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46,259 works / 9,495 ebooks Search for books with subject Poetry.

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Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Ovid, 786 books
Homer (poet), 315 books
Publius Vergilius Maro, 167 books
Geoffrey Chaucer, 152 books
Robert Burns, 100 books
John Lydgate, 82 books
Francesco Petrarca, 82 books
Hesiod, 76 books
David Lehman, 75 books
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 72 books
Rudyard Kipling, 58 books
John Milton, 50 books
Aristotle, 47 books
Horace, 42 books
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 40 books
Robert Browning, 40 books
Pablo Neruda, 40 books
Jack Prelutsky, 39 books
Titus Lucretius Carus, 38 books
Dante Alighieri, 38 books
P. Papinius Statius, 37 books
Clement Clarke Moore, 36 books
John Taylor, 32 books
University of Cambridge., 32 books
Sidney, Philip Sir, 32 books


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