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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
Benny Andersen, currently Denmark's most popular poet, is virtually unknown in the United States. He is a poet of remarkable versatility, whose voices range from reflective to whimsical. His imagery is original and often surprising; his humor is delightful. To introduce Benny Andersen to English readers, Alexander Taylor has worked with the poet,... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99
?Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation. Pia Tafdrup is one of Denmark’s leading poets, the winner of the Nordic Prize Scandinavia’s most prestigious literary award for her collection Queen’s Gate, published in English by Bloodaxe in 2001. This new translation of her work combines two recent collections, The Whales... more...
- Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 14.99
Do sugar-coated lies and cliché photos actually motivate you to do better? Of course not! If you want to get ahead in life, you need to know how things really work. You need posters that reveal the cold, hard truth. You need to be demotivated. By offering demotivational messages accompanied by ridiculous images, the author turns the motivational... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 38.95 US$ 35.44
Prefaces was the last of four books by Søren Kierkegaard to appear within two weeks in June 1844. Three Upbuilding Discourses and Philosophical Fragments were published first, followed by The Concept of Anxiety and its companion--published on the same day--the comically ironic Prefaces . Presented as a set of prefaces without a book to follow,... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.95
From the translator: No literary labor is more delightful to me than translating the beautiful thoughts and fancies of Hans Christian Andersen. My heart is in the work, and I feel as if my spirit were kindred to his; just as our Saxon English seems to me eminently fitted to give the simple, pure, and noble sentiments of the Danish mind. This True Story... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 19.95
A true classic of Western literature, Stories and Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, arguably the most notable children's writer of all, has delighted young and old for generations. This unique collection was first translated for George Routledge over 130 years ago. Completely reset, but preserving the original, beautiful illustrations by A.W. Bayes,... more...