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  • Great German Poems of the Romantic Eraby Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Over 130 poems by 23 poets, including Goethe, Schiller, Holderlin, Tieck, Heine, Mörike, Storm, Nietzsche and many others. Excellent new literal English translations on facing pages, along with an informative introduction and concise evaluations of each poet. Unique opportunity to enjoy a rich sampling from one of the world?s great poetic traditions.... more...

  • Poem of My Cid (Selections) / Poema de Mio Cid (Selección)by Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.99

    The Poema de Mio Cid recounts the adventures of Rodrigo Diaz, an 11th-century hero of Islamic Spain. The Cid and his legendary exploits were already the subjects of ballads, songs, and children's tales by the time of this 12th-century epic poem. The sole dual-language edition currently available. more...

  • Introduction to Spanish Poetryby Eugenio Florit

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    From 12th-century Cantar de Mio Cid to 20th-century poetry of Garcia Lorca, Salinas and Alberti ? 37 poems by Spain's greatest poets. Full Spanish texts with expert literal English translations on facing pages. Also, wealth of biographical, critical commentary. Portraits of poets where available. Introduction. 24 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Introduction to Italian Poetryby Luciano Rebay

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    This anthology highlights seven centuries of Italian poetry that will help you learn the language as well. Included are 34 examples of Italian verse in the original with English translations on facing pages. Twenty-one poets are represented, from Saint Francis of Assisi, author of the first memorable Italian lyric, "Cancio delle creature," to Salvatore... more...

  • Introduction to German Poetryby Gustave Mathieu; Guy Stern

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    The poems in this anthology represent a panorama of the main trends in the development of the poetry of the German-speaking people. Beginning with a minnesong of the early Middle Ages and a poem of the seventeenth century, the book then focuses on the Age of Goethe (1749-1832). Inspired by Goethe and his contemporaries, German poetry was able to develop... more...

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

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 14.99

    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$ 75.99

    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...

  • 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$ 6.95

    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...

  • The Divine Comedyby Dante Alighieri

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened "Divina" by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative and allegorical vision of the Christian... more...