Love Poems (New Directions Paperbook)

By Pablo Neruda

Sensual, earthy love poems that shaped the foundation for the preferred motion picture Il Postino, now in a gorgeous reward booklet excellent for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or simply to claim "I love you!"

Charged with sensuality and fervour, Pablo Neruda's love poems are the main celebrated of the Nobel Prize winner's oeuvre, appealing readers with earthbound photographs and reveling in a fiery re-imagining of the realm. more often than not written at the island paradise of Capri (the idyllic environment of the Oscar-winning motion picture Il Postino), Love Poems embraces the seascapes surrounding the poet and his love Matilde Urrutia, their waves and beaches saturated with a brand new, craving eroticism.

And in case you appear
all of the rivers sound
in my physique, bells
shake the sky,
and a hymn fills the world.

        © 1973 via Neruda & Walsh

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By Pablo Neruda

Sensual, earthy love poems that shaped the foundation for the preferred motion picture Il Postino, now in a gorgeous reward booklet excellent for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or simply to claim "I love you!"

Charged with sensuality and fervour, Pablo Neruda's love poems are the main celebrated of the Nobel Prize winner's oeuvre, appealing readers with earthbound photographs and reveling in a fiery re-imagining of the realm. more often than not written at the island paradise of Capri (the idyllic environment of the Oscar-winning motion picture Il Postino), Love Poems embraces the seascapes surrounding the poet and his love Matilde Urrutia, their waves and beaches saturated with a brand new, craving eroticism.

And in case you appear
all of the rivers sound
in my physique, bells
shake the sky,
and a hymn fills the world.

        © 1973 via Neruda & Walsh

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Moods (New Directions Paperbook)

Yoel Hoffmann―“Israel’s celebrated avant-garde genius” (The Forward)―supplies the magic lacking hyperlink among the infinitesimal and the infinite

half novel and half memoir, Yoel Hoffmann’s Moods is flooded with emotions, evoked through his relations, losses, loves, the soul’s hidden powers, outdated cellphone books, and existence within the Galilee―with its each smell, breeze, outstanding puppy, and unusual neighbor.  sporting those shards is a common tenderness, accentuated through a brand new measurement introduced alongside via “that nice tremendous tablet of Prozac.” superbly translated by means of Peter Cole, Moods is fiction for fanatics of poetry and poetry for enthusiasts of fiction―a small wonder of a e-book, and with its wallet of pleasure, a interestingly joyful e-book by means of an writer who as soon as in comparison himself to “a praying mantis prone to melancholy.”

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Yoel Hoffmann―“Israel’s celebrated avant-garde genius” (The Forward)―supplies the magic lacking hyperlink among the infinitesimal and the infinite

half novel and half memoir, Yoel Hoffmann’s Moods is flooded with emotions, evoked through his relations, losses, loves, the soul’s hidden powers, outdated cellphone books, and existence within the Galilee―with its each smell, breeze, outstanding puppy, and unusual neighbor.  sporting those shards is a common tenderness, accentuated through a brand new measurement introduced alongside via “that nice tremendous tablet of Prozac.” superbly translated by means of Peter Cole, Moods is fiction for fanatics of poetry and poetry for enthusiasts of fiction―a small wonder of a e-book, and with its wallet of pleasure, a interestingly joyful e-book by means of an writer who as soon as in comparison himself to “a praying mantis prone to melancholy.”

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Old Heart: Poems

By Stanley Plumly

Stanley Plumly's masterful 8th collection--wherein he confronts and celebrates mortality--was a finalist for the nationwide e-book Award in Poetry.

In this assortment, Stanley Plumly confronts and celebrates mortality--in the special wildlife, within the immediacy of the lack of acquaintances, and in own encounters. Archetypal, occasionally even allegorical, the poems in Old Heart volume to a sustained meditation. the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters declared of Plumly that "he has within the final thirty years quietly, gradually, increased the diversity of lyric poetry in English...[and] reinvigorated our poetry." His moral rigor and literary modesty mix in Old Heart--his best ebook of poetry.

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By Stanley Plumly

Stanley Plumly's masterful 8th collection--wherein he confronts and celebrates mortality--was a finalist for the nationwide e-book Award in Poetry.

