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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.50
"Here at last that much suffering reader will find Dante's greatness manifest, and not his greatness only, but his grace, his simplicity, and his affection."?William Dean Howells, The Nation "As a crown to his literary life, Longfellow combines his exquisite scholarship and his poetic skill and experience in the translation of one of the great poems... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.00
The first and greatest of French literature's epics, this eleventh-century tale of romance and heroism embodies all the power and majesty of its predecessors from other cultures. Its narrative framework echoes that of classical mythology, and it melds European historic accounts and legends of the troubadours with folklore from the Far East. This crystalline... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.50
Sex and death, rebellion, corruption ? the themes of Charles Baudelaire's sensual poems sparked outrage upon their 1857 debut. His masterpiece, Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs du Mal), was dismissed as decadent and obscene and banned in France for nearly a century. Although Baudelaire died in obscurity, today he is recognized as one of the nineteenth... more...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 14.95
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00
This bracing collection marks the first appearance in English of the Polish poet Janusz Szuber, hailed as the greatest discovery in Polish poetry of the late twentieth century when, in his late forties, he began publishing the work he?d been producing for almost thirty years. Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska has called him a ?superb poet,? and Zbigniew... more...
- New York Review Books 2015; US$ 17.95
Zone is the fruit of poet-translator Ron Padgett?s fifty-year engagement with the work of France?s greatest modern poet. This bilingual edition of Apollinaire?s poetry represents the full range of his achievement from traditional lyric verse to the pathbreaking visual poems he called calligrams, from often-anthologized classics to hitherto-untranslated... 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...
- edition 8 2015; US$ 15.99
Hans Gysis neue Gedichte feiern den Zweifel. Die Skepsis zieht sich wie ein roter Faden durch seinen neuen Lyrikband hindurch, der den bezeichnenden Titel 'generalprobe' trägt. Damit ist das Leben gemeint, ein Stück 'ohne souffleur' und erst nachträglich mit 'gültigen szenen' und passender Handlung versehen. In diesem Theater gibt es jede Menge Allüren... more...