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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...
- 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...
- boox-verlag 2014; US$ 11.99
Passend zum abwechslungsreichen Frühlingswetter erweist sich die Geschichtensammlung "Wetterwechsel". Scharf beobachtet, mit Ironie erzählt, berichten die Texte in einer scheinbar einfachen Sprache vom Alltäglichen. Der Alltag erweist sich aber stets nur als Grundlage für Wendungen, die über das Alltägliche hinaus führen. Welten öffnen sich, mit denen... 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...
- Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51
In The Other Mountain Rowan Williams relives moments of intense trial, when women and men are transformed in spirit, and sometimes in body also. He not only reads the signs as they appear in nature and history: he lives them through language. Imagination and words bring us close to our condition. They can witness and relive in all humility the circumstances... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00
The epic grandeur of Dante?s masterpiece has inspired readers for 700 years, and has entered the human imagination. But the further we move from the late medieval world of Dante, the more a rich understanding and enjoyment of the poem depends on knowledgeable guidance. Robert Hollander, a renowned scholar and master teacher of Dante, and Jean Hollander,... more...
- 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...
- 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...