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Product Description: Nature writings by one of America’s greatest poets, written out of a deep experience of the Sierras. Over the course of his life, Kenneth Rexroth wrote about the Sierra Nevada better than anyone. Progressive in terms of environmental ethics and comparable to the writings of Emerson, Thoreau, Aldo Leopard, Annie Dillard, and Gary Snyder, Rexroth’s poetry and prose described the way Californians have always experienced and loved the High Sierra...read more

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9780811219020 | New Directions, April 10, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Nature writings by one of America’s greatest poets, written out of a deep experience of the Sierras.

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Product Description: “Nothing stands still in this poetry: the wind blows the trees, the lake water ripples and the ever-present road runs in and out of the hills.”―American Poetry ReviewMoss covered paths between scarlet peonies, Pale jade mountains fill your rustic windows...read more
By Kenneth Rexroth (trans)

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9780811218368 | 1 edition (New Directions, April 21, 2009), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: “Nothing stands still in this poetry: the wind blows the trees, the lake water ripples and the ever-present road runs in and out of the hills.

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Product Description: “Rexroth’s readings from the Japanese master poets are breathtaking in their simplicity and clarity.”―The New York TimesI go out of the darkness Onto a road of darkness Lit only by the far off Moon on the edge of the mountains...read more
By Kenneth Rexroth (trans)

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9780811218375 | New Directions, April 21, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: “Rexroth’s readings from the Japanese master poets are breathtaking in their simplicity and clarity.

Poems deal with love, sensuality, nature, the seasons, death, justice, music, war, and travel

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9780811209175 | New Directions, September 1, 1984, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Poems deal with love, sensuality, nature, the seasons, death, justice, music, war, and travel

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9781439514474 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, July 10, 2008), cover price $19.95

A collection of Japanese poems accompanied by their English translations

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9780811203715 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1956, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A collection of Japanese poems accompanied by their English translations

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9780811201810 | New Directions, June 1, 1955, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of Japanese poems accompanied by their English translations

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9781439509982 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $20.95

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9788493404567 | Italian edition edition (Grupo Anaya Comercial, June 30, 2005), cover price $28.95

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Brings together some forty evocative poems by English-language authors that reflect on the experience, sensuality, and joy of the summer season, with works by Emily Dickinson, William Shakespeare, Thomas Campion, Louise Gluck, Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, and Charles Simic, among others.

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9780807068724 | Beacon Pr, June 15, 2004, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Brings together some forty evocative poems by English-language authors that reflect on the experience, sensuality, and joy of the summer season, with works by Emily Dickinson, William Shakespeare, Thomas Campion, Louise Gluck, Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, and Charles Simic, among others.

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Provides translations of more than two hundred-fifty poems by over forty poets, from early anonymous poetry through the T'ang and Sung dynasties. (view table of contents)
By Ezra Pound (trans), Kenneth Rexroth (trans), Gary Snyder (trans), Eliot Weinberger (editor) and William Carlos Williams (trans)

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9780811215404 | New Directions, April 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Provides translations of more than two hundred-fifty poems by over forty poets, from early anonymous poetry through the T'ang and Sung dynasties.

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A collection of verse--drawn from classical, medieval, and modern sources--translated from Japanese covers lines about spirituality, love, lust, and many other themes. 15,000 first printing.

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9781570629761, titled "Love Poems: From the Japanese" | 1 edition (Shambhala Pubns, January 1, 2003), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of verse--drawn from classical, medieval, and modern sources--translated from Japanese covers lines about spirituality, love, lust, and many other themes.

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9780877739821 | Shambhala Pubns, January 1, 1994, cover price $6.00 | About this edition: A heart-stirring collection of Japanese love poems, ranging in tone from deeply erotic to profoundly spiritual--the perfect Valentine's Day gift.

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Product Description: Kenneth Rexroth is a poet of enormous achievement. The Complete Poems of Kenneth Rexroth assembles all of his published longer and shorter poems, and includes a never-before-published selection of his earliest work. Rexroth's poems of nature and protest are remarkable for their erudition and biting social and political commentary; his love poems justly celebrated for their eroticism and depth of feeling...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Sam Hamill (editor), Bradford Morrow (editor) and Kenneth Rexroth

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9781556591716 | Copper Canyon Pr, December 1, 2002, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Kenneth Rexroth is a poet of enormous achievement.

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9789681636746 | 2 edition (Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2001), cover price $12.99

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Presents three plays exploring the human condition by the great twentieth-century Russian playwright. (view table of contents)

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9780679642350 | Modern Library, November 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents three plays exploring the human condition by the great twentieth-century Russian playwright.

