Download E-books The Complete Poetry of William Blake PDF

By William Blake

A visionary of eighteen-century English society, William Blake produced an incredible number of poetry, mythology, satires, political items, and prophetic works, as well as his recognized etchings and engravings. even supposing rejected as a madman in the course of his lifetime for claims of listening to voices and later having visions, Blake has completed notoriety as an cutting edge and terribly ingenious artist. His poetry varies significantly common and substance, reflecting the writer's literary improvement and radical shifts in non secular trust. this whole choice of Blake's poetry contains his well-known "Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience," which exemplify the author's fondness for thematic dichotomies in poems like "The Lamb" and "The Tyger". additionally integrated are "The 4 Zoas," "Milton" and "Jerusalem," all of which demonstrate an intensive use of symbolism derived from Christianity and an difficult view of Blake's theories on truth and information.

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Download E-books Education by Stone: Selected Poems (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By João Cabral de Melo Neto, Richard Zenith

Think making poems the way in which an architect designs structures or an engineer builds bridges. Such used to be the ambition of João Cabral de Melo Neto. although an exceptional admirer of the thing-rich poetries of Francis Ponge and of Marianne Moore, what him much more, as he remarked in his recognition speech for the 1992 Neustadt foreign Prize for Literature, used to be "the exploration of the materiality of words," the "rigorous development of (. . .) lucid items of language." His poetry, tough as stone and lightweight as air, is like no different.

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Download E-books Nietzsche's Horse PDF

By Christopher Kennedy

Nietzsche’s Horse is a suite of prose poems that concentrates on longing and loss and their interactions.

"A haunting, complicated, and intensely attractive e-book. Kennedy has a deep realizing of yankee longing and the inevitable losses linked to that longing and, simply because he's a strong artist, is ready to make from that loss a superb victory: this relocating portrait of the human middle studying itself." - George Saunders, writer of Pastoralia.

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Download E-books How to Be Drawn (Penguin Poets) PDF

By Terrance Hayes

A finalist for the 2015 nationwide e-book Award and the nationwide ebook Critics Circle Award

A awesome new number of poetry via Terrance Hayes, the nationwide e-book Award–winning writer of Lighthead

In How to Be Drawn, his bold 5th assortment, Terrance Hayes explores how we see and are visible. whereas lots of those poems endure the clearest imprint but of Hayes’s history as a visible artist, they don't try to explain paintings rather a lot as inhabit it. therefore, one poem contemplates the
principle of blind contour drawing whereas others are encouraged via maps, graphs, and various artists. The formal and emotional versatilities that distinguish Hayes’s award-winning poetry are unified by means of existential concentration. at the same time advanced and obvious, pressing and composed, tips on how to Be Drawn is a captivating success.

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Download E-books Poesía y prosa (Spanish Edition) PDF

José Asunción Silva ocupa un lugar de honor en las letras hispanoamericanas y, al lado de Rubén Darío, puede ser considerado como el precursor de ese gran movimiento literario y cultural que fue el modernismo en América Latina. Su obra, escrita casi toda en l. a. Bogotá provinciana y pacata de finales del siglo XIX, es, entre otras cosas, una rebelión contra todo aquello que obstruía el desarrollo de una personalidad independiente y creativa, lo que explica el carácter contradictorio y pesimista de una buena parte de ella.

La selección y el prólogo que ofrecemos al lector fueron elaborados por el escritor Eduardo Camacho Guizado, autor de varios ensayos sobre Silva. Los textos en prosa y los poemas escogidos recogen lo más representativo del poeta, y el estudio preliminar constituye una valiosa aproximación a uno de los mayores exponentes de los angeles lírica colombiana.

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Download E-books The Waste Land and Other Writings (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By T.S. Eliot

Also contains Prufrock and different Observations, Poems (1920), and The Sacred Wood
Introduction through Mary Karr
 
First released in 1922, “The Waste Land,” T. S. Eliot’s masterpiece, isn't just one of many key works of modernism but additionally one of many maximum poetic achievements of the 20th century. A richly allusive pilgrimage of religious and mental torment and redemption, Eliot’s poem exerted a progressive impression on his contemporaries, summoning forth a effective new poetic language. As Kenneth Rexroth wrote, Eliot “articulated the brain of an epoch in phrases that appeared its so much usual expression.” As commanding as his verse, Eliot’s feedback additionally reworked twentieth-century letters, and this contemporary Library version encompasses a collection of Eliot’s most crucial essays.

