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Download E-books The Collected Longer Poems of Kenneth Rexroth PDF

By Kenneth Rexroth

This can be a better half quantity to the accrued Shorter Poems of Kenneth Rexroth which was once released in 1967.This is a spouse quantity to the amassed Shorter Poems of Kenneth Rexroth which was once released in 1967. all the lengthy poems written during the last 40 years are incorporated: The domicile referred to as Damascus (1920-25), A Prolegomenon to a Theodicy (1925-27), The Phoenix and the Tortoise (1940-44), The Dragon and the Unicorn (1944-50) and The Heart's backyard, The Garden's middle (1967-68). As we learn the lengthy poems jointly and in series we will see that Rexroth is a philosophical poet of end result who deals us a complete approach of values in accordance with the conclusion of the moral mysticism of common accountability. he's involved, primarily, with approach: the flow from the twin to the opposite. "I have tried," Rexroth writes," to include in verse the idea that the one legitimate conservation of price lies within the assumption of limitless legal responsibility, the supernatural id of the self with the tragic solidarity of artistic method. i'm hoping i've got made it transparent that the self doesn't do that through an act of will, by means of sheer statement. He who might shop his lifestyles needs to lose it."

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Download E-books Le grand écart PDF

By Jean Cocteau

« N’ayant pas l’apparence qu’il eût souhaitée, ne répondant pas au style idéal qu’il se formait d’un jeune homme, Jacques n’essayait plus de rejoindre ce style dont il se trouvait trop loin. Il enrichissait faiblesses, tics et ridicules jusqu’à les sortir de los angeles gêne. Il les portait, volontiers, au most excellent plan. À cultiver une terre ingrate, à forcer, à embellir de mauvaises herbes, il avait pris quelque selected de dur qui ne s’accordait guère avec sa douceur. Ainsi, de mince qu’il était, s’était-il fait maigre ; de nerveux, écorché vif. Coiffant difficilement une chevelure jaune plantée en tous sens, il l. a. portait hirsute. »

Dans ce roman écrit en 1923, Jean Cocteau mêle tendresse, humour et légèreté, comme pour un pastiche. Mais derrière ces pirouettes et ces clins d’oeil, se cache un sourire plus grave.
Le texte est illustré d’une vingtaine de dessins de l’artiste, qui ponctuent avec poésie et drôlerie les scènes du livre.

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Download E-books Animal Husbandry Today PDF

By Jamie Sharpe

Whereas many volumes dedicated to the punk and hardcore scenes in the US grace bookstall cabinets, Canada's contributions to the style stay principally unacknowledged. For the 1st time, the start of Canadian punka transformative cultural strength that unfold around the state on the finish of the 1970sis captured among the pages of this significant source. Delving deeper than usual band biographies, this e-book articulates how the appearance of punk reshaped the tradition of towns throughout Canada, dashing alongside the construction of different technique of cultural construction, intake, and distribution. Describing the origins of bands corresponding to D.O.A., the Subhumans, the Viletones, and teen Head along lesser-known nearby acts from everywhere Canada, it's the first released account of the 1st wave of punk in locations like Regina, Ottawa, Halifax, and Victoria. Proudly staking Canada's declare because the start line for lots of across the world well-known bands, this publication finds a forgotten musical and cultural heritage of drunks and miscreants, destiny nation stars, and political strategists.

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Download E-books Selected Later Poems of Marie Luise Kaschnitz (The Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation) PDF

By Marie Luise Kaschnitz

Translated by way of Lisa Mueller. poetry is dual-language on dealing with pages

selections from Neue Gedichte (1957), Dein Schweigen--Meine Stimme (1962), Ein Wort Weiter (1965), and Kein Zauberspruch (1972).

In spite of her renown in Germany as a special poet in addition to a author of fiction and essays, Marie Luise Kaschnitz (1907-1974) is scarcely famous within the usa. this primary book-length translation into English of her paintings makes to be had a range of poems that date from the final twenty years of her existence and that articulate, within the translator's phrases.

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Download E-books Calligrammes PDF

By Guillaume Apollinaire

Sept mois avant sa mort, Apollinaire publie des poèmes "de los angeles paix et de los angeles guerre" écrits de 1913 à 1916, sous le titre Calligrammes. Ce néologisme, qu'il forge à partir des mots "calligraphie" et "idéogramme", annonce un mode d'expression unique : le poème-dessin, qui allie jeu du langage et jeu des formes. Les mots dessinent çà et là un cigare, une montre, une colombe, et traversent los angeles web page sous forme de gouttes de pluie ou de trains partant pour les champs de bataille de los angeles Première Guerre mondiale... automobile Apollinaire a en partie composé ses Calligrammes au entrance, pour ses correspondantes aimées, Lou et Madeleine. S'il a pu se nourrir du spectacle de l. a. guerre, c'était pour mieux l. a. transfigurer. Et c'est aussi pour continuer de croire en l'avenir qu'il a osé, sous le fracas des bombes, cette étonnante synthèse de plusieurs arts.

