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  • Rilke's Book of Hoursby Anita Barrows; Joanna Marie Macy

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 15.00

    While visiting Russia in his twenties, Rainer Maria Rilke, one of the twentieth century's greatest poets, was moved by a spirituality he encountered there. Inspired, Rilke returned to Germany and put down on paper what he felt were spontaneously received prayers. Rilke's Book of Hours is the invigorating vision of spiritual practice for the secular... more...

  • The Paradisoby Dante Alighieri; John Ciardi

    Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 7.95

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Kommentarby Martha Krieter-Spiro

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00

    This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus ? a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, as well as revealing just how much in love Paris and Helen are,... more...

  • The Whole Differenceby Hugo Von Hofmannsthal; J. D. McClatchy

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    Hugo von Hofmannsthal is one of the modern era's most important writers, but his fame as Richard Strauss's pioneering collaborator on such operas as Der Rosenkavalier and Die Frau ohne Schatten has obscured his other remarkable writings: his precocious lyric poetry, inventive short fiction, keen essays, and visionary plays. The Whole Difference... more...

  • In Praise of the Unfinishedby Julia Hartwig; John Carpenter; Bogdana Carpenter

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.00

    Hailed by Czeslaw Milosz as ?the grande dame of Polish poetry? and named ?one of the foremost Polish poets of the twentieth century? by Ryszard Kapuscinski, Julia Hartwig has long been considered the gold standard of poetry in her native Poland. With this career-spanning collection, we finally have a book of her work in English. The tragic story... more...

  • Selected Poemsby Vladimir Nabokov; Thomas Karshan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 30.00

    Though we know Vladimir Nabokov as a brilliant novelist, his first love was poetry. This landmark collection brings together the best of his verse, including many pieces that have never before appeared in English.    These poems span the whole of Nabokov?s career, from the newly discovered ?Music,? written in 1914, to the short, playful ?To Véra,?... more...

  • Selected Poetryby Goethe

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    'Shall I embrace you, must I let you go? Again you haunt me: come then, hold me fast!' Goethe viewed the writing of poetry as essentially autobiographical and the works selected in this volume represent over sixty years in the life of the poet. In early poems such as 'Prometheus' he rails against religion in an almost ecstatic fervour,... more...

  • The Portable Danteby Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa; Mark Musa; Mark Musa

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 14.99

    Dante Alighieri paved the way for modern literature, while creating verse and prose that remain unparalleled for formal elegance, intellectual depth, and emotional grandeur. The Portable Dante contains complete verse translations of Dante's two masterworks, The Divine Comedy and La Vita Nuova , as well as a bibliography, notes, and an introduction... more...

  • Diaries of Exileby Yannis Ritsos; Edmund Keeley; Karen Emmerich

    Archipelago Books 2013; US$ 15.00

    Harrowing, sorrowful poems written in prison by one of Greece's most important twentieth-century poets. more...

  • Points for a Compass Roseby Evan Connell

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 15.95

    ?We have here on the planet with us a man of such courage and strength of spirit that he has not lost what Alfred Adler calls ?the nerve for excellence.? He has kept it despite the burden of an awareness not only of the enormity of his project and of the limitations of his own human understanding, but also of the abject ignorance and indifference... more...