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Old 01-03-2013, 07:10 AM   #16
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I third Shakespeare's Sonnets - always worth revisiting.
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:13 AM   #17
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We'd need a good edition of Andrew Marvell's poems then. Is there any available? I only found an online collection.
I downloaded an edition from the University of Adelaide:

http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au

Their editions are usually good but I haven't had time to look through it yet.
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:13 AM   #18
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Just as an FYI:

Sassoon's War Poems are available here at MR.
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The Tranströmer work can be bought for 40% off at Kobo with coupon code vouchercodes40 .
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Old 01-03-2013, 01:53 PM   #19
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I will fourth The Sonnets of Shakespeare.
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Old 01-03-2013, 02:00 PM   #20
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:13 AM   #21
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do we have one more day to go (sorry, I get mixed up as we are on different time zones)?
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:06 AM   #22
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do we have one more day to go (sorry, I get mixed up as we are on different time zones)?
We have a little over a half day left to go, give or take. You can look at my first post of the thread date and time (which can show up adjusted to your time zone depending on your forum settings) and then add three days to figure around the time I'll end nominations. It might not be exact but that's what I aim for.
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:25 AM   #23
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OK, since everything's fully nominated, I'll throw out another work I considered. At the eleventh hour, I'm going to nominate The Inferno by Dante. Various translations, some public domain. Or not in translation.
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:28 AM   #24
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OK, since everything's fully nominated, I'll throw out another work I considered. At the eleventh hour, I'm going to nominate The Inferno by Dante. Various translations, some public domain. Or not in translation.
I will second it.
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We have a little over a half day left to go, give or take. You can look at my first post of the thread date and time (which can show up adjusted to your time zone depending on your forum settings) and then add three days to figure around the time I'll end nominations. It might not be exact but that's what I aim for.
oops, should have thought of that :-)

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OK, since everything's fully nominated, I'll throw out another work I considered. At the eleventh hour, I'm going to nominate The Inferno by Dante. Various translations, some public domain. Or not in translation.
well, how could I not third it?! That's my last nomination gone, hope Dante gets a fourth!
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I'll fourth Dante. Though Purgatorio's more interesting than Inferno ...
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Old 01-04-2013, 01:10 PM   #27
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How about The Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath? I got this free during a sale or a pricing mistake at Amazon/Kobo last year. Can probably use the current 40% off coupon at Kobo, since it's not an agency publisher.
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Old 01-04-2013, 01:23 PM   #28
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oops, should have thought of that :-)
No worries. I've never made it clear in the first post the time of day when I aim to stop nominations, so you've given me the idea to add a line in to the first post of each month's nominations making it clearer.
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:53 PM   #29
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I will add a nomination Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. There is a nice version in English translation here at MR LRF file.
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Second Faust.
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