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Poetry Books

Spoken on the street, put to music, or preserved in documents and books, poetry is not new to the history of man. In fact, despite its elusive nature, which is often considered subjective and open to interpretation, poetry has had as much of an inflammatory impact on the history of the world as other forms of literature and protest. This written reflection of history and the dialogue poetry has with it makes poems precious to scholars and collectors.

Since language stems from oral traditions of storytelling and song, it is difficult to pinpoint when poetry began. Some of the earliest known poetry was performed by the Greeks as part of drama in the 7th to 4th centuries B.C. The Shi Jing "Classic of Poetry" was the first major collection of Chinese poems, which combined odes and poetry... Read more

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The Soong Sisters by Emily Hahn with Author Signature

October 1, 2016, 8:00 AM PST
Denver, CO, USA

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1780 ' Collection Of Poems W/ Notes' Vol.2,3,4

October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Glendale, AZ, USA

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1801 ' Plays Of William Shakespeare' Vol. 12 & 13

October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Glendale, AZ, USA

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