Category: Poetry

  • Download PDF by Geoffrey G. O'Brien: The Guns and Flags Project (New California Poetry, Volume 6)

    By Geoffrey G. O'Brien

    ISBN-10: 0520936140

    ISBN-13: 9780520936140

    Passionate about paintings and dream, shot via with climate and colour, Geoffrey G. O'Brien's lively debut pursues the opportunity of the lyric itself - even if the voice raised "with melodies/and thinking" may be rescued from the continued catastrophe of development. In roving five-beat traces the poems go time and again via scenes of liminality - sundown and sunrise, falling asleep and waking up, border crossings - looking there for a possible ethics and politics of imaginative and prescient, a mutating, rhythmic "project" to oppose the inert spectacle of weapons and flags. Like Ashbery stoked on sonics, O'Brien insists that the stressed, unhappy movement of inspiration needs to carry where for an ever-decaying freedom in the country. but it isn't proposal on my own that flares "passionately in our lives," however the odor of rain, the habit of clouds, repetitions of waves: those are the themes of a meditative ecstasy that advances The weapons and Flags undertaking as an heir of the Stevensian culture, charged with a feeling that history''s endless hurricane of recovery and smash can't be outmaneuvered yet will be withstood, or even revised, by means of tune.
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  • Cathryn A. Charnell-White's Welsh Poetry of the French Revolution, 1789-1805 PDF

    By Cathryn A. Charnell-White

    ISBN-10: 0708325289

    ISBN-13: 9780708325285

    This anthology provides a range of poems written via Welsh writers dwelling in Wales and London in line with the French Revolution. Edited and translated from Welsh into English for the 1st time, those poems artfully seize this era of extraordinary switch and upheaval, tough what it intended to be Welsh, British, and patriotic amid transferring perspectives on non secular association. Accompanying the English poems are the Welsh originals in addition to explanatory notes and an introductory essay that supply context.

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  • Download PDF by Noël Coward: The Complete Verse of Noël Coward (Diaries, Letters and

    By Noël Coward

    ISBN-10: 1408145898

    ISBN-13: 9781408145890

    The full Verse of Noël Coward brings jointly the 3 volumes of verse produced in the course of his lifetime including formerly unpublished fabric for the first actual time. For the legions of lovers of The grasp, this definitive choice of Coward’s verse writings will end up impossible to resist. ‘Throughout lots of the years of my lifestyles, because nearly 1908, i've got derived a large amount of deepest excitement from writing verse . . . it's an inherent intuition within the English character.’ starting along with his younger verse experiments, the whole Verse arranges in themed chapters Coward’s prolific public and private verse writings. Chapters compile his verse on a large choice of topics together with battle, the theatre, love, associates, commute, and God and the countless. It good points the satirical ‘cod-pieces’ - Chelsea Buns and Spangled Unicorn - and the verse gathered within the 1967 quantity no longer but the Dodo. yet along those are the verses despatched to family and friends over decades, in letters, memos and cables, which paint a shiny portrait of his extra deepest existence and are released the following for the 1st time. With a linking remark by way of editor Barry Day and sprinkled with illustrations all through, the whole Verse deals to Coward readers additional amusement and appreciation of his wit, insatiable curiosity in humans and skilful rendering of his private and non-private lives.
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  • Love Sonnets and Elegies (NYRB Poets) by Louise Labé PDF

    By Louise Labé

    ISBN-10: 1590177487

    ISBN-13: 9781590177488

    Louise Labé, essentially the most unique poets of the French Renaissance, released her whole Works round the age of thirty after which disappeared from background. Rediscovered within the 19th century, her incandescent love sonnets have been later translated into German through Rilke and seem right here in a revelatory new English model through the award-winning translator Richard Sieburth.
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  • New PDF release: The Hundred Thousand Songs: Selections from Milarepa

    By Milarepa, Antoinnette K. Gordon

    ISBN-10: 1462913180

    ISBN-13: 9781462913183

    Tibet, distant and inaccessible, is much less identified to the western international for its literary than its inventive contributions to Oriental tradition. however, it has produced a literature of tolerating good looks and importance, the superb success of that is the poetry of Milarepa, its maximum poet and saint. This booklet exhibits in its poetic exaggeration that, to the Tibetans, his poetry includes all earthly and celestial knowledge. it's from this masterpiece that the choices for the current quantity were made—songs within which Milarepa describes his existence within the solitude of mountain glaciers, his yogic attainments in strength of will, his encounters with demons who try and impede his meditations, and his arrival at enlightenment and religious freedom. awarded right here in skillful translation—in a quantity embellished with unique Tibetan woodcuts and motifs from Tibetan art—these poems shiningly replicate the genius of Tibet's "Old guy, Storehouse of Songs."
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  • Download e-book for iPad: Madame X by William Logan

