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Miscellaneous International Poetry


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Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
by Anne Carson
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Autobiography of Red is the story of Geryon, a winged red monster slain by Herakles, as well as a young boy, tormented by his family, who writes his life story at the age of five. It is both an elaborate re-creation of ancient Greek myth and a... (read more)

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The Essential Rumi
The Essential Rumi
by Rumi
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"I don't mean to claim a special relationship with Rumi...but a poet of such astonishing range and depth needs many translators and interpreters. Mystical poetry tries to reveal the apple orchard within the mist of language (Rumi's image). I hope these... (read more)

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Subjoyride: Selected Poems (Green Integer)
Subjoyride: Selected Poems (Green Integer)
by Elsa Von Freytag-loringhoven
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The Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, born Else Hildegard Ploetz, worked first as a model, posing for artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and others. She also produced her own Dadaist art, using found materials and her own body and dress... (read more)

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Arthurian Romances (Penguin Classics)
Arthurian Romances (Penguin Classics)
by Chrétien de Troyes
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Fantastic adventures abound in these courtly romances: Erec and Enide, Cligés, The Knight of the Cart, The Knight with the Lion, and The Story of the Grail.... (read more)

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The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer and Robert Fagles
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Dating to the ninth century BC, Homers timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to  the wrenching, tragic... (read more)

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Inferno of Dante Bilingual Edition
Inferno of Dante Bilingual Edition
by Dante/pinsky
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This widely praised version of Dante's masterpiece, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets, is more idiomatic and approachable than its many predecessors. Former U.S... (read more)

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Wings Toward Sunlight: Starsnstories
Wings Toward Sunlight: Starsnstories
by Anna Yin
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Now in its second printing, Wings Toward Sunlight establishes Anna Yin as one of the important new and original voices of Canadian poetry. Many of her poems have since been translated into Chinese and her work has received wide critical praise.... (read more)

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Divine Comedy Volume 1 Inferno
Divine Comedy Volume 1 Inferno
by Dante/musa
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This vigorous translation of Inferno preserves Dante's simple, natural style, and captures the swift movement of the original Italian verse. Mark Musa's blank verse rendition of the poet's journey through the circles of Hell re-creates for the modern... (read more)

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Red Doc> (Vintage Contemporaries)
Red Doc> (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Anne Carson
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**New York Magazine's Top 10 Books of 2013** **GoodReads Reader’s Choice Award Winner** Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to... (read more)

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Sanctificum
Sanctificum
by Christopher Abani
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Poetry. African American Studies. SANCTIFICUM, Abani's fifth collection of poetry, is his most personal and ambitious book. Utilizing religious ritual, the Nigerian Igbo language, and reggae rhythms, Abani creates a post-racial, liturgical love song that... (read more)

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Selected Poems (P.S.)
Selected Poems (P.S.)
by Gwendolyn Brooks
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The classic volume by the distinguished modern poet, winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize, and recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, showcases an esteemed artist's technical mastery, her warm... (read more)

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Duino Elegies: A Bilingual Edition
Duino Elegies: A Bilingual Edition
by Rainer Maria Rilke
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Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angelic orders? and even if one of them pressed me suddenly to his heart: I'd be consumed in that overwhelming existence. For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror, which we can just barely endure, and... (read more)

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso
The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso
by Dante Alighieri and John Ciardi
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A stunning 3-in-1 deluxe edition of one of the great works of Western literature   An epic masterpiece and a foundational work of the Western canon, The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide; his ascent of Mount... (read more)

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The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos
by Anne Carson
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The Beauty Of The Husband is an essay on Keats?s idea that beauty is truth, and is also the story of a marriage. It is told in 29 tangos. A tango (like a marriage) is something you have to dance to the end. This clear-eyed, brutal, moving, darkly funny... (read more)

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What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
by Charles Bukowski
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This second posthumous collection from Charles Bukowski takes readers deep into the raw, wild vein of writing that extends from the early 70s to the 1990s.... (read more)

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Canzoniere, Or Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta (96 Edition)
Canzoniere, Or Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta (96 Edition)
by Petrarch
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"Mark Musa, in editing and translating Petrarch's Canzoniere, has performed a wonderful service to the English-speaking reader. Here, in one volume, are included the poet's own selection of the best lyric verse he wrote throughout his life, accompanied... (read more)

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The Song of Roland (Penguin Classics)
The Song of Roland (Penguin Classics)
by Dorothy L Sayers
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The poem's vivid set pieces--the treason of Ganelon, the last stand of Roland at Roncesvals, Charlemagne's campaign of vengeance, and the final act of retribution--are justly famous.... (read more)

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Spring in the Ruined City
Spring in the Ruined City
by Fu Du Fu
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The Tang dynasty (618 - 907 AD), is celebrated as the greatest moment in Chinese poetry, a time when poetry was highly rated, and some of China's most famous poets were writing. Du Fu (712-770 AD) is widely regarded as the greatest of these. He himself... (read more)

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Portable Dante (Rev 03 Edition)
Portable Dante (Rev 03 Edition)
by Alighieri Dante
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The scope and fire of Dante's genius in a single... (read more)

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Bright Moon, White Clouds: Selected Poems of Li Po (Shambhala Library)
Bright Moon, White Clouds: Selected Poems of Li Po (Shambhala Library)
by Li Po
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His work is one of the glories of Chinese poetry’s golden age, and it has not ceased to delight readers in the twelve centuries since. Li Po (701–762) wrote of the pleasures of nature, of wine, and of the life of a wandering poet  in a... (read more)

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