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- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
The poems in The Glass Rooster explore the spaces inhabited by humans and other creatures?from natural ecosystems to cities and even to outer space. Our guide on this journey is a glass rooster?observer of stars and lover of hens?who first popped up in Janis Freegard?s poetry years ago and wanders unchecked through the book. Each of the eight sections... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05
The textured language, vivid imagery and musical rhythms of Jane Clarke?s debut collection convey a distinctive voice and vision. With lyrical grace these poems contemplate shadow and sorrow as well as creativity and connection. The threat of loss is never far away but neither is delight in the natural world and what it offers. Rooted in rural life,... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Raised by her maternal grandmother, Australian novelist and bookseller Krissy Kneen was understandably bereft when she died. In the midst of writing a novel, she suddenly found herself paralyzed with grief and unable to write fiction. Instead, she became obsessed with writing poems about her grandmother as a way to assuage her loss. The result is... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...
- 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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 83.98
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 im Buch- bzw.... 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... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 171.66
Das Lesen von Gedichten kann ein Vergnügen sein. Doch dazu bedarf es des nötigen Rüstzeugs. Dieser Band führt Schritt für Schritt in die Lyrik-Analyse ein. Er beantwortet einleitend die immer wieder gestellte Frage ?Was ist ein Gedicht?? und skizziert anschließend Theorie und Geschichte der Gattung vom Barock bis zur Gegenwart. Im Zentrum der Darstellung... more...