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  • The Portable Danteby Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa; Mark Musa; Mark Musa

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 14.99

    Dante Alighieri paved the way for modern literature, while creating verse and prose that remain unparalleled for formal elegance, intellectual depth, and emotional grandeur. The Portable Dante contains complete verse translations of Dante's two masterworks, The Divine Comedy and La Vita Nuova , as well as a bibliography, notes, and an introduction... more...

  • Selected Poems and Proseby Gottfried Benn; David Paisey

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 32.99

    These selections from the esteemed career of Gottfried Benn?one of the most significant German poets of the 20th century?showcase his early, shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, as well as the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world found in his later work. Translator David Paisey presents... more...

  • Selected Writings (Dario, Ruben)by Ruben Dario; Ilan Stavans; Andrew Hurley; Greg Simon; Stephen White

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 16.00

    Born in Nicaragua, Rubén Darío is known as the consummate leader of the Modernista movement, an esthetic trend that swept the Americas from Mexico to Argentina at the end of the nineteenth century. Seeking a language and a style that would distinguish the newly emergent nations from the old imperial power of Spain, Darío?s writing offered a refreshingly... more...

  • A Little Larger Than the Entire Universeby Fernando Pessoa; Richard Zenith; Richard Zenith; Richard Zenith

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 17.00

    Writing obsessively in French, English, and Portuguese, Fernando Pessoa left a prodigious body of work, much of it under "heteronyms"?fully fleshed alter egos with startlingly different styles and points of view. Offering a unique sampling of all his most famous voices, this collection features poems that have never before been translated alongside... more...

  • Points for a Compass Roseby Evan Connell

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 15.95

    “We have here on the planet with us a man of such courage and strength of spirit that he has not lost what Alfred Adler calls ‘the nerve for excellence.? He has kept it despite the burden of an awareness not only of the enormity of his project and of the limitations of his own human understanding, but also of the abject ignorance and indifference... more...

  • The World Sharedby Dariusz Sosnicki; Piotr Florczyk; Boris Dralyuk

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2014; US$ 9.99

    First full-length U.S. collection by an influential, award-winning Polish poet, translated by two of America's premier Slavic translators. more...

  • What We Say, Who We Areby Parker English

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 74.99

    In What We Say, Who We Are , Parker English explores the commonality between Leopold Senghor's concept of "negritude" and Zora Neale Hurston's view of "Negro expression." For English, these two concepts emphasize that a person's view of herself is above all dictated by the way in which she talks about herself. Focusing on "performism," English discusses... more...

  • The Whole Differenceby Hugo Von Hofmannsthal; J. D. McClatchy

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 46.95

    Hugo von Hofmannsthal is one of the modern era's most important writers, but his fame as Richard Strauss's pioneering collaborator on such operas as Der Rosenkavalier and Die Frau ohne Schatten has obscured his other remarkable writings: his precocious lyric poetry, inventive short fiction, keen essays, and visionary plays. The Whole Difference... more...

  • Paul Valery's "Album des Vers Anciens"by Suzanne Nash

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.50

    Questioning the view that the work is not representative of the poet's mature accomplishment, Suzanne Nash argues that the revisionary process involved in its creation led Valery to reflect on problems fundamental to poetic production and thus provided inspiration for all his later poetry. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...

  • Visiting Ritesby Phyllis Janowitz

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions.... more...