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    DescriptionFor A Book of Luminous Things Nobel laureate poet Czeslaw Milosz has selected 300 of the world's greatest poems written throughout the ages, poems memorable for how they render the realities of the world palpable and immediate. They are organized under eleven headings - including "Epiphany, " "Nature, " "The Secret of a Thing, " "Travel, " "Places, " and "The Moment." In addition to his introduction, Milosz contributes brief, penetrating commentary on each poet. Among the poets included are Elizabeth Bishop William Blake, Joseph Brodsky, Constantinos Cavafy, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Allen Ginsberg, Linda Gregg, Seamus Heaney, Zbigniew Herbert, Jane Hirshfield, Robinson Jeffers, D. H. Lawrence, Denise Levertov, Philip Levine, Li Po, Antonio Machado, Thomas Merton, W. S. Merwin, Sharon Olds, Mary Oliver, Po Chu-I, Rainer Maria Rilke, Theodore Roethke, Charles Simic, Gary Snyder, Wallace Stevens, May Swenson, Anna Swir, Wislawa Szymborska, Tu Fu, Wang Wei, Walt Whitman, and William Carlos Williams.


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    Title
    A Book of Luminous Things
    Subtitle
    An International Anthology of Poetry
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Czeslaw Milosz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 344
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780156005746
    ISBN 10: 0156005743
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    DC21: 808.81
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: DCQ
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    DC22: 808.81
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Approval Code: A23303000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN6101 .B585 1998
    Thema V1.0: DCQ
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Mariner Books
    Imprint name
    Mariner Books
    Publication date
    01 April 1998
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY