Download E-books Il libro e i Frammenti dei Poeti Nuovi (Classici della religione) PDF

By Catullus

Gaio Valerio Catullo, massimo esponente della scuola dei "poeti nuovi" ispirati al greco Callimaco, nonché uno dei maggiori poeti latini, lascia una produzione poetica giunta a noi in forma di Liber, successivamente suddiviso in tre parti: le nugae, brevi carmi in metri diversi; i carmina docta d'impronta alessandrina, in step with los angeles maggior parte in esametri e distici elegiaci; e gli epigrammi, brevi liriche in distici elegiaci di argomento prevalentemente erotico. Si tratta di una forma di poesia breve ed erudita, attenta al tratteggio di episodi semplici e quotidiani di evidente matrice callimachea. los angeles versione digitale del Liber catulliano, approntata oggi da Utet, si completa dei frammenti lirici di altri poeti minori, da Valerio Edituo a Gallo, di un apparato critico e del testo latino fruibile come ipertesto.

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Download E-books I Can't Go On, I'll Go On: A Samuel Beckett Reader PDF

By Samuel Beckett

Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature and stated as one of many maximum writers of our time, Samuel Beckett has had a profound impression upon the literary panorama of the 20 th century. during this one-volume selection of his fiction, drama, poetry, and important writings, we get an unsurpassed examine his paintings. integrated, between others, are:

- the whole performs awaiting Godot, Krapp’s final Tape, Cascando, Eh Joe, now not I, and That Time
- decisions from his novels Murphy, Watt, Mercier and Camier, Molloy, and The Unnamable
- The shorter works “Dante and the Lobster,” “The Expelled,” mind's eye useless think, and Lessness
- a range of Beckett’s poetry and significant writings

With an integral creation through editor and Beckett intimate Richard Seaver, and that includes an invaluable opt for bibliography, I Can’t cross On, I’ll cross On is certainly a useful creation to a author who has replaced the face of recent literature.

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Download E-books Selected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan PDF

By Paul Celan, John Felstiner

The such a lot wide-ranging quantity of the paintings of Europe's prime postwar poet, together with formerly unpublished writings.

Paul Celan was once born in 1920 within the East ecu province of Bukovina. quickly after his mom and dad, German-speaking Jews, had perished by the hands of the Nazis, Celan wrote "Todesfuge" ("Deathfugue"), the main compelling poem to emerge from the Holocaust. Self-exiled in Paris, for twenty-five years Celan persevered writing in his German mom tongue, even though it had "passed in the course of the thousand darknesses of deathbringing speech." His writing purges and remakes that language, usually reaching a hope-struck radiance by no means ahead of obvious in smooth poetry. yet in 1970, his psychic wounds unhealed, Celan drowned himself within the Seine. This landmark quantity contains younger lyrics, unpublished poems, and prose. All poems look within the unique and in translation on dealing with pages. John Felstiner's translations stem from a twenty-year immersion in Celan's lifestyles and paintings. John Bayley wrote within the New York evaluate of Books, "Felstiner interprets ... brilliantly."

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Download E-books Grief Is the Thing with Feathers: A Novel PDF

By Max Porter

Here he's, husband and father, scruffy romantic, a shambolic scholar--a guy adrift within the wake of his wife's surprising, unintentional loss of life. And there are his sons who like him fight of their London condo to stand the insufferable unhappiness that has engulfed them. the daddy imagines a way forward for well-meaning viewers and vacancy, whereas the lads wander, savage and unsupervised.

In this second of violent depression they're visited via Crow--antagonist, trickster, goad, protector, therapist, and babysitter. This self-described "sentimental bird," right now wild and delicate, who "finds people uninteresting other than in grief," threatens to stick with the wounded relatives till they not desire him. As weeks flip to months and the soreness of loss lessens with the balm of stories, Crow's efforts are rewarded and the little unit of 3 starts off to get better: Dad resumes his booklet in regards to the poet Ted Hughes; the lads get on with it, develop up.

Part novella, half polyphonic delusion, half essay on grief, Max Porter's remarkable debut combines compassion and bravura variety to surprising influence. choked with angular wit and profound truths, Grief Is the article with Feathers is a startlingly unique and haunting debut through an important new talent.

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Download E-books The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition PDF

This revised and extended version of The crucial Rumi contains a new advent through Coleman Barks and greater than eighty never-before-published poems.

Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this beautiful literature to a remarkably wide variety of readers, making the ecstatic, non secular poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi extra renowned than ever.

The crucial Rumi is still the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive number of his appealing, mystical poetry.

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Download E-books Piers Plowman: A Modern Verse Translation PDF

William Langland's 14th-century poem Piers Plowman, a demanding and sometimes funny remark on corruption and greed, continues to be significant at the present time. The allegorical paintings revolves round the narrator's quest to stay a very good existence, and takes the shape of a sequence of goals during which Piers, the sincere plowman, seems in numerous guises. Characters equivalent to sense of right and wrong, constancy and Charity, along Falsehood and Guile, are immediately recognizable as our present-day politicians and celebrities, associates and associates. Social matters are faced, together with governance, financial kin, legal justice, marital relatives and the bounds of educational studying, in addition to spiritual trust and the ordinary world.
This new verse translation from the center English preserves the strength, imagery and motive of the unique, and keeps its alliterative sort.

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Download E-books Midnight, Dhaka PDF

Mir Mahfuz Ali is a phenomenal new voice in British poetry; local of what's now Bangladesh, Mahfuz grew up in the course of the tricky interval of the early Nineteen Seventies while the zone was once struck, first through a devastating cyclone, then by way of a very vicious civil conflict. As a boy, Mahfuz witnessed atrocities and writes approximately them with a searing directness in poems like “My Salma” and the name poem. yet even more than this, his trauma turns into transformative, and his poetry the foremost to unlocking thoughts of a adolescence which are wealthy in nuance, lovely intimately, and evocative of a pretty kingdom. They have a good time the human capability for romance, survival and renewal.

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Download E-books Death Poems PDF

By Thomas Ligotti

Thomas Ligotti’s demise Poems is a curious little booklet, a suite of morbid poetry by way of the popular author of extreme and literary stories of supernatural horror.... The publication is a diminutive hardcover, conscientiously designed, with gilt-edged paper certain among marbled endpapers, and was once restricted to 333 copies.

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