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Honeybee: Poems & Short Prose

By Naomi Shihab Nye

Honey. Beeswax. Pollinate. Hive. Colony. paintings. Dance. converse. Industrious. Buzz. Sting. Cooperate.

Where may we be with no them? the place could we be with out each other?

In eighty-two poems and paragraphs, Naomi Shihab Nye alights at the necessities of our time—our household, our dense air, our wars, our stories, our planet—and leaves us feeling interestingly sweeter and profoundly soothed.

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Complete Poems

Here is the 1st trustworthy variation of Keats's entire poems designed expressly for common readers and students.

Upon its e-book in 1978, Stillinger's The Poems of John Keats received quite excessive compliment: "The definitive Keats," proclaimed The New Republic--"An authoritative version embodying the readings the poet himself most likely meant, ready via the prime pupil in Keats textual studies."

Now this scholarship is finally to be had in a sleek, transparent layout designed to introduce scholars and basic readers to the "real" Keats. instead of the textual equipment that used to be necessary to students, Stillinger the following offers precious explanatory notes. those notes supply dates of composition, establish quotations and allusions, gloss names and phrases now not integrated within the usual table dictionary, and refer the reader to the easiest severe interpretations of the poems. the hot advent offers crucial evidence approximately Keats's lifestyles and occupation, describes the subjects of his most sensible paintings, and speculates at the explanations of his greatness.

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Oxford World's Classics: Tales of Glass Town, Angria, and Gondal (World Classics)

Of their collaborative early writings, the Brontës created and peopled the main remarkable delusion worlds, whose geography and background they elaborated in different tales, poems, and performs. jointly they invented characters in response to heroes and writers corresponding to Wellington, Napoleon, Scott, and Byron, whose feuds, alliances, and amorous affairs weave an elaborate net of social and political intrigue in imaginary colonial lands in Africa and the Pacific Ocean. The writings of Glass city, Angria, and Gondal are younger experiments in imitation and parody, wild romance and real looking recording--a playful literary international that they'd draw upon for his or her early and later paintings. during this beneficiant choice, the early writings of the Brontë's are awarded jointly for the 1st time. Christine Alexander's advent explores the wealthy creative lives of the Brontës, and the stress among their maturing authorship and artistic freedom. The version comprises Charlotte Brontë's Roe Head Journal, and Emily and Anne's Diary Papers. The variation additionally has a key to characters and position, designated notes, and a map of Glass city and Angria.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of alternative necessary good points, together with specialist introductions via top experts, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra examine, and masses more.

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Géaga Tré Thine: Haiku (Irish Edition)

These beautiful Irish-language haiku by means of Gabriel Rosenstock were praised now not as cultural hybridisation yet really as a continuation of an outdated culture. As Kuno Meyer says in historic Irish Poetry: ‘To hunt down and watch and love Nature, in its tiniest phenomenona as in its grandest, used to be given to no humans so early and so totally as to the Celt.’

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

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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Shelley: Selected Poetry (Poetry Library, Penguin)

Shelley's paintings has been criticized for its didacticism and undisciplined emotionalism. yet basically, he used to be a poet of principles and in his look for fact and unique human perfection, Shelley was once encouraged as a lot by means of the Greek poets and philosophers. peculiarly, his excellent gift used to be his lyricism and his verse comes as just about song as poetry can.

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The Ginkgo Light

By Arthur Sze

“Classically elegant.”—The manhattan occasions publication Review

Sze's loose verse emphasizes instantly how tricky, and the way helpful, it's for us to visualize our global as a approach whose ecologies and societies require us to take care of all their interdependent parts." —Publishers Weekly

“Sze’s list-laden sequences trap the world’s manifold proof one after the other, then via discursive statement unique from them a feeling not just of aesthetic order yet of common reason and effect.”—Boston Review

"Sze...here captures the strength of lifestyles in overshadowed day-by-day events....His poems mine every thing from geography, historical past, and biology to philosophy and nature, interweaving them to create a posh and luminous poetic texture....His poetry is an adventure of awakening and delight that every one critical scholars of up to date poetry should still have." —Library Journal

"Whether incorporating nature, philosophy, heritage, or technology, Sze's poems are expansive. They spread just like the time-slowed cinematic recording of a flower's blooming...Sze has a refreshingly unique sensibility and magnificence, and he techniques writing like a collagist by way of becoming a member of disparate components right into a cohesive whole." —Booklist

A temple close to the hypocenter of the atomic blast at Hiroshima was once disintegrated, yet its ginkgo tree survived to bud and bloom. Arthur Sze extends this metaphor of survival and perseverance to remodel the world’s genuine darkness into precarious elegance. “Each hour teems,” Sze writes, as he ingeniously integrates the world’s surprising and mundane—a woodpecker drilling a software pole or a 1300-year-old lotus seed—into a relocating, visionary journey.

Mayans charted Venus’s movement around the sky,
poured chocolate into jars and interred them
with the useless. a girl dips 3 bowls into
hair’s fur glaze, areas them in a kiln, anticipates
removing them, red-hot, to a shelf to cool.
When samba melodies have dissipated into air,
when lighting fixtures wrapped round a willow have vanished,
what development of transferring traces ends up in Duration?

Arthur Sze, one in every of America’s best poets, is the writer of 9 books of poetry and translation. he's professor emeritus of artistic writing on the Institute of yankee Indian Arts and simply accomplished a time period as Poet Laureate of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place

By bell hooks

Writer, activist, feminist, instructor, and artist bell hooks is well known as one of many nation's top intellectuals. Born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, hooks drew her precise pseudonym from the identify of her grandmother, an clever and strong-willed African American girl who encouraged her to face up opposed to a dominating and repressive society. Her poetry, novels, memoirs, and children's books replicate her Appalachian upbringing and have her struggles with racially built-in colleges and unwelcome authority figures. one among Utne Reader's "100 Visionaries Who Can swap Your Life," hooks has gained huge acclaim from critics and readers alike. In Appalachian Elegy, bell hooks keeps her paintings as an imagist of life's harsh realities in a set of poems encouraged by way of her adolescence within the remoted hills and hidden hollows of Kentucky. right away meditative, confessional, and political, this poignant quantity attracts the reader deep into the event of dwelling in Appalachia. pertaining to such subject matters because the marginalization of its humans and the environmental degradation it has suffered through the years, hooks's poetry quietly elegizes the sluggish lack of an identification whereas additionally celebrating that that is consistent, firmly rooted in a spot that's not complete.

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