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The Language Of Flowers

Author : Christine O'Brien
ISBN : 0754825000
Genre : Art
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Flowers have been written about and portrayed in art for centuries and the Victorians gave symbolic meanings to them. Classic pieces by celebrated poets and writers in this anthology are accompanied by over 80 beautiful fine-art paintings and botanical illustrations. An enchanting gift book for flower lovers everywhere, perfect for any occasion.

Anthology Of Flowers

Author : Jane Field-Lewis
ISBN : 1849497893
Genre : Nature
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Inspired by classic illustrated botanical volumes, this is a modern celebration of wild, garden, and exotic flowers. A single photographic image captures the intricate detail, form, texture, and color of each flower. The beautiful photographs are paired with succinct, quirky text about the culture and historical interest of each plant variety. Chapters are based on the floral characteristics or symbolism of each flower, including Folkloric, Medicinal, Emotional, Edible, Wild, Exotic, and Toxic, and each flower is accompanied by an excerpt of cultural history. This is a stunning gift book that taps into the growing interest in the natural world and the associated benefits to our wellbeing, and the powerful pursuit of quiet, mindful activities.

Culled Flowers An Anthology Of Verse Selected By M S

Author : Culled flowers
ISBN : OXFORD:590275322
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Fantastic Garlands

Author : Lys De Bray
ISBN : STANFORD:36105039357681
Genre : Gardening
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Paintings illustrate the various plants mentioned in Shakespeare's plays and are accompanied by a description of each flower or plant's characteristics

The Wadsworth Anthology Of Poetry

Author : Jay Parini
ISBN : 1413004733
Genre : Education
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Unlike most other poetry anthologies, arranged only chronologically or limited to the exploration of one type of poem, Jay Parini's WADSWORTH ANTHOLOGY OF POETRY collects 24 smaller, more accessible anthologies in one volume. With the guidance of an editorial board of pre-eminent literary scholars and world-renown poets, Parini has offers a meaningful structure to an ambitious collection, spanning from Beowulf to Jorie Graham. More a teaching and learning text than a definitive body of work, Parini's arrangement of poetry by form, content, and context offers a new way of looking at the teaching of poetry.

Words Of The True Peoples Palabras De Los Seres Verdaderos Anthology Of Contemporary Mexican Indigenous Language Writers Antolog A De Escritores Actuales En Lenguas Ind Genas De M Xico

Author : Carlos Montemayor
ISBN : 9780292706767
Genre : Literary Collections
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This anthology gathers works by the leading generation of writers in thirteen Mexican indigenous languages: Nahuatl, Maya, Tzotzil, Tzeltal, Tojolabal, Tabasco Chontal, Purepecha, Sierra Zapoteco, Isthmus Zapoteco, Mazateco, Ñahñu, Totonaco, and Huichol. Volume 1 contains narratives and essays by Mexican indigenous writers. Their texts appear first in their native language, followed by English and Spanish translations.

An Anthology Of Spanish Poetry

Author : John Armstrong Crow
ISBN : 0807104833
Genre : Poetry
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An anthology of Hispanic poetry culled from translations of poems from the eleventh century to the present

The Shorter Columbia Anthology Of Traditional Chinese Literature

Author : Victor H. Mair
ISBN : 9780231505628
Genre : Literary Criticism
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With its fresh translations by newer voices in the field, its broad scope, and its flowing style, this anthology places the immense riches of Chinese literature within easy reach. Ranging from the beginnings to 1919, this abridged version of The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literature retains all the characteristics of the original. In putting together these selections Victor H. Mair interprets "literature" very broadly to include not just literary fiction, poetry, and drama, but folk and popular literature, lyrics and arias, elegies and rhapsodies, biographies, autobiographies and memoirs, letters, criticism and theory, and travelogues and jokes.

The Oxford Anthology Of Roman Literature

Author : Peter E. Knox
ISBN : 9780199910724
Genre : History
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Though the wonders of ancient Roman culture continue to attract interest across the disciplines, it is difficult to find a lively, accessible collection of the full range of the era's literature in English. The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature provides a general introduction to the literature of the Roman empire at its zenith, between the second century BC and the second century AD. Two features of this extraordinarily fertile period in literary achievement as evidenced by this anthology are immediately and repeatedly clear: how similar the Romans' view of the world was to our own and, perhaps even more obviously, how different it was. Most of the authors included in the anthology wrote in Latin, but as the anthology moves forward in time, relevant Greek texts that reflect the cultural diversity of Roman literary life are also included, something no other such anthology has done in the past. Roman literature was wonderfully creative and diverse, and the texts in this volume were chosen from a broad range of genres: drama, epic, philosophy, satire, lyric poetry, love poetry. By its very nature an anthology can abbreviate and thus obscure the most attractive features of even a masterpiece, so the two editors have not only selected texts that capture the essence of the respective authors, but also have included accompanying introductions and afterwords that will guide the reader in pursuing further reading. The presentations of the selections are enlivened with illustrations that locate the works within the contexts of the world in which they were written and enjoyed. The student and general reader will come away from this learned yet entertaining anthology with a fuller appreciation of the place occupied by literature in the Roman world.

Garden Variety

Author : Michael Wex
ISBN : 0978280644
Genre : Fiction
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