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Antaeus Anthology

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ISBN-10: 0553343130

ISBN-13: 9780553343137

Edition: N/A

Authors: Daniel Halpern

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From the powerful poems of Nobel prizewinner Czeslaw Milosz to the articulate voice of award-winning American poet Robert Hass, this magnificent collection provides a unique cross section of great modern poetry. All originally published in ANTAEUS, one of the most important literary journals of the past two decades, these works ring out with the familiar voices of long-recognized poets such as William Carlos Williams...poignant lines from today's most notable women writers such as Louise Gluck and Adrienne Rich...and verse from outstanding international poets--Poland's Zbigniew Herbert, Greece's prolific Yannis Ritsos, England's famous John Fowles. The wide spectrum of poems selected from…    
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List price: $29.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Daniel Halpern was born on September 11, 1945 in Syracuse, New York. He received a master of fine arts degree from Columbia University in 1972. He has been an instructor in poetry at Princeton University, New School of Social Research, and Columbia University. He began working at Ecco Press in New York City in 1969, and later became editor-in-chief. He has written several collections of poetry including Traveling on Credit, Tango and Something Shining: Poems. He has edited anthologies of both poetry and prose including Dante's Inferno: Translations by Twenty Contemporary Poets, The American Poetry Anthology, and The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories. He has won…    

