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  • Anteparadise, A Bilingual editionby Raul Zurita

    University of California Press 1986; US$ 28.95

    Here is a major work by a Chilean poet thought by many to be the most brilliant and important new voice in the Spanish language. In its first American edition, this poetry is presented in Spanish and Enlgish, so that readers of both languages may listed to Zurita's voice. Anteparadise can be read as a creative response, an act of resistance by a... more...

  • Purgatorioby Dante; Robert Hollander; Jean Hollander

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.99

    Now I shall sing the second kingdom, there where the soul of man is cleansed, made worthy to ascend to heaven. In the second book of Dante?s epic poem The Divine Comedy , Dante has left hell and begins the ascent of the mount of purgatory. Just as hell had its circles, purgatory, situated at the threshold of heaven, has its terraces, each representing... more...

  • The Odysseyby Robert Fitzgerald; D. S. Carne-Ross; Homer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 9.99

    Robert Fitzgerald's is the best and best-loved modern translation of The Odyssey, and the only one admired in its own right as a great poem in English.  Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War.  Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure,... more...

  • Zibaldoneby Giacomo Leopardi; Michael Caesar; Franco D'Intino

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 35.99

    A groundbreaking translation of the epic work of one of the great minds of the nineteenth century Giacomo Leopardi was the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and was recognized by readers from Nietzsche to Beckett as one of the towering literary figures in Italian history. To many, he is the finest Italian poet after Dante. (Jonathan... more...

  • The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Briggeby Rainer Maria Rilke

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 22.08

    While his old furniture rots in storage, Malte Laurids Brigge lives in a cheap room in Paris, with little but a library reader's card to distinguish him from the city's untouchables. Every person he sees seems to carry their death with them, and he thinks of the deaths, and ghosts, of his aristocratic family, of which only he remains. The only novel... more...

  • Yevtushenko: Selected Poemsby Yevgeny Yevtushenko; Peter Levi; Robin Milner-Gulland

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 15.28

    This volume contains a selection of early works by Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko who blazed a trail for a generation of Soviet poets with a confident poetic voice that moves effortlessly between social and personal themes. ?Zima Junction? vividly describes his idyllic childhood in Siberia and his impressions of home after a long absence in Moscow.... more...

  • Across the Land and the Waterby W. G. Sebald; Iain Galbraith

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 13.58

    Across the Land and the Water is a stunningly beautiful selection of poetry by W. G. Sebald. Across the Land and the Water brings together poems from throughout W. G. Sebald's life as well as additional works found after his death. Arranged chronologically, from his student days in the 1960s to the longer narratives he worked on in the... more...

  • Infernoby Dante Alighieri; Steve Ellis; Steve Ellis

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.38

    Welcome to Hell. One evening, Dante finds himself lost in a dark and menacing wood. The ghost of Virgil offers to lead him to safety but the path lies through the terrifying kingdom of Satan, where Dante witnesses the strange and gruesome sufferings of the damned. Written while Dante was in exile and under threat of being burned... more...

  • Infernoby Dante; Allen Mandelbaum

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 5.99

    In this superb translation with an introduction and commentary by Allen Mandelbaum, all of Dante's vivid images--the earthly, sublime, intellectual, demonic, ecstatic--are rendered with marvelous clarity to read like the words of a poet born in our own age. more...

  • 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...