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- Angel Classics 2014; US$ 11.59
‘Few works can have such purchase on our contemporary concerns as Goethe?s Iphigenia . The endless bloodletting of the play?s prehistory, the desperate cycle of outrage followed by acts of retribution that fuel the flames; the play?s understanding of the notion of sacrifice that conjoins the sacred and the violent into a poisonous brew – all... more...
- New York Review Books 2015; US$ 12.95
Osip Mandelstam is one of the greatest of twentieth-century poets in any language, and his work, which sounds the depths of the Russian language, has presented a fertile and constant challenge to translators. Composed after Mandelstam's unexpected release from Stalin's prisons, The Voronezh Notebooks cover two years of the poet's life, from... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00
Crisis In this, the concluding volume of The Divine Comedy , Dante ascends from the devastation of the Inferno and the trials of Purgatory. Led by his beloved Beatrice, he enters Paradise, to profess his faith, hope, and love before the Heavenly court. Completed shortly before his death, Paradise is the volume that perhaps best expresses Dante?s... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Chretien de Troyes was a French poet and trouvere who flourished in the late 12th century. Little is known of his life, but he seems to have been from Troyes, or at least intimately connected with it, and between 1160 and 1172 he served at the court of his patroness Marie of France, Countess of Champagne, daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine, perhaps as... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
This outstanding new translation brings a uniformity of voice to Zbigniew Herbert's entire poetic output, from his first book of poems, String of Light , in 1956, to his final volume, previously unpublished in English, Epilogue Of the Storm . Collected Poems: 1956-1998 , as Joseph Brodsky said of Herbert's SSelected Poems , is "bound for a much... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
The book comprises of the folklores of France that have been compiled and translated by Andrew Lang. There are some poems by poets of nineteenth century that have also been made part of the collection. From one gem of literary beauty to next glorious poem, the book presents a rainbow of ideas that enraptures. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00
An epic masterpiece of world literature, in a magnificent new translation by one of the most acclaimed translators of our time. A towering figure of the Renaissance, Luis de Góngora pioneered poetic forms so radically different from the dominant aesthetic of his time that he was derided as "the Prince of Darkness." The Solitudes, his magnum opus,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1961; US$ 19.99
An invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who wish to read this great medieval classic with true understanding, Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of Dante's Divine Comedy provides both the original Italian text and the Sinclair translation, arranged on facing pages, and commentaries, appearing after each canto, which... more...