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- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 11.65
'What will survive of us is love.' In this new anthology poets from across the ages lead us on a journey of love in its many forms. From Shakespeare to Rossetti, Keats to Auden, Byron to Browning an beyond, as well as a host of contemporary voices including Wendy Cope, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy, this new gathering of timeless... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 55.00
John Milton is, next to William Shakespeare, the most influential English poet, a writer whose work spans an incredible breadth of forms and subject matter. The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton celebrates this author?s genius in a thoughtfully assembled book that provides new modern-spelling versions of Milton?s texts, expert commentary,... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every poem. ******************. Table of Contents:. Afternoon In February. April Day. Arrow And The Song. Arsenal At Springfield. Autumn. Autumn (2). Belfry of Bruges. Bridge. Burial of The Minnisink. Carillon. Courtship of Miles... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 11.95
A PEN CENTER USA 2006 Literary Award Finalist. Long a master of the crafts of Homeric translation and of rhapsodic performance, Stanley Lombardo now turns to the quintessential epic of Roman antiquity, a work with deep roots in the Homeric tradition. With characteristic virtuosity, he delivers a rendering of the Aeneid as compelling as his groundbreaking... 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...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2010; Not Available
This collection of Vera Brittain's poetry and prose, some of it never published before, commemorates the men she loved - fianc?, brother and two close friends - who served and died in the First World War. It draws on her experiences as a VAD nurse in London, Malta, and France, and illustrates her growing conviction of the wickedness of all war. ... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 14.38
Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, and his companion Enkidu are the only heroes to have survived from the ancient literature of Babylon, immortalized in this epic poem that dates back to the 3rd millennium BC. Together they journey to the Spring of Youth, defeat the Bull of Heaven and slay the monster Humbaba. When Enkidu dies, Gilgamesh's grief and fear of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95
Of all the lasting innovations that William Wordsworth (1770-1850) brought to our literature, it is his discovery of nature and his fresh vision of human lives in the context of nature that have most influenced our cultural climate. Here, collected in this volume, are Wordsworth?s finest works, some of the most beautiful poems ever written: from the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 13.50
To the nineteenth-century reader, George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824), was the archetype of the Romantic literary hero, a figure admired and emulated as much for the revolutionary panache with which he lived his life as the brio and allure of his verse. Our century has seen him more clearly as a poet whose intellectual toughness, satiric gifts, and... more...