Category: Poetry

  • Download E-books Poems for Life: A Special Collection of Poetry Selected by: E. L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, David Mamet, Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Vonnegut, Elie Wiesel, and Many More PDF

    By The Nightingale-Bamford School

    An unforgettable choice of poems steered by way of recognized people.

    What is your favourite poem? that's the query scholars from fifth-grade periods at a brand new York grade college requested recognized humans to whom they'd written. Their concept, the scholars defined, used to be to place jointly a booklet that may profit the Women’s fee for Refugee girls and youngsters. the scholars have been additionally learning poems in school and desired to understand if anyone nonetheless, actually, learn and won perception from poetry. Touched by means of this entice their hearts, minds, and stories, fifty celebrities answered to their inquiries, together with Geraldine Ferraro, Allen Ginsberg, Rudi Giuliani, Peter Jennings, Angela Lansbury, Yo-Yo Ma, Isabella Rossellini, Diane Sawyer, best friend Sheedy, Kurt Vonnegut, and Tom Wolfe. The poems they give diversity from John Donne to Langston Hughes, yet their letters all exhibit desire that the students—and readers of this excellent reward book—will learn and take notion from the poetry of earlier and present.

    “Of all of the phrases that experience caught to the ribs of my soul, poetry has been the main filling,” writes Anna Quindlen in her advent, and this gorgeous, inspiring selection of poetry is the fitting expression of the way poets can impression and form our lives.
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  • Download E-books Scattered at Sea PDF

    By Amy Gerstler

    A unbelievable new assortment from an award-winning poet
    Amy Gerstler has gained approval for sly, refined, and subversive poems that locate that means in unforeseen areas. The name of her new assortment, Scattered at Sea, inspires notions of dispersion, diaspora, sowing one's wild oats, having one's brain improved or blown, wasting one's wits, and mortality. utilizing dramatic monologue, elegy, humor, and college, those poems discover hedonism, gender, ancestry, reincarnation, bereavement, and the character of prayer. Groping for an inclusive, imaginitive, postmodern spirituality, they draw from an array of assets, together with the philosophy of the traditional Stoics, diagnostic assessments for Alzheimer's illness, Fifties recipes, the Babylonian Talmud, and Walter Benjamin's writing on his drug stories.
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  • Download E-books The Fate of Reading and Other Essays PDF

    By Geoffrey H. Hartman

    Hartman's one of many larger critics of Wordsworth within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century. even though usually linked to deconstruction or the Yale college of feedback, Hartman's cautious examining was once tempered via his guide and friendship with such luminaries as Rene Wellek and Erich Auerbach.

    In Geoffrey Hartman's most recent paintings, the celebrated Yale critic
    deals with 3 crucial themes of contemporary serious inquiry: the relation
    of literary research to psychoanalysis; the necessity for a extra genuine
    type of literary heritage; and the query of the function and the prestige of
    literary feedback in society at the present time. Hartman reviews at the paintings of
    major critics from Walter Pater and that i. A. Richards to Lionel Trilling
    and Jacques Derrida. He additionally combines devoted exegesis of particular
    writers— mostly from Milton to the present— with theoretical
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  • Download E-books Collected Later Poems PDF

    By Anthony Hecht

    Anthony Hecht, now in his 80th yr, has earned a spot along such poets as W. H. Auden, Robert Frost, and Elizabeth Bishop. the following below one hide are his 3 latest collections--The obvious guy, Flight one of the Tombs, and The Darkness and the Light. the ideal better half to his Collected prior Poems (continuously in print considering the fact that 1990), this booklet brings the eloquent sound of Hecht's track to undergo on a wide selection of human dramas: from a tender lady loss of life of leukemia to the tangled amorous affairs of A Midsummer Night's Dream; from loss of life because the director of Hollywood motion pictures to the unforeseen picture of Marcel Proust as a determine skater.

    He glides with a gaining self assurance, inscribes
    Tentative passages, thinks back, backtracks,
    Comes to a minute point,
    Then wheels approximately in widening sweeps and lobes,
    Large Palmer cursives and tender entrelacs,
    Preoccupied, intent

    On a refined, long-drawn kind and pliant script
    Incised with dual metal blades and qualified
    Perfectly to express,
    With palms flung extensive or gloved palms firmly gripped
    Behind his again, attentively, clear-eyed,
    A glancing happiness.
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  • Download E-books Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6 PDF

    This article an up-to-date and revised model of chosen passages from Pharr's Vergil's Aeneid, Books I-VI is designed for school and highschool complex Placement* classes. It comprises the entire required Latin decisions from Vergil's Aeneid for the 2012 2013 AP* Latin Curriculum. good points:
    normal creation on Vergil's existence, works, and effect Timeline and bibliography Aeneid unadapted Latin passages (923 lines): e-book 1.1 209, 418 440, 494 578; e-book 2.40 fifty six, 201 249, 268 297, 559 620; publication 4.160 218, 259 361, 659 705; booklet 6.295 332, 384 425, 450 476, 847 899 with same-page vocabulary and notes Introductory notes for every section
    4 black-and-white illustrations through Thom Kapheim
    opt for historical illustrations
    on-line grammatical appendix and grammatical index, together with newly revised sections: "Vergil's Meter" and "Rhetorical phrases, Figures of Speech, and Metrical Devices"
    Latin-English vocabulary Pull-out
    basic be aware List

