Books Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels

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List of famous prose poetry books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular prose poetry books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best prose poetry novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

This list is made up of books like Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Trout Fishing in America.

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152 proverbes mis au gout du j... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Benjamin Péret, Paul Éluard "152 Proverbs Adapted to the Taste of Our Time" is one of the famous and iconic works of Surrealism. It served as a source of inspiration for several forthcoming Surrealist works, such ...more

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Das Nibelungenlied. Ein Helden... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Albrecht Behmel Die vorliegende Übersetzung des Nibelungenliedes folgt dem Original aus der Stauferzeit (vorrangig der sog. Handschrift B) Strophe für Strophe und erzählt in 39 Kapiteln die ...more

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Don't Dream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Donald Wandrei Don't Dream is a collection of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by author Donald Wandrei. It was released in 1997 by Fedogan & Bremer in an edition of 2,000 copies. The collection ...more

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Întrebătorul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Gellu Naum Includes "Zenobia", fragments from "Medium", "Poetizaţi, poetizaţi...", "Spectrul longevităţii. 122 de cadavre" and translations (along with the original ...more

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L'antitête, vol. I: Monsieur A... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels

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L'antitête, vol. II: Minuits p... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels

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L'antitête, vol. III: Le Déses... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels

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Les vases communicants is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
André Breton

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Mic manual de fericire perfect... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Ilarie Voronca "Mic manual de fericire perfectă" ("Perfect Happiness Small Manual") was written in French in the '40s, before Voronca committed suicide. It was unheard of until Saşa Pană ...more

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Poems in Prose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Clark Ashton Smith Poems in Prose is an illustrated collection of prose poems by Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1965 and was published by Arkham House in an edition of 1,016 copies. The book is a nearly ...more

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Tarantula is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Bob Dylan Tarantula is an experimental prose poetry collection by Bob Dylan, written between 1965 and 1966. It employs stream of consciousness writing, somewhat in the style of Jack Kerouac, William S. ...more

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Teribilul interzis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Gellu Naum

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The Coral Sea is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Patti Smith The Coral Sea is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1996. In 2008 Smith released The Coral Sea as an album with musical accompaniment by Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine, recorded during ...more

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The Prophet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Khalil Gibran The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is ...more

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Friedrich Nietzsche Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, composed in four parts between 1883 and 1885 and published between 1883 and ...more

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Trout Fishing in America is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Richard Brautigan Trout Fishing in America is a novella written by Richard Brautigan and published in 1967. It is technically Brautigan's first novel; he wrote it in 1961 before A Confederate General From Big Sur ...more

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Woolgathering is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Prose Poetry Books and Novels
Patti Smith Woolgathering is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1992.