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- Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 16.00
Robert Fagles's stunning modern-verse translation-available at last in our black-spine classics line The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary... more...
- Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51
An Aviary of Small Birds is both elegy to a stillborn son and testament to the redemptive qualities of poetry as a transformative art. Here, birth paradoxically becomes the moment of death when, after a long labour, the baby?s heart gives out. However, just as grief is not linear, so too the book follows an emotional rather than a chronological arc.... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99
Lucy Tunstall?s striking début collection features a cast of characters ranging from Paul Muldoon and Marianne Moore to Aunt Jane, who fell in love ?in 1956, or thereabouts,? and Cousin Gillian, who keeps the family?s long-case clock in her caravan. Using a variety of registers and forms, including dramatic monologue, lyric, collage, and found text,... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
?Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?? ?Mary Oliver This luminous anthology brings together great poets from around the world whose work transcends culture and time. Their words reach past the outer divisions to the universal currents of love and revelation that move and inspire us all. These poems urge us to wake up and... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2007; US$ 11.99
Bartlett's Poems for Occasions, an entertaining, thought-provoking companion to the bestselling Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, is the book to turn to for any circumstance-from birth to death and everything in between. Under the direction of esteemed poet and writer Geoffrey O'Brien, Bartlett's Poems for Occasions will inspire you to turn to poetry... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 93.40
Hauptbeschreibung Das umfangreiche Epigrammkorpus Martials beinhaltet zahlreiche Gedichte, die auf verschiedene literarische Probleme sowie die Werke anderer Dichter - seien es bereits kanonisierte Autoren, Zeitgenossen des Epigrammatikers oder fiktive Personen - Bezug nehmen. In der vorliegenden Arbeit werden diese "Dichtergedichte" und ihre Funktion... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 12.95
Almanac is a collection of lyrical and narrative poems that celebrate, and mourn the passing of, the world of the small family farm. But while the poems are all involved in some way with the rural Midwest, particularly with the people and land of the northwestern Illinois dairy farm where Austin Smith was born and raised, they are anything but... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2007; US$ 9.99
BARTLETT'S WORDS FOR THE WEDDING is an essential resource for anyone planning a wedding ceremony or renewing vows. Comprising passages from Plato, Sappho, Shakespeare, Shelley, Auden, Rilke, and many others, this gorgeous edition is a source for inspiration and an invaluable core text from which to select passages. Beautifully packaged, BARTLETT'S... more...
- Santa Fe Writer's Project 2014; US$ 9.99
This new edition of the first full-length collection of poems by award-winning writer Rose Solari provides an important window into the origins and early influences of this now-established poet and novelist. Though most of these poems are set in Washington, DC, and its less affluent suburbs, their lyrical, often elegiac depictions of family and neighborhood... more...