Download E-books Evangeline and Selected Tales and Poems PDF

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


“The track of Hiawatha”

“Paul Revere’s Ride”

“The Courtship of Miles Standish”

“The smash of the Hesperus”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was once the 1st American poet to effectively convey the topics and sentiments of the recent international in vintage old-world shape and elegance. whereas his narrative poems have lengthy been part of our nationwide historical past, and his sonnets, with their remarkable melodies and harmonies, are among the best American poems within the Romantic tradition.

The wonderful sleek poet Horace Gregory has chosen greater than 3 dozen of Longfellow’s such a lot enduring poems for this version, which deals a perceptive perception into the various points of Longfellow’s genius.


With a Preface via Edward M. Cifelli Ph.D., an advent by way of Horace Gregory, and a brand new Afterword

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Download E-books Scattered Poems (City Lights Pocket Poets Series) PDF

By Jack Kerouac

Spontaneous poetry via the writer of at the street, accumulated from underground and ephemeral courses; together with “San Francisco Blues,” the version texts of “Pull My Daisy,” and American haiku.

prior to all of us visit Heaven
All that hitchhikin
All that railroadin
All that comin back
to the USA —Jack Kerouac

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Download E-books Falling Water: Poems PDF

By John Koethe

"As a poet who's a instructor of philosophy, John Koethe is familiar with larger than so much people the makes use of and dissatisfactions of either disciplines, if certainly they're disciplines. during this ravishing and haunted e-book he comes head to head with the time whilst 'more than part my lifestyles is gone,' and needs to try and locate the which means of 'a childish/dream of affection, after which the lack of love,/and the entire problematic years between.' As humorous and clean because it is tragic and undeceived, Falling Water ranks with Wallace Stevens' Auroras of Autumn as one of many profoundest meditations on lifestyles ever formulated by way of an American Poet."
—John Ashbery
"To describe with unpromising candor the interior lifetime of a guy adrift within the waning of the 20 th century is something, yet to do it and not using a shred of self-pity is one other. The poems of his new ebook, Falling Water, are like nobody else's. In them, even the main severe hard work of cognizance are reworked into the luminous measures of gorgeous speech."
—Mark Strand

"In this bold quantity, the awesome poet who gave us The overdue Wisconsin Spring strikes ever extra speedily and surefootedly into the private areas of self-invention: the prior — few poets write extra effectively and painfully approximately that uncanny estranged position that by no means unearths its method out folks; the current, or thought of the current, as mere projection, and but a projection so poignantly, materially, tenderly touched it gleams with all its claustrophobic distances; and the future...'I want that point may convey the longer term again again/And permit me see issues as they used to appear to me/Before i discovered myself by myself, in an emancipated state—/Alone and unfastened and filled...' With its low-key clean verse, its it sounds as if informal demeanour of speech, its digressions, asides, memories — with all its taking its time — this can be a poetry of extraordinary undertow, all proximity of concept, singularity of contemplation, protest, pretext, mirrored image — all disenchantment after which, without notice, blazing re-enchantment, with the newly, lovingly, seen-through real."
—Jorie Graham

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Download E-books The Gift PDF

By Hafiz

Chosen by way of writer Elizabeth Gilbert as one in every of her ten favourite books, Daniel Ladinsky’s striking renderings of 250 unforgettable lyrical poems by way of Hafiz, one of many maximum Sufi poets of all time

More than the other Persian poeteven RumiHafiz increased the paranormal, therapeutic dimensions of poetry. simply because his poems have been usually ecstatic love songs from God to his cherished global, many have known as Hafiz the "Invisible Tongue." certainly, Daniel Ladinsky has acknowledged that his paintings with Hafiz is an try and do the very unlikely: to render gentle into wordsto make the Luminous Resonance of God tangible to our finite senses.

I am
a gap in a flute
that the Christ's breath moves

listen to this

With this attractive choice of Hafiz's so much intimate poems, Ladinsky has succeeded brilliantly in offering the essence of 1 of Islam's maximum poetic and non secular voices. every one line of The reward imparts the glorious characteristics of this grasp Sufi poet and non secular instructor: encouragement, an audacious love that touches lives, profound wisdom, generosity, and a candy, playful genius remarkable in global literature.

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Download E-books Lyrical Ballads PDF

By Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth

Twenty-three poems that reworked English poetry
Wordsworth and Coleridge composed this strong choice of poetry in the course of their younger and intimate friendship. Reproducing the 1st version of 1798, this variation of Lyrical Ballads permits sleek readers to recapture the book's unique effect. In those poems—including Wordsworth's "Lines written a number of miles above Tintern Abbey" and Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere"—the poets exercised new energies and spread out new topics.

