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- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
While lamenting the loss of his love, Lenore, a man receives a visit from a mysterious and unsettling raven who only utters one word: ?Nevermore.? Despite the fact that his first published works were books of poetry, during his lifetime Edgar Allan Poe was recognized more for his literary criticism and prose than his poetry. However, Poe?s poetic... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 14.99
Anger be now your song, immortal one, Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous, that caused the Akhaians loss on bitter loss and crowded brave souls into the undergloom, leaving so many dead men-carrion for dogs and birds; and the will of Zeus was done. -Lines 1-6 Since it was first published more than twenty-five years ago, Robert Fitzgerald's... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 19.99
As selected by the author, Opened Ground includes the essential work from Heaney's twelve previous books of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from two of his landmark translations, The Cure at Troy and Sweeney Astray , and several previously uncollected poems. Heaney's voice is like no other--"by turns mythological and journalistic, rural... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00
?The Wall Street Journal ?[Billy Collins] is able, with precious few words, to make me cry. Or laugh out loud. He is a remarkable artist. To have such power in such an abbreviated form is deeply inspiring.? ?J. J. Abrams, The New York Times Book Review † ?His work is poignant, straightforward, usually funny and imaginative, also nuanced... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
National book Critics Circle Award Finalist†† "Anne Carson is, for me, the most exciting poet writing in English today."--Michael Ondaatje "This book is amazing--I haven't discovered any writing in years so marvelously disturbing." --Alice Munro †††††††††††† The award-winning poet Anne Carson reinvents a genre in Autobiography of Red, a stunning... more...
- Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 20.00
Beautifully translated from the Dutch by David Colmer, the IMPAC Award-winning translator of Gerbrand Bakker?s† The Twin , Hugo Claus?s poems are remarkable for their dexterity, intensity of feeling, and acute intelligence. From the richly associative and referential ?Oostakker Poems? to the emotional and erotic outpouring of the ?mad dog stanzas?... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 5.99
Indulge Yourself with the best classics literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any poem from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. List of Works by Genre and Title. List of Works in Alphabetical Order. List of Works in Chronological Order. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Biography. Plays :: Collections :: Poems ::... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
The greatest Indian epic, one of the world's supreme masterpieces of storytelling A sweeping tale of abduction, battle, and courtship played out in a universe of deities and demons, The Ramayana is familiar to virtually every Indian. Although the Sanskrit original was composed by Valmiki around the fourth century BC, poets have produced countless... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 7.50
Stanley Lombardo's deft abridgment of his 2005 translation of the Aeneid preserves the arc and weight of Virgil's epic by presenting major books in their entirety and abridged books in extended passages seamlessly fitted together with narrative bridges. W. R. Johnson's Introduction, a shortened version of his masterly Introduction to that translation,... 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...