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- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
Selected Poems of Oscar Wilde (1911) is a collection of poetry Wilde wrote when he was twenty-six years old. It is combined with some later works, including The Ballad of Reading Gaol, which displays Wilde's sensuousness and precocity. Though never well-received, Wilde's poetry is quite unique and deserves more attention than critics have been... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Connoisseurs of world literature need to spend some time acquainting themselves with the Divan of Hafiz, one of the foremost collections of Persian verse. Scholars agree this volume has exerted a singularly important influence on Middle Eastern culture, akin to Shakespeare's role in the sphere of Western letters. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 6.95
To the groundbreaking series that began with Iliad (1997), and continued with Odyssey (2000) and Aeneid (2005), Stanley Lombardo now adds his translation of the first part of their most natural successor, Dante?s great poetic synthesis of the classical pagan and medieval Christian traditions. Here is the Divine Comedy?s most harrowing canticle, one... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99
An anthology of poetry chosen from the world's great religious and literary traditions--the perfect companion to the bestselling Tao Te Ching. ? The Upanishads ? The Book of Psalms ? Lao-tzu ? The Bhagavad Gita ? Chuang-tzu ? The Odes of Solomon ? Seng-ts'an ? Han-shan ? Li Po ? Tu Fu ? Layman P'ang ? Kukai ? Tung-shan ? Symeon the New Theologian... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
One of the greatest ancient Greek epic poems, "Iliad" is dated to have been written some time before the eighth century B.C. Revolving around the events of the tenth and last year of siege of the city of Ilium, this is a brilliant epic. The trends and wrath of the fighters has been amazingly captured by Pope. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95
Du Fu (712?770) is one of the undisputed geniuses of Chinese poetry?still universally admired and read thirteen centuries after his death. Now David Young, author of Black Lab, and well known as a translator of Chinese poets, gives us a sparkling new translation of Du Fu?s verse, arranged to give us a tour of the life, each ?chapter? of poems preceded... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Think all poetry is depressing, somber, and difficult to comprehend? If so, The Book of Humorous Verse is here to set you straight. This collection of witty sonnets, odes, and limericks is the perfect way to decompress with a belly laugh or two, even when you have just a few minutes to spare. Whether you're a long-time poetry fan or a newcomer... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography.This Collection Includes:A Boy's Will (1913)Into My OwnGhost HouseMy November GuestLove and a QuestionA Late... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99
The era now referred to as the Renaissance represented an unparalleled blossoming of art and culture. Take a tour of the period through the imagination of Walter Pater, one of England's most renowned art historians and critics. In this volume, Pater turns his attention to a series of Renaissance masterpieces in visual art and literature. An informative... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Damaris Gordon shuddered at the thought of working for the cruel and bitter Master of Blacktower?but her father's death left her no choice. Suddenly her fate?her life itself?was in the black silk-gloved hands of Gavin Hamilton, a man scarred and tortured by an unspoken past, whose mocking laughter echoes through his ancient Scottish estate. Damaris... more...