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Download E-books Every Goodbye Ain't Gone: An Anthology of Innovative Poetry by African Americans (Modern & Contemporary Poetics) PDF

By Lauri Ramey

Showcases wonderful and experimental paintings in African American poetry.
Just sooner than the second one international struggle, or even extra explosively within the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, a far-reaching revolution in aesthetics and prosody via black poets ensued, a few operating independently and others in geared up teams. Little of this new paintings used to be mirrored within the anthologies and syllabi of school English classes of the interval. Even in the course of the Nineteen Seventies, whilst African American literature started to obtain mammoth serious realization, the paintings of many experimental black poets persevered to be neglected.

each see you later Ain’t Gone
offers the groundbreaking paintings of a lot of those poets who carried at the leading edge legacies of Melvin Tolson, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Robert Hayden. while poetry via such key figures comparable to Amiri Baraka, Tolson, Jayne Cortez, Clarence significant, and June Jordan is represented, this anthology additionally elevates into view the paintings of much less studied poets reminiscent of  Russell Atkins, Jodi Braxton, David Henderson, Bob Kaufman, Stephen Jonas, and Elouise Loftin. some of the poems accrued within the quantity are at present unavailable and a few will look in print right here for the 1st time.
Coeditors Aldon Lynn Nielsen and Lauri Ramey offer a serious advent that situates the poems traditionally and highlights the methods such poetry has been obscured from view by way of fresh severe and educational practices. the result's a list of experimentation, instigation, and innovation that hyperlinks modern African American poetry to its black modernist roots and extends the phrases of recent poetics into the future.

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Download E-books The Canongate Burns: The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns PDF

By Robert Burns

Edited via Andrew Noble and Patrick Scott Hogg.

The Canongate Burns is the main complete and hard version of the poems and songs of Robert Burns ever released. Drawing on vast scholarship and the poet's personal inimitable letters, this definitive version bargains a wealth of data on Burns's lifestyles and occasions, the worry of his early days, his political views, his hatred of injustice and his destiny as a author too usually sentimentalised via biographers, critics and well-meaning enthusiasts.

The poems are awarded within the order in their first visual appeal, giving extra insights into the reception of Burns's paintings and the guarded courting he had either along with his readers and his personal popularity. We see Burns as a thorough determine in a British in addition to a Scottish context, the peer of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats and Byron within the progressive and repressive global of the 1790s.

With its inclusion of lately attributed poems, explanatory notes and wide Scots glossaries, The Canongate Burns deals vitally clean insights into the irreverent spirit and the democratic convictions which remove darkness from the paintings of Scotland's most famed poet.

'A incredible and definitive paintings of scholarship. one thousand pages lengthy, it offers not just a word list and a context for the poems, but additionally a textual and old notice for every poem and song.' Colm Toibin, Independent

'A very nice version, and the lengthy creation, which units out to transparent the tangled banks, is by myself well worth the disguise price.' Andrew O'Hagan, Scotsman

'Scholarly and comprehensive.' Sunday Telegraph

UPLOADER NOTE: While this can be a real retail EPUB, please notice that hyperlinks within the Index of poems on the finish of the publication don't hyperlink to the meant aim, yet as a substitute to the web page previous it.

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Download E-books The Owner of the House: New Collected Poems 1940-2001 (American Poets Continuum) PDF

By Louis Simpson

Few poets have so artfully faced American existence as Louis Simpson. character audio system fight with daily matters opposed to a backdrop of bigger forces, the individual’s maladjustment to a tradition of materialism and brutal pageant, the failure of marriage lower than the pressures of the sort of society, the failure of the yankee dream. Simpson wages a lover’s quarrel with the world.

"Louis Simpson has ideal pitch. His poems win us first via their drama, their methods of voicing our methods . . . of constructing do with our lives. Then his intelligence cajoles us to the threshold of a cliff of solitude and we step over into the buoyant component of precise poetry."—Seamus Heaney

Educated at Munro university (West Indies) and at Columbia collage, Louis Simpson has taught largely, so much lately on the nation collage of latest York at Stony Brook. he's the writer of seventeen books of poetry and ten works of prose. He has acquired fellowships from the Academy of yank Poetry, the Hudson Review, the Guggenheim beginning, and obtained the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

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Download E-books Poesía de los Siglos de Oro (Penguin Clásicos) PDF

By Felipe Pedraza, Milagros Rodríguez Cáceres

Los angeles poesía española de los siglos XVI y XVII constituye una de las cimas indiscutibles de l. a. historia de los angeles literatura common. Esta antología da cuenta de l. a. riqueza y l. a. variedad de esta producción lírica y recoge tanto piezas concebidas de acuerdo a los cánones tradicionales como muestras del nuevo estilo, el renacentista.

Este volumen, una edición de los catedráticos Felipe Pedraza y Milagros Rodríguez Cáceres, ofrece una antología de los poetas más destacados de los angeles época; poetas que sin duda deben ser considerados como los primeros arquitectos del español real. Asimismo, incluye un minucioso aparato de notas, un estudio introductorio y actividades que complementan los angeles lectura.

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