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- Counterpoint 2012; US$ 15.95
?We have here on the planet with us a man of such courage and strength of spirit that he has not lost what Alfred Adler calls ?the nerve for excellence.? He has kept it despite the burden of an awareness not only of the enormity of his project and of the limitations of his own human understanding, but also of the abject ignorance and indifference... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete , the... more...
- Bergli Books 2012; Not Available
At Home contains 37 stories and tales by the popular Swiss author Franz Hohler, who has won several of the most significant literary prizes in German-speaking Europe. The endearing stories range from touching to bizarre to dead-on realistic and have been translated into English by various translators. more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.25
Hauptbeschreibung Die Bedeutung Shakespeares für die deutsche Dichtung ist kaum zu überschätzen. Seine Werke wurden nicht nur von Goethe begeistert begrüßt. Maßgeblichen Anteil daran hatte die Übersetzung von August Wilhelm Schlegel, die Dorothea Tieck und Wolf Graf Baudissin vollendet haben. Seit langem ist jedoch bekannt, dass die Schlegel-Tieck?sche... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
In his debut collection, chosen by Mary Karr as a winner of the 2005 National Poetry Series, Tryfon Tolides weaves together poems that speak of desire, loss, and small joys. Tolides was born in a tiny village in Greece and his work is rooted in the mountains and wind and the deep interior of that place; his poems express a longing and a searching... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.00
Paris Spleen, a diverse collection of fifty prose poems, is provided here in a clear, engaging, and accurate translation that conveys the lyricism and nuance of the original French text. Also included is a translation of Baudelaire's early novella, La Fanfarlo, which, alongside Paris Spleen, sheds light on the development of Baudelaire's work over... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00
The papers in this volume deal with central aspects of Simon Dach?s complete poetic works. One focus is on intensive textual interpretations, which take up topical research issues and apply their methodology to selected texts by Dach. In the process, particular attention is paid to Dach?s Modern Latin poetry, which has hitherto been neglected by research.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
Known as the “Spanish Homer,” Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561–1627) is widely considered to be Spain’s greatest poet. He was both praised and vilified during his lifetime, but his reputation waned in the years after his death; in the 1920s, he was championed by the Modernists, including Federico García Lorca,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
One of the most important Italian poets of the last century, Vittorio Sereni (1913–83) wrote with a historical awareness unlike that of any of his contemporaries. A poet of both personal and political responsibility, his work sensitively explores life under fascism, military defeat and imprisonment, and the resurgence of extreme... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
In a major review in The New Republic of John Hollander's two earlier books, Tesserae and Selected Poetry (both 1993), Vernon Shetley said, "John Hollander's poetry has shown a visionary power just often enough to secure him a place as one of the major figures of our moment." Figurehead, a lively, varied, and technically dazzling book, confirms... more...