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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 195.00
Reinmar der Alte, the twelfth-century poet also known as Reinmar von Hagenau, wrote a considerable number of ?Frauenlieder? and ?Frauenstrophen?, i.e. poems and stanzas in which the speaker is a woman. However, there has never been a satisfactory scholarly treatment of these poems. Throughout the history of scholarship dealing with his works, the evaluation... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.00
Now I shall sing the second kingdom, there where the soul of man is cleansed, made worthy to ascend to heaven. In the second book of Dante?s epic poem The Divine Comedy , Dante has left hell and begins the ascent of the mount of purgatory. Just as hell had its circles, purgatory, situated at the threshold of heaven, has its terraces, each representing... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2012; US$ 16.95
The fact that Cavlacanti's friend, Dante Alighieri, was a supremely fine poet ought not blind us to Cavalcanti's own, rather different excellence. Both men were attracted to the dolce stil nuovo, the "sweet new style" that emerged in thirteenth-century Florence. While Dante's poetry was devoted to his childhood sweetheart,... more...
- New York Review Books 2013; US$ 12.95
Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don?t consider that we?ve been defeated.... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don?t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest or a bullet from a guard. It was somewhere on the railway line between Voronezh and Kazan. His... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete , the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 75.99
A groundbreaking translation of the epic work of one of the great minds of the nineteenth century Giacomo Leopardi was the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and was recognized by readers from Nietzsche to Beckett as one of the towering literary figures in Italian history. To many, he is the finest Italian poet after Dante. (Jonathan... more...
- Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 20.00
Beautifully translated from the Dutch by David Colmer, the IMPAC Award-winning translator of Gerbrand Bakker?s The Twin , Hugo Claus?s poems are remarkable for their dexterity, intensity of feeling, and acute intelligence. From the richly associative and referential ?Oostakker Poems? to the emotional and erotic outpouring of the ?mad dog stanzas?... more...