Love Poems

Love Poems

Book - 1993
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It has often been said that love, both sacred and profane, is the only true subject of the lyric poem. Nothing better justifies this claim than the splendid poems in this volume, which range from the writings of ancient China to those of modern-day America and represent, at its most piercing, a universal experience of the human soul.

Includes poems by John Donne, Christina Rossetti, W. H. Auden, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Graves, e. e. cummings, Dorothy Parker, William Shakespeare, Sappho, Bhartrhari, Anna Akhmatova, and W. B. Yeats, among many others.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : A.A. Knopf, c1993
ISBN: 9780679429067
0679429069
Branch Call Number: 808.8193 LOV
Characteristics: 256 p. ; 17 cm
Additional Contributors: Washington, Peter

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