Gravesend (New California Poetry) free ebook

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Gravesend (New California Poetry)

English | 2012 | ISBN: 0520273176 | 96 Pages | PDF | 484.04 KB

"Ghosts appear in place of whatever a given people will not face" (p. 65)

The poems in Gravesend explore ghosts as instances of collective grief and guilt, as cultural constructs evolved to elide or to absorb a given society's actions, as well as, at times, to fill the gaps

Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse free ebook

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Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse

English | 1992 | ISBN: 0374162271 | 96 Pages | EPUB | 131.89 KB

A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and readable translation that Robert Fitzgerald and Richard Lattimore have provided for readers in their translations of Homer and Virg

Haiku for a Season / Haiku per una stagione free ebook

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Haiku for a Season / Haiku per una stagione

English | 2012 | ISBN: 0226922219 | 120 Pages | EPUB | 1.15 MB

Andrea Zanzotto is one of the most important and acclaimed poets of postwar Italy. This collection of ninety-one pseudo-haiku in English and Italian-written over several months during 1984 and then revised slowly over the years-confirms his commitment to experimentation throughout his life. Haiku for a Season repr

Grand & Arsenal (Iowa Poetry Prize) free ebook

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Grand & Arsenal (Iowa Poetry Prize)

English | 2012 | ISBN: 1609380916 | 88 Pages | PDF | 276.67 K

From the intsection of public and private fear, Kerri Webster's award-winning collection speaks of anxiety and awe, vanishings and reappearances. A city both rises and falls; worlds are simultaneously spoken into being and torn down by words. "This is how time sounds," Webster writes; this is the h

The Ginkgo Light free ebook

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The Ginkgo Light

English | 2009 | ISBN: 155659299X | 96 Pages | EPUB | 1.13 MB

"Classically elegant."-The New York Times Book Review

Sze's free verse emphasizes at once how difficult, and how necessary, it is for us to imagine our world as a system whose ecologies and societies require us to care for all their interdependent parts." -Publishers Weekly


Henry James and the Poetics of Duplicity free ebook

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Henry James and the Poetics of Duplicity

English | 2013 | ISBN: 1443844179 | 275 Pages | PDF | 951.41 KB

Henry James and the Poetics of Duplicity aims to advance the field of studies on the life and work of Henry James by fully exploring the author's use of duplicity, one of the key literary and rhetorical strategies within the author's vast and infamous arsenal of techniques of 'ambiguity'

Hart Crane's Poetry: free ebook

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Hart Crane's Poetry:

English | 2011 | ISBN: 1421402211 | 440 Pages | PDF | 7.77 MB

In one of his letters Hart Crane wrote, "Appollinaire lived in Paris, I live in Cleveland, Ohio," comparing-misspelling and all-the great French poet's cosmopolitan roots to his own more modest ones in the midwestern United States. Rebelling against the notion that his work should relate to some Europ

Intricate Thicket: Reading Late Modernist Poetries (Modern & Contemporary Poetics)

English | 2015 | ISBN: 0817358048 | 304 Pages | PDF | 1.09 MB

In Intricate Thicket: Reading Late Modernist Poetries, Mark Scroggins writes with wit and dash about a fascinating range of key twentieth- and twenty-first-century poets and writers. In nineteen lively and accessible essays, he persuasively argues that the innovations of modernist verse were not replaced by postmoderni

Hart Crane: After His Lights (Modern & Contemporary Poetics)

English | 2006 | ISBN: 0817314881 | 336 Pages | PDF | 5.36 MB

A critical reassessment of the life's work of a major American poet. With his suicide in 1932, Hart Crane left behind a small body of work-White Buildings (1926) and The Bridge (1930). Yet, Crane's poetry was championed and debated publicly by many of the most eminent literary and cultural critics of his day, a