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  • The Song of Rolandby Anonymous

    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...

  • La Vita Nuovaby Dante

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    This celebration of the poet's passionate love for his immortal Beatrice weaves together rapturous sonnets and canzoni with prose commentaries and an autobiographical narrative. A predecessor to The Divine Comedy, La Vita Nuova (The New Life) also serves as an ever-relevant treatise on the art and technique of poetry. more...

  • Azureby Stéphane Mallarmé; Blake Bronson-Bartlett; Robert Fernandez

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    A vibrant new translation of a modernist poet more...

  • They Carry a Promiseby Janusz Szuber; Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough

    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...

  • The Axion Estiby Odysseus Elytis

    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...

  • Zoneby Guillaume Apollinaire; Ron Padgett; Peter Read

    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...

  • generalprobeby Hans Gysi

    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...

  • A Selection of the Poems of Sir Constantijn Huygens (1596-1687)by Peter Davidson; Adriaan van der Weel

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 98.99

    Dutch Golden Age poet Constantijn Huygens (1596?1687) was a remarkable figure: in addition to writing poetry, he composed music; was secretary to two Princes of Orange, Frederick Henry and William II; and became a friend to John Donne, Rembrandt, Descartes, and many other notable people of his time. In this book, Peter Davidson and Adriaan van der... more...

  • Victor Hugo - Poetry Volume 1by Victor Hugo

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.99

    Victor Hugo is best known most for his epic novels Les Miserables and The Hunchback Of Notre Dame. However in his day he was equally famed for his Poetry of which he wrote many volumes. The masterful Hugo loses none of his insightful scope writing on a smaller scale. Indeed, the disciplines and structures of his craft are heightened and the works... more...

  • Victor Hugo - Poetry Volume 2by Victor Hugo

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.99

    Victor Hugo is best known most for his epic novels Les Miserables and The Hunchback Of Notre Dame. However in his day he was equally famed for his Poetry of which he wrote many volumes. The masterful Hugo loses none of his insightful scope writing on a smaller scale. Indeed, the disciplines and structures of his craft are heightened and the works... more...