Category: Poetry

  • Download E-books The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia PDF

    By Philip Lamantia

    The amassed Poems of Philip Lamantia represents the lifework of the main visionary poet of the yankee postwar iteration. Philip Lamantia (1927-2005) performed an incredible position in shaping the poetics of either the Beat and the Surrealist activities within the usa. First mentored through the San Francisco poet Kenneth Rexroth, the teenage Lamantia additionally got here to the eye of the French Surrealist chief André Breton, who, after analyzing Lamantia’s younger paintings, hailed him as a “voice that rises as soon as in 100 years.” Later, Lamantia went “on the road” with Jack Kerouac and shared the degree with Allen Ginsberg on the well-known Six Gallery studying in San Francisco, the place Ginsburg first learn “Howl.” all through his existence, Lamantia sought to increase and renew the visionary culture of Romanticism in a particularly American vernacular, drawing on mystical lore and drug adventure within the technique. The gathered Poems gathers not just his released paintings but additionally an in depth collection of unpublished or uncollected paintings; the editors have additionally supplied a biographical creation.
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  • Download E-books To Forget Venice (Phoenix Poets) PDF

    To overlook Venice is the inconceivable problem and the identify of Peg Boyers’s most recent selection of poems. the location of numerous unforgettable years of her youth, where she has lower back to extra often than the other, the town of Venice is either loved and reviled by means of the audio system during this assorted and unconventionally polyphonic paintings. The voices we pay attention in those poems belong not just to characters just like the mom of Tadzio (think Death in Venice), or the spouse of Vladimir Ilych Lenin, or the Victorian prophet John Ruskin and his spouse, Effie, but in addition to wall moss, and sand, and—most especially—an authorial speaker who in 1965, at age 13, landed in Venice and not relatively recovered from the formative reports that formed her there. Ranging over numerous levels of a existence that includes adolescent heartbreak and betrayal, marriage and youngsters, friendship and loss, the ebook insistently addresses the author’s wish to unravel her obsession with a spot that has imprinted itself so profoundly on her consciousness.
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  • Download E-books Canto general PDF

    By Pablo Neruda

    Himno telúrico a los elementos naturales del continente americano, ascensión hacia los angeles redención del propio ser desde el deshumanizador mundo masificado hasta los angeles comunión con un pasado que es un paisaje a l. a. vez humano, arqueológico y orográfico, Canto basic es quizá, por encima de todo, un poema a los angeles vez épico y ethical. Se trata de un texto en los angeles gran tradición de los angeles poesía a un tiempo civil, histórica y metafísica de los poetas románticos, a los angeles que ha sido incorporada l. a. herencia expresiva de las vanguardias de nuestro siglo, y los angeles capacidad desmitificadora y satírica del cronista crítico del presente. Esta enormous biografía de un continente —desde los días precolombinos hasta l. a. llegada de los conquistadores, l. a. explosión descolonizadora y los angeles actualidad de l. a. época de su redacción— es también los angeles biografía de un hombre, el propio Neruda, errante y clandestino al redactarla, y un canto a sus compatriotas anónimos, a l. a. fraternidad con los oprimidos y humildes y a l. a. vastedad silenciosa y solemne del gran océano inmemorial que lo circunda todo. Al difundirse l. a. noticia de los angeles concesión del Premio Nobel a Pablo Neruda, expertos de todo el mundo asociaron ante todo al gran poeta chileno con este impresionante y envolvente canto a América que ya se ha impuesto como una de las obras maestras de Neruda y de los angeles literatura en lengua española de nuestro siglo.
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  • Download E-books The Malarkey PDF

    By Helen Dunmore

    The ways that the current longs for the earlier, questions it, attempts to get involved with it, and stretches the ability of reminiscence to its limits, are significant to this new assortment via Helen Dunmore. those are poems and tales of loss and awesome rediscovery.
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  • Download E-books Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (Collins Classics) PDF

    By Oscar Wilde

    The Collins whole Works of Oscar Wilde is the single really whole and authoritative single-volume variation of Oscar Wilde’s works, and comes in either hardback and this paperback edition.

    Continuously in print on account that 1948, the Collins whole Works of Oscar Wilde has lengthy been recognized because the such a lot entire and authoritative single-volume selection of Wilde’s texts to be had, containing his basically novel, The Portrait of Dorian grey, in addition to his performs, tales, poems, essays and letters, all of their such a lot authoritative texts.

    Illustrated with many desirable pictures, the ebook contains introductions to every part through Merlin Holland (Oscar’s grandson), Owen Dudley Edwards, Declan Kiberd and Terence Brown.

    Also incorporated is a finished bibliography of works by means of and approximately Oscar Wilde, and a chronological desk of his lifestyles and work.

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  • Download E-books The Madman: His Parables and Poems PDF

    By Kahlil Gibran

    Widely recognized in the United States as writer of The Prophet, which offered extra copies within the twentieth century than the other e-book however the Bible, the good Lebanese-American poet and artist Kahlil Gibran (1883–1931) first turned identified to american citizens in 1918 with the ebook of The Madman.
    Thought-provoking and encouraging, the e-book is a suite of memorable, life-affirming parables and poems, lots of them casting an ironic gentle at the ideals, aspirations, and vanities of humankind — and lots of corresponding to the paintings of Tagore and Nietzsche, either one of whom have been powerful impacts on Gibran.
    Among the 35 poems and parables during this quantity are "How I turned a Madman," "The Hermits," "The clever Dog," "The sturdy God and the Evil God," "Night and the Madman," "The 3 Ants," "When My Sorrow used to be Born," "And whilst My pleasure was once Born," and lots of more.
    The booklet comprises numerous illustrations through the writer, whose beautiful drawings are such as Rodin and the easiest of Blake. ". . . the best of Arab Romantics and father of a 20th-century Romantic culture whose influence on Arab writers has been not less than as robust as that of 19th-century figures equivalent to Wordsworth and Keats on their English-speaking counterparts." — Dr. Suheil Bushrui, Director of the Kahlil Gibran Chair on Values and Peace, college of Maryland

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  • Download E-books The Tatters (Wesleyan Poetry Series) PDF

    By Brenda Coultas

    During this nuanced and relocating new selection of poems, Brenda Coultas weaves a meditation on modern existence and our position in it. Coultas, who's identified for her investigative documentary process, turns her awareness to landfills and the unusual histories embedded within the fabrics chanced on there. The poems make their domestic between city and rural detritus, waste, trinkets, and located items. The identify poem, for instance, takes its cue from the random, usually excellent, pigeon feathers chanced on on urban streets. In a unbroken weave of poetic sentences, The Tatters explores how our human techniques of exam are usually sure up with destruction. those poems let us to be current with the sorrow and horror of our harmful nature, and to honor the wildlife whereas acknowledging that this international now not exists in any natural shape, calling to us in its place from cracks within the sidewalk, trash lots, and previous items.
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  • Download E-books The Raven PDF

    By Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) used to be born Edgar Poe to a Scots-Irish family members in Boston, Massachusetts. He used to be an American poet, brief tale author, editor, literary critic, and one of many leaders of the yank Romantic circulate. top identified for his stories of poser and the macabre, Poe was once one of many early American practitioners of the fast tale and a progenitor of detective fiction and crime fiction. he's additionally credited with contributing to the emergent technology fiction style. He used to be the 1st American author to aim to generate profits via writing by myself, leading to a financially tough lifestyles and profession. Poe's publishing profession started humbly with an nameless choice of poems referred to as Tamerlane and different Poems (1827), credited in basic terms "by a Bostonian". sooner or later he used to be utilizing the pseudonym Henri Le Rennet. In January 1845, Poe released The Raven to speedy good fortune. a few of his different works are: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838); stories of The gruesome and Arabesque (1840); and The Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe (1843).

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  • Download E-books New and Selected Poems PDF

    By Ted Hughes

    This quantity changed Ted Hughes's chosen Poems 1957-1981. It incorporates a greater choice from an identical interval, to that are further poems from more moderen books, uncollected poems from each one decade of Ted Hughes's writing lifestyles, and a few new paintings. one other impressive characteristic is the inclusion of poems from his books for more youthful readers, what's the fact? and Season Songs.
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