The Palm at the End of the Mind: Selected Poems and a PlayVintage #ad - Included also is a short play by Stevens, "Bowl, Cat and Broomstick. ". This selection of works by wallace stevens--the man Harold Bloom has called “the best and most representative American poet”--was first published in 1967. Edited by the poet's daughter holly stevens, it contains all the major long poems and sequences, and every shorter poem of lasting value in Stevens' career, including some not printed in his earlier Collected Works.
Four QuartetsMariner Books #ad - It is the culminating achievement by a man considered the greatest poet of the twentieth century and one of the seminal figures in the evolution of modernism. The last major verse written by Nobel laureate T. Eliot, considered by eliot himself to be his finest workFour Quartets is a rich composition that expands the spiritual vision introduced in “The Waste Land.
Here, spiritual, ” “the dry salvages, ” and “little gidding”, in four linked poems “Burnt Norton, ” “East Coker, philosophical, and personal themes emerge through symbolic allusions and literary and religious references from both Eastern and Western thought. S.
Selected PoemsNew Directions #ad - In addition to including many more pieces, Tomlinson has organized the whole in chronological order. It isn't what he the poet says that counts as a work of art, " Williams maintained, "it's what he makes, with such intensity of purpose that it lives with an intrinsic movement of its own to verify its authenticity.
". With the publication of this book, charles Tomlinson's edition of Williams's Selected Poems, New Directions has introduced a gathering larger and more comprehensive than the original 1963 edition. Opening with professor Tomlinson's superbly clear and helpful introduction this selection reflects the most up-to-date Williams scholarship.
Selected PoemsNew Directions #ad - Like every major artist she challenges the reader's intellect and imagination. Boston heraldselected poems, the first selection to encompass the rich diversity of Hilda Doolittle's poetry, is both confirmation and celebration of her long-overdue inclusion in the modernist canon. Discovered her unique creative voice, reconciliation, the selection triumphantly concludes with portions of the late sequences Helen in Egypt and Hermetic Definition which focus on rebirth, to the great prophetic poems of the war years combined in Trilogy, and the reunion of the divided self.
With both the general reader and the student in mind, editor Louis L. From her early "imagist" period, through the "lost" poems of the thirties where H. D. Martz of yale University who also edited H. D. S collected poems 1912-1944 has provided generous examples of H. D. S work.
Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, PenguinPenguin Classics #ad - Teems with sharp observation, profound moral insight, high satiric wit, and all manner of aesthetic delight. The new york times book reviewa penguin classicthis definitive edition brings together all the works that Pulitzer Prize-winning Marianne Moore wished to preserve, covering more than sixty years of writing, and incorporating the final revisions she made to the texts.
Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. In entertaining informative notes, Moore reveals the inspiration for complete poems and individual lines within them.
Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin #ad - For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. The poems demonstrate moore’s wide range of interests, moving from witty images of animals, sporting events, and social institutions, to thoughtful meditations on human nature. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.
Lyric Poems Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications #ad - One of the greatest english poets, john keats 1795–1821 created an astonishing body of work before his early death from tuberculosis at the age of 26. This collection contains 30 of his finest poems, including such favorites as "On first looking into Chapman's Homer, " "The Eve of St. Agnes, " "on seeing the elgin marbles, " "la belle dame sans merci, " "on indolence, the pot of basil" and the celebrated Odes: "To a Nightingale, " "On a Grecian Urn, " "To Psyche, " "On Melancholy, " "Isabella; or, " and "To Autumn.
These and many other poems, reproduced here from a standard edition, represent a treasury of time-honored poetry that ranks among the glories of English verse. Much of his poetry consists of deeply felt lyrical meditations on a variety of themes—love, and other topics—expressed in verse of exquisite delicacy, originality, the transience of joy, death, the immortality of art, the impermanence of youth and beauty, and sensuous richness.
Selected Poems Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications #ad - This modestly priced edition presents over 100 of her best-known and most-loved poems, reprinted from authoritative early editions. The heart asks pleasure first, and then, excuse from pain;And then, to go to sleep;And then, those little anodynesThat deaden suffering;And then, if it should beThe will of its Inquisitor, The liberty to die.
Generally considered among the greatest American poets, studied, Emily Dickinson has been read, and admired by generations of literature students and poetry lovers. Unflinchingly honest, " "i'm nobody, " "there's a certain slant of light, the poems include such favorites as "The Chariot, and technically adventurous, " "I taste a liquor never brewed, " "The Snake, psychologically penetrating, who are you?" "A Book, " "Hope, " and many more.
Selected Poems Dover Thrift Editions #ad - Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts Beckett, SamuelGrove Press #ad - His play remains one of the most magical and beautiful allegories of our time. Vladimir and estragon wait near a tree, inhabiting a drama spun of their own consciousness. From an inauspicious beginning at the tiny left bank theatre de Babylone in 1953, followed by bewilderment among American and British audiences, Waiting for Godot has become of the most important and enigmatic plays of the past fifty years and a cornerstone of twentieth-century drama.
. The result is a comical wordplay of poetry, dreamscapes, and nonsense, which has been interpreted as mankind’s inexhaustible search for meaning. Beckett’s language pioneered an expressionistic minimalism that captured the existential post-World War II Europe. As clive barnes wrote, “time catches up with genius … Waiting for Godot is one of the masterpieces of the century.
Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts Beckett, Samuel #ad - The story revolves around two seemingly homeless men waiting for someone—or something—named Godot.
Selected Poems of Ezra Pound New Directions Paperbook Book 66New Directions #ad - Pound's lyric genius, his superb technique, and his fresh insight into literary problems make him one of the small company of men who through the centuries have kept poetry alive—one of the great innovators. This book offers a compact yet representative selection of Ezra Pound's poems and translations.
Included are parts of his best known works—the Chinese translations, the sequence called Hugh Selwyn Mauberly, the Homage to Sextus Propertius. The cantos, are presented in generous selections, Pound's major epic, chosen to emphasize the main themes of the whole poem. Ezra pound has been called "the inventor of modern poetry in English.
Selected Poems of Ezra Pound New Directions Paperbook Book 66 #ad - The verse and criticism which he produced during the early years of the twentieth century very largely determined the directions of creative writing in our time; virtually every major poet in England and America today has acknowledged his help or influence. The span covered is pound's entire writing career, from his early lyrics and the translations of Provençal songs to his English version of Sophocles' Trachiniae.