Download E-books Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell PDF

By Currer Bell, Ellis Bell, Acton Bell

Lovers of the Brontë sisters may still upload this impressive quantity of poetry to their must-read checklist. in the beginning published in 1846, this quantity used to be the 1st paintings released by way of any of the sisters. that allows you to guard their identities and keep away from the condescension frequently directed at woman writers in the course of the interval, the Brontë sisters used gender-neutral pen names. notwithstanding the quantity didn't fare good commercially in its first printing, it turned successful later after the sisters' novels won recognition.

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Download E-books Classic Haiku: A Master's Selection PDF

By Yuzuru Miura

During this marvelous assortment, haiku poet Yuzuru Miura has chosen and translated poems by way of previous masters corresponding to Basho and Buson, in addition to modern poets. Fireflies, pheasants, a summer time bathe, iciness snow, camellias, and different appealing matters are integrated one of the 100 poems during this extraordinary anthology. A respected assortment, vintage Haiku conjures up the peace and serenity of the japanese lifestyle.

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Download E-books Love is a Dog From Hell PDF

By Charles Bukowski

First released in 1977, Love Is a puppy from Hell is a set of Bukowski's poetry from the mid-seventies. A vintage within the Bukowski canon, Love Is a puppy from Hell is a uncooked, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and bounds of affection.

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Download E-books Danger on Peaks (The Deluxe Edition) PDF

By Gary Snyder

We're proud to proceed our undertaking of publishing Deluxe Audio variations of the poems of Gary Snyder, learn by way of him. whilst first released in 2004, it used to be the poet's first new choice of poems in 20 years. might be his so much own, autobiographical assortment, it starts with the younger poet ascending Mt. St. Helens in 1945, a climb by accident timed with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He used to be 15 years outdated. virtually sixty years later, after the nice Buddhas at Bamiyan Valley have been bombed and with the sufferers of the area exchange heart additionally “turned to dust," the poet composed a prayer whereas at brief Grass Temple in Senso-ji, a pilgrim at the direction of Kannon, Goddess of Mercy.

This awesome assortment used to be greeted with wide compliment, and as Julia Martin proclaimed, “Moving among relative and absolute methods of seeing, [Snyder] responds to the event of worldwide clash and private discomfort via reminding readers of the continuity of wildness, declaring the price of paintings, and invoking an old perform of knowledge and compassion."

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Download E-books Delights & Shadows PDF

By Ted Kooser

Publish 12 months note: First released January 1st 2004

Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

"Kooser files the dignities, conduct and small griefs of everyday life, our starvation for connection, our fight to discover balance."—Poetry

"[Kooser] brushes poems over usual items, revealing metaphysical topics that method an investigator dusts for fingerprints. His language is so managed and convincing that one can't support yet consider major truths in the back of his lines." —The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Delights & Shadows increases the voice of the poet above every thing else. each one brief, bright poem at the web page reads as though it have been being spoken aloud. information about cemeteries, dictionaries, a doctor's ready room, and a jar of buttons bristle with sound and know-how. Kooser's skill to take advantage of short lyrics to compose a song of discovery and regeneration makes his paintings radiant and consuming." —Bloomsbury Review

[bTed Kooser[/b] is a grasp of metaphor, a poet who deftly connects disparate parts of the realm and communicates with absolute precision. Critics name him a "haiku-like imagist" and his poems were in comparison to Chekov's brief tales. In Delights and Shadows, Kooser attracts thought from the ignored information of way of life. Quotidian gadgets like a pegboard, creamed corn and a forgotten salesman's trophy support display the amazing in what prior to was once a purely traditional world.

Ted Kooser is the writer of 8 collections of poems and a prose memoir. He lives on a small farm in rural Nebraska.

Literary Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (2005)

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Download E-books The Eternal City PDF

By Kathleen Graber

Selected by way of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon to relaunch the celebrated Princeton sequence of latest Poets less than his editorship, The everlasting urban revives Princeton’s culture of publishing a few of today’s top poetry.

With an epigraph from Freud evaluating the brain to a panorama during which all that ever used to be nonetheless persists, The everlasting urban deals eloquent testimony to the fight to make feel of the current via dialog with the prior. wondering what it skill to own and to be possessed via gadgets and applied sciences, Kathleen Graber’s assortment brings jointly the increased and the quotidian to make friends of Marcus Aurelius, Klaus Kinski, Walter Benjamin, and Johnny Depp. Like Aeneas, who escapes Troy wearing his father on his again, the speaker of those intellectually and emotionally bold poems juggles the load of non-public and public historical past as she is reworked from settled resident to pilgrim.

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Download E-books The Poems of Octavio Paz PDF

By Octavio Paz

Here finally is the 1st retrospective selection of Paz’s poetry to span his complete writing occupation, from the 1st released poem, at age seventeen, to his fabulous final poem; the complete is assiduously edited and translated by means of acclaimed essayist Eliot Weinberger ? who has been translating Paz for over 40 years.

