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Selected Poems And Prose

Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
ISBN : 9780141395227
Genre : Poetry
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A major new anthology of Percy Bysshe Shelley's work, edited by Jack Donovan and Cian Duffy. 'My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!' Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the leading English Romantics and is critically regarded among the finest lyric poets in the English language. His major works include the long visionary poems 'Prometheus Unbound' and 'Adonais', an elegy on the death of John Keats. His shorter, classic verses include 'To a Skylark', 'Mont Blanc' and 'Ode to the West Wind'. This important new edition collects his best poetry and prose, revealing how his writings weave together the political, personal, visionary and idealistic. This Penguin Classics edition includes a fascinating introduction, notes and other materials by leading Shelley scholars, Jack Donovan and Cian Duffy.
Category: Poetry

Selected Poems And Prose

Author : Edward Thomas
ISBN : 9780241399170
Genre : Poetry
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'I have come to the borders of sleep, The unfathomable deep Forest where all must lose Their way, however straight, Or winding, soon or late; They cannot choose.' Fired by his abiding love of the English landscape, the poetry of Edward Thomas is some of the most astonishing of the twentieth century. A journalist, essayist and critic for many years, he was encouraged to write verse by his friend Robert Frost. He produced a late outburst of poetry of extraordinary beauty and mystery about the subjects closest to his heart: rural England and its inhabitants, landscape, atmosphere, transience, endurance and death. By 1917, when he was killed on the Western Front, he had earned his place as one of England's most valued poets. This selection brings together his finest verse with his most vivid prose writings on the countryside.
Category: Poetry

Selected Poems And Prose Of Paul Celan

Author : Paul Celan
ISBN : 039304999X
Genre : Poetry
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A bilingual collection of poetry by the German poet considered by many the major European poet since 1945 features a selection of lyrics, previously unpublished poems, and essays and speeches dealing with his Jewish heritage, alienation from society, and the nature of writing.
Category: Poetry

Selected Poems And Prose

Author : Gottfried Benn
ISBN : 9781847775092
Genre : Poetry
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Gottfried Benn ranks among the most significant German poets of the twentieth century. His early work, with its shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, was associated with the Expressionist movement; the overriding theme of his later work was the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world. David Paisey here presents two selections, of verse and prose respectively, from Benn's large oeuvre, ordered chronologically to enable readers to perceive the developments of Benn's art and thought. The original German text of the poems is also included. In an important biographical introduction, Paisey tackles the difficult question of Benn's compliance with the Nazi regime and its impact on his life and work.
Category: Poetry

Selected Poems And Prose

Author : Guittone d’Arezzo
ISBN : 9781487501242
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The poems and prose included in this volume are emblematic of the two phases of Guittone's career: he first achieved fame as a secular love poet but following his conversion in the 1260s he became a renowned religious poet
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Learning A First Language

Author : Ellen Ray
ISBN : 9780595473861
Genre : Poetry
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Learning a First Language is a complex and beautifully crafted collection of skillfully interwoven poetry and prose that explores the themes of memory, regret, hope and the relationship between art and passion. It begins with "love", a reactionary "stream of consciousness" poem written in response to an unexpected and unsolicited marriage proposal, and ends with the final chapter of the author's meandering narrative account of a character known only as "The Artist". His story twists and turns its way through the text, shedding light on both the inspirations and contrary emotions that shape Ray's poetry. Blending elements of fiction and memoir, this collection provides readers not only with a glimpse into the author's personal experiences with love and loss, but also with a universal love story that reminds us of the importance and necessity of loving with abandon.
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Felicia Hemans Selected Poems Prose And Letters

Author : Felicia Hemans
ISBN : 1551111373
Genre : Poetry
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Felicia Hemans was the most widely read woman poet in the nineteenth-century English-speaking world. Broadview’s edition shows why she was one of the few standard poets to be found in middle-class homes on both sides of the Atlantic, despite being routinely disparaged as a “merely” feminine poet. Included here is poetry representative of her entire career, from often-anthologized works, such as “The Homes of England” and “Casabianca,” to several long poems in their entirety, such as “The Forest Sanctuary.” Also included are selections of her prose and letters, a comprehensive introduction, and selections of views and reviews showing her changing and controversial place in culture into the twentieth century. All selections are edited, annotated, and introduced.
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Lorenzo De Medici

