Download E-books Sinners Welcome: Poems PDF

By Mary Karr

From Mary Karr, the prize-winning and big apple Times bestselling writer of The Liars’ Club and Cherry, comes the paperback variation of Sinners Welcome, her fourth and latest number of poetry. released to coincide with the hardcover unlock of her most recent memoir, Lit, Sinners Welcome strains her unbelievable trip from a tormented early life right into a resolutely irreverent Catholicism.

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Download E-books The Nibelungenlied: The Lay of the Nibelungs (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Anonymous

The best of the heroic epics to emerge from medieval Germany, the Nibelungenlied is a revenge saga of sweeping dimensions. It tells of the dragon-slayer Sivrit, and the mysterious country of the Nibelungs with its worthy treasure-hoard guarded by way of dwarves and giants, of Prünhilt the Amazonian queen, fortune-telling water-sprites and a cloak of invisibility. pushed through the clash among Kriemhilt, the blameless maiden became she-devil, and her antagonist, the stoic, indomitable Hagen, the tale is one in all human tragedy, of affection, jealousy, homicide, and revenge, finishing in slaughter on a bad scale. The paintings of an nameless poet of c.1200, because its rediscovery within the eighteenth century the Nibelungenlied has end up considered as the nationwide epic of the Germans. It has encouraged numerous reworkings and diversifications, together with masterpieces: Fritz Lang's two-part movie, and Richard Wagner's Ring cycle.

This is the 1st prose translation for over 40 years: actual and compelling, it truly is observed via a wealth of helpful heritage details.

Readership: Readers of epic literature, sagas, delusion, medieval literature, Wagner enthusiasts; scholars of German literature, medieval literature in translation, medieval classes in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

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Download E-books Poesía (Penguin Clásicos) PDF

By Jorge Manrique

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La breve aunque imprescindible obra poética de uno de los nombres propios del Prerrenacimiento en lengua castellana, en l. a. que destacan las Coplas a los angeles muerte de su padre, donde Manrique vierte todo su talento y dolor.

«Este mundo es el camino
para el otro, que es morada
sin pesar.»

Las Coplas de Jorge Manrique a l. a. muerte de su padre son consideradas una de las cumbres de l. a. poesía española. Tanto en ellas como en el conjunto de su obra es difícil saber qué admirar más: si los angeles extraordinaria modernidad del idioma, los angeles madurez de l. a. versificación o l. a. intensidad de los sentimientos e rules sobre los que trata. Con una contención no exenta de emoción y una armonía y sencillez fruto de un gran trabajo de depuración, Manrique nos habla del dolor ante l. a. muerte del ser querido y reflexiona sobre el sentido y los angeles brevedad de los angeles vida.

El académico Giovanni Caravaggi, estudioso de Jorge Manrique y buen conocedor de los angeles tradición lírica que lo precede, ha preparado los angeles presente selección de sus poesías, dotándola de una cuidada anotación, un estudio introductorio con el contexto histórico y biográfico y unas actividades finales a modo de propuestas para trabajar el texto.

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Download E-books Oblique Prayers: Poetry PDF

By Denise Levertov

Over the years, Denise Levertov's poetry has moved ever extra deeply into the area of meditation, whereas but talking with the general voice of "the poet within the world."

Oblique Prayers is prepared in 4 thematic sections that, taken jointly, paintings towards a mature philosophy in equivalent concord with public activism and personal mirrored image. a private temper hyperlinks the poems of “Decipherings.” In “Prisoners," the poet addresses the ongoing horrors of our darkish time: genocide, imperialism, drawing close nuclear holocaust––human degradation in brutal political guise. Levertov is an entire translator. With "Fourteen Poems via Jean Joubert," she introduces English-speaking readers to a latest French poet whose paintings is remarkably comparable to her personal. "Of God and of the Gods," the ultimate portion of the ebook, is trained by means of a transcendent lyricism which may equate in a breath "a day of spring, a needle's eye."

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Download E-books Selected Poems of Herman Melville PDF

By Herman Melville

The entries amassed within the chosen Poems of Herman Melville have been selected with literary attention most excellent; they surround a large choice of approximately twenty-five years paintings in verse. incorporated listed here are items from his most crucial verse, yet poems of lesser regard additionally seem within the curiosity of exploring Melville's inventive improvement and correlation to his novels.
Included are choices from The conflict items, which venerated the Civil struggle, Clarel, an formidable paintings of epic size approximately tourists to the Holy Land, John Marr and different Sailors, drawn from his adventure as a seaman, and items he had in making plans reminiscent of these a few crew known as the "Burgundy Club" and a set of verses devoted to his spouse. This 3rd variation incorporates a new postscript through Hennig Cohen and his observation at the poems during the quantity.
Published in cooperation with the hot York Public Library.