In this assortment, Stanley Plumly confronts and celebrates mortality--in the special wildlife, within the immediacy of the lack of acquaintances, and in own encounters. Archetypal, occasionally even allegorical, the poems in Old Heart volume to a sustained meditation. the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters declared of Plumly that "he has within the final thirty years quietly, gradually, increased the diversity of lyric poetry in English...[and] reinvigorated our poetry." His moral rigor and literary modesty mix in Old Heart--his best ebook of poetry.

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Woods and Chalices

By Tomaz Salamun

Encouraged via Rimbaud and Ashbery, the Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun is now inspiring the more youthful iteration of yank poets—and Woods and Chalices will safe his position within the ranks of influential, experimental twenty-first-century writers. Šalamun's strengths are on reveal right here: innocence and obscenity, heavily allied; an excellent ancient achieve; and questions, instructions, and statements of identification that problem all norms and but appear uncannily commonplace and right— “I'm molasses, don't overlook that."

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By Tomaz Salamun

Encouraged via Rimbaud and Ashbery, the Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun is now inspiring the more youthful iteration of yank poets—and Woods and Chalices will safe his position within the ranks of influential, experimental twenty-first-century writers. Šalamun's strengths are on reveal right here: innocence and obscenity, heavily allied; an excellent ancient achieve; and questions, instructions, and statements of identification that problem all norms and but appear uncannily commonplace and right— “I'm molasses, don't overlook that."

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How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology

By Zong-qi Cai

In this "guided" anthology, specialists lead scholars during the significant genres and eras of chinese language poetry from antiquity to the trendy time. the quantity is split into 6 chronological sections and lines greater than a hundred and forty examples of the simplest shi, sao, fu, ci, and qu poems. A complete creation and wide thematic desk of contents spotlight the thematic, formal, and prosodic good points of chinese language poetry, and every bankruptcy is written through a student who focuses on a specific interval or style. Poems are offered in chinese language and English and are observed through a tone-marked romanized model, an evidence of chinese language linguistic and poetic conventions, and urged examining concepts. Sound recordings of the poems can be found on-line for free. those detailed gains facilitate an severe engagement with chinese language poetical texts and aid the reader derive aesthetic excitement and perception from those works as you could from the original.

Contributors: Robert Ashmore (Univ. of California, Berkeley); Zong-qi Cai; Charles Egan (San Francisco State); Ronald Egan (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara); Grace Fong (McGill); David R. Knechtges (Univ. of Washington); Xinda Lian (Denison); Shuen-fu Lin (Univ. of Michigan); William H. Nienhauser Jr. (Univ. of Wisconsin); Maija Bell Samei; Jui-lung Su (National Univ. of Singapore); Wendy Swartz (Columbia); Xiaofei Tian (Harvard); Paula Varsano (Univ. of California, Berkeley); Fusheng Wu (Univ. of Utah)

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By Zong-qi Cai

In this "guided" anthology, specialists lead scholars during the significant genres and eras of chinese language poetry from antiquity to the trendy time. the quantity is split into 6 chronological sections and lines greater than a hundred and forty examples of the simplest shi, sao, fu, ci, and qu poems. A complete creation and wide thematic desk of contents spotlight the thematic, formal, and prosodic good points of chinese language poetry, and every bankruptcy is written through a student who focuses on a specific interval or style. Poems are offered in chinese language and English and are observed through a tone-marked romanized model, an evidence of chinese language linguistic and poetic conventions, and urged examining concepts. Sound recordings of the poems can be found on-line for free. those detailed gains facilitate an severe engagement with chinese language poetical texts and aid the reader derive aesthetic excitement and perception from those works as you could from the original.

