The Original 1939 Notebook of a Return to the Native Land: Bilingual Edition (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

By Aimé Césaire

Targeté Césaire’s masterpiece, workstation of a go back to the place of birth, is a piece of massive cultural value and sweetness. This lengthy poem used to be the start of Césaire’s quest for négritude, and it turned an anthem of Blacks world wide. remark on Césaire’s paintings has usually concerned about its chilly conflict and anticolonialist rhetoric—material that Césaire in simple terms additional in 1956. the unique 1939 model of the poem, given the following in French, and in its first English translation, unearths a piece that's either non secular and cultural in constitution, tone, and thrust. This Wesleyan version comprises the unique illustrations through Wifredo Lam, and an creation, notes, and chronology via A. James Arnold.

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Selected Poems and Prose

By Gottfried Benn, David Paisley

Gottfried Benn ranks one of the most important German poets of the 20th century. His early paintings, with its shockingly photo depictions of human soreness and degradation, used to be linked to the Expressionist flow; the overriding subject matter of his later paintings was once the isolation and fragmentation of the man or woman adrift in a nihilistic global. David Paisey right here offers decisions, of verse and prose respectively, from Benn’s huge oeuvre, ordered chronologically to allow readers to understand the advancements of Benn’s paintings and proposal. the unique German textual content of the poems is usually integrated. In a massive biographical advent, Paisey tackles the tough query of Benn’s compliance with the Nazi regime and its effect on his lifestyles and paintings.

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The Mercy

By Philip Levine

Philip Levine's new number of poems (his first because the uncomplicated fact used to be offered the Pulitzer Prize) is a publication of trips: the mandatory ones that every folks takes from innocence to event, from early life to age, from confusion to readability, from sanity to insanity and again back, from existence to loss of life, and sometimes from defeat to triumph. The book's temper is healthier captured within the final strains of the name poem, which takes its identify from the send that introduced the poet's mom to the US: A nine-year-old lady travels all evening through teach with one suitcase and an orange. She learns that mercy is anything you could consume repeatedly whereas the juice spills over your chin, you could wipe it away with the again of your palms and you may by no means get sufficient.

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Some Poems By Paul Klee

By Paul Klee

Recognized this day nearly completely as a visible artist, Paul Klee used to be additionally a poet who experimented throughout a number poetic types. This exact hardcover tome comprises twenty-one poems which have been undiscovered till after Klee's demise in 1940: A Painter of the brain, The chuffed One, Irrational Speech, the 2 Mountians, Individuality, A & B, The Rescue, The Dream, Dream, a chum, My celebrity, The Wolf Speaks, stuck, Bimbo's Pome, The Cat, final issues final and extra. With introductory notes via translator Anselm Hollo. 35 pages.

This is my test. N.B. clean pages deleted.

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A Child's Garden Of Verses: Color Illustrated, Formatted for E-Readers (Unabridged Version)

By Robert Louis Stevenson

How is that this ebook specified?

Formatted for E-Readers, Unabridged & unique version. you can find it even more cozy to learn in your device/app. effortless in your eyes.

Includes: 15 coloured Illustrations and Biography

A kid's backyard of Verses is a suite of poetry for kids through the Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson. the gathering first seemed in 1885 less than the name Penny Whistles, yet has been reprinted again and again, frequently in illustrated models. It comprises approximately sixty five poems together with the loved classics "Foreign Children," "The Lamplighter," "The Land of Counterpane," "Bed in Summer," "My Shadow" and "The Swing." The classical pupil Terrot Reaveley Glover released a translation of the poems into Latin in 1922 lower than the identify Carmina non prius audita de ludis et hortis virginibus puerisque.

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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)

By Seamus Heaney

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award.

Composed towards the top of the 1st millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the possible invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mom. He then returns to his personal kingdom and dies in outdated age in a vibrant struggle opposed to a dragon. The poem is ready encountering the mammoth, defeating it, after which having to survive within the exhausted aftermath. within the contours of this tale, right away distant and uncannily typical in the beginning of the twenty-first century, Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney unearths a resonance that summons energy to the poetry from deep underneath its floor. interested in what he has referred to as the "four-squareness of the utterance" in ?Beowulf? and its monstrous emotional credibility, Heaney supplies those epic features new and convincing fact for the modern reader.

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Navegar é preciso (Portuguese Edition)

Este livro é uma seleção dos textos místicos de Fernando Pessoa:

Pessoa escreveu sobre a alma humana, este é todo o seu misticismo; e conforme tantos outros poetas da alma, para saber realmente quem foram, quem são, teríamos antes de saber quem somos, em nossa essência mais profunda, inefável, transcendente... Teríamos, como os Rumi, as Teresa D'Ávila, os Tagore, os Gibran e os Pessoa, de haver conhecido a Alma face a face.

A Rua dos Douradores não existe em Portugal nem em canto algum, mas existe sempre. Tudo o que foi imaginado existe. E tudo o que foi imaginado no Reino da Alma existe eternamente, existe sempre. Isto que estou a falar não pode ser falado - isto é mitologia pura.

Todos os símbolos da mitologia, afinal, dizem respeito a você: Você enfrentou aos deuses monstruosos de sua própria alma? Você venceu e apaziguou os seus demônios interiores? Você despertou de sua vida de sonolência animal para uma nova vida onde pode ver, finalmente, que há só uma única Alma que está em tudo, e que você mesmo é também uma pequena parte dela?

"Deus é a alma de tudo" - concluiu o próprio guarda-livros num de seus lampejos de consciência desperta... Em nossa essência mais profunda, somos como heterônimos de algum Escritor oculto, somos um com o ser transcendente.

Mas isto que quero tentar dizer não foi dito aqui, e nem em qualquer parte da obra pessoana. Pois isto não se diz com palavras, com cascas de sentimento... Para isto existe a poesia, que diz alguma coisa, sem realmente haver dito.

Este meu translado pela mitologia pessoana foi apenas o querer dizer alguma coisa, e não haver dito nada. Para aqueles que já conheciam a obra de Pessoa, estas seleções talvez tragam algumas boas recordações. Para aqueles que nunca o leram antes, quero crer que estas seleções lhes sirvam como uma "introdução mística" ao seu pensamento. A única coisa que este livro não é, nem pretendeu ser, é um livro acadêmico. Notas de rodapé vocês encontrarão aos montes em outras seleções (nada contra as notas de rodapé nem contra as outras seleções, muitas delas muito superiores a esta, que é apenas uma pequena declaração de amor ao poeta que foi muitos)...

O editor.

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Equivalente a aproximadamente one hundred ninety págs. de um livro impresso (tamanho A5).

[sumário, com índice ativo]

- Introdução

- Sinais usados na transcrição do texto

- Cap.1: Não há sono no mundo

- Cap.2: O universo não é meu: sou eu

- Cap.3: Não sei o que é a Natureza: canto-a

- Cap.4: O marinheiro

- Cap.5: Isso é belo demais para que esteja perto da morte

- Cap.6: Vem sentar-te comigo, Lídia, à beira do rio

- Cap.7: Deus é a alma de tudo

- Epílogo

- Apêndice

- Agradecimentos finais

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Dark Archive (New California Poetry, Volume 32)

By Laura Mullen

Darkish archive: the aim of a gloomy archive is to operate as a repository for info that may be used as a failsafe in the course of catastrophe recovery.

Laura Mullen’s fourth assortment is a series of fantastically interrelated poems that explores easy methods to appropriately signify the truth of switch and loss. Mullen pinpoints what's at stake: the potential for communique and connection—and the wish of intimacy. Invoking Wordsworth’s "I wandered lonely as a cloud," she pushes experiments in recognition opposed to their obstacles in an array of poetic types. Poetic tropes are measured opposed to normal phenomena as Mullen examines what "witness" could suggest within the context of the aftermath of typhoon Katrina, the mess ups of capitalism to impact social justice, the homicide of James Byrd in Texas, the non-public lack of a mom determine, and a disintegrating love affair.

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Poems New and Collected

By Wislawa Szymborska

Described by way of Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of many nice dwelling eu poets" and by means of Charles Simic as "one of the best poets residing today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts. this is often the ebook that her many fanatics were anxiously awaiting-the definitive, whole selection of poetry via the Nobel Prize-winning poet, together with 164 poems in all, in addition to the whole textual content of her Nobel attractiveness speech of December 7, 1996, in Stockholm. superbly translated by way of Stanislaw Bara«nczak and Clare Cavanagh, who received a 1996 PEN Translation Prize for his or her paintings, this quantity is a must have for all readers of poetry.

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Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems

By Alice Walker

During this beautiful ebook, Alice Walker’s first new choice of poetry considering 1991, are poems that reaffirm her as “one of the simplest American writers of today” (The Washington Post). The forces of nature and the energy of the human spirit encourage the poems in Absolute belief within the Goodness of the Earth. Alice Walker opens us to feeling and knowing, with poems that hide a vast spectrum of feelings. With profound artistry, Walker searches for, discovers, and broadcasts the
fundamental fantastic thing about lifestyles, as she explores what it ability to event existence absolutely, to profit from it, and to develop either as a person and as a part of a better religious group.

About Walker’s Horses Make a panorama glance extra Beautiful, America stated, “In the culture of Whitman, Walker sings, celebrates and agonizes over the normal vicissitudes that hyperlink and separate all of humankind,” and an identical may be stated approximately this superb new collection, Absolute belief within the Goodness of the Earth.

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