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- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
The Nobel Prize–winning poet and man of letters Octavio Paz was also a brilliant reader of other writers, and this book selects his best critical essays from over three decades. In the sixteen pieces collected here, Paz discusses a wide range of poets and writers, both American and international, from Robert Frost and Walt Whitman to William Carlos... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 21.00
National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist In this stunning volume of epic breadth, Michael Schmidt connects the lives and works of more than 300 poets over the last 700 years--spanning distant shores from Scotland to Australia to the Caribbean, all sharing the English language. Schmidt reveals how each poet has transformed "a common language of... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 26.82
Michael Schmidt's anthology includes the work of more than a hundred poets from every part of the English-speaking world. What links their diverse voices is a common language: each poem, in its own way, adds to the resources of the medium and makes it new. The poems in this book are allowed to slip free of their moorings in the biography... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2011; US$ 20.95
Compiling the work of writers from Canada, England, Iran, New Zealand, the Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, and the United States, this poetry anthology is a celebration of the diversity and possibility of new poetry in English. Ranging in age from early 20s to late 60s, each poet offers a different approach to language and form. Poetry... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
A dazzling literary exploration by acclaimed poet and critic Michael Schmidt , The First Poets brings to life for the general reader the great Greek poets who gave our poetic tradition its first bearings and whose works have had an enduring influence on our literature and our imagination. Starting with the legendary and possibly mythical Orpheus... more...
- Head of Zeus 2014;
A stunning volume of epic breadth which connects the lives and works of over 300 English-language poets of the last 700 years. LIVES OF THE POETS traverses the landscapes of biography, form, cultural pressures and important historical moments to tell not just a history of English poetry, but the story of English as a language. 'Astonishing' New... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 43.50
Selected chapters from the German concrete yearbook are now being published in the new English "Beton-Kalender Series" for the benefit of an international audience. Since it was founded in 1906, the Ernst & Sohn "Beton-Kalender" has been supporting developments in reinforced and prestressed concrete. The aim was to publish a yearbook to reflect progress... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 314.00
The SEWM2002 workshop, like the ones before, brought together theoretical physicists working on thermal field theory and, more generally, on (resummation) techniques for deriving effective actions based on QCD and the electroweak standard model of elementary particle physics, but describing nonstandard situations. The focus was on the temperature/chemical... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 28.05
Seit den Anfängen der Kirche dienten die Passionsgeschichten der vier Evangelien auch dazu, die Entfremdung vom jüdischen Volk, alsbald Feindschaft, Verunglimpfung und Verfolgung "der" Juden zu begründen. Gleichzeitig wecken die Passionen Bachs mit ihrer wunderbaren Musik Eindrücke, die Gedanken an Judenverfolgung unerträglich machen, ja... more...