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- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.18
'One of the first men of this century' is how Heine described himself when he claimed to have been born in the early hours of 1800. It was typical of Heine to create this humorous doubt - he was in fact born in 1797. He was a restless and homeless poet, a Jew among Germans, a German in Paris, a rebel among the bourgeoisie and always, as his famous... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.38
On 15 August 778, Charlemagne?s army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spain when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass. Out of this skirmish arose a stirring tale of war, which was recorded in the oldest extant epic poem in French. The Song of Roland , written by an unknown poet, tells of Charlemagne?s warrior... more...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 12.95
Osip Mandelstam is one of the greatest of twentieth-century poets and Voronezh Notebooks , a sequence of poems composed between 1935 and 1937 when he was living in internal exile in the Soviet city of Voronezh, is his last and most exploratory work. Meditating on death and survival, on power and poetry, on marriage, madness, friendship, and memory,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95
The reputation of Rainer Maria Rilke has grown steadily since his death in 1926; today he is widely considered to be the greatest poet of the twentieth century. This Modern Library edition presents Stephen Mitchell?s acclaimed translations of Rilke, which have won praise for their re-creation of the poet?s rich formal music and depth of thought. ?If... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
La palabra Jarcha significa en árabe "salida". Las jarchas son breves textos romances (en escritura aljamiada) antecedentes de los "villancicos", las coplas y cantares. Van al final de unos poemas en árabe o hebreo llamados moaxajas. Este género apareció en Andalucía al término del siglo IX y comienzos del X. La tradición atribuye... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "C'est en vain qu'au Parnasse un téméraire auteur Pense de l'art des vers atteindre la hauteur : S'il ne sent point du ciel l'influence secrète, Si son astre en naissant ne l'a formé poète, Dans son génie étroit il est toujours captif ; Pour lui Phébus est sourd et Pégase est rétif." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 21.99
The first English translation of Germany's leading contemporary poet. ...what is the whole surreal jokeshop of terrors compared to the infinitely chance little tricks of a poem. --from "MonoLogical Poem #1" Born in Dresden in 1962, Durs Grünbein is the most significant and successful poet to emerge from the former East Germany, a place where,... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
Esta obra es un diálogo entre dos personajes: Lucrecio, un joven ávido de dinero, lucro y ganancia que cree poder satisfacer sus ambiciones en la vida cortesana; y Prudencio, un hombre sabio y desengañado de esa vida. Biographische Informationen Cristóbal de Castillejo (Ciudad Rodrigo, 1490-Viena, 1550). España. Nació en Ciudad Rodrigo hacia... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 15.95
The Axion Esti is probably the most widely read volume of verse to have appeared in Greece since World War II and remains a classic today. Those who follow the music of Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis have been especially drawn to Odysseus Elytis's work, his prose is widely considered a mirror to the revolutionary music of Theodorakis. The "autobiographical"... more...