Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Christmas Poems [Hardcover]

By John Hollander (Editor) & J. D. McClatchy (Editor)
Our Price $ 10.46  
Retail Value $ 14.95  
You Save $ 4.49  (30%)  
Item Number 158528  
Buy New $10.46
Available on the Internet only.

Everyman's Library Pocket Poets - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  Auden: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Beat Poets   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  C.P. Cavafy: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Chinese Erotic Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Christmas Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Christmas Stories   $ 11.20   In Stock  
  Dickinson: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Emerson: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Emily Bronte: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Frost: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Garden Poems: Pocket Poets   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Haiku   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Herbert   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Indian Love Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Kipling: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Letters: Emily Dickinson   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Love Letters   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Love Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Love Songs and Sonnets   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Lullabies and Poems for Children   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Marriage Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  On Wings of Song: Poems About Birds   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Poems and Songs   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Poems of Mourning (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Poems of New York   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Poems of the Sea   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Poems/Hughes   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Rossetti: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Rumi   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Stories of the Sea   $ 11.20   In Stock  
  The Great Cat   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  War Poems   $ 11.06   In Stock  
  Wordsworth: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Blake: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Erotic Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Hopkins: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  
  Milton   $ 9.99   In Stock  
  Whitman: Poems   $ 10.46   In Stock  

Item description for Christmas Poems by John Hollander & J. D. McClatchy...

An enchanting and witty compendium of Yuletide poetry includes the lyrics to familiar carols, Moore's "A Visit from St. Nicholas," and other great works by Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Rudyard Kipling, Dorothy Parker, Robert Graves, and Philip

Publishers Description
Christmas is both a holiday and a holy day, and from the start it has been associated with poetry, from the song of the seraphim above the manger to the cherished carols around the punch bowl. This garland of Christmas poems contains not only the ones you would insist on finding here ("A Visit from St. Nicholas," "Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming," and "The Twelve Days of Christmas" among them) but such equally enchanting though lesser-known Yuletide treasures as Emily Dickinson's "The Savior must have been a docile Gentleman," Anthony Hecht's "Christmas Is Coming," Rudyard Kipling's "Christmas in India," Langston Hughes's "Shepherd's Song at Christmas," Robert Graves's "The Christmas Robin," and happy surprises like Phyllis McGinley's "Office Party," Dorothy Parker's "The Maid-Servant at the Inn," and Philip Larkin's "New Year Poem."

Citations And Professional Reviews
Christmas Poems by John Hollander & J. D. McClatchy has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Public Library Catalog - 12/31/2008 page 834
  • Publishers Weekly - 10/25/1999 page 77
  • Kirkus Reviews - 12/01/1999 page 1844
  • Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/2000 page 84
  • Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/2004 page 656

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Everyman's Library
Pages   254
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.64" Width: 4.56" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 26, 1999
Publisher   Everyman's Library
ISBN  0375407898  
ISBN13  9780375407895  

Availability  60 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 11:42.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About John Hollander & J. D. McClatchy

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo!

JOHN HOLLANDERis the author of more than a dozen books of poetry. His first, "A Crackling of Thorns," was chosen by W. H. Auden as the 1958 volume in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. He wrote eight books of criticism, including the award-winning"Rhyme s Reason: A Guide to English Verse"and"The Work of Poetry, "and edited or coedited twenty-two collections, among them"The Oxford Anthology of English Literature, American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, "and (with Anthony Hecht, with whom he shared the Bollingen Prize in Poetry in 1983)"Jiggery-Pokery: A Compendium of Double Dactyls."
Mr. Hollander attended Columbia and Indiana Universities and was aJunior Fellow of the Society of Fellows of Harvard University. He taught at Connecticut College and Yale, and was a professor of English at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. In 1990 he received a MacArthur Fellowship. He died in August 2013."

John Hollander currently resides in Woodbridge, in the state of Connecticut. John Hollander has an academic affiliation as follows - Yale University.

John Hollander has published or released items in the following series...

  1. Best American Poetry
  2. Everyman's Library Pocket Poets
  3. Library of America
  4. Pelican Shakespeare (Paperback)
  5. Signet Classics

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Classics
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Classics
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > Anthologies
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > General
5Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > Single Authors > British & Irish
6Books > Subjects > Reference > Foreign Languages > General
7Books > Subjects > Reference > Foreign Languages

Similar Products

Reviews - What do customers think about Christmas Poems?

Excellent collection of Christmas poems  Feb 19, 2006
This thoughtful selection is deeply satisfying and inspired me to read additional poetry by some of the authors herein. I think any sensible reader will find this collection both reassuring and provocative. There is something here for every Christmas mood; and doesn't Christmas create a lot of moods? I particularly enjoyed the section about the aftermath of Christmas.
Non-sentimental Poems for Both a Holiday and a Holy Day:  Oct 1, 2002
Here is an exquisite anthology, 4 1/2" x 6 1/2", small enough to fit into one's purse or pocket -- to peruse while standing in line at the p.o., at a store counter, etc. Besides Clement Moore's classic "A Visit from St. Nicholas" and familiar carols, here are "Christmas at Sea" by Robert Lewis Stevenson, "The Annunciation" by Elizabeth Jennings, and "Christmas in Biafra" by Chinua Achebe. Also read poems by J.D. McClatchy, Dorothy Parker, Emily Dickinson and other classic or contemporary poets in these 254 pages. Highly recommended.
Delightful  Jan 7, 2000
This is a warm-yet not sentimental-collection of poems which explores many sides of Christmas. It is beautifully typeset and bound and perfect for carrying on one's person for a moment of thoughtful beauty. I wish it included W.H. Auden's entire "For the Time Being" but there were several and wonderful surprising inclusions.

Write your own review about Christmas Poems

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Christmas Poems

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy