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Dawn To Twilight

Author : Daniel Mark Epstein
ISBN : 9780807161210
Genre : Poetry
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Drawing from a career of almost fifty years, Daniel Mark Epstein’s collection of new and selected poems forms a lyrical autobiography of its author as a poet and a man. Dawn to Twilight examines universal themes such as love and aging, happiness and despair, each of which Epstein approaches differently throughout the decades of his writing career. These poems encapsulate the evolution of Epstein’s work, with the passage of time itself forming a crucial theme as the author grows from student to lover to father. Epstein’s poems evince his deep empathy for people from all walks of life: a knife salesman who harbors no illusions about the use to which his wares have been put; a teacher who watches his student struggle with a thorny philosophical question; a genie whose plans of revenge fade as he emerges from his lamp into the light. Dawn to Twilight celebrates the coming of joy and beauty, accepts their transience, and elegizes their passing.
Category: Poetry

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Selected Poems

Author : Elizabeth Barrett Browning
ISBN : 1770481230
Genre : Poetry
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One of the leading poets of the nineteenth century, Elizabeth Barrett Browning had a profound influence on her contemporaries and on writers that followed her. This edition provides a rich and varied selection of Barrett Browning’s poetry, including relatively neglected material from her early career and works never before included in editions of her poetry. The edition is comprehensively annotated and includes a critical introduction; detailed headnotes for each poem also provide the reader with a deep understanding of the historical, biographical, and literary contexts in which the poems were written. The extensive appendices include reviews and criticism and material on factory reform and slavery, as well as religion and the Italian Question.
Category: Poetry

Dawn Of The Senses Selected Poems

Author : Alberto Blanco
ISBN : 9780872863095
Genre : Poetry
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"Extensive bilingual collection of translations by 12 translators, among them Edith Grossman, Reginald Gibbons, and Mark Schafer. Brief introductory remarks by Josâe Emilio Pacheco are supplemented by a more complete biographical endnote on Blanco and his work as poet, translator, and professor"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
Category: Poetry

How We Became Human New And Selected Poems 1975 2002

Author : Joy Harjo
ISBN : 9780393345803
Genre : Poetry
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Over a quarter-century's work from the 2003 winner of the Arrell Gibson Award for Lifetime Achievement. This collection gathers poems from throughout Joy Harjo's twenty-eight-year career, beginning in 1973 in the age marked by the takeover at Wounded Knee and the rejuvenation of indigenous cultures in the world through poetry and music. How We Became Human explores its title question in poems of sustaining grace. To view text with line endings as poet intended, please set font size to the smallest size on your device.
Category: Poetry

Ab Bookman S Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015024487772
Genre : Antiquarian booksellers
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Land Of The Turquoise Mountains

Author : Cyrus Massoudi
ISBN : 9780857736048
Genre : Travel
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For Cyrus Massoudi, a young Britishborn Iranian, the country his parents were forced to flee thirty years ago was a place wholly unknown to him. Wanting to make sense of his roots and piece together the divided, divisive and deeply contradictory puzzle that is contemporary Iran, he embarked on a series of journeys that spanned hundreds of miles and thousands of years through the many ebbs and flows of Iranian history. From the border with Turkey to that of Turkmenistan, from the Caspian basin down to the Persian Gulf, his journeys took him from the mythological first kings of Iran, to the Elamite kingdom, the eras of Cyrus and Darius, the glory of the Sasanians, the shock of the Islamic Arab conquests and the later Mongols, Safavids and on to Khomeini, Ahmadinejad and beyond. Rich portrayals of Sufis and ageing aristocrats, smugglers and underground rock bands are all woven together with history, religion and mythology to form a unique portrait of contemporary Iranian society. And, like a fragile thread running through the heart of the narrative lies Massoudi’s poignant personal quest; his struggle echoing that of Iran itself, as it fights to forge a cohesive modern identity. With its tensions of young against old, reformists against reactionaries and the computer against the Qur’an, it is a battle with global implications for a future that is poised so precariously between promise and ruin. Land of the Turquoise Mountains reveals a world beyond the propaganda-driven, mediafuelled image of fractious, flag-burning fundamentalism, and provides a compelling glimpse both into the heart of a deeply misunderstood nation and into what it is to seek out and discover one’s heritage.
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New And Selected Poems 1956 1996

Author : Philip Appleman
ISBN : UOM:39015038117696
Genre : Poetry
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Poems discuss the lessons that can be learned from everyday life, evolution, Bible stories, and other subjects
Category: Poetry