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20%OFFBilly Collins (Ed.) - Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds - 9780231150873 - V9780231150873
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Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds

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Description for Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds Paperback. Illustrator(s): Sibley, David Allen. Editor(s): Collins, Billy. Num Pages: 288 pages, 58 color illus. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 184 x 141 x 16. Weight in Grams: 450. An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds. 288 pages, ill. Illustrator(s): Sibley, David Allen. Editor(s): Collins, Billy. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: DCQ. Dimension: 184 x 141 x 16. Weight: 450.
In this beautiful collection of poems and paintings, Billy Collins, former U.S. poet laureate, joins with David Allen Sibley, America's foremost bird illustrator, to celebrate the winged creatures that have inspired so many poets to sing for centuries. From Catullus and Chaucer to Robert Browning and James Wright, poets have long treated birds as powerful metaphors for beauty, escape, transcendence, and divine expression. Here, in this substantial anthology, more than one hundred contemporary and classic poems are paired with close to sixty original, ornithologically precise illustrations. Part poetry collection, part field guide, part art book, Bright Wings presents verbal and ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780231150873
SKU
V9780231150873
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-1

About Billy Collins (Ed.)
Billy Collins is Distinguished Professor of English at Lehman College and the author of eight books of poetry, including Ballistics, The Trouble with Poetry: and Other Poems, Nine Horses, Sailing Alone Around the World, and Questions About Angels, which was selected by Edward Hirsch for the National Poetry Series. He has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the ... Read more

Reviews for Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds
An intelligent assembly of poems that take us places where prose cannot go... This little book is a reminder that everything important about birds can't be found in guide books or scientific papers.
Jim Williams Minneapolis Star Tribune What's not to love? Birder's World Part poetry anthology, part field guide, Bright Wings is a delight.
Isabel Nathaniel Dallas ... Read more

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