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Download E-books Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke (Modern Library) (English & German Edition) (English and German Edition) PDF

By Rainer Maria Rilke, Stephen Mitchell

The acceptance of Rainer Maria Rilke has grown progressively given that his demise in 1926; this day he's broadly thought of to be the best poet of the 20 th century. this contemporary Library variation offers Stephen Mitchell’s acclaimed translations of Rilke, that have received compliment for his or her new version of the poet’s wealthy formal track and intensity of concept. “If Rilke had written in English,” Denis Donoghue wrote in The manhattan occasions publication overview, “he may have written during this English.” Ahead of All Parting is an considerable choice of Rilke’s lifework. It includes consultant poems from his early collections The booklet of Hours and The publication of images; many decisions from the innovative New Poems, which drew idea from Rodin and Cezanne; the hitherto little-known “Requiem for a Friend”; and a beneficiant choice of the past due uncollected poems, which represent a few of his best paintings. integrated too are passages from Rilke’s influential novel, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, and 9 of his really good uncollected prose items. ultimately, the ebook offers the poet’s maximum masterpieces of their entirety: the Duino Elegies and The Sonnets to Orpheus. “Rilke’s voice, with its striking mixture of ritual, energy, velocity and lightness, may be heard in Mr. Mitchell’s types extra in actual fact than in any others,” stated W. S. Merwin. “His paintings is masterful.”

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Download E-books Frame Structures: Early Poems 1974-1979 PDF

By Susan Howe

In body buildings, Susan Howe brings jointly these of her early poems she needs to stay in print, and within the types within which she cares to have them last.Gathered listed here are types of Hinge photograph (1974), Chanting on the Crystal Sea 91975), Cabbage Gardens (1979), and mystery heritage of the Dividing Line (1978) that fluctuate in a few respects from their unique small-press variants. In a protracted preface, "Frame Structures," written particularly for this quantity, Howe indicates the autobiographical, familial, literary, and old motifs that suffuse those early works. Taken jointly, the preface and poems replicate her rediscovered feel of her personal beginnings as a poet, her circulate from the visible arts into the iconography of the written be aware.

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Download E-books Critical Companion to T. S. Eliot: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work (Critical Companion (Hardcover)) PDF

Most sensible identified for his works The Waste Land, 4 Quartets, and the affection track of J. Alfred Prufrock, T.S. Eliot is among the preferred 20th-century poets studied in highschool and faculty English periods this day. Eliot's masterful use of classical allusions all through his works demonstrates the nice value he put on culture and its position inside of literary heritage. Believing that the fragments of a once-great tradition surrounded the fashionable international via literature, he used his writing to recreate the previous via culture. extraordinary Nobel Prize-winning author, with broad analyses of Eliot's writing, in addition to entries on similar themes and correct humans, areas, and affects. This obtainable quantity additionally presents the most important ancient and thematic info, in addition to illustrations, a bibliography, and cross-references.

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Download E-books Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6 PDF

This article an up to date and revised model of chosen passages from Pharr's Vergil's Aeneid, Books I-VI is designed for faculty and highschool complicated Placement* classes. It comprises all of the required Latin decisions from Vergil's Aeneid for the 2012 2013 AP* Latin Curriculum. gains:
common creation on Vergil's existence, works, and impression Timeline and bibliography Aeneid unadapted Latin passages (923 lines): ebook 1.1 209, 418 440, 494 578; ebook 2.40 fifty six, 201 249, 268 297, 559 620; ebook 4.160 218, 259 361, 659 705; ebook 6.295 332, 384 425, 450 476, 847 899 with same-page vocabulary and notes Introductory notes for every section
4 black-and-white illustrations via Thom Kapheim
decide upon old illustrations
on-line grammatical appendix and grammatical index, together with newly revised sections: "Vergil's Meter" and "Rhetorical phrases, Figures of Speech, and Metrical Devices"
Latin-English vocabulary Pull-out
common be aware List

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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 versions of the poems of Gary Snyder, learn by means of him. whilst first released in 2004, it used to be the poet's first new selection of poems in two decades. might be his so much own, autobiographical assortment, it starts with the younger poet ascending Mt. St. Helens in 1945, a climb unintentionally timed with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He was once 15 years previous. nearly sixty years later, after the good Buddhas at Bamiyan Valley have been bombed and with the sufferers of the area exchange middle 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 outstanding 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 world clash and private ache via reminding readers of the continuity of wildness, putting forward the price of paintings, and invoking an historic perform of knowledge and compassion."

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