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- 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
To Have A Friend I see the devil?s head, people, I see his whole body I never thought he could come so close he longs for innocence, as we do, I have the sensation he was crammed into the wall for a long time I have the feeling that his hands ache, that he is tender and absorbed in thoughts, he licks everything before killing it, he bursts... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99
Tomas Tranströmer (1933-2015) received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2011. His books of poetry, which have been translated into sixty languages, include The Deleted World and The Half-Finished Heaven , and he received numerous international honors during his lifetime. Tranströmer, a trained Swedish psychologist, worked for years in state... 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 13.50
Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape -- populated by the addicted and the damned -- which so compellingly mirrors our modern condition. Deeply though darkly spiritual, titanic in the changes he wrought, Baudelaire looms over... 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$ 4.56
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$ 2.73
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...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.56
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...