Contributors: Robert Ashmore (Univ. of California, Berkeley); Zong-qi Cai; Charles Egan (San Francisco State); Ronald Egan (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara); Grace Fong (McGill); David R. Knechtges (Univ. of Washington); Xinda Lian (Denison); Shuen-fu Lin (Univ. of Michigan); William H. Nienhauser Jr. (Univ. of Wisconsin); Maija Bell Samei; Jui-lung Su (National Univ. of Singapore); Wendy Swartz (Columbia); Xiaofei Tian (Harvard); Paula Varsano (Univ. of California, Berkeley); Fusheng Wu (Univ. of Utah)

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Just give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diie

Angelou's i do know Why the Caged chook Sings used to be a most sensible vendor, and there'll be an viewers for this very well performed schlock poetry, to not be pressured with poetry for those that learn poetry.

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Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems

By Billy Collins

NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER

“America’s favourite poet.”—The Wall road Journal

From the two-term Poet Laureate of the us Billy Collins comes his first quantity of latest and chosen poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with beneficiant choices from his 4 newest books—Nine Horses, the difficulty with Poetry, Ballistics, and Horoscopes for the lifeless. Collins’s unmistakable voice, which brings jointly simple speech with innovative shock, is obviously heard on each web page, reminding us how he has controlled to counterpoint the tapestry of up to date poetry and tremendously extend its viewers. His paintings is featured in most sensible literary magazines similar to The New Yorker, Poetry, and The Atlantic, and he sells out examining venues all around the nation. showing on a regular basis in The top American Poetry sequence, his poems entice readers and dwell audiences all over and feature been translated into greater than a dozen languages. by way of turns playful, ironic, and severe, Collins’s poetry captures the nuances of daily life whereas best the reader into zones of encouraged ask yourself. within the poet’s personal phrases, he hopes that his poems “begin in Kansas and lead to ounces” pertaining to the topics of affection, loss, pleasure, and poetry itself, those poems exhibit the simplest paintings of this “poet of plenitude, irony, and Augustan grace” (The New Yorker).

Envoy
 
cross, little book,
out of this condo and into the world,
 
carriage made from paper rolling towards town
bearing a unmarried passenger
past the achieve of this jittery pen
and much from the table and the nosy gooseneck lamp.
 
it's time to decamp,
wear a jacket and enterprise outside,
time to be seemed through different eyes,
sure to be held in international hands.
 
So off you move, babies of the brain,
with a wave and a few bits of fatherly advice:
 
remain out as past due as you like,
don’t hassle to name or write,
and seek advice from as many strangers as you can.

Praise for Aimless Love
 
“[Billy Collins] is in a position, with beneficial few phrases, to make me cry. Or snigger out loud. he's a extraordinary artist. To have such strength in such an abbreviated shape is deeply inspiring.”—J. J. Abrams, The ny occasions booklet Review
 
“His paintings is poignant, undemanding, frequently humorous and ingenious, additionally nuanced and spectacular. It bears repeated analyzing and examining aloud.”The undeniable Dealer
 
“Collins has earned virtually rock-star prestige. . . . He is familiar with easy methods to write layered, subtly witty poems that anybody can comprehend and appreciate—even those that don’t typically like poetry. . . . The Collins in those pages is special, evocative, and understands the right way to make the style clean and relevant.”—The Christian technological know-how Monitor
 
“Collins’s new poems comprise every thing you've got come to count on from a Billy Collins poem. They stand solidly on even flooring, chiseled and unbreakable. Their phraseology is classy, the humor is alive, and the speaker maintains to walk at his personal speed during the plainness of yankee life.”The day-by-day Beast
 
“[Collins’s] poetry provides basic observations, which create a shared adventure among Collins and his readers, whereas additional revealing how he's taking life’s daily humdrum reports and makes them vibrant.”—The instances Leader

From the Hardcover edition.

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By Billy Collins

NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER

“America’s favourite poet.”—The Wall road Journal

From the two-term Poet Laureate of the us Billy Collins comes his first quantity of latest and chosen poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with beneficiant choices from his 4 newest books—Nine Horses, the difficulty with Poetry, Ballistics, and Horoscopes for the lifeless. Collins’s unmistakable voice, which brings jointly simple speech with innovative shock, is obviously heard on each web page, reminding us how he has controlled to counterpoint the tapestry of up to date poetry and tremendously extend its viewers. His paintings is featured in most sensible literary magazines similar to The New Yorker, Poetry, and The Atlantic, and he sells out examining venues all around the nation. showing on a regular basis in The top American Poetry sequence, his poems entice readers and dwell audiences all over and feature been translated into greater than a dozen languages. by way of turns playful, ironic, and severe, Collins’s poetry captures the nuances of daily life whereas best the reader into zones of encouraged ask yourself. within the poet’s personal phrases, he hopes that his poems “begin in Kansas and lead to ounces” pertaining to the topics of affection, loss, pleasure, and poetry itself, those poems exhibit the simplest paintings of this “poet of plenitude, irony, and Augustan grace” (The New Yorker).

