Download E-books Browning: Selected Poems (Longman Annotated English Poets) PDF

By Robert Browning

Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) used to be one of many defining figures of the Victorian age. well-known in his lifetime for his elopement and marriage to Elizabeth Barratt, his serious popularity grew progressively within the years following her early dying. Browning’s mastery of dramatic verse used to be obvious all through his profession, from such chillingly unforgettable monologues as ‘My final Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’ to the mature paintings incorporated in his assortment Dramatis Personae. this feature, selected by means of prime students, unearths the innovation, complexity and profound mental perception that experience ensured Browning’s enduring acceptance and his carrying on with attract readers today.

Browning: chosen Poems effects from a very clean appraisal of the canon, textual content and context of the writer’s paintings. The poems are awarded within the order in their composition and within the textual content during which they have been first released, giving a distinct perception into the advance of Browning’s artwork. An advent and chronology provide helpful historical past fabric, while annotations and headnotes supply information of composition, e-book, assets and modern reception. This authoritative but available choice may still develop into the 1st element of reference for pupil, scholar and common reader alike.

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Download E-books The Apple Trees at Olema: New and Selected Poems PDF

By Robert Hass

“No working towards poet has extra expertise than Robert Hass.”
Atlantic Monthly


The National publication Award-winning writer of Time and Materials, Robert Hass is without doubt one of the so much respected of all residing poets. With The Apple bushes at Olema, the former Poet Laureate and winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize deals twenty new and chosen poems grounded within the great thing about the actual international. as with any of the collections of this nice artist’s paintings, released a long way too now and again, The Apple timber at Olema is a reason for celebration.

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Download E-books The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You PDF

By Frank Stanford

Poetry. Frank Stanford was once referred to as by means of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alan Dugan a super poet, plentiful in his paintings, like Whitman. He used to be the founding father of misplaced Roads Publishers and the writer of a couple of very important works, between them the epic THE BATTLEFIELD the place THE MOON SAYS i like YOU, reprinted via misplaced Roads lower than the editorship of Forrest Gander and C.D. Wright. Frank Stanford acknowledged his function in his writing and along with his press used to be to 'reclaim the panorama of yankee poetry' - The Arkansas instances. Stanford ended his personal lifestyles in 1978 while he used to be 29. The reprinting of this significant publication is a really very important, a lot expected literary occasion.

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Download E-books The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature (Modern Asian Literature Series) PDF

Featuring selection choices from the middle anthologies The Columbia Anthology of contemporary eastern Literature: From recovery to career, 1868–1945, and The Columbia Anthology of contemporary eastern Literature: From 1945 to the Present, this assortment deals a concise but remarkably wealthy creation to the fiction, poetry, drama, and essays of Japan's sleek come upon with the West. Spanning a interval of remarkable invention and transition, this quantity is not just a severe significant other to classes on jap literary and highbrow improvement but additionally a necessary reference for scholarship on eastern background, tradition, and interactions with the East and West.

The first part covers the 3 significant forms of literary expression that proficient eastern writing and function within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries: classical eastern fiction and drama, chinese language poetry, and Western literary illustration and cultural critique. Their juxtaposition brilliantly captures the social, highbrow, and political demanding situations shaping Japan in this interval, really the increase of nationalism, the advanced interplay among conventional and sleek forces, and the encroachment of Western rules and writing. the second one part conveys the alterations that experience reworked Japan because the finish of the Pacific battle, similar to the heady transition from poverty to prosperity, the friction among conflicting ideologies and political opinions, and the becoming effect of pop culture at the country's inventive and highbrow traditions. that includes delicate translations of works by means of Nagai Kafu, Natsume Soseki, Oe Kenzaburo, Kawabata Yasunari, Mishima Yukio, and so on, this anthology relates a necessary portrait of Japan's dynamic modernization.

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Download E-books Azaleas: A Book of Poems (Weatherhead Books on Asia) PDF

Available for the 1st time in English, Azaleas is a charming choice of poems by way of a grasp of the early Korean modernist type. released in 1925, Azaleas is the one assortment Kim Sowol (1902-1934) produced in the course of his short lifestyles, but he is still one among Korea's so much liked and recognized poets. His paintings is a pleasant and complex mix of the pictures, tonalities, and rhythms of conventional Korean people songs with strangely sleek varieties and subject matters. Sowol is usually recognized for his certain and infrequently unsettling standpoint, expressed via loneliness, longing, and an artistic use of dream imagery-a mirrored image of Sowol's engagement with French Symbolist poetry.