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  • Download E-books The Haiku Apprentice: Memoirs of Writing Poetry in Japan PDF

    By Abigail Friedman

    The challenge got here to a head in the future as i used to be using via Tokyo. whereas looking forward to the sunshine to alter, I observed the subsequent public provider assertion at the aspect of a bus: Omoiyari hitonikurumani konomachini (Sympathy / towards humans, towards autos / towards this town). Seventeen syllables. Five-seven-five structure. It needs to be a haiku, i presumed. but if I reached the workplace and repeated the assertion to my eastern coworkers, none of them concept it used to be a haiku. I knew they have been pondering to themselves, what sort of a lunatic is she? One attempted to wreck the scoop to me gently, It’s no longer a haiku, it’s an advertisements jingle. Well, I knew it used to be an advertisements jingle, yet nonetheless, wasn’t it an ads jingle haiku?—From The Haiku Apprentice

    Abigail Friedman was once an American diplomat in Tokyo, now not a author. an opportunity stumble upon leads her to a haiku crew, the place she discovers poetry that any one can take pleasure in writing. Her instructor and fellow haiku workforce contributors train her in seasonal wildlife, and progressively she learns to explain the realm in undeniable phrases, changing into one of many hundreds of thousands in Japan who lead a haiku existence. this is often the author’s tale of her literary and cultural voyage, and extra: it really is a call for participation to readers to shape their very own local haiku teams and, like her, discover ways to see the realm anew.

    "...A deft and seamless merging of genres: straight away memoir, shuttle literature, and an unpretentious consultant onto the terrain of jap poetry. it's going to allure not only to poetry enthusiasts, yet to all readers who're interested in the realm past their very own borders." -- Foreword Magazine

    "Friedman is an beautiful advisor via another Japan the place sleek humans make poems approximately teacups and temples but additionally approximately skyscrapers and kidney surgery." -- East Bay Express

    "The ebook isn't designed to make the reader a poet, however it does, probably, support us to pay extra recognition to our poetical eye." -- BiblioBuffet

    "The Haiku Apprentice provides the reader an unique, considerate and private glimpse of 1 expat’s effective stumble upon with Japan." -- Metropolis

    "...Notable for its frankness and enthusiasm...Friedman has made a full of life narrative out of the issues she learned..." -- The Japan Times


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  • Download E-books Robinson: Poems PDF

    By Edwin Arlington Robinson, Scott Donaldson

    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) a three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was once the 1st of the good American modernist poets."No poet ever understood loneliness and separateness larger than Robinson," James Dickey has saw. Robinson's lyric poems remove darkness from the hearts and minds of the main not going subjects--the downtrodden, the bereft, and the misunderstood. Even whereas writing in meter and rhyme, he used daily language with exceptional energy, wit, and sensitivity. along with his prepared knowing of normal humans and a present for harnessing the rhythms of conversational speech, Robinson created the brilliant personality graphics for which he's top recognized, between them "Aunt Imogen," "Isaac and Archibald," "Miniver Cheevy," and "Richard Cory." such a lot of his poems are set within the fictive Tilbury Town--based on his boyhood domestic of Gardiner, Maine--but his paintings reaches some distance past its specific locality in its specialize in fight and redemption in human adventure.
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  • Download E-books Les Élégies de Duino de Rainer Maria Rilke: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis (French Edition) PDF

    Bienvenue dans l. a. assortment Les Fiches de lecture d’Universalis

    C’est au château de Duino, sur les bords de l’Adriatique, où il avait été invité par l. a. princesse de l. a. journey et Taxis et trouvé un havre provisoire de paix, qu’en janvier-février 1912 Rilke compose les deux premières des dix Élégies (Duineser Elegien) et écrit quelques ébauches des suivantes.

    Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur Les Élégies de Duino de Rainer Maria Rilke

    Chaque fiche de lecture présente une œuvre clé de l. a. littérature ou de los angeles pensée. Cette présentation est couplée avec un article de synthèse sur l’auteur de l’œuvre.

    A propos de l’Encyclopaedia Universalis :

    Reconnue mondialement pour l. a. qualité et l. a. fiabilité incomparable de ses courses, Encyclopaedia Universalis met l. a. connaissance à l. a. portée de tous. Écrite par plus de 7 2 hundred auteurs spécialistes et riche de près de 30 000 médias (vidéos, pictures, cartes, dessins…), l’Encyclopaedia Universalis est l. a. plus fiable assortment de référence disponible en français. Elle aborde tous les domaines du savoir.
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  • Download E-books The Literary Heritage of the Arabs: An Anthology PDF

    The Literary history of the Arabs samples the various best literature produced via Arab writers within the final 1,500 years. the choice of poetry and prose spans many genres and kinds, conveying the complete variety of Arab stories and views - from the tragic to the comedian, the wistful to the paranormal, the courtly to the lowly, and the Arab East to Andalusia. The reader of this anthology turns into conscious of the level to which this shiny and unique literary background has continuously been either receptive to the currents from neighbouring cultures and influential within the evolution of alternative literary traditions, in South Asia, Western Europe and past. therefore, the reader will observe, at the back of neighborhood colors and assorted literary conventions, our universal humanity.
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