Download E-books Dark Fields of the Republic: Poems 1991-1995 PDF

By Adrienne Rich

"When does a lifestyles bend in the direction of freed? grab its course" asks Adrienne wealthy in Dark Fields of the Republic, her significant new paintings. Her explorations visit the center of democracy and love, and the old and current endangerment of both.

A theater of voices of fellows and girls, the lifeless and the residing, through the years and throughout continents, the poems of Dark Fields of the Republic take conversations, imaginary and genuine, activities taken for larger or worse, out of histories and songs to increase the poet's succeed in of witness and tool of connection--and then invitations the reader to take part.

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Download E-books Joseph Brodsky: Portrait of the Poet, 1978-1996 PDF

By Marianna Volkov

Marianna Volkov's black-and-white picture album is the 1st choice of pix of 1 poet by way of a unmarried photographer within the heritage of Russian tradition. The ebook includes seven sections, each one of which incorporates a textual content by means of the literary critic Alexander Genis: "44 Morton"; "The Poetry Teacher"; "The Face"; "Dialogue"; "Russian condo, manhattan, April 21, 1992"; "The final Years"; "Farewells". greater than 230 pictures released the following conceal a interval of 18 years (1978-1996). They current the good poet and Nobel Laureate in quite a lot of occasions: at the streets of recent York; at domestic; at Columbia college the place he taught; at literary evenings, either his personal and others'; at the banks of the Hudson river; at New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine; by myself and within the crowd. Sergei Dovlatov as soon as wrote: "I can't think how Marianna Volkov manages to get Brodsky to pose or to omit her presence. those pix are marvelous - Brodsky is so alive in them." The album is brought by way of Professor Lev Loseff (Dartmouth College), and ends with Marianna Volkov's shorts essay, "My Brodsky."

Photographs via Marianna Volkov
Preface through Lev Loseff
Text via Alexander Genis

Language: English & Russian (bilingual)

Original add at imwerden.de

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Download E-books Hip-hop Poetry And The Classics PDF

By Alan Lawrence Sitomer

Enthusiasts of Hip-Hop can achieve a deeper knowing of the bridges that hyperlink the good poets of the prior to modern poets of at the present time via a comparability of the writings of "classic" authors reminiscent of Robert Frost, Shakespeare, Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Allen Poe and Langston Hughes with these of Hip-Hop artists comparable to Tupac Shakur, Public Enemy, Mos Def, Eminem, KRS One, and infamous B.I.G. this article contains in-depth research of all poetic literary units, writing actions, serious pondering activates and a bunch of basic fabric to deepen one's personal abilities and knowing. Designed to be the pre-eminent resource for beginners and expert execs alike, Hip-Hop Poetry & The Classics illuminates the paintings of the written note in a special and obtainable demeanour which appeals to enthusiasts around the globe.

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Download E-books The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry PDF

By Mark Weiss

Cuba's cultural effect through the Western Hemisphere, and particularly within the usa, has been disproportionally huge for thus small a rustic. This landmark quantity is the 1st complete assessment of poetry written over the last sixty years. awarded in a stunning Spanish-English en face variation, The complete Island makes on hand the striking success of a variety of Cuban poets, together with such recognized figures as Nicolás Guillén, José Lezama Lima, and Nancy Morejón, but in addition poets extensively learn in Spanish who stay virtually unknown to the English-speaking world—among them Fina García Marruz, José Kozer, Raúl Hernández Novás, and Ángel Escobar—and poets born because the Revolution, like Rogelio Saunders, Omar Pérez, Alessandra Molina, and Javier Marimón. The translations, just about all of them new, show the depth and sweetness of the accompanying Spanish originals. With their paintings deeply rooted in Cuban tradition, lots of those poets—both off and on the island—have been on the middle of the political and social alterations of this tempestuous interval. The poems provided the following represent a vital resource for realizing the literature and tradition of Cuba, its diaspora, and the Caribbean at huge, and supply an remarkable viewpoint on what it potential to be Cuban.

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Download E-books Collected Poems: 1930-1993 PDF

By May Sarton

A complete quantity amassing may perhaps Sarton’s poetry from over sixty years of work

This assortment spanning six many years exposes the appeal and readability of Sarton’s poetry to the fullest. prepared in chronological order, it follows the transformation of her writing via a variety of poetic kinds and kinds. Her poetry meditates on themes together with the yankee panorama, getting older, nature, the act of constructing artwork, and self-study. This compendium from certainly one of America’s so much cherished poets will enthrall readers.

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Download E-books A Collection Of Encouragement (Value Books) PDF

By Helen Steiner Rice

Preferred poet Helen Steiner Rice s appealing verse has been precious for many years. Her paintings maintains to motivate readers as they adventure the uplifting encouragement in Barbour's most recent 160-page worth ebook! Readers can be encouraged to percentage Helen Steiner Rice s cherished verse repeatedly with a set of Encouragement. Poems such as you are by no means by myself and The Hand of God is far and wide will refresh and encourage longtime and first-time readers and is ideal for ministry use or own evangelism.

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Download E-books Soliloquy PDF

By Kenneth Goldsmith

Soliloquy" is a written list of each notice (good, undesirable and indifferent), spoken through big apple artist Kenneth Goldsmith in the course of one week. The paintings originated as a gallery set up in 1997. As Gordon Tipper wrote in "zingmagazine," "confronted with the muddle of 'real' speech... we discover that all of us sound just like George Bush.

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Download E-books Sleeping It Off in Rapid City: Poems, New and Selected PDF

By August Kleinzahler

The 1st extensive retrospective of August Kleinzahler's occupation, Sleeping It Off in quick City gathers poems from his significant works besides a wealthy component of new poems that stopover at assorted voice registers, test with shape and size, and ensure Kleinzahler as one of the such a lot creative and excellent poets of our time.

Travel--actual and imaginary--remains a keenness and idea, and in those pages the poet additionally reveals "This sanctified flooring / right here, sure, the following / The useless strong middle of the universe / on the center of the guts of America."

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Download E-books Everything Was Fine Until Whatever PDF

By Chelsea Martin

Fiction. paintings. whatever is feasible in Chelsea Martin's weird and wonderful and endearingly sincere selection of tales, lists, flash fictions, and revealing factoids. every little thing is ok till no matter what is a poker-faced and unpredictably comedian journey de strength. Festooned with paintings and handwritten notes, it is a grand debut through a mystical new expertise. try out her personal site for added goodness.

"Chelsea Martin bargains a unusual combination of absurd erudition, hard-eyed candor, unforeseen sentiment, tiny subliminal footnotes, and crazy art. The representation on my own for her 'to do' record is well worth the expense of the booklet. Plus she's insane."—Mike Topp

"Chelsea Martin's shapeshifting debut is not just fantastic and wacko, yet, goddamn, whatever sincere, whatever new."—Blake Butler

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