Download E-books The Illustrated Old Possum PDF

By T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot’s playful cat poems have overjoyed readers and cat enthusiasts all over the world ever on the grounds that they have been first released in 1939. They have been initially composed for his godchildren, with Eliot posing as previous Possum himself, and later encouraged the mythical musicalCats.Now with vivid illustrations by way of the award-winning Axel Scheffler, this appealing version makes a superb new domestic for Mr. Mistoffelees, Growltiger, the Rum Tum Tugger, Macavity the secret cat, and plenty of different memorable strays. It’s the proper supplement to the loved past variation, which is still available.

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books The Illustrated Old Possum PDF"

Download E-books Bright Scythe: Selected Poems by Tomas Tranströmer PDF

By Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Tranströmer (1931–2015), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, is Sweden's such a lot acclaimed poet. identified for sharp imagery, startling metaphors and deceptively uncomplicated diction, his luminous poems provide mysterious glimpses into the inner most elements of humanity, usually throughout the lens of the flora and fauna. those new translations through Patty Crane, awarded facet through facet with the unique Swedish, are tautly rendered and skillfully cadenced. also they are deeply proficient by way of Crane's own courting with the poet and his spouse in the course of the years she lived in Sweden, the place she was once afforded larger perception into the nuances of his poetics and the guy himself.

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books Bright Scythe: Selected Poems by Tomas Tranströmer PDF"

Download E-books The Selected Prose of Fernando Pessoa PDF

By Fernando Pessoa, Richard Zenith

The Washington publish e-book global has written that Fernando Pessoa was once "Portugal's maximum author of the 20 th century [though] a few critics may even go away off that final qualifying word" and "one of the main attractive eu modernists, equivalent in command and diversity to his contemporaries Rilke and Mandelstam." the chosen Prose of Fernando Pessoa, a l. a. occasions most sensible ebook of 2001, spans playful philosophical inquiry, Platonic discussion, and sour highbrow scrapping among Pessoa and his many literary adjust egos ("heteronyms"). The heteronyms release events and write manifestos, and one in every of them makes an attempt to wreck up Pessoa's in basic terms identified romantic dating. additionally integrated is a beneficiant choice from Pessoa's masterpiece, The ebook of Disquiet, freshly translated via Richard Zenith from newly came upon fabrics. the chosen Prose of Fernando Pessoa is a crucial list of an important a part of the literary canon. "Zenith's choice is superbly translated, compact whereas effectively diverse." -- Benjamin Kunkel, l. a. instances "[Pessoa] is a kind of writers as addictive, and endearing, as Borges and Calvino." -- Michael Dirda, The Washington submit ebook World

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books The Selected Prose of Fernando Pessoa PDF"

Download E-books Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6 PDF

This article an up to date and revised model of chosen passages from Pharr's Vergil's Aeneid, Books I-VI is designed for faculty and highschool complicated Placement* classes. It contains the entire required Latin choices from Vergil's Aeneid for the 2012 2013 AP* Latin Curriculum. good points:
basic advent on Vergil's existence, works, and impression Timeline and bibliography Aeneid unadapted Latin passages (923 lines): ebook 1.1 209, 418 440, 494 578; e-book 2.40 fifty six, 201 249, 268 297, 559 620; booklet 4.160 218, 259 361, 659 705; ebook 6.295 332, 384 425, 450 476, 847 899 with same-page vocabulary and notes Introductory notes for every section
4 black-and-white illustrations via Thom Kapheim
decide upon historic illustrations
on-line grammatical appendix and grammatical index, together with newly revised sections: "Vergil's Meter" and "Rhetorical phrases, Figures of Speech, and Metrical Devices"
Latin-English vocabulary Pull-out
normal observe List

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6 PDF"

Download E-books Speculative Music: Poems PDF

By Jeff Dolven

Jeff Dolven’s poems take the guise of fables, parables, allegories, jokes, riddles, and different primary kinds. So, there's an preliminary convenience: I take into account this, the reader thinks, from the tales of formative years . . . . yet wait, anything is off. In every one poem, an uncanny conceit surprises the shape, a street paved with highwaymen, a faculty for disgrace, a relations of chairs. Dolven makes those unusual wagers with the grace and edgy precision of a metaphysical poet, and there are moments after we may think ourselves to be someplace within the corporation of Donne or Spenser. Then we come across “The Invention: A Libretto for Speculative Music,” that's, well—surreal, and lines a decisively glossy, completely notional ranking, sung through an inventor and his invention, which (who?) seems to be a 40s-type piano-perched chanteuse who (which?) by some means is familiar with all of the phrases to the tune you by no means knew you had in you. The bold of this assortment isn't really in replaying the fractured polyphony of our second. Speculative Music offers us available lyrics that also be ready to eavesdrop on our echoing interiors. those are poems that promise Frost’s “momentary remain opposed to confusion” and, while, impress a deep, head-shaking wonder.

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books Speculative Music: Poems PDF"

Download E-books The Complete Poems of John Donne PDF

Born in 1572 in London England, John Donne used to be an English Jacobean poet of remarkable ability, whose poetry used to be identified for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness of metaphor. whereas Donne was once good knowledgeable and his poetic abilities huge he struggled for far of his existence to supply for his kinfolk. Having released merely volumes in the course of his lifetime, he was once no longer a qualified poet. regardless of this his legacy at the global of poetry is an important one. during this quantity you can find a whole selection of John Donne's poetical works.

