Download E-books Sämtliche Werke, Briefe und Dokumente. Band 5: 1796-1797. Hyperion, vorletzte Fassung; Gedichte; Hyperion I; Ovid, Vergil, Euripides; Horaz PDF

By Friedrich Hölderlin, D. E. Sattler

Mit dieser Ausgabe schließt der Herausgeber, der als einfacher Leser begann, seine Arbeit ab. Sie enthält auf 3.000 Seiten das Resultat der 1974 begonnenen Arbeit, die für ihn von Anfang an keinen anderen Zweck hatte als den hier vorgelegten, gegenüber allen früheren und noch im Handel erhältlichen Ausgaben wesentlich erweiterten und korrigierten textual content ..

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Download E-books A Village Life PDF

By Louise Glück

A Village existence, Louise Glück's 11th selection of poems, starts within the topography of a village, a Mediterranean global of no sure second or place:

All the roads within the village unite on the fountain.

Avenue of Liberty, street of the Acacia Trees—

The fountain rises on the heart of the plaza;

on sunny days, rainbows within the piss of the cherub.

—from "tributaries"

Around the fountain are concentric circles of figures, equipped by means of age and in levels of distance: fields, a river, and, just like the fountain's contrary, a mountain. Human time superimposed on geologic time, all taken in at a look, with none undue sensation of velocity.

Glück has been referred to as a lyrical and dramatic poet; due to the fact Ararat, she has formed her austere intensities into book-length sequences. right here, for the 1st time, she speaks as "the kind of describing, supervising intelligence present in novels instead of poetry," as Langdon Hammer has written of her lengthy lines—expansive, fluent, and full—manifesting a relaxed omniscience. whereas Glück's demeanour is novelistic, she focuses now not on motion yet on pauses and periods, moments of suspension (rather than suspense), in a dreamlike current stressful during which poetic hypothesis and mirrored image are attainable.

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Download E-books Gabriel PDF

Longlisted for the 2014 nationwide booklet Award

Never has there been a publication of poems fairly like Gabriel, during which a quick existence, a bewildering demise, and the unanswerable sorrow of a father come jointly in this kind of sustained elegy. This unabashed series speaks at once from Hirsch’s center to our personal, with out sentimentality. From its commencing lines—“The funeral director opened the coffin / And there he was once by myself / From the waist up”—Hirsch’s account is poignantly direct and open to the unusual vicissitudes and tips of grief. In propulsive three-line stanzas, he tells the tale of the way a as soon as unstoppable baby, who suffered from a number of developmental issues, become an irreverent younger grownup, humorous, rebellious, impulsive. Hirsch mixes his story of Gabriel with the tales of alternative poets in the course of the centuries who've additionally misplaced young children, and expresses his emotions via theirs. His landmark poem enters the vast movement of human grief and increases in us the unusual wish, even comfort, that we discover within the writer’s act of witnessing and transformation. it will likely be learn and reread.  

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books If I Were Another: Poems PDF

Winner of the PEN united states Literary Award for Translation

Mahmoud Darwish used to be that infrequent literary phenomenon: a poet either acclaimed by way of critics as essentially the most very important poets within the Arab global and loved by means of his readers. His language―lyrical and tender―helped to remodel sleek Arabic poetry right into a residing metaphor for the common stories of exile, loss, and id. The poems during this assortment, made from the cadence and imagery of the Palestinian fight, shift

between the main intimate person adventure and the burdens of heritage and collective reminiscence. Brilliantly translated via Fady Joudah, If I have been Another―which collects the best epic works of Darwish's mature years―is a strong but stylish paintings via a grasp poet and demonstrates why Darwish used to be essentially the most celebrated poets of his time and was once hailed because the voice and sense of right and wrong of a whole people.

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Download E-books Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think (NYRB/Poets) PDF

“Pussy revolt are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and that i are in reformatory yet I don’t examine that we’ve been defeated.... in line with the legit file, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t be aware of the reason, even if it was once dysentery within the educate after his arrest or a bullet from a protect. It was once someplace at the railway line among Voronezh and Kazan. His precept of ‘bad rhythm’ is our personal. He wrote: ‘It occurs that rhythms will come into your head, a great one and a nasty one and that i opt for the undesirable one. it is going to be the perfect one.’ ... it really is believed that the OBERIU dissidents are lifeless, yet they continue to exist. they're persecuted yet they don't die.”
  — Pussy rebel [Nadezhda Tolokonnikova’s ultimate assertion at their
trial in August 2012]

“I raise[d] my hand opposed to concepts,” wrote Alexander Vvedensky, “I enacted a poetic critique of reason.” This weirdly and beautifully philosophical poet was once born in 1904, grew up in the course of conflict and revolution, and reached his inventive adulthood as Stalin was once twisting the that means of phrases in gruesome and deadly methods. Vvedensky—with Daniil Kharms the foremost determine within the short–lived underground avant-garde staff OBERIU (a neologism for “the union for actual art”)—responded with a poetry that explodes strong which means into shimmering streams of provocation and invention. A Vvedensky poem is sort of a loopy get together filled with theater, movie, magic methods, jugglery, and feasting. Curious characters seem and disappear, euphoria retains corporation with melancholy, outrageous assertions bring about epic shouting suits, and maybe all of it breaks off with one lonely individual making a song a song.

A Vvedensky poem doesn’t make an announcement. it really is an occasion. Vvedensky’s poetry was once  unpublishable in the course of his lifetime—he made a residing as a author for kids ahead of loss of life below arrest in 1942—and he is still the least identified of the nice twentieth-century Russian poets. this is often his first booklet to seem in English. The translations by means of Eugene Ostashevsky and Matvei Yankelevich, extraordinary poets of their personal correct, are as astonishingly alert and alive because the originals.

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Download E-books Odes: With the Latin Text (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By Horace

Undying meditations at the matters of wine, events, birthdays, love, and friendship, Horace’s Odes, within the phrases of classicist Donald Carne-Ross, make the “commonplace impressive, even luminous.” This version reproduces the hugely lauded translation via James Michie. “For nearly 40 years,” poet and literary critic John Hollander notes, “James Michie’s awesome translations of Horace have remained clean in addition to robust, and aware of the various lighting and darks of the originals. it's a excitement to have them newly available.”

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Download E-books When Did I Stop Being Twenty and Other Injustices: Selected Poems from Single to Mid-Life PDF

By Judith Viorst

Judith Viorst is understood and enjoyed by way of readers of every age, for children’s books akin to Alexander and the negative, terrible, No sturdy, Very undesirable Day; nonfiction titles, together with the bestseller Necessary Losses; and her collections of funny poetry, which make excellent presents for birthdays, Mother’s Day, commencement, Christmas, Chanukah, or at any time of year.

When Did I cease Being Twenty and different Injustices brings jointly the simplest of Judith Viorst's witty, insightful poetry, together with many favorites from out-of-print collections. no matter if she's discovering herself or discovering a sitter, or considering her intercourse existence as she rubs the hormone evening cream on her face, Viorst explores the real and humorous ironies all girls stumble upon becoming up within the smooth world.

Here is a tender unmarried lady from Irvington, NJ, leaving her mom and dad' domestic for all times within the gigantic urban ("No i don't believe in loose love/And certain i'll be domestic for Sunday dinners," she promises). here's the aspiring bohemian with a dear liberal arts schooling, getting espresso and taking dictation, "Hoping that sometime an individual could be impressed/With all I know." here's that married girl, dealing with motherhood ("The tricycles are cluttering my foyer/The Pop Tart crumbs are sprinkled on my soul") and delusion affairs ("I may perhaps think cryptic conversations, clandestine martinis...and me explaining that lengthy kisses clog my sinuses") and all-too-real relatives reunions ("Four aunts in discomfort taking pills/One cousin in research taking notes"). And right here she is at mid-life, pondering even if a girl who used to put on a "Ban the Bomb" button can locate happiness being anyone with a collection of fondue forks, a fish poacher, and a wok.

Every step of ways, Viorst transforms the time-honored occasions of lifestyle into poems that make you chuckle with attractiveness. When Did I cease Being Twenty and different Injustices demonstrates as soon as and for all that nobody is familiar with American ladies coming of age like Judith Viorst.

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Download E-books The Secret Reader: 501 Sonnets PDF

By Willis Barnstone

Barnstone is exclusive Professor of Comparative Literature at Indiana college and a student, translator and poet who has written greater than forty books. Suggesting right here that formalistic poems "dance in chains" they fight to slide, he exams sonnet constructions as he makes use of them. innovations are closed mid-line, strange end-rhymes ensue and a few of those 501 choices appear strong brief poems instead of natural sonnets. prepared in 5 teams (History I-V), the poems represent a "public historical past and personal biography," as Barnstone notes within the introductory fabric. the private poems are between its top: of pop and brother, suicides; mom, daughter; locations he's lived. His diversity of information informs robust social, spiritual and political remark as he writes approximately philosophers, poets (especially yet now not exclusively Hispanic and Chinese), dying from AIDS, Tibet, a Stone Age mummy present in a glacier and, in fact, himself ("Do I harm? No. I'll be/ a will-less barn stone cool and on my own"). This prodigous attempt bargains rewards to grazers and people who learn the sonnets so as.

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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 very good and experimental paintings in African American poetry.
 
Just ahead of the second one global warfare, or even extra explosively within the Fifties and Sixties, a far-reaching revolution in aesthetics and prosody by means of black poets ensued, a few operating independently and others in prepared teams. Little of this new paintings was once mirrored within the anthologies and syllabi of school English classes of the interval. Even through the Seventies, whilst African American literature started to obtain enormous severe realization, the paintings of many experimental black poets persevered to be neglected.

each see you later Ain’t Gone
offers the groundbreaking paintings of lots of those poets who carried at the cutting edge legacies of Melvin Tolson, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Robert Hayden. while poetry by means of 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 equivalent to  Russell Atkins, Jodi Braxton, David Henderson, Bob Kaufman, Stephen Jonas, and Elouise Loftin. a number of the poems gathered within the quantity are presently unavailable and a few will seem in print right here for the 1st time.
Coeditors Aldon Lynn Nielsen and Lauri Ramey supply a serious creation that situates the poems traditionally and highlights the methods such poetry has been obscured from view by way of contemporary serious and educational practices. the result's a checklist 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 Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia (Penguin English Library) PDF

Basilus, a silly outdated duke, consults an oracle as he imperiously needs to grasp the longer term, yet he's below happy with what he learns. to flee the oracle's terrible prophecies approximately his relations and nation he withdraws into pastoral retreat along with his spouse and daughters. whilst a couple of wandering princes fall in love with the princesses and undertake disguises to realize entry to them, all demeanour of issues, either comedian and critical, take place.

Part-pastoral romance, part-heroic epic, Sidney's lengthy narrative paintings was once highly renowned for hundreds of years after its first book in 1593, inspiring sequels and numerous imitations, and contributing significantly to the advance of the novel.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater through introductions and notes through wonderful students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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