Poetry

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED

Written by Carson, Anne
The award-winning poet reinvents a genre in a stunning work that is both a novel and a poem, both an unconventional re-creation of an ancient Greek myth and a wholly original coming-of-age story set in the present. Geryon, a young boy who is also a winged red monster, reveals the volcanic terrain of his fragile, tormented soul in an autobiography he begins at the age of five.
July 27, 1999 | Paperback | Vintage | 160 Pages |
$16.00
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SELECTED POEMS: 1988-2013

Written by Heaney, Seamus
A new edition of the later selected work of a Nobel Prize-winning poet
November 18, 2014 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$17.00

RED DOC

Written by Carson, Anne
**New York Magazine's Top 10 Books of 2013**
March 11, 2014 | Paperback | Vintage | 167 Pages |
$15.95
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DUINO ELEGIES & THE SONNETS TO ORPHEUS

Written by Rilke, Rainer Maria
Available for the first time in a single volume, Ranier Maria Rilke's two most beloved sequences of poems rendered by his most faithful translator. Rilke is unquestionably the twentieth century's most significant and compelling poet of romantic transformation and spiritual quest. His poems of ecstatic identification with the world exert perennial fascination.
October 6, 2009 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.00
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SELECTED POEMS

Written by Borges, Jorge Luis
Though universally acclaimed for his dazzling fictions, Jorge Luis Borges always considered himself first and foremost a poet. This new bilingual selection brings together some two hundred poems--the largest collection of Borges' poetry ever assembled in English, including scores of poems never previously translated.
April 1, 2000 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$25.00
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IN SEARCH OF DUENDE

Written by Garcia Lorca, Federico
The notion of duende a demonic earth spirit embodying irrationality, earthiness, and a heightened awareness of death became a cornerstone of Lorca s poetics. In Search of Duende gathers Lorca s writings about the duende and three art forms susceptible to it: dance, music, and the bullfight.
March 1, 2010 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation |
$10.95
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FLOWERS OF EVIL

Written by Baudelaire, Charles
Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet it is questionable whether a single translator can give adequate voice to Baudelaire's full poetic range.
October 17, 1989 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation |
$20.95
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PARIS SPLEEN

Written by Baudelaire, Charles
Set in a modern, urban Paris, the prose pieces in this volume constitute a further exploration of the terrain Baudelaire had covered in his verse masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil the city and its squalor and inequalities, the pressures of time and mortality, and the liberation provided by the sensual delights of intoxication, art, and women.
January 17, 1970 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation |
$14.95
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DREAM OF A COMMON LANGUAGE POEMS 1974-1977

Written by Rich, Adrienne
The Dream of a Common Language explores the contours of a woman s heart and mind in language for everybody language whose plainness, laughter, questions and nobility everyone can respond to. . . . No one is writing better or more needed verse than this. Boston Evening Globe"
April 1, 2013 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 77 Pages |
$15.95
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ILLUMINATIONS

Written by Rimbaud, Arthur
The modernist masterpiece that is Arthur Rimbaud s Illuminations has been given new life with the publication of John Ashbery s dazzling (The Economist) new translation, widely hailed as one of the literary events of the year. Presented with French text in parallel and a preface by its translator, Ashbery s rendering powerfully evokes the glittering, kaleidoscopic beauty of the original"
October 29, 2012 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 175 Pages |
$15.95

New Arrivals

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