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  • Prénoms en poésieby Daniel Regrenil

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Ce livre a la particularité de transformer vos prénoms en douces poésies. ? Écrits avec tendresse, ces poèmes mettent en rimes votre prénom et ceux de vos proches. Reflétant souvent avec justesse le caractère des individus, ces petits textes sont enrobés de mots tendres pour qu?ils soient plus plaisants. Cet ouvrage est composé de plus de 430 poèmes... more...

  • In Praise of Defeatby Abdellatif Laabi; Donald Nicholson-Smith

    Steerforth Press 2017; US$ 18.00

    One of the central writers and thinkers in contemporary Maghreb letters and banned by the Moroccan government, Abdellatif Laabi's poetry is increasingly influential on the international scene and spans six decades of political and literary change, innovation, and struggle. Including a wide range of work, from piercing domestic love poetry to a fierce... more...

  • Rituels et traditions du mondeby José Labrosse

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Dans ce nouveau recueil, José Labrosse explore des traditions locales découvertes au gré de voyages sur les continents européen, asiatique et américain. Ces traditions vivaces résistent aux attraits de la modernité et à l?uniformisation culturelle favorisée par la mondialisation. Vous retrouverez au fil de ces pages les photographies rapportées... more...

  • La Pierre du Seuilby Bernard Fetter

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Lyrisme, douleur et sensualité sont les ingrédients de ces poèmes. « La poésie est ce que je cache Et ce que j?écris » Bernard Fetter Découverte inattendue avec ce 4e recueil de poésie, La Pierre du Seuil , seuil à franchir en effet pour l?auteur qui nous offre ici un autre ton. À travers la musique du tango pour l?absence et celle du flamenco... more...

  • The Abandoned Settlementsby James Sheard

    Random House 2017; US$ 14.09

    The poems in James Sheard?s remarkable third book are about love and leaving, of how the rift of departure brings on a kind of haunting ? of the people involved and the places where they lived ? an emotional trace of departed lives and loves. This is what these poems are: the scars of separation, the spoors of desire. Sheard writes powerfully about... more...

  • Davide Rondoniby Gregory M. Pell

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    Davide Rondoni: Art in the Movement of Creation is for those passionate about poetry and visual arts. In a comparative literature context that covers authors from Italy, North America, and in between, Pell studies the work of writer and scholar Davide Rondoni and takes a close-reading approach in his study of the vital need for art and poetry in... more...

  • Vulture in a Cageby Solomon Ibn Gabirol; Raymond P. Scheindlin

    Steerforth Press 2016; US$ 18.00

    "Vulture in a cage," Solomon Ibn Gabirol's own self-description, is an apt image for a poet who was obsessed with the impediments posed by the body and the material world to the realization of his spiritual ambition of elevating his soul to the empyrean. Ibn Gabirol's poetry is enormously influential, laying the groundwork for generations of Hebrew... more...

  • Of All That Endsby Günter Grass; Breon Mitchell

    Random House 2016; US$ 18.32 US$ 15.50

    The final work of Nobel Prize-winning writer Günter Grass ? a witty and elegiac series of meditations on writing, growing old, and the world. Suddenly, in spite of the trials of old age, and with the end in sight, everything seems possible again: love letters, soliloquies, scenes of jealousy, swan songs, social satire, and moments of happiness.... more...

  • The Groove of the Poemby Jacques Rancière

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    ?Music is the brute that shows. It is the avowal of materials, And stutters between its clanging of things.? How should one think this musical groove of the poem whose back and forth motion shuffles the material of ordinary language and revives the frozen speech of old chants? This question by renowned French thinker Jacques Rancière is the entry... more...

  • Didactic Poetriesby Philippe Beck; Jean-Luc Nancy

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Complex, haunting, imaginative and profoundly literary, Didactic Poetries is Beck?s response to Schiller?s statement: ?We are still waiting for a didactic poem where thought itself would be and would remain poetic,? and Hegel?s claim that, ?strictly speaking, didactic poetry isn?t poetry.? For the acclaimed French poet, Philippe Beck, Schiller?s... more...