Author : Lorenzo de' Medici
ISBN : 0271007729
Genre : Poetry
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This is the first book-length collection in English of the literary works of Lorenzo de&’Medici, the major poetic voice of the Florentine Resistance. Lorenzo de&’Medici (1449-92) was the ruler of Florence and the principal statesman of his time. A contemporary of Columbus, Lorenzo is hardly known in the English-speaking world as a major Quattrocento writer, author of a large and varied body of poetry as well as an important literary treatise. His poetry and patronage were instrumental in renewing the vernacular literature of his age after a period of stagnation. That Lorenzo&’s literary writings were for the most part never translated is a fascinating curiosity of history, attributable to the irreverent, bawdy subject matter of many of his poems, objections to his authoritarian politics, and the unconventional features of his poetic realism. Yet Lorenzo is now seen as the most interesting exponent of the cultural renaissance that he encouraged. His longer poems in particular reveal the central concerns, everyday activities, and favorite ideas of his day. No other Florentine writer succeeds in capturing as he does the beauty, seasonal changes, and rhythms of life of the Tuscan countryside. His poetic realism is that which sets him apart from his age, yet makes him such a vivid portrayer of it. The availability of his works in English will serve to modify and enlarge our conception of the Florentine Renaissance.
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Collected Poems And Selected Prose

Author : Alfred Edward Housman
ISBN : UOM:39015013320810
Genre : English literature, 1900-1945 - Texts
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Selected Poems And Related Prose

Author : Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
ISBN : 9780300041033
Genre : Poetry
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The volume begins with Marinetti's early lyrical works, poems that exemplify styles and themes that he later reacted against in his own manifestos. It continues with his poems of battle. In which Marinetti used the language of machines and explosions to express his view of poetry as reportage from the front: "Words in Freedom," in which he declared war on poetry by destroying syntax and spelling and by experimenting with typography; and finally love poems to his wife, Benedetta, in which he returned in part to subjects and forms that he had previously rejected. The volume includes a prefatory biography of Marinetti written by Luce Marinetti as well as a critical review by Paolo Valesio of Marinetti's accomplishment as a poet.
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These Mirrors Prove It

Author : Holly Prado
ISBN : UOM:39015059216724
Genre : Poetry
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Poetry. A stunning retrospective of Prado's lengthy, productive creative life,THESE MIRROS PROVE IT includes selections from all her major works, aswell as material too long scattered in now out of print magazines. Shewrites with a lyricism inspired by her ability to move into the depths ofthe psyche and bring back the messages found there. Diane DiPrima haswritten, about Prado's book ESPERANZA: "These poems hold a sweet ripeness,a vast dark promise that poetry will heal us, will heal the world." RobertPeters' response to previous writing has been, "Her writing is done,metaphorically speaking, with a unique, knife-sharp edge. Prado is bothpassionate and visionary." This book makes available Prado'sstrongest, most generous writing; it comes into the world at a time when weall need the healing true poetry and poetic-prose can offer.
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The Collected Poems And Selected Prose

Author : Stanley Burnshaw
ISBN : 0292709099
Genre : Poetry
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Stanley Burnshaw began to publish poems in the 1920s and founded his own verse journal in 1925. After serving as coeditor and drama critic of the New Masses weekly (1934-1936), he entered book publishing, directing the Dryden Press until 1958, when he joined Henry Holt. The first of his nineteen earlier works, André Spire and His Poetry, appeared in 1934 and the last in 1990, A Stanley Burnshaw Reader, with an introduction by Denis Donoghue. The present volume?the definitive Burnshaw collection?offers all the poems he wishes to preserve and a full representation of his prose, including My Friend, My Father in its entirety. The Collected Poems and Selected Prose is vital reading for anyone wishing to be fully acquainted with the man whom Karl Shapiro called "one of the best-respected men of letters of our time."
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Light And Shadows

Author : Juan Ramon Jimenez
ISBN : UOM:39015049009320
Genre : Spanish poetry
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Category: Spanish poetry