Download E-books Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1892-1910 PDF

By Rainer Maria Rilke

This consultant choice from Rilke's huge and striking correspondence presents a type of non secular autobiography of the poet.

The interval the following coated displays all of the nice stories of Rilke's early grownup lifestyles: his tough beginnings, his relationships with Lou Andreas-Salome and together with his spouse Clara, his trips to Russia, his touch with the Worpswede artists, the impact of Paris, the revelation of Cezanne. the various letters are psychologically revealing; many comment on attribute issues, or freshly transcribe adventure that eventually passes into the poetry.

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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 L'altra verità (Contemporanea) PDF

By Alda Merini

Un alternarsi di orrore e solitudine, di incapacità di comprendere e di essere compresi, in una narrazione che nonostante tutto è un inno alla vita e alla forza del “sentire”. Alda Merini ripercorre il suo ricovero decennale in manicomio: il racconto della vita nella clinica psichiatrica, tra elettroshock sguardo della poetessa su questo inferno, come un’onda che alterna los angeles lucidità all’incanto. Un diario senza traccia di sentimentalismo o di facili condanne, in cui emerge lo “sperdimento”, ma anche los angeles sicurezza di sé e delle proprie emozioni in una sorta di innocenza primaria che tutto osserva e trasforma, senza mai disconoscere l. a. malattia, o los angeles fatica del non sentire i ritmi e i bisogni altrui, in una riflessione che si fa poesia, negli interrogativi e nei dubbi che divengono rime a lacerare il torpore, l’abitudine, l’indifferenza e l. a. paura del mondo che c’è “fuori”.

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Download E-books Wait Till I'm Dead: Uncollected Poems PDF

By Allen Ginsberg

Wet evening on Union sq., complete moon. wish extra poems? Wait until I’m dead.—Allen Ginsberg, August eight, 1990, 3:30 A.M.

The first new Ginsberg assortment in over fifteen years, Wait until eventually I’m useless is a landmark e-book, edited via popular Ginsberg pupil invoice Morgan and brought through award-winning poet and Ginsberg fanatic Rachel Zucker. Ginsberg wrote regularly for greater than fifty years, frequently composing poetry on call for, and plenty of of the poems gathered during this quantity have been scribbled in letters or despatched off to imprecise guides and unjustly forgotten. Wait until eventually I’m lifeless, which spans the full of Ginsberg’s lengthy writing profession, from the Forties to the Nineties, is a testomony to Ginsberg’s unbelievable writing and singular aesthetics.

Following the chronology of his lifestyles, Wait until eventually I’m useless reproduces the poems including vast notes. Containing 104 formerly uncollected poems and followed by way of unique pictures, Wait until eventually I’m useless is the ultimate significant contribution to Ginsberg’s sprawling oeuvre, a must-read for Ginsberg neophytes and longtime lovers alike.

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Download E-books Collected Works: Stories and Poems PDF

By Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe used to be a grasp of stories of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of “The Raven” to the chronic fright of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his tales and poems are unforgettable explorations of the darker aspect of lifestyles that stay significant at the present time.

This Canterbury Classics version of Edgar Allan Poe collects a few of his best-known work—from “Annabel Lee” to “The Fall of the home of Usher,” “Lenore” to “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and lots of, many extra. Poe's writings have been really original—and this exact publication is the proper examine his unusual genius.

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Download E-books Poems, 1957-1967 (Wesleyan Poetry Series) PDF

By James Dickey

This quantity represents, below one conceal, the most important paintings of the guy whom critics and readers have distinctive the real poet of his American new release. For this assortment, James Dickey has chosen from his 4 released books all these poems that mirror his truest pursuits and his progress as an artist. He has further greater than a rating of latest poems – in impression, a brand new ebook in themselves – that experience now not formerly been released in quantity form.