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Download E-books Saving Daylight PDF

By Jim Harrison

Named to the striking Books of the 12 months lists from The Kansas urban famous person and the Michigan Library Association.

"Jim Harrison is a author with immortality in him."—The occasions (London)

"This is [Harrison's] so much strong, sure-footed, and blood-raising poetry assortment to date."—Booklist

Jim Harrison—one of America's so much cherished writers—calls his poetry "the real bones of my life." even supposing he's most sensible referred to as a fiction author, it's as a poet that Publishers Weekly famously known as him an "untrammeled renegade genius."

Saving sunlight, Harrison's 10th number of poetry, is his first booklet of recent poems in a decade. All of Harrison's considerable passions for all times are poured into suites, prose poems, letter-poems, or even lyrics for a mariachi band.

The matters and issues are wide-ranging—from the heart-rending "Livingston Suite," the place a boy drowns within the neighborhood river and the physique is came upon by way of the poet's wife—to the most harrowing political poems of Harrison's profession. there's additionally a forged of creature characters—bears, canine, birds, fish—as good because the woodlands, thickets, and coffee towns of Arizona, Montana, Michigan, France, and Mexico.

"Imagination is my merely possession," Harrison as soon as stated. And Saving sunlight is an mind's eye in complete, exuberant bloom.

Jim Harrison is the writer of over thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. His paintings has been translated into dozens of languages. Born and raised in Michigan, he now lives in Montana and Arizona.

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Download E-books Breezeway PDF

By John Ashbery

With greater than twenty poetry collections to his identify, John Ashbery is certainly one of our such a lot agile, philosophically advanced, and visionary poets. In Breezeway, Ashbery's powers of commentary are at their so much astute; his perception at its so much penetrating. Demonstrating his remarkable command of language and his skill to maneuver fluidly and skillfully among wide-ranging suggestions and ideas—from the irreverent and slyly funny to the delicate, the unhappy, and the heartbreaking—Ashbery exhibits that he's a virtuoso fluent in varied types and tones of language, from the chatty and kooky to the lyrical and urbane. full of allusions to literature and artwork, in addition to to the absurdities and delights of the standard international round us, Ashbery's poems are haunting, extraordinary, hilarious, and realizing suddenly, the paintings of a grasp craftsman with a willing realizing of the age within which he lives and writes, an age whose fears and fragmentation he conjures and opinions with humor, pathos, and a provocative wit.

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Download E-books The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Penguin Classics) PDF

One of many significant figures of English Romanticism, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) created works of outstanding range and creative genius. The interval of his inventive friendship with William Wordsworth encouraged a few of Coleridge's best-known poems, from the nightmarish imaginative and prescient of the 'Rime of the traditional Mariner' and the opium-inspired 'Kubla Khan' to the sombre ardour of 'Dejection: An Ode' and the medieval ballad 'Christabel'. His meditative 'conversation' poems, resembling 'Frost in the dark' and 'This Lime-Tree Bower Mr Prison', ponder remembrance and solitude, whereas past due works, resembling 'Youth and Age' and 'Constancy to an incredible Object', are haunting meditations on mortality and misplaced love.

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Download E-books The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley PDF

By Robert Creeley

Robert Creeley is without doubt one of the so much celebrated and influential American poets. A stylist of the top order, Creeley imbued his correspondence with the literary artistry he dropped at his poetry. via his engagements with mentors equivalent to William Carlos Williams and Ezra Pound, friends akin to Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac, and mentees corresponding to Charles Bernstein, Anselm Berrigan, Ed Dorn, Susan Howe, and Tom Raworth, Creeley helped forge a brand new poetry that re-imagined writing for his and next generations. This first-ever quantity of his letters, written among 1945 and 2005, rfile the lifestyles, paintings, and occasions of 1 of our best writers, and symbolize a serious archive of the improvement of latest American poetry, in addition to the altering nature of letter-writing and communique within the electronic era.

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