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  • Love That Moves the Sun and Other Starsby Dante Alighieri

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 2.80

    'Happiness beyond all words! A life of peace and love, entire and whole!' A collection of cantos from Paradiso , the most original and experimental part of the Divina Commedia. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics'... more...

  • On Earth and in Hellby Thomas Bernhard; Peter Waugh

    Three Rooms Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    The first English translation of the earliest poetry of brilliant and disruptive Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard, widely considered one of the most innovative and original authors of the twentieth century and often associated with fellow mavericks Beckett, Kafka and Dostoevsky. A master of language, whose body of work was described in a New York... more...

  • The Abandoned Settlementsby James Sheard

    Random House 2017; US$ 14.09

    The poems in James Sheard?s remarkable third book are about love and leaving, of how the rift of departure brings on a kind of haunting ? of the people involved and the places where they lived ? an emotional trace of departed lives and loves. This is what these poems are: the scars of separation, the spoors of desire. Sheard writes powerfully about... more...

  • Ilse Aichingers Lyrikby Hannah Markus

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.68

    Rund einhundert unveröffentlichte Gedichte und Gedichtentwürfe sowie zahlreiche Vorstufen bietet der Vorlass Ilse Aichingers im Marbacher Literaturarchiv. Die Studie setzt sie in Bezug zur publizierten Lyrik, ergänzt durch Seitenblicke auf Aichingers Prosagedichte. Charakteristika und Entwicklungslinien, Aichingers Arbeit am Text und ihre... more...

  • Rakeby Matthew Caley

    Bloodaxe Books 2016; US$ 14.99

    Throughout Rake, Matthew Caley?s fifth collection, it can appear as if we are leafing through the oblique diary of an immortal time-travelling rake, one who is seeking his ?one true beloved? through an heroic tally of amorous encounters, desperately trying to get beyond appetite; or possibly a number of parallel immortal time-travelling rakes; or maybe... more...

  • This changes thingsby Claire Askew

    Bloodaxe Books 2016; US$ 14.99

    This changes things is Claire Askew?s first full collection, coming after years of work in Scotland?s flourishing poetry and spoken word scene. Her poems focus on the lives and experiences of women - particularly the socially or economically marginalised - at pains both to empathise and to recognise the limits of this empathy. They embody a need to... more...

  • The Poetry of Alfred Lichensteinby Alfred Lichenstein

    Copyright Group 2015; US$ 2.49

    Alfred Lichtenstein was born on 23rd August 1889 in Berlin. He was well educated and graduated with a law degree. However, it appears that law held little appeal but writing short stories and poems did. His early style was to lampoon people and he quickly built a reputation in Berlin as an expressionist writer. He broadened his appeal and became... more...

  • In Praise of Defeatby Abdellatif Laabi; Donald Nicholson-Smith

    Steerforth Press 2017; US$ 18.00

    One of the central writers and thinkers in contemporary Maghreb letters and banned by the Moroccan government, Abdellatif Laabi's poetry is increasingly influential on the international scene and spans six decades of political and literary change, innovation, and struggle. Including a wide range of work, from piercing domestic love poetry to a fierce... more...

  • Berlin-Hamletby Szilard Borbely; Ottilie Mulzet

    New York Review Books 2016; US$ 12.95

    Before his tragic death, Szilárd Borbély had gained a name as one of Europe's most searching new poets. Berlin-Hamlet ?one of his major works?evokes a stroll through the phantasmagoric shopping arcades described in Walter Benjamin?s Arcades Project, but instead of the delirious image fragments of nineteenth-century European culture, we pass by... more...

  • Tempest of Starsby Jean Cocteau; Jeremy Reed; David Austen

    Enitharmon Press 1997; US$ 9.99

    Film-maker, novelist, artist, playwright, entrepreneur, Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) regarded himself above all as a poet. No matter how diverse or prolific his creativity, he saw poetry as central to his vision of all the arts. And it was as a poet that he began his career, publishing Le Cap de Bonne-Espérance in 1919, and it was in this vocation that... more...