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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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HEIMAT UND FRONT

September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

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POESIEALBUM FüR EDDA GüRING

September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

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Patrick Kavanagh, Collected Poems, Signed Special Edition.

September 17, 2016, 1:00 PM BST
Dublin, Ireland

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Collection of early 20th century Irish poetry and literature. (16)

September 17, 2016, 1:00 PM BST
Dublin, Ireland

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Magnus Zeller - Signed Lithographs Illustrating Poems by Arnold Zweig - Frankfurt am Main, 1920

September 20, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

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BINDINGS : The Poetical Works of John Keats - full

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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SHAKESPEARE, William - Temple Edition : 41 vols, o

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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Das Ufer ? Ludwig Strauss ? Berlin, 1922

September 21, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

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Poem in Honor of Moses Montefiore ? London, 1867

September 21, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

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