In 1990, the Swedish Academy offered Octavio Paz the Nobel Prize in Literature “for impassioned writing with extensive horizons, characterised by way of sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity.” Paz is “a author for the whole international to have a good time” (Chicago Tribune), “the poet-archer who is going immediately to the guts and brain, the place the guts of being is one” (Nadine Gordimer),“the dwelling moral sense of his age” (Mario Vargas Llosa), “a poet-prophet, a genius” (Harold Bloom). the following ultimately is the 1st retrospective selection of Paz’s poetry to span his complete writing occupation, from the 1st released poem, at age seventeen, to his significant final poem; the entire is assiduously edited and translated via acclaimed essayist Eliot Weinberger ? who has been translating Paz for over 40 years ? with extra translations by way of numerous poet-luminaries. This version contains many poems that experience by no means been translated into English ahead of, new translations in line with Paz’s ultimate revisions, and an excellent tablet biography of Paz through Weinberger, in addition to notes at the poems in Paz’s personal phrases, taken from a number of interviews he gave all through his existence.

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Download E-books John Sherman and Dhoya (The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume 12) PDF

By W. B. Yeats

Author note: Richard J. Finneran (Editor)
Publish yr note: First released 1982

First released in 1891, John Sherman and Dhoya was once Yeats's 3rd separate booklet. The tales have been revised and reprinted within the 1908 Collected Works in Verse and Prose yet now not released back in Yeats's lifetime.

John Sherman, Yeats's simply accomplished try at lifelike fiction, info the name character's problem: He needs to make a choice from lifestyles in London and marriage to Margaret Leland, an English lady, and lifestyles in eire and marriage to a early life sweetheart, Mary Carton. as well as containing a variety of autobiographical parts (for example, the city of Ballah is modeled on Yeats's Sligo), the novelette treats lots of Yeats's chronic subject matters, resembling the talk among nationality and cosmopolitanism and the clash among what he may later name the Self and the Anti-Self. in spite of everything, Sherman reaffirms his Irish roots, and Margaret Leland's affections are transferred to Sherman's buddy, the Reverend William Howard.

Dhoya, a mythological story set within the distant prior, depicts a liasion among a mortal and a fairy, a motif that Yeats utilized in many different works. Describing the inevitable clash among a global of perfection and the mortal global, the fast tale means that "only the altering, and moody, and indignant, and weary can love."

Well acquired via so much modern reviewers, John Sherman and Dhoya are vital either as works of fiction and as symptoms of the elemental continuity of topic and topic in Yeats's profession. This variation deals a correct textual content, an advent, and explanatory notes.

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Download E-books Art Poétique: Connaissance du temps, Traité de la Co-naissance au monde et de soi-même, Développement de l’Eglise PDF

By Paul Claudel

Contrairement à ce que son titre pourrait laisser entendre, l’art poétique claudélien ne se restreint pas à l’art d’écrire, mais embrasse au contraire le monde et l. a. pensée dans son entièreté.

Ebauché en 1898-1899, parallèlement aux poèmes de Connaissance de l’Est, et paru pour l. a. première fois au Mercure de France en 1907, il est composé de trois traités, Connaissance du temps, Traité de los angeles Co-naissance au monde et de soi-même et Développement de l’Eglise. Le most advantageous texte récuse los angeles posture positiviste pour ériger l. a. métaphore en nouveau système de pensée. Le deuxième traité, dont los angeles thèse repose sur une étymologie supposée entre « connaissance » et « naissance », oppose à une théorie intellectualiste de los angeles connaissance, coupée du corps et des autres facultés de l’être, une idée de los angeles connaissance comme une « naissance à soi-même et au monde », une expérience totale et indivisible. Enfin, l. a. troisième partie divulge les significations symboliques de l’architecture religieuse.

Art d’écrire en trompe-l’œil, traité body et métaphysique, career de foi : l’art poétique claudélien est avant tout un lengthy poème en prose.

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Download E-books Poems Under Saturn: Poèmes saturniens (Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation) PDF

By Paul Verlaine

Poems below Saturn is the 1st whole English translation of the gathering that introduced Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) as a poet of promise and originality, person who could grow to be considered as one of many maximum of nineteenth-century writers. This new translation, by way of revered modern poet Karl Kirchwey, faithfully renders the collection's heady mixture of classical studying and earthy sensuality in poems whose rhythm and rhyme characterize one of many superb accomplishments of French verse. Restoring often anthologized poems to the context during which they initially seemed, Poems lower than Saturn testifies to the blazing abilities for which Verlaine is celebrated.

The poems exhibit precocious virtuosity, mingling the points of interest of the flesh with the longings of the spirit. Greek and Hindu delusion fall down to intimate erotic meditations and wickedly satirical society images, mythological landscapes trade with gritty narratives of mid-nineteenth century Paris, visions of happiness yield to nightmarish glimpses of deep alienation, and actual and imaginary characters--including Achilles, Valmiki, Charlemagne, and Spain's baleful King Philip II--all determine because the material of a supremely formidable younger poet.

Poems below Saturn provides the intense devotion and severe musicality of an artist for whom poetry remained the only precise passion.

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