice!

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Product Description: Poetry. Translated from the Italian by Ruth Feldmann and James Laughlin. "LIKE IT OR NOT is a thematically and stylistically linked volume of seven poems, a brief title poem followed by six extended ones, each prefaced by a pair of sharp epigraphs from writers as diverse as Swift, Proust, and Mishima...read more
By James Laughlin (trans)

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9781884419751 | Bordighera Inc, January 1, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: The long-awaited memoirs of New Directions' founder. James Laughlin, the late founder and publisher of New Directions, was also a poet of elegance and distinction. At his death in 1997 at the age of eighty-three, he left unfinished his long autobiographical poem, Byways...read more
By Guy Davenport (contributor), Peter Glassgold (editor) and James Laughlin

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9780811216173 | New Directions, May 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The long-awaited memoirs of New Directions' founder.

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Product Description: The long-awaited memoirs of New Directions' founder. James Laughlin, the late founder and publisher of New Directions, was also a poet of elegance and distinction. At his death in 1997 at the age of eighty-three, he left unfinished his long autobiographical poem, Byways...read more

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9780811215985 | New Directions, March 1, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The long-awaited memoirs of New Directions' founder.

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Product Description: As a poet, the late James Laughlin was perhaps best known for his love lyrics. This is a collection of his love poems.

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9780811213608 | Reprint edition (New Directions, October 1, 1997), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Taking his inspiration from the Greek and Latin classical poets, the author offers a collection of love poems by turns bittersweet, ironic, rueful, erotic, and witty, and marked always by a directness and humanity that speaks to lovers of all time.

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9780811213875 | New Directions, November 1, 1998, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: As a poet, the late James Laughlin was perhaps best known for his love lyrics.

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The founder of New Directions publishing, who passed away in 1997, left behind this collection of 249 pentastichs, poems comprised of five lines with no regard to metrics, written in a natural cadence and culled primarily from marginal jottings in other books.

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9780811213868 | New Directions, October 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A compilation of 249 poems composed in a five-line stanza form

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A collection of two hundred poems reflects on such topics as love, aging, children, writing, and travel

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9780811213752 | New Directions, June 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of two hundred poems reflects on such topics as love, aging, children, writing, and travel

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Product Description: The Lost Fragments is a special collection by James Laughlin, who recently passed away, limited to only 250 copies, and will not be reprinted. Laughlin writes that my "ancestor, James, a 'thrifty farmer, ' sold his patch of land near Portaferry, Co Down to emigrate in 1834", to Pittsburgh, thus the poet invites his readers into his world and takes them to Ireland via the memories of his many visits there...read more

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9781901233100 | Dedalus Pr, March 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Lost Fragments is a special collection by James Laughlin, who recently passed away, limited to only 250 copies, and will not be reprinted.

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The thirty-year correspondence between the religious writer and his faithful publisher traces the widening of Merton's focus from the internal to the social and global, and the development of his consciousness of himself as a public writer. (view table of contents)

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9780393040692 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The thirty-year correspondence between the religious writer and his faithful publisher traces the widening of Merton's focus from the internal to the social and global, and the development of his consciousness of himself as a public writer.

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Poems examine the hidden memories, thoughts, and emotions in each individual

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9780811213431 | New Directions, April 1, 1997, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Poems examine the hidden memories, thoughts, and emotions in each individual

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9780811213448 | Reprint edition (New Directions, April 1, 1997), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Poems examine the hidden memories, thoughts, and emotions in each individual

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Product Description: A lifetime of memories, a lifetime of writing, a lifetime of publishing (since 1936) - what to do, how to say it, what is the organic form? If you are James Laughlin, founder and publisher of New Directions, poet and friend of poets, you adapt the narrative metric of one friend (Kenneth Rexoth) to tell the very personal stories of your other friends with verve, compassion, and a shrewd eye to the emotional truth of complex relationships...read more

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9780811213073 | New Directions, October 1, 1995, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A lifetime of memories, a lifetime of writing, a lifetime of publishing (since 1936) - what to do, how to say it, what is the organic form?

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Product Description: Book by Laughlin, James

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9780944072462 | Zoland Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Book by Laughlin, James

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Product Description: James Laughlin has been called the American Catullus. Like that most Greek of ancient Latin poets, he elevates his everyday subjects with wit and clarity of language. Love and hate, death and aging, politics, literature, travel, the horrors of war - Laughlin's muse speaks of all these things with a fresh directness that makes his poems both timeless and contemporary...read more

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9780811212366 | Reprint edition (New Directions, May 1, 1993), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: James Laughlin has been called the American Catullus.

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9780811212373 | Reprint edition (New Directions, May 1, 1993), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: James Laughlin has been called the American Catullus.

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Selected letters depict the development of the friendship between Schwartz and Laughlin, a young publisher

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9780393034714 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1993, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Selected letters depict the development of the friendship between Schwartz and Laughlin, a young publisher

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9781559210294 | Moyer Bell Ltd, March 1, 1991, cover price $18.95

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9781559210218 | Reprint edition (Moyer Bell Ltd, September 1, 1992), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Book by

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By James Laughlin (editor)

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9780811211802 | New Directions, November 1, 1991, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Since 1936, the New Directions in Prose and Poetry anthologies have served as vehicles for the presentation of new and variant trends in world literature.

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9780811211819 | New Directions, November 1, 1991, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Book by Laughlin, James

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9780918825872 | Reprint edition (Moyer Bell Ltd, September 1, 1991), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Book by Laughlin, James

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Product Description: A selection of rich and varied essays which together form a personal and literary autobiography of writer and publisher James Laughlin. Sunning on spine. Edges of jacket and book worn. Closed tear on upper right corner of jacket. Corners bumped...read more

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9780918825865 | Moyer Bell Ltd, September 1, 1991, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A selection of rich and varied essays which together form a personal and literary autobiography of writer and publisher James Laughlin.

Product Description: Book by Laughlin, James

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9780811211468 | New Directions, November 1, 1990, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Since 1936, the New Directions in Prose and Poetry anthologies have served as vehicles for the presentation of new and variant trends in world literature.

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9780811211475 | New Directions, November 1, 1990, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Book by Laughlin, James

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Product Description: The fifty-third number of New Directions, an annual literary magazine in book form, presents writing from around the world. Since 1936, the New Directions anthologies have served as vehicles for the presentation of new and variant trends in world literature...read more
By James Laughlin (editor)

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9780811211079 | New Directions, February 1, 1990, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The fifty-third number of New Directions, an annual literary magazine in book form, presents writing from around the world.

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9781556590207 | Copper Canyon Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $15.00

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Product Description: The Bird of Endless Time

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9781556590214 | Copper Canyon Pr, May 1, 1989, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: The Bird of Endless Time

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