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Poems
Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Edited by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712425
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Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Edited by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of twentieth-century literature. No modern poet brought so vividly to life the history and culture of Mediterranean antiquity; no writer dared break, with such taut energy, the taboos of his time surrounding homoerotic desire.

In this edition, award-winning  translator and... Read more >
Pierre Reverdy

Written by Pierre Reverdy
Edited by Mary Ann Caws
Translated by John Ashbery, Kenneth Rexroth and Lydia Davis


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2014
Price: $12.95

The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime. Reverdy’s poetry has exerted a special attraction on American poets, from Kenneth... Read more >
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Even Now
Even Now
Written by Hugo Claus, Afterword by Cees Nooteboom, Translated by David Colmer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935744887
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Even Now
Poems by Hugo Claus
Written by Hugo Claus
Afterword by Cees Nooteboom
Translated by David Colmer


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $20.00

Beautifully translated from the Dutch by David Colmer, the IMPAC Award-winning translator of Gerbrand Bakker’s The Twin, Hugo Claus’s poems are remarkable for their dexterity, intensity of feeling, and acute intelligence. From the richly associative and referential “Oostakker Poems” to the emotional and erotic outpouring of the “mad dog stanzas” in “Morning... Read more >
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Even Now
Poems by Hugo Claus
Written by Hugo Claus
Translated by David Colmer
Introduction by Cees Nooteboom


Format: eBook, 220 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $20.00

Beautifully translated from the Dutch by David Colmer, the IMPAC Award-winning translator of Gerbrand Bakker’s The Twin, Hugo Claus’s poems are remarkable for their dexterity, intensity of feeling, and acute intelligence. From the richly associative and referential “Oostakker Poems” to the emotional and erotic outpouring of the “mad dog stanzas” in “Morning... Read more >
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Pierre Reverdy
Pierre Reverdy
Written by Pierre Reverdy, Edited by Mary Ann Caws
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176795
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Pierre Reverdy

Written by Pierre Reverdy
Edited by Mary Ann Caws


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime. Reverdy’s poetry has exerted a special attraction on American poets, from Kenneth... Read more >
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Across the Land and the Water
Across the Land and the Water
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Iain Galbraith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981100
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Across the Land and the Water
Selected Poems, 1964-2001
Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Iain Galbraith


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $14.00

“A splendid addition to an already extraordinary oeuvre.”—Teju Cole, The New Yorker
 
German-born W. G. Sebald is best known as the innovative author of Austerlitz, the prose classic of World War II culpability and conscience that put its author in the company of Nabokov, Calvino, and Borges. Now comes the... Read more >
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Written by Alexander Vvedensky, Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky, Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176306
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

Written by Alexander Vvedensky
Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

“Pussy Riot are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don’t consider that we’ve been defeated... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest... Read more >
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

Written by Alexander Vvedensky
Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

“Pussy Riot are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don’t consider that we’ve been defeated... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest or... Read more >
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Miguel Hernandez
Miguel Hernandez
Written by Miguel Hernandez, Translated by Don Share
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176290
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Rimbaud Complete
Rimbaud Complete
Written by Arthur Rimbaud, Edited by Wyatt Mason, Translated by Wyatt Mason, Introduction by Wyatt Mason
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824103
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Rimbaud Complete

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Edited by Wyatt Mason
Translated by Wyatt Mason
Introduction by Wyatt Mason


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2013
Price: $13.99

Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete,... Read more >
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The Other Side of the Door
The Other Side of the Door
Written by Jeff Moss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814685
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The Other Side of the Door
Poems
Written by Jeff Moss


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

A wise and whimsical collection of poems by Jeff Moss about a variety of subjects both real and imaginary.

NOTE: This version does not include illustrations. Read more >
A Season in Hell & Illuminations
A Season in Hell & Illuminations
Written by Arthur Rimbaud, Translated by Wyatt Mason
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801821
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A Season in Hell & Illuminations

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Translated by Wyatt Mason


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $8.99

Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Wyatt Mason

“The definitive translation for our time.”
–Edward Hirsch

From Dante’s Inferno to Sartre’s No Exit, writers have been fascinated by visions of damnation. Within that rich literature of suffering, Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell–written when the poet was nineteen–provides an astonishing example of the... Read more >
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Paradise
Paradise
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307422545
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Paradise

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $9.99

“If there is any justice in the world of books, [Esolen’s] will be the standard Dante . . . for some time to come.”–Robert Royal, Crisis

In this, the concluding volume of The Divine Comedy, Dante ascends from the devastation of the Inferno and the trials of Purgatory. Led by his beloved... Read more >
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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Edited by Stephen Mitchell, Translated by Stephen Mitchell, Introduction by Robert Hass
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787545
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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Edited by Stephen Mitchell
Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Introduction by Robert Hass


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version.


