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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 9.95
Kahlil Gibran?s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies. The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 17.58
No poet has been more wilfully contradictory than John Donne, whose works forge unforgettable connections between extremes of passion and mental energy. From satire to tender elegy, from sacred devotion to lust, he conveys an astonishing range of emotions and poetic moods. Constant in his work, however, is an intensity of feeling and expression and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 10.99
A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00
Philip Schwyzer charts the genesis, development and disintegration of British nationalism in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 10.95
Swift yet resonant, this masterful new verse translation conveys the immediacy, intimacy, and power of this greatest of Old French epic poems. John DuVal approaches the unadorned syntax of The Song of Roland in straightforward modern English, attuned to the nuance and detail of the narrative and the poetry of the original text. more...
- Bitingduck Press 1999; US$ 2.99
What do we know? Read at will. Out of many winds, each poem has some clues and hints to a story. And if your questions narrow down to one: from where does In The Open Wind come? I tell you it is unlikely that this question will ever be fully resolved. What do we know? Robert Graves once pointed out ?the paradox of poetry?s obstinate continuance? in... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
The year after his release from prison in 1897, while in Berneval, France, Wilde wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol, a poem that explored the harsh nature of prison life. It was published anonymously in England under the pseudonym of C33 (Wilde's prison number), and became his last significant work. more...
- Wind River Press 2003; US$ 5.00
With a woman's grace and a survivor's determination, Rochelle Mass has crafted The Startled Land , an epic exploration of honesty and hope in a world brocaded with the trials of everyday life and the tragedies of an embattled land. more...