An introduction to the Decadent writer Stanislaus Eric Stenbock for the general reader, offering morbid stories, suicidal poems, and an autobiographical essay.
Imagine a book of hours condensed into a book of minutes: that is the project of the compact lyrical prose poems found in Gemma Gorga’s Book of Minutes, the first English-language translation of this emerging poet, widely known and loved in her native Catalonia yet little known outside it.
The poems in Book of Minutes move seamlessly from philosophical speculat$49.95ISBN: 9780871407672Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Liveright - December 4th, 2018
Times Literary Supplement • Books of the Year ("The most generous available English collection of Brecht’s poetry.")
A landmark literary event, The Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht is the most extensive English translation of Brecht’s poetry to date.$28.00ISBN: 9781503609280Availability: BackorderedPublished: Stanford University Press - August 27th, 2019
Thomas Wyatt didn't publish "They Flee from Me." It was written in a notebook, maybe abroad, maybe even in prison. Today it is in every poetry anthology. How did it survive? That is the story Peter Murphy tells--in vivid and compelling detail--of the accidents of fate that kept a great poem alive across 500 turbulent years.$19.95ISBN: 9781927409909Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Able Muse Press - September 11th, 2017
Maryann Corbett's Street View is a panorama of views: suburban and urban avenues, shown in leaf and in snow; alleyways where misfits lurk in darkness, but also where "Adonis, charioteer of municipal waste collection, rides with the morning"; and boulevards of old buildings whose elegance remains undeniable, even when "prinked in the clown suit of commerce." Street View also na$16.00ISBN: 9781612616414Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Paraclete Press - June 1st, 2015This volume marks the first translation of these prayer-poems into English. Originally written in 1899, Rilke wrote them upon returning to Germany from his first trip to Russia. His experience of the East shaped him profoundly. He found himself entranced by Orthodox churches and monasteries, above all by the icons that seemed to him like flames glowing in dark spaces.$14.95ISBN: 9780395860038Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - May 30th, 1997Witness to the international and domestic chaos of the first half of the twentieth century, Anna Akhmatova (1888-1966) chronicled Russia's troubled times in poems of sharp beauty and intensity. Her genius is now universally acknowledged, and recent biographies attest to a remarkable resurgence of interest in her poetry in this country.$28.00ISBN: 9780385152136Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Anchor - March 5th, 1997
Since its first publication in 1965, this edition has been widely hailed as the best available text of Blake's poetry and prose. Now revised, if includes up-to-date work on variants, chronology of poems and critical commentary by Harold Bloom.$18.95ISBN: 9780199537334Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Oxford University Press, USA - November 1st, 2008
This authoritative edition brings together the complete collection of Byron's poetry and prose - all the major poems, complemented by important letters, journals, and conversations - to give the essence of his work and thinking.$24.00ISBN: 9780140422153Availability: BackorderedPublished: Penguin Classics - March 30th, 1978
One of the great English Romantic poets, William Blake was also an artist, mystic, and visionary.$15.95ISBN: 9781324002741Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - July 2nd, 2019
Shortlisted for the 2018 T. S. Eliot Prize
“Nick Laird’s dazzling poems arrive with a kind of revolutionary candor; a truth-telling that’s political, existential, and above all, emotional.… Feel Free is essential poetry.”—Terrance Hayes$16.99ISBN: 9780061561771Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - July 1st, 2008
One of the world's most influential poets, Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891) is remembered as much for his volatile personality and tumultuous life as he is for his writings, almost all of which he produced before the age of twenty.