Envoy
 
cross, little book,
out of this condo and into the world,
 
carriage made from paper rolling towards town
bearing a unmarried passenger
past the achieve of this jittery pen
and much from the table and the nosy gooseneck lamp.
 
it's time to decamp,
wear a jacket and enterprise outside,
time to be seemed through different eyes,
sure to be held in international hands.
 
So off you move, babies of the brain,
with a wave and a few bits of fatherly advice:
 
remain out as past due as you like,
don’t hassle to name or write,
and seek advice from as many strangers as you can.

Praise for Aimless Love
 
“[Billy Collins] is in a position, with beneficial few phrases, to make me cry. Or snigger out loud. he's a extraordinary artist. To have such strength in such an abbreviated shape is deeply inspiring.”—J. J. Abrams, The ny occasions booklet Review
 
“His paintings is poignant, undemanding, frequently humorous and ingenious, additionally nuanced and spectacular. It bears repeated analyzing and examining aloud.”The undeniable Dealer
 
“Collins has earned virtually rock-star prestige. . . . He is familiar with easy methods to write layered, subtly witty poems that anybody can comprehend and appreciate—even those that don’t typically like poetry. . . . The Collins in those pages is special, evocative, and understands the right way to make the style clean and relevant.”—The Christian technological know-how Monitor
 
“Collins’s new poems comprise every thing you've got come to count on from a Billy Collins poem. They stand solidly on even flooring, chiseled and unbreakable. Their phraseology is classy, the humor is alive, and the speaker maintains to walk at his personal speed during the plainness of yankee life.”The day-by-day Beast
 
“[Collins’s] poetry provides basic observations, which create a shared adventure among Collins and his readers, whereas additional revealing how he's taking life’s daily humdrum reports and makes them vibrant.”—The instances Leader

From the Hardcover edition.

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Handwriting

By Michael Ondaatje

Handwriting is a suite of exquisitely crafted poems of delicacy and gear -- poems approximately love, panorama, and the sweep of historical past set within the poet's first domestic, Sri Lanka.

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By Michael Ondaatje

Handwriting is a suite of exquisitely crafted poems of delicacy and gear -- poems approximately love, panorama, and the sweep of historical past set within the poet's first domestic, Sri Lanka.

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The Woman in White (Penguin Classics)

By Wilkie Collins

The lady in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie come across on a moonlit London street. Engaged as a drawing grasp to the gorgeous Laura Fairlie, Walter is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his "charming" pal count number Fosco, who has a flavor for white mice, vanilla bonbons and poison. 

Pursuing questions of id and madness alongside the trails and corridors of English state homes and the madhouse, The girl in White is the 1st and so much influential of the Victorian style that mixed Gothic horror with mental realism.

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

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By Wilkie Collins

The lady in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie come across on a moonlit London street. Engaged as a drawing grasp to the gorgeous Laura Fairlie, Walter is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his "charming" pal count number Fosco, who has a flavor for white mice, vanilla bonbons and poison. 

Pursuing questions of id and madness alongside the trails and corridors of English state homes and the madhouse, The girl in White is the 1st and so much influential of the Victorian style that mixed Gothic horror with mental realism.

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

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John Betjeman: Collected Poems

The poetic paintings of John Betjeman is understood either for its diversity and its mastery of shape. published for the 1st time in paperback, this option of his poetry has offered greater than million copies and was once offered the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize.

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The poetic paintings of John Betjeman is understood either for its diversity and its mastery of shape. published for the 1st time in paperback, this option of his poetry has offered greater than million copies and was once offered the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize.

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