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books The Complete Poems of John Donne PDF"

Download E-books War Music: An Account of Homer's Iliad PDF

A impressive hybrid of translation, version, and invention

Picture the east Aegean sea by means of night,
And on a seashore aslant its shimmering
Upwards of 50,000 men
Asleep like spoons beside their deadly Fleet.

“Your existence at each fast up for― / long past. / And, candidly, who offers a toss? / Your center beats robust. Your spirit grips,” writes Christopher Logue in his unique model of Homer’s Iliad, the uncanny “translation of translations” that received ecstatic and exceptional acclaim as “the top translation of Homer given that Pope’s” (The big apple assessment of Books).

Logue’s account of Homer’s Iliad is a thorough reimagining and reconfiguration of Homer’s story of battle, human folly, and the ability of the gods in language and verse that's emphatically sleek and “possessed of a truly negative attractiveness” (Slate). sickness avoided him from bringing his model of the Iliad to of completion, yet adequate survives in notebooks and letters to collect a compilation that incorporates the formerly released volumes War Music, Kings, The Husbands, All Day everlasting Red, and Cold Calls, besides formerly unpublished fabric, in a single ultimate illuminating quantity prepared through his buddy and fellow poet Christopher Reid. the end result, War Music, comes as close to as attainable to representing the poet’s entire imaginative and prescient and confirms what his admirers have lengthy recognized: that “Logue’s Homer is probably going to suffer as one of many nice lengthy poems of the 20 th century” (The occasions Literary Supplement).

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books War Music: An Account of Homer's Iliad PDF"

Download E-books In Search of Small Gods PDF

By Jim Harrison

“Jim Harrison has probed the breadth of human appetites--for food and drinks, for artwork, for intercourse, for violence and, most importantly, for the good dual engines of affection and loss of life. maybe no American author greater appreciates these myriad drives; because the book of his first choice of poetry . . . Harrison has turn into their poet laureate.”--Salon.com

In Jim Harrison’s new e-book of poems, birds and people communicate, biographies are fluid, and unknown gods flutter simply out of sight. In terrains genuine and imagined--from distant canyons and nameless thickets within the American West to mystery basements in global warfare II Europe--Harrison calls his readers to stay absolutely in a global the place “Death steals every little thing other than our stories.” In seek of Small Gods is an pressing and resourceful book--one jam-packed with “the spore of the gods.”

Maybe the matter is that I bought concerned with the inaccurate crowd of gods while i used to be seven. at the start they weren’t destructive and in simple terms confirmed themselves as fish, birds, particularly herons and loons, turtles, a bobcat and a small endure, yet now not deer and rabbits who in basic terms provided themselves as nutrition. and perhaps I spent an excessive amount of time contained in the water of lakes and rivers. Underwater gave the look of the most secure church i'll visit . . .

Jim Harrison is the writer of thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, together with Legends of the Fall and Shape of the Journey. A long-time resident of Michigan, he now lives in Montana and Arizona.

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books In Search of Small Gods PDF"

Download E-books Lorca/Blackburn: Poems of Federico García Lorca PDF

By Federico García Lorca, Paul Blackburn

Dual-language edition
Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca, chosen and translated through Paul Blackburn

I am hoping humans in this web site have a familiarity with Lorca's name--how else may they arrive throughout this booklet? It does function reliable creation to Lorca's poetry. there's one quantity of Lorca's poetry on bibliotik (prior to this upload)--but, there's constantly room for extra translations and volumes of a poet like Lorca I may still imagine. this is often the 1st of a handful of volumes of Lorca's poetry and drama i'll add.

poems will not be in a chronological order. one of many extra fascinating defenses i've ever learn of grouping poems in a selected demeanour:
"The order of the poems does no longer regularly stick with that of the
Aguilar variation, there being issues different than strict
chronology within the making plans of a ebook such as this."

From the advent via David H Rosenthal:

No sleek Spanish poet has so seduced the English-speaking
world as Federico Garcia Lorca. a few of the purposes are top
forgotten — the political capital made out of his demise, for ex­-
ample, or the truth that at instances he coincides with a few of our
tackier fantasies approximately "Spain ." The genuine foundation of his influence,
however, is without doubt his targeted lyric power. straight away bold
and conventional, stark and explosive, his poetry turns out to carry
vast worlds of violence and sexuality in non permanent, risky
equilibrium:

Paint me with your blood-reddened
mouth a heaven of affection, in
a intensity of flesh the darkish
star of pain.

The poem within which those traces seem, "Madrigal de verano,"
is attribute of Lorca's paintings in many methods. It starts off with
echoes of renowned tune and outstanding fundamental colours, then tasks
a stylized Andalusian landscape...

---
*little little bit of highlighting and underlining in brief introduction--does no longer intrude with skill to read...

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books Lorca/Blackburn: Poems of Federico García Lorca PDF"

Download E-books Selected Poems (Penguin Modern European poets) PDF

By Cesare Pavese

Cesare Pavese was once one in every of Italy’s nice post-war writers. His poetry used to be revolutionary—both artistically and politically—rejecting the verbal and philosophical constraints of culture and using direct, colloquial language. His matters have been peasants, hobos, and prostitutes, and this bilingual quantity comprises all of the poetry Pavese ever released, together with paintings initially deleted via Fascist censors. A landmark volume.

Cesare Pavese (1908-50) was once a novelist, poet, and translator and an important literary determine in post-war Italy. He introduced American impact to Italian literature via his translations. Pavese’s flight from the Fascists and next confinement have been mirrored in his writings, which handled social fight and printed his sympathy for the oppressed. He devoted suicide on the top of his literary powers.

Show description

Continue reading "Download E-books Selected Poems (Penguin Modern European poets) PDF"