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Nims, John Frederick 1913-1999

Overview
Works: 122 works in 293 publications in 3 languages and 13,148 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Signer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PS3527.I863, 811.508
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American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The complete poems of Michelangelo by Michelangelo Buonarroti( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michelangelo studied and wrote poetry throughout his life, frequently turning to it in times of emotional crisis or stress. His finest literary efforts are often allied with the masterworks of his visual art. As he labored in the Sistine Chapel with visions of the Last Judgment, he composed a series of passionate love sonnets. And while struggling, near the end of his life, to complete his final Piet̀a, he worked at religious poems anguished in their fervor. Indeed, the power of his verse seemed to grow with age, as if compensating for his diminishing physical strength." "Nims, an eminent poet in his own right, has translated the entire body of Michelangelo's poetry, from the artist's ardent twenties to his anguished and turbulent eighties."--Jacket
Western wind : an introduction to poetry by John Frederick Nims( Book )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory
The Harper anthology of poetry by John Frederick Nims( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems ranging from before 1400 to the present
Metamorphoses : the Arthur Golding translation, 1567 by Ovid( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps the greatest ancient compilation of Western myths, Ovid's Metamorphoses includes the stories of Jove, Apollo, Mercury, and Venus. This first English translation, originally published in 1567, introduced Ovid's work to Shakespeare and inspired many of his plays. Golding's version brings to English Ovid's history of the Trojan War and the rise of Rome, and ends with the story of Julius Caesar. Also included are the famous myths of Pyramus and Thisbe, Jason and Medea, Orpheus, Hercules, and Pygmalion. A glossary of names and places and footnote definitions of archaic words make the text accessible to all readers
Sappho to Valéry : poems in translation by John Frederick Nims( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and Multiple languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems in original languages with English translations
Knowledge of the evening : poems, 1950-1960 by John Frederick Nims( Book )

10 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of St. John of the Cross by John of the Cross( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems written by Christian mystical poet St. John of the Cross while he was imprisoned for his dedication to the teachings of Teresa of Avila
Of flesh and bone by John Frederick Nims( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The powers of heaven and earth : new and selected poems by John Frederick Nims( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kiss : a jambalaya by John Frederick Nims( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by John Frederick Nims( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides V by Euripides( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nine paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer the most comprehensive selection of the Greek tragedies available in English. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of over three million readers for personal libraries and individual study as well as for classroom use
The iron pastoral by John Frederick Nims( Book )

7 editions published between 1947 and 1975 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six-cornered snowflake and other poems by John Frederick Nims( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fountain in Kentucky, and other poems by John Frederick Nims( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 1980 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Shirley's Love's cruelty : a critical edition by James Shirley( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zany in denim by John Frederick Nims( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of St. John of the Cross by John of the Cross( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by John of the Cross( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in Spanish and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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The complete poems of MichelangeloWestern wind : an introduction to poetryMetamorphoses : the Arthur Golding translation, 1567Sappho to Valéry : poems in translationThe poems of St. John of the CrossThe powers of heaven and earth : new and selected poemsSelected poemsEuripides VThe six-cornered snowflake and other poems
Alternative Names
John Frederick Nims American writer

John Frederick Nims Amerikaans dichter (1913-1999)

John Frederick Nims escritor estadounidense

Nims, John F.

Nims, John Frederick, 1913-

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