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Woman Hollering Creek: And Other Stories
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ean: 9780679738565, isbn: 0679738568,
A collection of stories, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom.Vintage. ...
In the Midst of Winter: Selections from the Literature of Mourning
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ean: 9780679738275, isbn: 0679738274,
Death silences not only those it takes, but those it leaves behind: All too typically we can neither express our grief nor express sympathy for the bereaved. In his sensitive collection, toss finds a voice -- or several voices -- in the poetry, ficti...
And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
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ean: 9780679736561, isbn: 0679736565,
Booker Prize-winning author John Berger reveals the ties between love and absence, the ways poetry endows language with the assurance of prayer, and the tensions between the forward movement of sexuality and the steady backward tug of time. He recrea...
Death in Venice: And Seven Other Stories
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ean: 9780679722069, isbn: 0679722068,
Eight complex stories illustrative of the author's belief that "a story must tell itself," highlighted by the high art style of the famous title novella....
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ean: 9780679731979, isbn: 0679731970,
Between 1927 and his death in 1973, W. H. Auden endowed poetry in the English language with a new face. Or rather, with several faces, since his work ranged from the political to the religious, from the urbane to the pastoral, from the mandarin to...
The Random House Book of 20th Century French Poetry: Bilingual Edition
ean: 9780394717487, isbn: 0394717481,
During the 20th Century, France was home to many of the world’s greatest poets. This collection highlights some of the very best verse that came out of a country and century defined by war and liberation. Let Paul Auster guide you through some of t...
Resistance, Rebellion, and Death: Essays
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mpn: 9780679764014, ean: 9780679764014, isbn: 0679764011,
In the speech he gave upon accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957, Albert Camus said that a writer "cannot serve today those who make history; he must serve those who are subject to it." And in these twenty-three political essays, he demons...
Men in the Off Hours
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ean: 9780375707568, isbn: 0375707565,
Anne Carson has been acclaimed by her peers as the most imaginative poet writing today. In a recent profile, The New York Times Magazine paid tribute to her amazing ability to combine the classical and the modern, the mundane and the surreal, in a bo...
Six American Poets: An Anthology
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ean: 9780679745259, isbn: 0679745254,
Here are the most enduring works of six great American poets, collected in a single authoritative volume. From the overflowing pantheism of Walt Whitman to the exquisite precision of Emily Dickinson; from the democratic clarity of William Carlos Will...
The Vintage Book of African American Poetry: 200 Years of Vision, Struggle, Power, Beauty, and Triumph from 50 Outstanding Poets
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ean: 9780375703003, isbn: 0375703004,
In The Vintage Book of African American Poetry, editors Michael S. Harper and Anthony Walton present the definitive collection of black verse in the United States--200 years of vision, struggle, power, beauty, and triumph from 52 outstanding poets.Fr...
Caligula and Three Other Plays
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ean: 9780394702070, isbn: 0394702077,
Also includes The Misunderstanding, State of Siege, and The Just Assassins....
Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography
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ean: 9780385093309, isbn: 0385093306,
In this autobiography, first published in 1929, poet Robert Graves traces the monumental and universal loss of innocence that occurred as a result of the First World War. Written after the war and as he was leaving his birthplace, he thought, forever...
My Wicked Wicked Ways: Poems (Vintage Contemporaries)
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ean: 9781101872505, isbn: 1101872500,
In this beautiful collection of poems, remarkable for their plainspoken radiance, the bestselling author of The House on Mango embraces her first passion—verse. With lines both comic and sad, Sandra Cisneros deftly—and dazzlingly—explores the h...
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ean: 9780394717760, isbn: 0394717767,
A series of dialogue-scenarios, which can be read as poems or plays, describing the "knots" and impasses in various kinds of human relationships....
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos
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ean: 9780375707575, isbn: 0375707573,
The Beauty Of The Husband is an essay on Keats’s idea that beauty is truth, and is also the story of a marriage. It is told in 29 tangos. A tango (like a marriage) is something you have to dance to the end.This clear-eyed, brutal, moving, darkly fu...
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Vintage Classics)
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mpn: 9780679764083, ean: 9780679764083, isbn: 0679764089,
"The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston GlobeSpanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nearl...
Plainwater: Essays and Poetry
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ean: 9780375708428, isbn: 0375708421,
The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting poet writing in English today." Succinct and astonishingly beautiful, these pie...
The Aeneid (Vintage Classics)
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ean: 9780679729525, isbn: 0679729526,
Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald....
If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho
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ean: 9780375724510, isbn: 0375724516,
By combining the ancient mysteries of Sappho with the contemporary wizardry of one of our most fearless and original poets, If Not, Winter provides a tantalizing window onto the genius of a woman whose lyric power spans millennia. Of the nine book...
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