Poetry

POETIC ORDER OF EXCESS: ESSAYS ON POETS AND POETRY

Written by Lima, Jose Lezama
José Lezama Lima (1910–1976) was one of the most influential writers in Latin American Literature. Born in Havana, Cuba, he lived through turbulent times in his country’s history. He was mainly a poet but gained attention with the publication of his autobiographical novel Paradiso (1966), which the press characterized as decadent and pornographic due to its homoeroticism, but which was soon recognized as a major work of the 20th century. A Poetic Order of Excess collects Lezama Lima’s essays on poets of world literature such as Stéphane Mallarmé, Paul Valéry, and Luis de Góngora. Also included are his essays on poetics and a selection of his own poems. James Irby is a professor at Princeton University where he has taught Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish American Literature, Brazilian Literature, and Comparative Modern Fiction. He was a founding member of the Latin American Studies program and its Director from 1978 to 1981.José Lezama Lima (1910-1976) was one of the most influential writers in Latin American Literature. Born in Havana, Cuba, he lived through turbulent times in his country's history.
August 20, 2019 | PB | Green Integer |
$19.95
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SINCERITY

Written by Duffy, Carol Ann
Sincerity is Duffy's final collection of poems as UK Poet Laureate, and the much-anticipated successor to the Costa Award-winning The Bees. Time and its passage are at the heart of this reflective work, which gazes out from the autumn of life.
February 1, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 96 Pages |
$16.95
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BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2019

Written by Jackson, Major
The 2019 edition of The Best American Poetry--"one of the mainstays of the poetry publication world" (Academy of American Poets)--now guest edited by Major Jackson, award-winning poet and poetry editor of the Harvard Review. Since 1988, The Best American Poetry has been the leading anthology of contemporary American poetry.
September 10, 2019 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company |
$18.99
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ILIAD AND THE ODYSSEY BOXED SET

Written by Homer
Hailed by reviewers and readers alike, Peter Green's landmark translations of Homer's timeless epics are now available for the first time in this striking and sleekly designed collector-worthy set.
May 31, 2019 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 1145 Pages |
$50.00

WILDS OF POETRY: ADVENTURES IN MIND AND LANDSCAPE

Written by Hinton, David
An exploration of the emerging Western consciousness of how deeply we belong to the wild Cosmos, as seen through the lineage of modern America's great avant-garde poets --a thrilling journey with today's premier translator of the Chinese classics. Henry David Thoreau, in The Maine Woods, describes a moment on Mount Ktaadin when all explanations and assumptions fell away for him and he w
July 25, 2017 | Paperback | Shambhala | 328 Pages |
$22.95

SONNETS

Written by Benjamin, Walter
As the Third Reich advanced on Paris, Walter Benjamin entrusted his writings to the philosopher George Bataille. These eighty religious, lyric sonnets, produced in Benjamin's twenties in a sustained response to the suicide of his college friend in protest of the First World War, were among those writings.
December 19, 2017 | Paperback | Fence Books | 320 Pages |
$19.95

PRINCESS SAVES HERSELF IN THIS ONE

Written by Lovelace, Amanda
"ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales." a poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you.
April 23, 2016 | Paperback | Createspace Independent Publishing Platform | 158 Pages |
$8.99

BRIGHT MINDS EMPTY SOULS

Written by Cecelia, Jennae
Bright Minds Empty Souls is for the hopeless romantics and those who need a friend to comfort their late night thoughts. It's a book made with love about falling in and out of love with yourself, and others. Enjoy over 60 poems from Jennae's second edition of, Bright Minds Empty Souls.
April 18, 2016 | Paperback | Createspace Independent Publishing Platform | 72 Pages |
$6.95

NEW AND COLLECTED POEMS: 1975-2015

Written by Parini, Jay
A new book, the first in over a decade, from acclaimed poet Jay Parini This volume revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about the impacts of pollution and climate change. In these beautiful, haunting poems, Parini writes about the landscapes of mining country, of the railroads of Pennsylvania, of farm country, of worlds lost and families dispersed.
March 28, 2017 | Paperback | Beacon Press | 248 Pages |
$20.00

FRENCH POETRY: FROM MEDIEVAL TO MODERN TIMES

A beautifully jacketed hardcover collection of verse by French-speaking poets from cultures across the globe, spanning the ages from medieval to modern.
April 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Everyman's Library | 256 Pages |
$14.95

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