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By E. E. Cummings

E. E. Cummings's erotic poems and drawings amassed in one volume.

Many years in the past the prodigious and famously prolific E. E. Cummings sat in his learn writing and brooding about intercourse. His deepest brooding gave strategy to poems and drawings of sexual and romantic love that pride and galvanize. the following, accrued for this primary time in one quantity, are these erotic poems and sketches, culled from Cummings's unique manuscripts through the prestigious editor George James Firmage.

from "16"
may i believe acknowledged he
(i'll squeal stated she
just as soon as stated he)
it's enjoyable stated she
(may i contact stated he
how a lot acknowledged she
a lot acknowledged he)
why now not stated she

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Download E-books The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia (Penguin English Library) PDF

Basilus, a silly outdated duke, consults an oracle as he imperiously needs to grasp the long run, yet he's below proud of what he learns. to flee the oracle's awful prophecies approximately his relations and nation he withdraws into pastoral retreat along with his spouse and daughters. whilst a couple of wandering princes fall in love with the princesses and undertake disguises to realize entry to them, all demeanour of issues, either comedian and severe, happen.

Part-pastoral romance, part-heroic epic, Sidney's lengthy narrative paintings used to be highly renowned for hundreds of years after its first e-book in 1593, inspiring sequels and numerous imitations, and contributing vastly to the improvement of the novel.

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

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Download E-books Medicine Show (Phoenix Poets) PDF

By Tom Yuill

In Medicine Show, internal clash is splendidly discovered within the conflict of down-home simple speech and eu excessive tradition utterances. Freely translating and adapting Catullus (Latin), Villon (Middle French), Corbiere (French), Hikmet (Turkish), and Orpheus (Greek), and putting them along Jagger and Richards, skinheads, and psalms, Tom Yuill's ebook mirrors an old-style hawking of wares, with the entire attraction and absurdity that effects while excessive tradition meets pop, whilst urban meets small city, and while provincialism confronts urbanity. the following, the poems consult each other, one poem nudging the cusps of many others, these poems touching nonetheless others' circumferences. Yuill, by means of invoking the Rolling Stones as muses and as heritage track, deals hide models of Shakespeare, Keats, and Dylan Thomas, eventually giving us a brand new form of verse, funneled throughout the languages and rhythms of his masters' voices.

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Download E-books Le Poisson soi PDF

By Wajdi Mouawad

Wajdi Mouawad signe, avec Le Poisson soi, un texte à l. a. fois fantomatique et intime, allusif et excessive sur l. a. recherche des origines. Il renoue ainsi avec les thèmes qui ont marqué son théâtre, et plus particulièrement le cycle « Le Sang des promesses » (Incendies, Littoral, Forêts, Ciels). Enfant du Liban, vieillard en devenir, il s’inquiète de l. a. path à poursuivre et plonge le lecteur dans les notions, par lui subtilement embrouillées, de temps, d’avancée, de passage, de marche et de l. a. recherche d’un temps passé et d’un temps futur à ressouder pour, peut-être, arriver à les réconcilier.

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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 number of pics of 1 poet via a unmarried photographer within the historical past of Russian tradition. The e-book comprises 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 residence, manhattan, April 21, 1992"; "The final Years"; "Farewells". greater than 230 pictures released the following disguise a interval of 18 years (1978-1996). They current the nice poet and Nobel Laureate in a variety of events: at the streets of latest 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 pics are incredible - Brodsky is so alive in them." The album is brought through Professor Lev Loseff (Dartmouth College), and ends with Marianna Volkov's shorts essay, "My Brodsky."

Photographs via Marianna Volkov
Preface by means of Lev Loseff
Text by means of Alexander Genis

Language: English & Russian (bilingual)

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Download E-books Mexico City Blues: 242 Choruses PDF

By Jack Kerouac

Kerouac's most vital poem, Mexico urban Blues, contains the entire components of his conception of spontaneous composition. stories, fantasies, goals, and surrealistic unfastened organization are all lyrically mixed within the unfastened structure of the blues to create an unique and relocating epic. "I are looking to be thought of a jazz poet blowing an extended blues in a day jam consultation on Sunday. I take 242 choruses; my principles range and occasionally roll from refrain to refrain or from midway via a refrain to midway into the next." "A spontaneous bop prosody and unique vintage literature." - Allen Ginsberg; "Kerouac calls himself a jazz poet. there is not any doubt approximately his nice sensitivity to language. His sentences often stream into tempestuous sweeps and whorls and occasionally they've got whatever of the wealthy tune of Gerard Manley Hopkins of Dylan Thomas" - the recent York bring in Tribune

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By Pablo Neruda

Publicado por primera vez en 1924, Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada es quizá el libro de Neruda que ha obtenido una más vasta popularidad y a l. a. vez significó l. a. plena consolidación del prestigio literario de su autor en el área hispánica. Obra de gran envergadura literaria, el remanente de los angeles herencia modernista fue aliado en ella por Neruda de modo admirable a los hallazgos expresivos de l. a. nueva vanguardia en una serie de piezas de conmovida intensidad lírica, cuyo acento de plenitud very important, exaltación genésica y erotismo panteísta cede el paso, en los angeles hora de los duelos y las separaciones, a un tono de melancolía que le hermana a l. a. herencia romántica. Intocables en su definitiva rotundidad de pieza maestra, estos Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada constituyen sin duda una de las mayores cimas de los angeles poesía amorosa en lengua castellana.

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Download E-books Fasti (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Ovid

"Times and their purposes, prepared so as in the course of the Latin 12 months, and constellations sunk underneath the earth and risen, I shall sing."

Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman 12 months is either a daily account of gala's and observances and their origins, and a pleasant retelling of myths and legends linked to specific dates. Written within the overdue years of the emperor Augustus, and lower brief whilst the emperor despatched the poet into exile, the poem's tone levels from tragedy to farce, and its material from astronomy and imprecise ritual to Roman heritage and Greek mythology. one of the tales Ovid tells at size are these of Arion and the dolphin, the rape of Lucretia, the protect that fell from heaven, the adventures of Dido's sister, the nice Mother's trip to Rome, the killing of Remus, the bloodsucking birds, and the murderous daughter of King Servius. The poem additionally relates a wealth of customs and ideology, corresponding to the unluckiness of marrying in may perhaps.

This full of life new version via Anne and Peter Wiseman is the single sleek prose translation of Ovid's Fasti and likewise the main exact. The Wisemans additionally contain an informative advent to the calendar, a number of beneficial notes, a close index of names, and a thesaurus of Latin phrases.

About the Series: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from worldwide. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative important good points, together with professional introductions through best experts, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra research, and lots more and plenty more.

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Download E-books Spenser: The Faerie Queene, 2nd Edition PDF

By Edmund Spenser

The Faerie Queene is a scholarly masterpiece that has prompted, encouraged, and challenged generations of writers, readers and students when you consider that its finishing touch in 1596. Hamilton's version is itself, a masterpiece of scholarship and shut examining. it truly is now the standard edition for all readers of Spenser. the total paintings is revised, and the textual content of The Faerie Queene itself has been freshly edited, the 1st such variation because the 1930s. 

This quantity additionally comprises extra unique fabric, together with a letter to Raleigh, commendatory verses and dedicatory sonnets, chronology of Spenser's existence and works and gives a compilation of record of characters and their appearances in The Faerie Queene.

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