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a collection of literary passages or works, esp poems, by various authors



a collection containing verses or various sayings and fragments by many authors. Anthologies have existed in the East and Greece since ancient times. They were widespread in Old Russian literature (izborniki) and in the literature of the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th centuries. Anthologies published at the beginning of the 20th century include Russian Muse (1907), by P. Ia. (P. F. Iakubovich), and Armenian Poetry from the Earliest Times to the Present Translated by Russian Poets, edited by V. Ia. Briusov (1916). In Soviet times a number of anthologies have been published containing poetry of the peoples of the USSR in Russian translation.

Anthology verses—a term dating from the first half of the 19th century—are verses written in the manner of ancient poetry. Examples are K. N. Batiushkov’s “To an Aged Beauty,” A. S. Pushkin’s “Nereid,” and later some poems by N. F. Shcherbina and A. N. Maikov.

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The modern poetry anthology, for example--its introductions are both the site of the blandest prose ever written in English, as well as a passionate struggle over the boundaries of an archive.
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A former teacher has been invited to submit poems for possible inclusion in a new book after winning a competition to find work for inclusion in the 'National Poetry Anthology 2002'.
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Conductors of Chaos: A Poetry Anthology (edicion de Iain Sinclair, Picador, 1997, 488 pp.
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He has published poems in many literary magazines, including the Christian Science Monitor, The Southwest Review, American Poetry Anthology, Yale Review, Poetry East/West, The Black Scholar, The Saturday Evening Post, Argosy, New Woman, Writer's Digest, Ebony, Jet, and Caper.
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