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Download E-books La Fontaine's Complete Tales in Verse: An Illustrated and Annotated Translation PDF

By Jean de La Fontaine

Notwithstanding they have been first written over three hundred years in the past, this can be the 1st entire English translation of Jean de los angeles Fontaine's comedic vintage Contes et nouvelles en vers. either sexually charged and wickedly humorous, l. a. Fontaine's Tales will shock readers who recognize him in basic terms from his paintings on fables for kids. notwithstanding the writing is extra suggestive than vulgar, it nonetheless has the ability to surprise readers unprepared for the darkness that inhabits those poems. integrated are approximately seventy illustrations courting from the 18th and nineteenth centuries, a lot of them infrequent, in addition to wide statement through the editor.

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Download E-books Reality Sandwiches: 1953-1960 (City Lights Pocket Poets Series) PDF

By Allen Ginsberg

“Scribbled mystery notebooks, and wild typewritten pages for year personal joy.” lots of Ginsberg’s most famed poems.

Wake-up nightmares in decrease East aspect, musings in public library, around the U.S. in dream car, under the influence of alcohol in previous Havana, brooding in Mayan ruins, intercourse daydreams at the West Coast, aircraft imaginative and prescient of Kansas, lonely in a leafy cottage, lunch hour on Berkeley, beer notations on Skid Row, slinking to Mexico, wrote this final evening in Paris, again on instances sq. dreaming of occasions sq., bombed in long island back, loony tunes within the dentist chair, screaming at previous poets in South the United States, aethereal zigzag Poesy in blue inn room in Peru—a wind-up booklet of desires, psalms, magazine enigmas & nude mins from 1953 to 1960 poems scattered in fugitive magazines right here collected.

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Download E-books Women Poets of Japan PDF

From early because the 7th century as much as the current day, no different has had such a lot of vital ladies poets as Japan.

during this assortment (originally released via The Seabury Press in 1977 as The Burning Heart, Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi have assembled consultant works of seventy-seven poets. Staring with the Classical interval (645-1604 A.D.), characterised via the wanka and tanka styles,followed by way of haiku poets of the Tokugawa interval (to 1867), the next smooth tanka and haiku poets,and together with the modern tuition of loose verse―Women Poets of Japan files twelve hundred years of poetic accomplishment. incorporated are biographical notes at the person poets, an essay on eastern girls and literature, and a desk of historic sessions.

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Download E-books Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame PDF

By Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski has consistently sat uneasily among the cannon of contemporary American writers. to a few he's an unique and perceptive author at the nihilism and futility of recent, capitalist society; a guy who brings a willing poetic eye to the loneliness and desperation of the fashionable, American sub-culture. To others, he's a guy of little expertise who squanders what expertise there's on a glorification of misogyny, violence and alcoholism. Whichever view holds extra fact, Bukowski is a author the place you want to make up your brain and you may most likely recognize which view you join inside of half-an-hour of choosing up one in all his books.

In settling on to learn Bukowski, i might suggest that it's the poetry upon that you base your determination; although he's, maybe, higher recognized for his prose - quite the radical Factotum, made right into a movie starring Mickey O'Rourke. Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame is a superb booklet for these unexpected with Bukowski's poetry. The poems during this quantity are accrued from a number of works, spanning the years 1955 - 1973.

the wonder in Bukowski's poem lies of their obvious simplicity. the easy language, the fast strains, even the font and printing sort mix to make the reader suppose lonely inebriated has sat down and typed out his soreness in a couple of unreflective moments. in spite of the fact that, at the back of this obvious ease of composition lies an influence and poetic sensibility that guarantees the poems, their phrases and logos remain within the brain for a protracted, very long time after their analyzing. Bukowski's poems are ones that, in the event that they hook you, you are going to flip to and skim time and again. A poem comparable to machineguns, towers & timeclocks inform of a guy surroundings off for paintings. The sheer experience of futility and alienation of the reader scream on the reader in the course of the effortless, understated language. while a poem reminiscent of sway with me is an easy cry for romance, the funny constitution and bathos of they, them all, be aware of provides a special viewpoint on loneliness and alienation.

Poets like Bukowski, who divide opinion so sharply, are continually worthy analyzing yet should you regard the main attractive and robust poetry as that which conveys the main severe emotion within the least difficult language, this author is certain to charm.

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Download E-books Every Riven Thing PDF

By Christian Wiman

Each Riven factor is Christian Wiman’s first assortment in seven years, and barely has a booklet of poetry so borne the stamp of necessity. even if in stark, haiku-like descriptions of a melanoma ward, surrealistic depictions of a social order coming aside, or fluent, defiant outpourings of compliment, Wiman pushes his language and kinds till they holiday open, revealing startling new truths inside. The poems are cheerful and sorrowful even as, abrasive and gorgeous, densely actual and credibly mystical. They attest to the human starvation to believe lifestyles, even at its such a lot harrowing, and the ability of paintings to make our such a lot severe studies not just apprehensible yet transfiguring.

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