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- 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...
- 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...
- Dzanc Books 2014; US$ 9.99
It's hard to be a teacher. Hard to be a father. Harder still to be a husband. So what can you do? How do you survive? You look for joy everywhere you can. You write poems about these moments to keep them alive in your breast. These poems represent hope for a better tomorrow. more...
- Nordic Academic Press 2014; US$ 31.99
In the world of books and literature, ?hype? is associated with bestsellerism?the books that sell the most, are read by vast numbers, and constantly talked about in media and staff rooms. Often, it is the success in itself that generates an interest because popularity begets popularity. Quite often though, a hyped bestseller is met with a skeptic... more...