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Product Description: "Enflamed, impassioned, outraged, sorrowful and always uniquely wise, these poems of protest and rebellion are in no way the work of an ideologue or dogmatist."

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9781930180024 | Glad Day Books, January 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: "Enflamed, impassioned, outraged, sorrowful and always uniquely wise, these poems of protest and rebellion are in no way the work of an ideologue or dogmatist.

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A collection of metaphysical and erotic verse by one of the twentieth century's most influential poets expresses a passionate, yet calm, state of connection between lovers in which both are transformed into something larger than the two of them. Original. IP. (view table of contents)

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9781556590801 | Copper Canyon Pr, December 1, 1997, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A collection of metaphysical and erotic verse by one of the twentieth century's most influential poets expresses a passionate, yet calm, state of connection between lovers in which both are transformed into something larger than the two of them.

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Product Description: Rexroth's earliest poetry was pure expressionism. He later moved into a "cubist" phase, combining disparate elements, aiming at an organic whole. Poems from this phase seem almost "stream of consiousness". With "Flower Wreath Hill: Later Poems", Rexroth returns to his roots...read more

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9780811211789 | New Directions, October 1, 1991, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Rexroth's earliest poetry was pure expressionism.

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Product Description: 20th century; American; American prose literature; Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Fiction; General; Literary Criticism; Poets, American; Rexroth, Kenneth

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9780811211796 | Rev exp edition (New Directions, October 1, 1991), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: 20th century; American; American prose literature; Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Fiction; General; Literary Criticism; Poets, American; Rexroth, Kenneth

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A sampling of the writings of Chinese women poets from ancient times to the twentieth century is accompanied by brief biographies and a discussion of their influence on Chinese literature
By Ling Chung and Kenneth Rexroth (editor)

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9780811208215 | Reissue edition (New Directions, November 1, 1990), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A sampling of the writings of Chinese women poets from ancient times to the twentieth century is accompanied by brief biographies and a discussion of their influence on Chinese literature

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Discusses Lao Tzu, Euripides, Aristotle, Catullus, Virgil, Defoe, Swift, Balzac, Dickens, Parkman, Wells, and Kafka

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9780811210836 | Revised edition (New Directions, April 1, 1989), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Discusses Lao Tzu, Euripides, Aristotle, Catullus, Virgil, Defoe, Swift, Balzac, Dickens, Parkman, Wells, and Kafka

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Essays on poetry and society from the 1930's to the 1970's covering a wide variety of artists and issues from alchemy to jazz to Eastern influences on Western literature

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9780811210249 | New Directions, May 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Essays on poetry and society from the 1930's to the 1970's covering a wide variety of artists and issues from alchemy to jazz to Eastern influences on Western literature

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9780811210256 | New Directions, May 1, 1987, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Essays on poetry and society from the 1930's to the 1970's covering a wide variety of artists and issues from alchemy to jazz to Eastern influences on Western literature

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An introduction to the world's great literature is presented in sixty critical essays, each of which discusses the theme, summarizes the plot and explores the work's implications.

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9780811209878 | Reprint edition (New Directions, May 1, 1986), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the world's great literature is presented in sixty critical essays, each of which discusses the theme, summarizes the plot and explores the work's implications.

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9780811209885 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1986, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the world's great literature is presented in sixty critical essays, each of which discusses the theme, summarizes the plot and explores the work's implications.
9780380011018 | Avon Books, September 1, 1985, cover price $1.25 | About this edition: An introduction to the world's great literature is presented in sixty critical essays, each of which discusses the theme, summarizes the plot and explores the work's implications.

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Product Description: Kenneth Rexroth, the well-known American poet and critic, presents a study of the history of communes and intentional communities from their known beginnings to the 20th century.

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9780720602142 | Peter Owen Ltd, April 1, 1983, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Kenneth Rexroth, the well-known American poet and critic, presents a study of the history of communes and intentional communities from their known beginnings to the 20th century.

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A selection of the works of Japanese women poets from the seventh century to modern times is combined with critical biographies and an examination of their place in Japanese literature

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9780811208208 | New Directions, March 1, 1982, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A selection of the works of Japanese women poets from the seventh century to modern times is combined with critical biographies and an examination of their place in Japanese literature

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The influence of the crystalline simplicity of Eastern thought and haiku on Rexroth is reflected in his verse and translated poems that study the beauty of nature and immortality

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9780811207409 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 1979, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The influence of the crystalline simplicity of Eastern thought and haiku on Rexroth is reflected in his verse and translated poems that study the beauty of nature and immortality

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