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Download E-books Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (Collins Classics) PDF

By Oscar Wilde

The Collins entire Works of Oscar Wilde is the single really whole and authoritative single-volume variation of Oscar Wilde’s works, and comes in either hardback and this paperback edition.

Continuously in print in view that 1948, the Collins entire Works of Oscar Wilde has lengthy been recognized because the such a lot accomplished and authoritative single-volume number of Wilde’s texts to be had, containing his in simple terms novel, The Portrait of Dorian grey, in addition to his performs, tales, poems, essays and letters, all of their such a lot authoritative texts.

Illustrated with many desirable pictures, the publication contains introductions to every part by way of Merlin Holland (Oscar’s grandson), Owen Dudley Edwards, Declan Kiberd and Terence Brown.

Also integrated is a complete bibliography of works through and approximately Oscar Wilde, and a chronological desk of his existence and work.

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Download E-books Poem of the Deep Song PDF

By Federico Garcia Lorca

The magic of Andalusia is crystallized in Federico Garcia Lorca's first significant paintings, Poem of the Deep track, written in 1921 while the poet was once twenty-three years previous, and released a decade later. during this team of poems, in response to saetas, soleares, and siguiriyas, Lorca captures the passionate flamenco cosmos of Andalusia's Gypsies, ""those mysterious wandering people who gave deep tune its definitive form.

Cante jondo, deep track, comes from a musical culture that built between peoples who fled into the mountains within the fifteenth century to flee the Spanish Inquisition. With roots in Arabic tools, Sephardic ritual, Byzantine liturgy, local people songs, and, especially, the rhythms of Gypsy existence, deep music is characterised through severe and profound emotion.

Fearing that the worthy background of deep music may vanish from Spain, Lorca, besides Manuel de Falla and different younger artists, was hoping to maintain ""the inventive treasure of a whole race."" In Poem of the Deep track, the poet's personal lyric genius supplies cante jondo a distinct type of immortality.

Carlos Baur is the translator of García Lorca's the general public and Play with out a identify: Posthumous performs, and of Cries from a Wounded Madrid: Poetry of the Spanish Civil warfare. He has additionally translated the paintings of Henry Miller and different modern American writers into Spanish.

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Download E-books Poesía y prosa (Spanish Edition) PDF

José Asunción Silva ocupa un lugar de honor en las letras hispanoamericanas y, al lado de Rubén Darío, puede ser considerado como el precursor de ese gran movimiento literario y cultural que fue el modernismo en América Latina. Su obra, escrita casi toda en los angeles Bogotá provinciana y pacata de finales del siglo XIX, es, entre otras cosas, una rebelión contra todo aquello que obstruía el desarrollo de una personalidad independiente y creativa, lo que explica el carácter contradictorio y pesimista de una buena parte de ella.

La selección y el prólogo que ofrecemos al lector fueron elaborados por el escritor Eduardo Camacho Guizado, autor de varios ensayos sobre Silva. Los textos en prosa y los poemas escogidos recogen lo más representativo del poeta, y el estudio preliminar constituye una valiosa aproximación a uno de los mayores exponentes de los angeles lírica colombiana.

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Download E-books Still to Mow: Poems PDF

By Maxine Kumin

"Kumin writes ... with the transparent gaze of a journalist and the ire of an activist.... full of love."―Christian technological know-how Monitor

the following Maxine Kumin's signature nature poems are shaken up and invigorated through the darker, human realities. either "delicate and strong" (Library Journal), she faces with equanimity the disappointments and joys of sixty years of marriage―ending with the unstated query of "Which folks will cross down first."

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

This revised and accelerated variation of The crucial Rumi contains a new advent by way of 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 well known than ever.

The crucial Rumi remains to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive number of his appealing, mystical poetry.

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Download E-books The One With All The Good Stuff PDF

By Michael Pollick

"The One With the entire solid Stuff" is a set of humor essays, memoirs and poetry especially chosen via writer and poet Michael Pollick. person essays and poems have seemed in such literary journals as "Miller's Pond", "Midwest Poetry Review", "MOSAIC", "Whatever recollects Us" and the anti-war poetry anthology "Will paintings For Peace".

Pollick grew up within the small Midwestern urban of Stow, Ohio throughout the 60s and 70s, and the 1st assortment, "Growing Up Stowbilly", recounts these days of faculties, 4th of July parades, pizza joints and chipped chopped ham.

The moment assortment is a chain of coffee-related humor essays initially destined for the labels of gourmand espresso cans. in its place, they remained in a drawer for ten years, till the writer determined it was once time to air them out in public.

The ultimate assortment is Pollick's award-winning poetry, the Collateral harm file. matters variety from warfare to like, faith to remembrance.

All proceeds from the sale of this certain assortment will cross in the direction of the acquisition of rice and dry beans for the neighborhood needy of Tanner, Alabama. the writer is the organist at a small Methodist church in Tanner, and the church distributes the rice and beans each moment Saturday of the month.

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Download E-books Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-three of the World's Best Poems PDF

By Camille Paglia

America’s such a lot provocative highbrow brings her blazing powers of research and appreciation to undergo at the nice poems of the Western culture, and on a few unforeseen discoveries of her personal. Combining shut examining with a wide ranging breadth of studying, Camille Paglia refreshes our figuring out of poems we thought we knew, from Shakespeare’s “Sonnet seventy three” to Shelley’s “Ozymandias,” from Donne’s “The Flea” to Lowell’s “Man and Wife,” and from Dickinson’s “Because i couldn't cease for demise” to Plath’s “Daddy.”

 Paglia additionally introduces us to less-familiar works by way of Paul Blackburn, Wanda Coleman, Chuck Wachtel, Rochelle Kraut–and even Joni Mitchell. bold, riveting, and wonderfully written, Break, Blow, Burn will excite even professional poetry fanatics, and create a new release of recent ones.

 Includes a brand new epilogue that info the choice approach for selecting the forty three poems provided during this e-book and offers statement on many of the items that did not make the ultimate cut.

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Download E-books Collected Poems of William Blake (The Reader's Library Book 11) PDF

A whole number of the poems of William Blake. William Blake (1757-1827) used to be an English poet, engraver, and painter. Early in his existence, his certain and deceptively basic poems marked the start of Romanticism, relatively these from his volumes Songs of Innocence (1789) and Songs of expertise (1794). Later paintings advanced into lengthy mythological items educated via visions Blake claimed to have all through his lifestyles. This quantity collects all his poetic output, together with these unfinished fragments in manuscript shape.

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Download E-books Purgatory: A Bilingual Edition PDF

Raúl Zurita’s Purgatory, a landmark in modern Latin American poetry, documents the actual, cultural, and non secular violence perpetrated opposed to the Chilean humans lower than Pinochet’s army dictatorship (1973–1990) within the fiercely artistic voice of a postmodern grasp. this pretty en face edition, fantastically translated through Anna Deeny, brings to English-language readers an quintessential quantity written by means of the most vital residing poets writing in Spanish at the present time. Zurita used to be a 24-year-old scholar in Valparaíso whilst, at the morning of the coup, he used to be arrested, detained, and tortured. Conceived because the first textual content of a Dantean trilogy that comes with Anteparaíso (Anteparadise) and La Vida Nueva (The New Life), Purgatory is his anguished reaction to Chile’s violent contemporary history.

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