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  • What is Symbolism?by Henri Peyre

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false This book centers on the revolutionary French symbolist movement of the last part of the 19th century, translated by Emmett Parker. Peyre gets to the heart of the subject, through provocative lines. more...

  • The Songs of António Bottoby Antonio Botto; Fernando Pessoa; Josiah Blackmore

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 54.00

    António Botto was one of Portugal's first openly gay writers, a poète maudit whose unapologetic and candid verses about homosexual life and passion were both praised and reviled when they appeared in Portuguese in 1922 under the title Canções . Botto's poetic voice-confessional, personal, and intimate-revels and luxuriates... more...

  • Goethe and the Greeksby Humphry Trevelyan; Hugh Lloyd-Jones

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 66.00

    'The revolution that is going on in me is that which has taken place in every artist who has studied Nature long and diligently and now seeks the remains of the great spirit of antiquity; his soul wells up, he feels a transfiguration of himself from within, a feeling of freer life, higher existence, lightness and grace.' It is Mr Trevelyan's purpose,... more...

  • Baudelaire and Schizoanalysisby Eugene W. Holland

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 43.00

    This study of Baudelaire's writings applies the principles of socioanalysis to literary history and cultural studies. more...

  • If There is Something to Desireby Vera Pavlova; Steven Seymour

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

    I broke your heart. / Now barefoot I tread / on shards. Such is the elegant simplicity?a whole poem in ten words, vibrating with image and emotion?of the best-selling Russian poet Vera Pavlova. The one hundred poems in this book, her first full-length volume in English, all have the same salty immediacy, as if spoken by a woman who feels that, as... more...

  • Der von Kürenbergby Gayle Agler-Beck

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    Der von Kürenberg was one of the first named poets to write in Middle High German language. This study presents a modified, diplomatic edition of the fifteen strophes text by Der von Kürenberg. It offers a commentary on the original text and discusses the literary and interpretative problems connected with the poet?s work. more...

  • I Wrote Stone: The Selected Poetry of Ryszard Kapuscinskiby Ryszard Kapuscinski; Diana Kuprel; Marek Kusiba

    Biblioasis 2007; US$ 13.95

    The best of Kapuscinski's published poems, offered for the first time in English. more...

  • Paradisoby Dante; Robert Hollander; Jean Hollander

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 19.95

    With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey of comfort, revelation, and, above all, love-both romantic and divine. Robert Hollander is a Dante scholar of unmatched reputation and... more...

  • Wheel with a Single Spokeby Nichita Stanescu; Sean Cotter

    Archipelago Books 2012; US$ 18.00

    A selection of the best known poems by the Nobel nominated, Herder Prize-winning poet. more...

  • A Year with Rilkeby Anita Barrows; Joanna Macy

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    One of the most beloved poets of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke is widely celebrated for his depth of insight and timeless relevance. He has influenced generations of writers with his classic Letters to a Young Poet , and his reflections on the divine and our place in the world are disarmingly profound. A Year with Rilke provides the... more...