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- 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...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
Exceptionally fine poetry by Germany's greatest literary figure spans a wide range of styles, forms and moods, offering a rich selection of the poet's verse ? from his earliest, "An den Schlaf" ("To Sleep"), written when he was 18, to his last great poem, "Verdächtnis" ("Legacy"), written when he was 80. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
The most popular work by the great Spanish writer Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881-1958), this is a series of autobiographical prose poems about the wanderings in Andalusia of a poet and his donkey. This new, accurate English translation is drawn from the 1917 edition. This is the only dual-language edition available. Introduction, Explanatory Notes. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 6.95
The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2001; US$ 5.95
Belonging in the company of the works of Homer and Virgil, The Inferno is a moving human drama, a journey through the torment of Hell, an expression of the Middle Ages, and a protest against the ways in which men have thwarted the divine plan. more...
- 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...