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- 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...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 74.99
In What We Say, Who We Are, Parker English explores the commonality between Leopold Senghor's concept of "negritude" and Zora Neale Hurston's view of "Negro expression." For English, these two concepts emphasize that a person's view of herself is above all dictated by the way in which she talks about herself. Focusing on "performism," English discusses... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.94
It was as a poet that Samuel Beckett launched himself in the little reviews of 1930s Paris, and as a poet that he ended his career. This new selection, from Whoroscope (1930) to 'what is the word' (1988), describes a lifetime's arc of writing. It was as a poet moreover that Beckett made his first breakthrough into writing in French, and the Selected... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2013; US$ 20.00
From Edith Södergran to Gunnar Ekelöf to Nobel Prize-winning Tomas Tranströmer, Sweden has long been home to a rich and luminous poetic tradition, notable for refreshing openness, striking honesty, and a rare transcendence that seems to spring forth from a keen attention to the natural world. Comprising poems that span the beginnings of Modernism... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 28.99
The story of World War I, through the lives and words of its poets The hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of what many believed would be the war to end all wars is in 2014. And while World War I devastated Europe, it inspired profound poetry?words in which the atmosphere and landscape of battle are evoked perhaps more vividly than anywhere... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 16.95
One of the great classics of European literature, Faust is Goethe?s most complex and profound work. To tell the dramatic and tragic story of one man?s pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge and power, Goethe drew from an immense variety of cultural and historical material, and a wealth of poetic and theatrical traditions. What results is... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 5.99
Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any poem from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. List of Works by Title. List of Works in Alphabetical Order. List of Works in Chronological Order. William Blake Biography. America: A Prophecy. Auguries of Innocence. The Book of Thel.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 16.00
Born in Nicaragua, Rubén Darío is known as the consummate leader of the Modernista movement, an esthetic trend that swept the Americas from Mexico to Argentina at the end of the nineteenth century. Seeking a language and a style that would distinguish the newly emergent nations from the old imperial power of Spain, Darío?s writing offered a refreshingly... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 17.00
Writing obsessively in French, English, and Portuguese, Fernando Pessoa left a prodigious body of work, much of it under "heteronyms"?fully fleshed alter egos with startlingly different styles and points of view. Offering a unique sampling of all his most famous voices, this collection features poems that have never before been translated alongside... more...