Azaleas recounts the adventure of a tender Korean as he travels from the northern P'yongyang sector on the subject of the cosmopolitan capital of Seoul. informed via an array of voices, the poems describe the younger man's activities as he leaves domestic, his studies as a scholar and author in Seoul, and his go back north. even though thought of a landmark of Korean literature, Azaleas speaks to readers from all cultures. An essay through Sowol's mentor, the poet Kim okay, concludes the gathering and offers very important perception into Sowol's paintings and existence. This based translation through David R. McCann, a professional on smooth Korean poetry, continues the immediacy and richness of Sowol's paintings and stocks with English-language readers the quiet fantastic thing about a poet who maintains to solid a strong spell on generations of Korean readers.

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Download E-books Darkness Sticks to Everything: Collected and New Poems PDF

By Tom Hennen, Jim Harrison

After this all-but-unknown poet used to be known as an “American grasp” in a protracted, attractive overview in The manhattan Times, Tom Hennen used to be eventually "discovered," and his booklet turned a poetry best-seller

“It’s not easy to think that this American master—and I don’t use these phrases lightly—has been hidden correct less than our noses for many years. yet regardless of his loss of reputation, Mr. Hennen...has easily long past approximately his calling with humility and gratitude in a tradition whose basic crop has develop into popularity. He simply watches, waits after which moves, providing heart-buckling lines.” —Dana Jennings, The big apple Times

"As with Ted Kooser, Tom Hennen is a genius of the typical contact. . . . they're amazingly modest males who early accredited poetry as a calling in historic phrases and not enable up regardless of being neglected early on. They go back to the readers a thousandfold for his or her attentions."—Jim Harrison, from the introduction

"Many readers will savour this evocation of a lifestyles now not as usually portrayed in modern verse."—Library Journal

"There is anything of the traditional chinese language poets in Hennen, of Clare and Thoreau, even if he's greatly a latest poet."—Willow Springs

"One of the main fascinating issues approximately Tom Hennen's poems is his unusual skill to deliver mammoth quantities of house, frequently uninhabited area, into his brain and so into the total poem."—Robert Bly

"America is a rustic that loves its advertisements. That loves its packing containers we will placed humans and areas into. we like 'Heartland' in preference to 'Dustbowl.' We additionally like to be stunned. Rural Minnesota, as written via Tom Hennen in Darkness Sticks to Everything, is a global of practical loneliness and classes. It’s a set of honest poems approximately guy and the land."—The Rumpus

"Hennen is a grasp of the prose poem [who] can take little information, tiny info and lead them to universal."—River Falls Journal

"What separates Hennen from a lot of his contemporaries is his willingness to spot with the flora and fauna in a manner that feels neither possessive nor self-serving, yet easily (once back) sincere."—Basalt Magazine

"There is whatever robust in all Tom Hennen's poems, an information and a transparent, certain voice... i do not frequently are looking to finish by means of announcing 'Buy this book,' yet i will say it this time: 'You can purchase this book.'"—Fleda Brown, Interlochen Public Radio

"[A] pride to learn for the person that is prepared to decelerate with Hennen and have a look lower than a leaf, or at a bee, or into their very own mirrored image in a rain drop."—The Corresponder

Tom Hennen provides voice to the prairie and to rural groups, celebrating—with unhappiness, compliment, and astute observations—the land, climate, and population. in brief lyrics and prose poems, he finds the specific strangeness of standard issues. accumulated from six chapbooks that have been locally disbursed, this quantity is Hennen's long-overdue advent to a countrywide viewers. comprises an creation by means of Jim Harrison and an afterword by way of Thomas R. Smith.

"In Falling Snow at a Farm Auction"

Straight pine chair
In anyone's company,
Older than grandmother
It enters the present
Its fingers extensive open
Wanting to carry one other younger wife.

Tom Hennen, writer of six books of poetry, used to be born and raised in rural Minnesota. After forsaking university, he married and commenced paintings as a letterpress and offset printer. He helped came upon the Minnesota Writer's Publishing residence, then labored for the dep. of ordinary assets natural world part, and later on the Sand Lake nationwide natural world safe haven in South Dakota. Now retired, he lives in Minnesota.

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Download E-books This Connection of Everyone with Lungs: Poems (New California Poetry) PDF

By Juliana Spahr

Part planetary love poem, half 24/7 information flash, the hypnotic poems of This Connection of each person with Lungs wrap with equivalent, angular grace round fanatics and battleships. those poems pay attention the tracer hearth in a bird's track and seize mobile department and troop deployments within the similar expansive suggestion. They go through concentric degrees of organization and embody —from the distance among the fingers to the mesosphere and again again—touching every thing in among. The book's concentration shifts among neighborhood and international, private and non-private, person and social. every thing will get in: via all 5 senses, via home windows, among your sheets, less than your skin.

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