Poetry

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DUINO ELEGIES: A NEW AND COMPLETE TRANSLATION

Written by Rilke, Rainer Maria
Rainer Maria Rilke's Duino Elegies are one of the great literary masterpieces of the twentieth century. Begun in 1912 while the poet was a guest at Duino Castle on the Adriatic Sea and completed in a final bout of feverish inspiration in 1922, the ten elegies survey the mysteries of consciousness, whether human or animal, earthly or divine.
April 13, 2021 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 96 Pages |
$12.95
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PARIS

Written by Mirrlees, Hope
"Obscure, indecent and brilliant." -- Virginia Woolf Modernism's lost masterpiece.
February 9, 2021 | Paperback | Faber & Faber | 72 Pages |
$14.95
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VITA NOVA

Written by Gluck, Louise
Since, 1990, Louise Glück has been exploring a form that is, according to poet Robert Hass, her invention. Vita Nova -- like its immediate predecessors, a book-length sequence -- combines the ecstatic utterance of The Wild Iris with the worldly dramas elaborated in Meadowlands.
March 6, 2001 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 64 Pages |
$13.99
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WILD IRIS

Written by Gluck, Louise
The Wild Iris was written during a ten-week period in the summer of 1991. Louise Cluck's first four collections consistently returned to the natural world, to the classical and biblical narratives that arose to explain the phenomena of this world, to provide meaning and to console.
November 1, 1993 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 80 Pages |
$16.99
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AVERNO: POEMS

Written by Glück, Louise
Averno is a small crater lake in southern Italy, regarded by the ancient Romans as the entrance to the underworld. That place gives its name to Louise Glück's tenth collection: in a landscape turned irretrievably to winter, it is a gate or passageway that invites traffic between worlds while at the same time resisting their reconciliation.
February 6, 2007 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 79 Pages |
$13.00
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VILLAGE LIFE: POEMS

Written by Gluck, Louise
A Village Life, Louise Glück's eleventh collection of poems, begins in the topography of a village, a Mediterranean world of no definite moment or place: All the roads in the village unite at the fountain.Avenue of Liberty, Avenue of the Acacia Trees--The fountain rises at the center of the plaza;
September 14, 2010 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 72 Pages |
$15.00
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FREDERICK SEIDEL SELECTED POEMS

Written by Seidel, Frederick
An overview of Frederick Seidel's best and most famous poetry from the past five decades, showing the evolution of a master poet's craft Frederick Seidel has been hailed as the poet of a new contemporary form (Dan Chiasson, The New York Review of Books) and the most frightening American poet ever (Calvin Bedient, Boston Review).
December 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$30.00
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MEMORY ROSE INTO THRESHOLD SPEECH: THE COLLECTED EARLIER POETRY: A BILINGUAL EDITION

Written by Celan, Paul
Memory Rose into Threshold Speech gathers the poet Paul Celan's first four books, written between 1952 and 1963, which established his reputation as the major post-World War II German-language poet. Celan, a Bukovinian Jew who lived through the Holocaust, created work that displays both great lyric power and an uncanny ability to pinpoint totalitarian cultural and polit
November 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 592 Pages |
$45.00
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LIGHT FOR THE WORLD TO SEE

Written by Alexander, Kwame
From NPR correspondent and New York Times bestselling author, Kwame Alexander, comes a powerful and provocative collection of poems that cut to the heart of the entrenched racism and oppression in America and eloquently explores ongoing events. A book in the tradition of James Baldwin's "A Report from Occupied Territory," Light for the World to See is a rap session on race.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 96 Pages |
$14.99
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VOICE OVER: POEMS AND ESSAYS

Written by Stepanova, Maria
Maria Stepanova is one of the most powerful and distinctive voices of Russia's first post-Soviet literary generation. An award-winning poet and prose writer, she has also founded a major platform for independent journalism. Her verse blends formal mastery with a keen ear for the evolution of spoken language.
July 6, 2021 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 392 Pages |
$19.95

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