Preface
He Kept on Burning
The Gilded Man
"How Can You Look at the Neva ..."
Pushkin
"I Am Not One of Those Who Left the Land ..."
"This Cruel Age Has Deflected Me ..."
from Metamorphosis of the Carnation
Charlie's Sad Date
Terminations
American Landscape with Clouds and a Zoo
The Time Machine
Winter Light
Looking for Poetry
Crazy Weather
Robin Hood's Barn
Bird's-Eye View of the Tool and Die Co.
No Way of Knowing
Lyrics for Man of La Mancha
Trinket
That Time in Tangier
Late Naps
Healing
First Night at Sea
Transit
Nowhere
Apollo 8
Memorial for a Fisherman
The Wood House over the Wilia
The Mask of Evil
A New House
A Film of the Comedian Chaplin
Letter to the Actor Charles Laughton ...
Sonnet
Spring Season of Muddy Roads
Einem alten Architekten in Rom
Eleanor
Twilight Comes
Myris: Alexandria, A.D. 340
Their Beginning
In the Evening
In the Tavernas
On Board Ship
Dareios
By Day
Memory of France
Your Hair Over the Sea
Burial in Cypress Hills
Agreeable Monsters
Ten Poems
The Gun
Seeing Off a Friend
Farmyard at Chassy
To Michael
The Duchess' Red Shoes
What a Circus
Untitled Poem (The Monarchs ...)
Untitled Poem (When the window ...)
The Decimation Before Phraata
Toward the Verrazano
Looking for a Rest Area
Choosing to Think of It
The Having to Love Something Else
The Rat's Tight Schedule
The Bachelor's Hand
The Hourglass
The Manure Book
Muskrat
Sestina for My Dead in the First Snow
Terribilis est locus iste
After Brecht
Of Growing Old
How Many Devils Can Dance on the Point ...
Departure
Taking Off My Clothes
Kalaloch
Barbarians
Amor Vacui
It Is a Lie
Autobiography
I've Slept
It's Useless
The Schizophrenics
Of Kings and Dukes
Hedge-Sparrows and House-Sparrows
The horse in the drugstore
Kidnapper
Into the Known
Old Men on the Courthouse Lawn, Murray, Kentucky
Cache la Poudre
The Last Man's Club
Dialog
Horse
Messengers
Aubade
Palais des Arts
Descending Figure
Dedication to Hunger
San Sepolcro
Masaccio's Expulsion
A Note to the Difficult One
Language Ah Now You Have Mc
The Girl I Call Alma
The Chorus Speaks Her Words As She Dances
Three Songs
The Fair in the Woods
The Whale in the Blue Washing Machine
The Ghost Hunter
The Whistle Column
Josh Gibson's Bat
My Students Who Stand in Snow
Lecturing on the Theme of Motherhood
Meditation at Lagunitas
Novella
Vintage
Monticello
The Return of Robinson Jeffers
Rusia en 1931
Sigil VIII-XIX
Bog Queen
The Strand at Lough Beg
Field Work
Ugolino
A Voice at a Seance
Still Life
Beethoven
Mr. Cogito--the Return
The Murderers of Kings
The Power of Taste
Report from the Besieged City
The Flears
Disagreements
Refrains
The Comedy of Art
Nadar
Monkey Difference
At Mrs. Alefounder's
Cockcrow
Tractor
Birth of Rainbow
Teaching a Dumb Calf
Bridestones
from Prometheus on His Crag
A Night with Cindy at Heitman's
Note to R.H. from Strongsville
Death in the Aquarium
Druid Stones at Kensaleyre
Retired Lion by the Clothesline in the Cold Attic
Sleep in the Heat
Probably the Farmer
Mule Team and Poster
Childhood
The Summer Anniversaries
Unflushed Urinals
The Furies
Driftwood from a Ship
The Man Splitting Wood in the Daybreak
December Day in Honolulu
Exodus
The Snakes of September
Three Small Parables for My Poet Friends
Quinnapoxet
The Trees
To the Sea
Harvest
You Can Have It
Paraguay
7 Years from Somewhere
Montjuich
Garcia Lorca: A Photograph of the Granada Cemetery, 1966
Lost Fan, Hotel Californian, Fresno, 1923
Believe It
Man Asleep in a Child's Bed
Graveyard by the Sea
Elegy for Frank Stanford
A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford
The Age (#135)
#375 ("On a board of raspberry ...")
Feodosia (#111)
Stanzas (#312)
Waking at Dusk from a Nap
The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
An Airline Breakfast
Nabokov's Death
Spring Snow
Animal Song
Double Agent
The Firefly
Sisters
Children
7,22,66
The Compound Eye
If the Cardinals Were Like Us
A Look Askance
Chimes for Yahya
Beggars and Kings
The Cliff Dance
Old Flag
Late Spring
Companion
Sand
On Prayer (R.H.)
Ars Poetica? (L.V.)
A Magic Mountain (L.V.)
Into the Tree (R.H.)
Consciousness (R.H.)
Poet at Seventy (C.M.)
Dowager
Mother Cat
The Eel
Little Testament
Two in Twilight
Visit to Fadin
Hitler Spring
Old Tiger
Storm Warning
Stars
After a Death
Song of the Invisible Corpse in the Field
Concerning the Stone
"Transients Welcome"
Notes for an Elegy: for John Gardner
Weather Forecast
The Goat God
South Seas
October Cycle
The Bracelet
The Ringers
The Superb Lily
The Volume
Song of Reasons
Three on Luck
Stings
Words Heard, By Accident, Over the Phone
Another November
After Whistler
Wildflower
Lapsed Meadow
Cows
Linoleum: Breaking Down
Retrieval System
Baroque Quatrains
Sub Rosa
Passion
A Candystore in Washington Heights
Whitman at a Grain Depot
From a Survivor
Living in the Cave
For the Dead
Women
Disfigurement
Penelope's Despair
Philomela
Marpessa's Choice
Augmentation of the Unknown
Our Land
Despisals
Double Ode
Terra Incognita
Winter Landscape with a Girl in Brown Shoes
Madame Orchidee
Instructions for Fishing the Eel
Planting Trout in the Chicago River
Navel
Arbeit Macht Frei
Paper Cities
Birds on a Blighted Tree
The Messenger
Summer Solstice
When the Ashes
Burning Ship
Mortar Salvos
To Like, To Love
The Twelve-Thousand-Day Honeymoon
The Death King
Hornet
Lobster
A Theory
Bedtime Story
The Soup
The Healer
Apocrypha
Great Infirmities
Snow Owl
Ducking: After Maupassant
Cooking Eggs
Drag Race
A Skull Changed to Glass
Late Stravinsky Listening to Late Beethoven
Auden's Funeral
For a Daughter Gone Away
Report to Crazy Horse
Ice, Ice
Fritz
Pick and Poke
Ground Hog Lock
Slow Dance
For Lerida
The Day of the Sentry
She
Poor North
The Story
Poem After Leopardi
First Walk on the Moon
Under the Baby Blanket
Summer Night
Sloops in the Bay
The Powder of Sympathy
On to the Source
Mackinnon's Boat
At Night
Sleep
En Route
Gogol
For Mats and Laila
The Winter's Glance
Molokai
The Gallery
"And don't bother ..."
"One pillar holding ..."
Pagan Woman
Sweet Everlasting
Letter from Vermont
Blue Ridge
A Police Manual
Salmon Boy
The Boy Who Became Sky
Names
Egypt, Tobago
Greece
Roman Outposts
Europa
Marina Tsvetayeva
Boyhood in Tobacco Country
Summer Rain in Mountains
Function of Blizzard
Rumor Verified
Off to Patagonia
An Everlasting Once
Combat
Eight Improvisations
Ars Poetica
Virginia Reel
Holy Thursday
Four Poems for the New Year
Dawn Near an Old Battlefield, in a Time of Peace
Taranto
Names in Monterchi: to Rachel
Jerome in Solitude
Regret for a Spider Web
The Turtle Overnight
Simon and the Tarantula
The Great American Poem
Biographical Notes