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Diaries of Exile
Diaries of Exile
Written by Yannis Ritsos, Translated by Edmund Keeley and Karen Emmerich
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ISBN: 9781935744580
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Diaries of Exile

Written by Yannis Ritsos
Translated by Edmund Keeley and Karen Emmerich


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2012
Price: $15.00

Yannis Ritsos is a poet whose writing life is entwined with the contemporary history of his homeland. Nowhere is this more apparent than in this volume, which presents a series of three diaries in poetry that Ritsos wrote between 1948 and 1950, during and just after the Greek Civil War, while... Read more >
Poesia Completa
Poesia Completa
Written by Federico García Lorca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307949202
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Poesia Completa

Written by Federico García Lorca


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $12.99

La obra poética completa de uno de los escritores más influyentes de la literatura española
 
La figura de Federico García Lorca abarca, tanto en España como en el exterior, mucho más que su literatura. Su poesía, traducida a infinidad de lenguas, recorre paisajes, hurga en tradiciones y denuncia injusticias con la...

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Poesia completa
Poesia completa
Written by Federico García Lorca
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ISBN: 9780307475756
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Poesia completa

Written by Federico García Lorca


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.95

La obra poética completa de uno de los escritores más influyentes de la literatura española.
 
La figura de Federico García Lorca abarca, tanto en España como en el exterior, mucho más que su literatura. Su poesía, traducida a infinidad de lenguas, recorre paisajes, hurga en tradiciones y denuncia injusticias con la... Read more >
In Praise of the Unfinished
In Praise of the Unfinished
Written by Julia Hartwig, Translated by John Carpenter and Bogdana Carpenter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496102
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In Praise of the Unfinished
Selected Poems
Written by Julia Hartwig
Translated by John Carpenter and Bogdana Carpenter


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

Hailed by Czeslaw Milosz as “the grande dame of Polish poetry” and named “one of the foremost Polish poets of the twentieth century” by Ryszard Kapuscinski, Julia Hartwig has long been considered the gold standard of poetry in her native Poland. With this career-spanning collection, we finally have a book of... Read more >
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Wheel With a Single Spoke
Wheel With a Single Spoke
Written by Nichita Stanescu, Translated by Sean Cotter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935744153
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Wheel With a Single Spoke
and Other Poems
Written by Nichita Stanescu
Translated by Sean Cotter


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2012
Price: $18.00

Winner of the Herder Prize, Nichita St?nescu was one of Romania’s most celebrated contemporary poets. This dazzling collection of poems – the most extensive collection of his work to date – reveals a world in which heavenly and mysterious forces converse with the everyday and earthbound, where love and a quest... Read more >
Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by Vladimir Nabokov, Introduction by Thomas Karshan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307593351
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Selected Poems

Written by Vladimir Nabokov
Introduction by Thomas Karshan


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $30.00

Though we know Vladimir Nabokov as a brilliant novelist, his first love was poetry. This landmark collection brings together the best of his verse, including many pieces that have never before appeared in English.

   These poems span the whole of Nabokov’s career, from the newly discovered “Music,” written in 1914, to the... Read more >
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by Vladimir Nabokov, Introduction by Thomas Karshan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957559
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Selected Poems

Written by Vladimir Nabokov
Introduction by Thomas Karshan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $12.99

Though we know Vladimir Nabokov as a brilliant novelist, his first love was poetry. This landmark collection brings together the best of his verse, including many pieces that have never before appeared in English.

   These poems span the whole of Nabokov’s career, from the newly discovered “Music,” written in 1914, to the... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375700897
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $35.00

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959515
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $16.99

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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Across the Land and the Water
Across the Land and the Water
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Iain Galbraith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369567
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Across the Land and the Water
Selected Poems, 1964-2001
Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Iain Galbraith


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $9.99

“A splendid addition to an already extraordinary oeuvre.”—Teju Cole, The New Yorker
 
German-born W. G. Sebald is best known as the innovative author of Austerlitz, the prose classic of World War II culpability and conscience that put its author in the company of Nabokov, Calvino, and Borges. Now comes the... Read more >
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