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Best American Poetry 2016

Author : David Lehman
ISBN : 9781501127564
Genre : Poetry
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Collects poems chosen by editor Edward Hirsch as the best of 2016, featuring poets such as Rick Barot, Emily Fragos, Philip Levine, and Adrienne Su.
Category: Poetry

Erotic Poems

Author : Edward E. Cummings
ISBN : 3406624804
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Liebe, Humor, Frau, Mann. KOmmt nun noch die Freude am sprachlichen Experiment dazu, ist man bei den erotischen Gedichten des amerikanischen Lyrikers und Malers E.E. CUmmings (1894-1962) angelangt. CUmmings liebt das Physische in allem, was er tut: Er liebt die Buchstaben, die Worter. UNd er liebt die Frauen, die Erotik, den Sex. SO wie er immer wieder die sinnliche Einheit zweier Liebender und ihrer Korper feiert, so spielt er auch mit dem Korper der gedruckten Sprache: Er trennt und vereint die sprachlichen Korperteile, um sie zu neuen und uberraschend lustvollen Bildern im Kopf der Leser werden zu lassen. SEine Gedichte bewegen sich dabei zwischen romantisch und obszon, zartlich und derb, verspielt und frivol. SEine liebevollen erotischen Stellungnahmen entzucken und provozieren. Dieser Band vereint zum ersten Mal ausgewahlte erotische Gedichte aus dem umfangreichen lyrischen Werk von E.E. CUmmings.

Best American Poetry 2018

Author : David Lehman
ISBN : 9781501127816
Genre : Poetry
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The 2018 edition of the Best American Poetry—“a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune)—collects the most significant poems of the year, chosen by Poet Laureate of California Dana Gioia. The guest editor for 2018, Dana Gioia, has an unconventional poetic background. Gioia has published five volumes of poetry, served as the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and currently sits as the Poet Laureate of California, but he is also a graduate of Stanford Business School and was once a Vice President at General Foods. He has studied opera and is a published librettist, in addition to his prolific work in critical essay writing and editing literary anthologies. Having lived several lives, Gioia brings an insightful, varied, eclectic eye to this year’s Best American Poetry. With his classic essay “Can Poetry Matter?”, originally run in The Atlantic in 1991, Gioia considered whether there is a place for poetry to be a part of modern American mainstream culture. Decades later, the debate continues, but Best American Poetry 2018 stands as evidence that poetry is very much present, relevant, and finding new readers.
Category: Poetry

Best American Poetry 2017

Author : David Lehman
ISBN : 9781501127632
Genre : Poetry
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Edited by Pulitzer Prize-winner and nineteenth US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, The Best American Poetry 2017 brings together the most notable poems of the year in the series that offers “a vivid snapshot of what a distinguished poet finds exciting, fresh, and memorable” (Robert Pinsky). Librarian of Congress James Billington says Natasha Trethewey “consistently and dramatically expanded the power” of the role of US Poet Laureate, holding office hours with the public, traveling the country, and reaching millions through her innovative PBS NewsHour segment “Where Poetry Lives.” Marilyn Nelson says “the wide scope of Trethewey’s interests and her adept handling of form have created an opus of classics both elegant and necessary.” With her selections and introductory essay for The Best American Poetry 2017, Trethewey will be highlighting even more “elegant and necessary” poems and poets, adding to the national conversation of verse and its role in our culture. The Best American Poetry is not just another anthology; it serves as a guide to who’s who and what’s happening in American poetry and is an eagerly awaited publishing event each year. With Trethewey’s insightful touch and genius for plumbing the depths of history and personal experience to shape striking verse, The Best American Poetry 2017 is another brilliant addition to the series.
Category: Poetry

Ein Gerader Rauch

Author : Denis Johnson
ISBN : 9783644042117
Genre : Fiction
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Vier Männer und eine Frau verschlägt es in die Katastrophen eines grausamen Dschungelkrieges. Denis Johnson zeichnet ein erschütterndes Porträt ihrer Verzweiflung und ihrer Einsamkeit, der sie zu entkommen suchen. Ein großartiges, bewegendes, sprachgewaltiges Epos über menschliche Getrieben- und Verlorenheit. Ausgezeichnet mit dem National Book Award 2007. «Der Gott, an den ich glauben möchte, hat eine Stimme und einen Humor wie Denis Johnson.» (Jonathan Franzen) «Geistige Wellness hat Johnson nicht zu bieten. Doch großartige, beunruhigende, brisante, wunderbar wüste Literatur. ... Ein grandioser Wurf.» (Zeit) «Das Opus magnum eines der wichtigsten Schriftsteller seiner Generation.» (Spiegel) «Unter Nobelpreisverdacht.» (Die Weltwoche) «Einen wichtigeren, kühneren Roman als diesen hat es zwischen Los Angeles und New York lange nicht gegeben.» (Deutschlandfunk)
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The Best American Poetry 2015

Author : David Lehman
ISBN : 9781476708218
Genre : Poetry
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The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues with an exceptional volume edited by award-winning novelist and poet Sherman Alexie, now with a new essay by Alexie on reactions to the 2015 publication. Since its debut in 1988, The Best American Poetry has become a mainstay for the direction and spirit of American poetry. Each volume in the series presents the year’s most extraordinary new poems and writers. Guest editor Sherman Alexie’s picks for The Best American Poetry 2015 highlight the depth and breadth of the American experience. Culled from electronic and print journals, the poems showcase some of our leading luminaries—Amy Gerstler, Terrance Hayes, Ron Padgett, Jane Hirshfield—and introduce a number of outstanding younger poets taking their place in the limelight. A leading figure since his breakout poetry collection The Business of Fancydancing in 1992, Sherman Alexie won the National Book Award for his novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. He describes himself as “lucky enough to be a full-time writer” and has written short stories, novels, screenplays, and essays—but he is at his core a poet. As always, series editor David Lehman’s foreword assessing the state of the art kicks off the book, followed by an introductory essay in which Alexie discusses his selections. The Best American Poetry 2015 is a guide to who’s who and what’s happening in American poetry today.
Category: Poetry

Bax 2015

Author : Seth Abramson
ISBN : 9780819576095
Genre : Poetry
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BAX 2015 is the second volume of an annual literary anthology compiling the best experimental writing in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. This year’s volume, guest edited by Douglas Kearney, features seventy-five works by some of the most exciting American poets and writers today, including established authors—like Dodie Bellamy, Anselm Berrigan, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Cathy Park Hong, Bhanu Kapil, Aaron Kunin, Joyelle McSweeney, and Fred Moten—as well as emerging voices. Best American Experimental Writing is also an important literary anthology for classroom settings, as individual selections are intended to provoke lively conversation and debate. The series coeditors are Seth Abramson and Jesse Damiani.
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Milk And Honey Milch Und Honig

Author : Rupi Kaur
ISBN : 9783957620880
Genre : Fiction
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Überleben ist das große Thema von milk and honey - milch und honig. Die lyrischen und prosaischen Texte im Mega-Bestseller aus den USA drehen sich um die Erfahrungen, die Frauen mit Gewalt, Verlust, Missbrauch, Liebe und Feminismus gemacht haben. Jedes der vier Kapitel dient einem anderen Zweck, beschäftigt sich mit einem anderen Schmerz, heilt eine andere Wunde. milk and honey - milch und honig führt seine Leser durch die bittersten Momente im Leben einer Frau und gibt Trost. Denn Trost lässt sich überall finden, wenn man es nur zulässt.
Category: Fiction