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Abandon Automobile

Detroit City Poetry 2001

Edited by Melba Joyce Boyd and M. L. Liebler

A multicultural anthology of Detroit poetry from the 1930s to the present.

Paperback
Published: September 2001
ISBN: 9780814328101
$24.99

New Poems from the Third Coast

Contemporary Michigan Poetry

Edited by Michael Delp, Conrad Hilberry, and Josie Kearns
Foreword by Donald Hall

An anthology that offers a sampling of the best poetry written by Michigan writers.

Paperback
Published: June 2000
ISBN: 9780814327975
$24.99

You Can See It from Here

By Jerry Wemple

2000 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award winning collection.

Paperback
Published: January 2000
ISBN: 9780916418861
$13.00

Paper Bridges

Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky

Translated, introduced, and edited by Kathryn Hellerstein

A collection of poems by an accomplished modern Yiddish poet.

Paperback
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814327180
$32.99
Hardback
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814328460
$54.99
eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814338292

Bloody News from My Friend

Poems by Siamanto

Translated by Peter Balakian and Nevart Yaghlian

A cycle of poems depicting the attrocities committed during the Armenian genocide.

Paperback
Published: November 1996
ISBN: 9780814326404
$22.99

Letters to America

Contemporary American Poetry on Race

Edited by Jim Daniels

Letters to America penetrates to the core of the volatile topic of race with poems addressing civil rights, humor, interracial love, segregation, immigration, stereotypes, and violence, among other subjects.

Paperback
Published: December 1995
ISBN: 9780814325421
$24.99

An Anthology of Modern Yiddish Poetry

Bilingual Edition

Selected and Translated by Ruth Whitman

Originally published in 1966, An Anthology of Modern Yiddish Poetry was the first bilingual anthology to feature the rich, spirited, and passionate Yiddish poetry of the twentieth century

Paperback
Published: May 1995
ISBN: 9780814325339
$36.99

I Want to Fall Like This

Selected Poems of Rukhl Fishman, A Bilingual Edition

Selected Poems of Rukhl Fishman
Translated from the Yiddish by Seymour Levitan
With an Introduction by David G. Roskies

Selected poems from Rukhl Fishman.

Paperback
Published: October 1994
ISBN: 9780814325414
$22.99

Discarded Legacy

Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E. W. Harper, 1825-1911

By Melba Joyce Boyd

In this important study, poet Melba Joyce Boyd analyzes Harper not simply as a feminist and an activist, but as a writer.

Paperback
Published: June 1994
ISBN: 9780814324899
$23.99

Under the Influence of Water

Poems, Essays, and Stories

Michael Delp
Illustrations by Ladislav R. Hanka

Under the Influence of Water is about moments—how time goes away on a river.

Paperback
Published: July 1992
ISBN: 9780814323915
$18.99

Hatshepsut, Speak to Me

Ruth Whitman

An innovative and adventurous book, this collection of poems is in the form of a conversation with Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh in ancient Egypt.

Paperback
Published: June 1992
ISBN: 9780814323809
$19.99
Hardback
Published: June 1992
ISBN: 9780814323793
$29.95

Punching Out

Jim Daniels

Jim Daniels takes readers inside an auto factory to experience the frustrations, the dehumanization, and the small victories found there.

Paperback
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814321911
$15.99

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