One poet, his poem, New York City, and a world on the verge of change.
W. H. Auden, a wunderkind, a victim-beneficiary of a literary cult of personality, became a scapegoat and a poet-expatriate largely excluded from British literary history because he left.
De Chirico's poems are as essential and as mysterious as his paintings.
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The most comprehensive collection in English of the founder of modern Italian poetry
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In 1814, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe read the poems of the great fourteenth-century Persian poet Hafiz in a newly published translation by Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall. For Goethe, the book was a revelation.$25.00ISBN: 9780374158392Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 19th, 2019
A new collection from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet$20.00ISBN: 9780271084800Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penn State University Press - October 14th, 2019
One of the most important German poets of the nineteenth century, Heinrich Heine was a convert without conviction. He chose Christianity over Judaism as a means of securing an academic career, but when his conversion failed to yield the hoped-for job opportunities, he devoted himself to writing instead.$14.95ISBN: 9781643166124Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Waldorf Publishing - October 15th, 2019
This book of poetry, by Hans De Cuyper, zooms in and out of extremely raw, needing and wanting feelings, in an elegant and eloquent style, all his own. In the near distance we hear his voice, which has been shaped, in patches by great masters of writing, that have inspired him-- musically too.$16.95ISBN: 9780813064352Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University Press of Florida - October 15th, 2019
Born in Granada, Spain, in 1980, Fernando Valverde is widely considered one of the top young poets writing in Spanish today. Valverde is a leading figure in a movement of contemporary poets known as the Poetry of Uncertainty, and he has received some of the most significant awards for poetry in Spanish.$17.00ISBN: 9780999753439Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Etruscan Press - November 12th, 2019
In Clay and Star, Romanian poet Liliana Maria Ursu captures with breathtaking precision the convergence of the sacred with the mundane. Whether anchored in Sibiu, Visby, Skala, or San Francisco, they both honor and transcend place and time as they search obsessively for essence, truths, self-knowledge, and the divine within.$19.95ISBN: 9780520300002Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of California Press - September 24th, 2019One of the most celebrated poets of the classical world, Pindar wrote odes for athletes that provide a unique perspective on the social and political life of ancient Greece.