Poetry

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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 | 448 Pages |
$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
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WHAT THE LIVING DO

Written by Howe, Marie
Informed by the death of a beloved brother, here are the stories of childhood, its thicket of sex and sorrow and joy, boys and girls growing into men and women, stories of a brother who in his dying could teach how to be most alive.
April 17, 1999 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 91 Pages |
$15.95
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SELECTED POEMS: 1966-1987

Written by Heaney, Seamus
Between my fingers and my thumbThe squat pen rests.
November 18, 2014 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 256 Pages |
$17.00
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DREAM SONGS

Written by Berryman, John
The complete Dream Songs-hypnotic, seductive, masterful-as thrilling to read now as they ever were John Berryman's Dream Songs are perhaps the funniest, saddest, most intricately wrought cycle of poems by an American in the twentieth century. They are also, more simply, the vibrantly sketched adventures of a uniquely American antihero named Henry.
October 21, 2014 | Paperback | Farrar Straus Giroux |
$19.00
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VIEW WITH A GRAIN OF SAND

Written by Szymborska, Wislawa
From one of Europe's most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents life's improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder of existence. Preface by Mark Strand. Translated by Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh, winners of the PEN Translation Prize.
May 26, 1995 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 224 Pages |
$14.95

EXTRACTING THE STONE OF MADNESS

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