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Download E-books How the Songs Come Down: New and Selected Poems (Earthworks) PDF

By Carter Revard

This significant number of Revard's paintings helps you to listen duets of humpbacked whales and wine-throated hummingbirds. you could stroll on Skye, shoot craps in Las Vegas and spot an ex-bank-robbing uncle get shot useless hijacking a cargo of bootleg whiskey. you could watch a swan turn into a soul, see glass fibers deliver day after today from Japan, flavor watermelons transubstantiating, and music vanilla honey to a beehive on best of L'Opera Garnier.

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Download E-books Selected Poems and Prose PDF

By Gottfried Benn, David Paisley

Gottfried Benn ranks one of the most important German poets of the 20 th century. His early paintings, with its shockingly picture depictions of human agony and degradation, was once linked to the Expressionist circulation; the overriding subject of his later paintings used to be the isolation and fragmentation of the man or woman adrift in a nihilistic global. David Paisey right here provides decisions, of verse and prose respectively, from Benn’s huge oeuvre, ordered chronologically to let readers to understand the advancements of Benn’s paintings and inspiration. the unique German textual content of the poems is usually incorporated. In a huge biographical advent, Paisey tackles the tough query of Benn’s compliance with the Nazi regime and its effect on his existence and paintings.

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Download E-books Metamorfosis PDF

By Ovid

Las Metamorfosis, fuente de inspiración de poetas, humanistas y artistas de todas las épocas, es l. a. más fecunda creación literaria de l. a. antigüedad. Este extenso poema épico ofrece una espléndida muestra mitográfica arropada por un coherente marco filosófico. Doscientas cincuenta historias, mitos y leyendas que abarcan desde el nacimiento de l. a. humanidad y l. a. creación del mundo, en los angeles period de los cataclismos, hasta los angeles muerte y apoteosis de César. Las Metamorfosis describen lo maravilloso, lo prodigioso, las más increíbles transformaciones, en un estilo rápido y elegante. Su carácter narrativo convive con el temple poético, el fondo didáctico y una diversidad de géneros literarios, desde el himno y los angeles tragedia a los angeles elegía amorosa y los angeles poesía pastoril. Por su facilidad normal para l. a. poesía y su arte para reflejar las pasiones humanas, Ovidio, impulsado secretamente por las musas, alcanza con sus Metamorfosis los angeles gloria de los mejores clásicos.

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Download E-books The Mountain Poems of Meng Hao-Jan PDF

The 1st complete flowering of chinese language poetry happened within the illustrious T’ang Dynasty, and at the start of this renaissance stands Meng Hao-jan (689-740 c.e.), esteemed elder to an extended line of China’s maximum poets. Deeply stimulated by way of Ch’an (Zen) Buddhism, Meng was once the 1st to make poetry from the Ch’an perception that deep figuring out lies past phrases. the end result used to be a strikingly distilled language that opened new internal depths, non-verbal insights, and outright enigma. This made Meng Hao-jan China’s first grasp of the fast imagistic panorama poem that got here to typify historic chinese language poetry. And as a lifelong intimacy with mountains dominates Meng’s paintings, such leading edge poetics made him a preeminent determine within the barren region (literally rivers-and-mountains) culture, and that culture is the very center of chinese language poetry.
This is the 1st English translation dedicated to the paintings of Meng Hao-jan. Meng’s poetic descendents respected the knowledge he cultivated as a mountain recluse, and now we can also witness the sagacity they thought of nearly indistinguishable from that of rivers and mountains themselves.

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Download E-books Les Élégies de Duino de Rainer Maria Rilke: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis (French Edition) PDF

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C’est au château de Duino, sur les bords de l’Adriatique, où il avait été invité par los angeles princesse de los angeles travel et Taxis et trouvé un havre provisoire de paix, qu’en janvier-février 1912 Rilke compose les deux premières des dix Élégies (Duineser Elegien) et écrit quelques ébauches des suivantes.

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Download E-books Windmills in Flames: Old & New Poems PDF

By Tom Raworth

Presenting new poems by means of the adventurous, contemporary British poet Tom Raworth, this assortment illuminates the complexity of concept and magnificence current all through his verse. Noteworthy for their confluence of inspiration, examine, and concept, those poems symbolize a huge touchstone for discussions of British poetry. a number of older poems also are made to be had right here for the 1st time.

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Download E-books Memory for Forgetfulness: August, Beirut, 1982 (Literature of the Middle East) PDF

One of the Arab world's maximum poets makes use of the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the shelling of Beirut because the atmosphere for this series of prose poems. Mahmoud Darwish vividly recreates the attractions and sounds of a urban lower than bad siege. As fighter jets scream overhead, he explores the war-ravaged streets of Beirut on August sixth (Hiroshima Day).

Memory for Forgetfulness is a longer mirrored image at the invasion and its political and old dimensions. it's also a trip into own and collective reminiscence. what's the which means of exile? what's the position of the author in time of battle? what's the courting of writing (memory) to background (forgetfulness)? In elevating those questions, Darwish implicitly connects writing, place of birth, which means, and resistance in an ironic, condensed paintings that mixes wit with rage.

Ibrahim Muhawi's translation superbly renders Darwish's testomony to the heroism of a humans lower than siege, and to Palestinian creativity and continuity. Sinan Antoon’s foreword, written expressly for this version, units Darwish’s paintings within the context of adjustments within the heart East long ago thirty years.

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Download E-books Poésie moderne (Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis) PDF

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Lorsque paraît son greatest recueil en octobre 1953, sous los angeles couverture bleutée des éditions du Mercure de France, Yves Bonnefoy n’a publié qu’une plaquette, Traité du pianiste (1946).

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Reconnue mondialement pour los angeles qualité et l. a. fiabilité incomparable de ses guides, Encyclopaedia Universalis met l. a. connaissance à los angeles portée de tous. Écrite par plus de 7 2 hundred auteurs spécialistes et riche de près de 30 000 médias (vidéos, images, cartes, dessins…), l’Encyclopaedia Universalis est l. a. plus fiable assortment de référence disponible en français. Elle aborde tous les domaines du savoir.

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