    By William Logan

    ISBN-10: 1101603429

    ISBN-13: 9781101603420

    The moody poems in Madame X, William Logan's 10th assortment, locate their topics within the byways of the prior centuries. Henry James visits his birthplace, the main appealing lady in Europe leads to a barrel at a enjoyable reasonable, and a minor author succumbs to tuberculosis at a German spa. within the name poem, a portrait of Madame X deals our century a lesson in seduction—but such public indicates are balanced by means of poems of personal hope, of the whispers of age, of the current regularly vanishing sooner than us.

    These densely figured poems, wealthy in language and appointment, argue for an information no longer sustained by way of the typical. it is a victorious selection of shimmering intensities and difficult truths.
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  • Download e-book for kindle: Nicole Brossard: Selections (Poets for the Millennium) by Nicole Brossard

    By Nicole Brossard

    “Pleasure,” Jennifer Moxley writes in her creation to this quantity, “is the observe that first involves brain on the point out of Nicole Brossard's poetry.” This quantity offers English-language readers with an summary of the lifestyles and paintings of Nicole Brossard, poet, novelist, and essayist, who's well known in her local Québec and during the French-speaking global as one of many maximum writers of her new release. Brossard's poetry is rooted in her investigations of language, her abiding dedication to a feminist awareness, and her potential for renewing that means as a digital house of wish. The reader enters a poetic global within which the cultured is joined with the political, and the which means of either is enriched within the strategy. the choices during this quantity comprise translations of a few of Brossard's best-known works-Lovhers, extremely Sounds, Museum of Bone and Water, pc of Roses and Civilization-along with brief prose works, an interview with Brossard, and a bibliography of works in French and English, and represent the main sizeable English-language sampling released to this point of 1 of Canada's maximum residing poets.
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  • Get La abadía de Tintern PDF

    By William Worsdsworth

    ISBN-10: 8474562813

    ISBN-13: 9788474562811

    Fundador del romanticismo inglés, William Wordsworth (1770-1850) es uno de los grandes poetas británicos de todos los tiempos. Este volumen recopila las piezas menos difundidas del célebre autor de «Baladas líricas», que escribió en colaboración con Samuel Taylor Coleridge, y del extenso poema «Preludio». El prólogo y l. a. exquisita traducción son obra de Gonzalo Torné.
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  • Love is a Dog From Hell: Poems, 1974-1977 by Charles Bukowski PDF

    By Charles Bukowski

    ISBN-10: 0061847011

    ISBN-13: 9780061847011

    Poems emerging from and returning to Bukowski's own stories replicate humans, gadgets, areas, and occasions of the exterior international, and displays on them, on their method out and back.

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    "Love is a puppy From Hell captures Bukowski's enormous expertise for shooting a temper and throwing the reader into his international. this is often a very good version of contemporary poetry that completely captures the degenerated angst of the interval. what's rather impressive this is Bukowski's acute understanding of the decay that surrounds him."
    -- GoodReads


    "Take off the rose-colored glasses...return your seats to their upright position...place your head among your knees and get ready for a crash touchdown. Don't get me incorrect: this publication isn't a diatribe condemning love. We've all learn and enjoyed our Byron, yet now it's time to step throughout the having a look glass, little ones. Love could "walk in attractiveness just like the night" yet, "Love, Bukowski Style"...asks you to recollect that "the night" isn't the easiest venue for readability of imaginative and prescient. Bukowski speaks to that different aspect of love...vitriolic, soul-destroying, perverted, barbaric and insane. All, who've ever enjoyed, will locate the phrases for his or her feelings...the emotions for his or her loss of words... in Bukowski's auto-Eros-dissection. Why could I recommend you learn this quantity of poetry? Why might somebody are looking to topic themself to such unpleasantries? what sort of sadist am I, that i'd ask you to intentionally topic your self to the discomfort of affection? to understand love, is to understand the ache of affection. but for all of the discomfort inherent in love, we search love many times. not anything routines our presents of desire and religion extra strenuously. Love could be a "dog from hell" to Bukowski, yet he's nonetheless not able to cover his wish, his want and his wish for extra love. Bukowski - alcoholic, misanthrope, barbarian, gutter rat - who writes of affection and will nonetheless say..."It softens a man."
    -- Amazon

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