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ANTIPOEMS NEW & SEL PA
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mpn: Ill., ean: 9780811209601, isbn: 0811209601,
Antipoems: New and Selected, a fresh bilingual gathering as well as retrospective of the work of Chile’s foremost poet, reintroduces him to North American readers after thirteen years. Though he has been hardly unproductive, the politics of his hom...
Hospital Series (Vol. 19) (New Directions Poetry Pamphlets)
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ean: 9780811223973, isbn: 0811223973,
A poem cycle about hospital life and illness by revered, twentieth-century Italian avant-gardist.Hospital Series, a bruisingly intimate colloquy with an elusive lover, is Italian poet Amelia Rosselli’s virtuoso, subversive, neo-Petrarchan sequence ...
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ean: 9780811225588, isbn: 0811225585,
Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors is a droll and dazzling compendium of observations, stories, lists, and brief essays about babies and literatureSei Shonagon’s Pillow Book―a key inspiration for Rivka Galchen’s new book―contains a list of “Th...
Selected Poems of René Char
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ean: 9780811211925, isbn: 0811211924,
“This is a fine, bilingual edition of the works of one of the great French Surrealists. . . . The translations, by several hands, serve Char well―full of insinuating rhythms and unusual verbal couplings, they come close to the piercing beauty of ...
The August Sleepwalker
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ean: 9780811211321, isbn: 0811211320,
First published in the US in 1990, the year after the uprising of Chinese students at Tiananmen Square, The August Sleepwalker collects all the early poetry of Bei Dao, China's premier poet, now living in exile. The August Sleepwalker is an extremely...
The Poems of Octavio Paz
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ean: 9780811227568, isbn: 0811227561,
Now in paperback, the definitive, life-spanning, bilingual edition of the poems by the Nobel Prize laureateThe Poems of Octavio Paz is the first retrospective collection of Paz’s poetry to span his entire writing career from his first published poe...
The Unknown University
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ean: 9780811219280, isbn: 0811219283,
A deluxe edition of Bolano’s complete poetry Perhaps surprisingly to some of his fiction fans, Roberto Bolano touted poetry as the superior art form, able to approach an infinity in which “you become infinitely small without disappearing.” When...
Time of Gratitude
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ean: 9780811227193, isbn: 0811227197,
A collection of extraordinary essays by one of the seminal Russian poets of the twentieth centuryGennady Aygi’s longtime translator and friend Peter France has compiled this moving collection of tributes dedicated to some of the writers and artists...
Sunstone/Piedra De Sol
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780811211956, isbn: 0811211959,
Nobel laureate Octavio Paz's premier long poem Sunstone/Piedra de Sol is here presented as a separate volume, with beautiful illustrations from an eighteenth-century treatise on the Mexican calendar. Presented in Eliot Weinberger's excellent new tran...
Antipoems: How to Look Better & Feel Great
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ean: 9780811215978, isbn: 0811215970,
The first major collection in almost twenty years of new work by one of Latin America's greatest poets. "Real seriousness," Nicanor Parra, the antipoet of Chile, has said, rests in "the comic." And read in that light, this newest collection of his wo...
Women Poets of China (New Directions Paperbook)
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780811208215, isbn: 0811208214,
“The poetry proves again that stereotypes mislead. Chinese verse is supposedly cool and distant, detached and dispassionate. The opposite seems true; poets are exalted or downcast, drunk with wine or, in the case of women, frankly sensuous....Nothi...
The Selected Poems of Tu Fu
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ean: 9780811211000, isbn: 0811211002,
For over a millennium, Chinese literati have almost unanimously considered Tu Fu (712-770 A.D.) to be their greatest poet. Tu Fu radically altered poetry as he found it in the High T’ang period. In addition to making formal innovations in language ...
Turtle Island (New Directions Books)
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ean: 9780811205467, isbn: 0811205460,
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1975). These Pulitzer Prize-winning poems and essays by the author of No Nature range from the lucid, lyrical, and mystical to the political. All, however, share a common vision: a rediscovery of North America...
The War Works Hard
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ean: 9780811216210, isbn: 0811216217,
Mikhail’s poetic vision transcends cultural and linguistic boundaries with liberating compassion.Revolutionary poetry by an exiled Iraqi woman. Winner of a 2004 PEN Translation Fund Award. "Yesterday I lost a country," Dunya Mikhail writes in The W...
The Poems of Dylan Thomas
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ean: 9780811221146, isbn: 0811221148,
The most complete and current edition of Dylan Thomas' collected poetry in a beautiful gift edition celebrating the centenary of his birthThe reputation of Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) as one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century has not waned i...
French Love Poems
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ean: 9780811225595, isbn: 0811225593,
Inspired by the great tradition of French love poetry, New Directions presents a beautiful, small gift edition, dedicated to what makes the world go round.Filled with devotion and lust, sensuality and eroticism, fevers and overtures, these poems show...
One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Books)
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ean: 9780811201803, isbn: 0811201805,
The lyrical world of Chinese poetry in faithful translations by Kenneth Rexroth. The lyric poetry of Tu Fu ranks with the greatest in all world literature. Across the centuries―Tu Fu lived in the T'ang Dynasty (731-770)―his poems come through to ...
ean: 9780811226059, isbn: 0811226050,
Forrest Gander’s first book of poems since his Pulitzer finalist Core Samples from the World: a startling look through loss, grief, and regret into the exquisite nature of intimacy Drawing from his experience as a translator, Forrest Gander include...
Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972
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ean: 9780811223966, isbn: 0811223965,
The first full-length collection in English by one of Latin America’s most significant twentieth-century poets. Revered by the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik is still a hidden treasure in the U.S. Extracting the Stone...
Maldoror: (Les Chants de Maldoror) (New Directions Paperbook)
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mpn: 9780811200820, ean: 9780811200820, isbn: 0811200825,
This macabre but beautiful work, Les Chants de Maldoror, has achieved a considerable reputation as one of the earliest and most extraordinary examples of Surrealist writing.The macabre but beautiful work, Les Chants de Maldoror, has achieved a consid...
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