Specifically, Poems 1957-1967 comprises 15 of the 24 poems that have been incorporated in his first e-book, Into the Stone (1960); 25 of the 36 that made up Drowning With Others (1962); 22 of the 24 in Helmets (1964); the total 22 within the nationwide booklet Award winner Buckdancer’s selection (1965); and, less than the titles Sermon and Falling, the interesting new poems pointed out above. Seldom can the be aware “great” be used of the paintings of a modern in any paintings. yet without doubt it applies to the poems of James Dickey.

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Download E-books Cinema of the Present PDF

By Lisa Robertson

"Robertson proves challenging to give an explanation for yet effortless to get pleasure from. . . . Dauntlessly and resourcefully highbrow, Robertson is additionally playful or blunt. . . . She wields language expertly, even beautifully."—The big apple Times

What if the cinema of the current have been a Möbius strip of language, a montage of statements and questions sutured jointly and steadily amassing colour? could the seams come up with the money for a brand new sensibility round the pronoun "you"? might the fitting phrases of philosophy, model, books, structure, and historical past animate a brand new imaginative and prescient, gestural and indirect? Is the kinetic pronoun cinema?

These and different questions are spoke back within the new assortment from acclaimed poet and essayist Lisa Robertson. The ebook is obtainable with 4 diversified again covers, designed by way of artists Hadley+Maxwell.

A quorum of crows could be your witness.

And if you happen to become aware of you have been bought?

You notice the scent of rain, bread, and exhaust combined with tiredness.

And if you happen to your self are incompatible along with your view of the world?

And what's the topic yet a stitching?

Once back you're the person who promotes artifice.

At 2 am on Friday, you burn with a maudlin premonition.

And ratings and scores and badges and repetitions.

Lisa Robertson's ebook Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip used to be named one of many New York Times a hundred extraordinary Books of 2010 and used to be longlisted for the 2011 Warwick Prize. Her different books contain Debbie: An Epic, The Men, The Weather, and Occasional paintings and 7 Walks from the workplace for gentle Architecture. She is the 2014 Bain Swiggett Professor at Princeton University.

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Download E-books The Song of the Cid (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Maria Rosa Menocal

From a mythical translator: a powerful new rendering of Spain's nationwide epic

Venture into the guts of Islamic Spain during this vivid, rollicking new translation of The music of the Cid, the one surviving epic from medieval Spain. Banished from the courtroom of King Alfonso, the noble warrior Rodrigo Diaz, be aware of because the Cid, units out from Castile to revive his identify. In a sequence of battles, he earns wealth and honor for his males and his king, in addition to repute and admiration for himself. however it is in rescuing his daughters from their ill-suited marriages that the Cid faces the last word problem to the medieval heroic ideal.

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

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Download E-books The Complete Odes (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Pindar

The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners within the historic video games, together with the Olympics. He celebrated the victories of athletes competing in foot races, horse races, boxing, wrestling, all-in combating and the pentathlon, and his Odes are attention-grabbing not just for his or her poetic characteristics, yet for what they let us know concerning the video games. Pindar praises the victor through evaluating him to legendary heroes and the gods, but in addition reminds the athlete of his human boundaries. The Odes include types of a few of the easiest identified Greek myths, equivalent to Jason and the Argonauts, and Perseus and Medusa, and are a helpful resource for insights on Greek faith and ethics. Pindar's startling use of language, together with awesome metaphors, daring syntax, and enigmatic expressions, makes studying his poetry a uniquely lucrative adventure.
Anthony Verity's lucid translations remain as shut as they could to the unique Greek, with no sacrificing clarity. The textual content is complemented by means of a succinct advent through Stephen Instone outlining the fundamental nature of Pindar's Odes in addition to explaining the character of the video games, the occasions, and the contributors. Explanatory notes support the reader to navigate Pindar's occasionally compressed and allusive expressive technique.

About the Series: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from all over the world. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative worthy positive aspects, together with specialist introductions through best professionals, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra research, and lots more and plenty more.

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