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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99
The highway became the Red Sea. We moved through the storm like a sheer valley. You drove; I looked at you with love. --from "Storm" One of the most gifted and readable poets of his time, Adam Zagajewski is proving to be a contemporary classic. Few writers in either poetry or prose can be said to have attained the lucid intelligence and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 15.99
One of the most gifted poets of our time, Adam Zagajewski is a contemporary classic. Few writers in poetry or prose have attained the lucid intelligence and limpid economy of style that are the trademarks of his work. His wry humor, gentle skepticism, and perpetual sense of history?s dark possibilities have earned him a devoted international following.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 16.95
This newest collection of poems from Toma? ?alamun is exuberant, ambitious, and full of surprises. Here the devil is encountered and understood- I see the devil's head, people, I see his whole body . . . he longs for innocence, as we do. Here the poet juggles many tones, languages, and countries. Desire is evoked as both frustrating and exhilarating-... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99
A short selection of haunting, meditative poems from the winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature Tomas Tranströmer can be clearly recognized not just as Sweden?s most important poet, but as a writer of international stature whose work speaks to us now with undiminished clarity and resonance. Long celebrated as a master of the arresting,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.00
Available for the first time in a single volume, Ranier Maria Rilke?s two most beloved sequences of poems rendered by his most faithful translator. Rilke is unquestionably the twentieth century?s most significant and compelling poet of romantic transformation and spiritual quest. His poems of ecstatic identification with the world exert perennial fascination.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 40.99
Paul Celan, one of the greatest German-language poets of the twentieth century, created an oeuvre that stands as testimony to the horrors of his times and as an attempt to chart a topography for a new, uncontaminated language and world. Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry gathers the five final volumes of his life?s work... more...
- New York Review Books 2015; US$ 12.95
Benjamin Fondane (1898-1944) was that rarest of poets: an experimental formalist with a powerfully lyric poetic style: a near-surrealist who embraced and produced his own version of existential philosophy: a Romanian poet who wrote in French: a self-consciously Jewish poet of diaspora and loss, whose last manuscripts made it out of Drancy, just before... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.77
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...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.86
Gonzalo de Berceo (Berceo, Logroño, 1195-d. 1264). España. Pertenece a la tradición literaria llamada "mester de clerecía", integrada por eclesiásticos y hombres de letras. Se educó en el monasterio de San Millán de la Cogolla (La Rioja), en el que ofició como clérigo secular, y fue más tarde diácono (c. 1120) y presbítero (c. 1237). ... more...