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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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Anthologies also serve as statements about how history is written and how it should be written, manifestos of sorts.
I question Price's inattention to actual commonplace books, private anthologies as opposed to the gift books, annuals, and elocution manuals she invokes in order to posit a common culture of anthology readers.
Although I wondered why such writers as Fred Wah, Ashok Mathur, Larissa Lai, and Anita Rau Badami are missing from the anthology, I recognize--as we all should--that anthologies are selective by nature, and exclusions are inevitable.
Directed at the principles that individual names represent, Monro's anxiety reveals that, in order to understand modernism's origins and how these anthologies constructed modernism as a concept, we need to flip the question from one of production to one of reception.
Anthologies are easier, teachable, and fun, since they are attractively produced as "clear texts.
Importantly, New Bones' "Introduction" respectfully locates its contents in the continuum of the black literary tradition, but the focus here is to specify a body of writings that, no doubt, will serve as the major barometer for future anthologies of black literature.
Vidov enlisted dancer-actor Mikhail Baryshnikov to co-produce one of the anthologies in 1995, which led to a variety of well-known actors coming on board to provide voices, including Jessica Lange, Shirley MacLaine, Gregory Hines, Julio Iglesias, Bill Murray and Catherine Deneuve.
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Apart from earlier English anthologies of general Arabic literary writings that included sections on Palestinian literature, there have been English anthologies of specifically Palestinian writings before the one under review, such as Sulafa Hijjawi's Poetry of Resistance in Occupied Palestine (Baghdad, 1968), Naseer Aruri and Edmund Ghareeb's Enemy of the Sun: Poetry of Palestinian Resistance (Washington, D.
While these anthologies are helpful with fiction books published in the past, there is no such help for currently published fiction books with deaf characters.
The challenge is that the field of noncanonical anthologies is long-lived (well over a century old) and richly stocked (with recent titles like Hummers, Knucklers, and Slow Curves: Contemporary Baseball Poems [1991] and Counting Caterpillars and Other Math Poems [1998]).