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- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 32.99
These selections from the esteemed career of Gottfried Benn?one of the most significant German poets of the 20th century?showcase his early, shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, as well as the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world found in his later work. Translator David Paisey presents... more...
- Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 20.00
Beautifully translated from the Dutch by David Colmer, the IMPAC Award-winning translator of Gerbrand Bakker?s The Twin , Hugo Claus?s poems are remarkable for their dexterity, intensity of feeling, and acute intelligence. From the richly associative and referential ?Oostakker Poems? to the emotional and erotic outpouring of the ?mad dog stanzas?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
Within the English-speaking world, no work of the German High Middle Ages is better known than the Nibelungenlied , which has stirred the imagination of artists and readers far beyond its land of origin. Its international influence extends from literature to music, art, film, politics and propaganda, psychology, archeology, and military history. ... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 75.99
A groundbreaking translation of the epic work of one of the great minds of the nineteenth century Giacomo Leopardi was the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and was recognized by readers from Nietzsche to Beckett as one of the towering literary figures in Italian history. To many, he is the finest Italian poet after Dante. (Jonathan... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
A critically acclaimed experimantal collection of poetry, or rather the story of a troubled soul in verse: the journey starts with the mysterious 'Ybo''; the mind is lost in psychedelic and foggy lines. Then Heav'n from Hell takes the reader into the conflict of the adolescent soul with predecessors, followed by flickers, minature spiritual... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Dante?s Divine Comedy relates the allegorical tale of the poet?s journey through the three realms of the dead. Accompanied through the Inferno and Purgatory by Virgil--author of the Roman epic the Aeniad --Dante encounters mythical, historical, and contemporaneous figures in their respective afterlives. Relying on classical (pagan) mythology and... more...
- New York Review Books 2013; US$ 12.95
Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández?s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the moving elegy Hernández wrote... more...
- New York Review Books 2013; US$ 12.95
Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don?t consider that we?ve been defeated.... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don?t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest or a bullet from a guard. It was somewhere on the railway line between Voronezh and Kazan. His... more...