Category: Anthologies

Download E-books The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing PDF

By Kevin Young

The paintings of wasting is the 1st anthology of its sort, offering poetry with a function. Editor Kevin younger has brought and chosen one hundred fifty devastatingly appealing poems that embody the discomfort and heartbreak of mourning. Divided into 5 sections (Reckoning, Remembrance, Rituals, restoration, and Redemption), with poems through a few of our so much liked poets in addition to the easiest of the present new release of poets, The paintings of Losing is the right reward for a family member in a time of desire and to be used through therapists, ministers, rabbis, and palliative care staff who are likely to people who are experiencing loss.

Among the poets incorporated: Elizabeth Alexander, W. H. Auden, Amy Clampitt, Billy Collins, Emily Dickinson, Louise Gluck, Ted Hughes, Galway Kinnell, Kenneth Koch, Philip Larkin, Li-Young Lee, Philip Levine, Marianne Moore, Sharon Olds, Mary Oliver, Robert Pinsky, Adrienne wealthy, Theodore Roethke, Anne Sexton, Wallace Stevens, Dylan Thomas, Derek Walcott, and James Wright.

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Download E-books Kick Ass PDF

By MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight

They're attractive. they are shrewdpermanent. they usually should not petrified of a bit danger-not even if it involves concerns of the heart...

4 of modern-day most well liked authors current a quartet of reports approximately daring girls who take no prisoners-either in a struggle or in love. even if it truly is within the bed room, within the outer limits of the galaxy, or out at the suggest streets, they kick heart-stopping motion to the following point. those are ladies who can carry their very own and are not to be trifled with. the lads of their lives understand that-and they love it...

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of King Arthur: Reality and Legend, the Beginning and the End--The Most Complete Arthurian Sourcebook Ever PDF

In this really immense consultant, Mike Ashley analyzes and explicates the road among the genuine Arthurian global and the legends that encompass it. Ashley offers us a company identification not just for King Arthur, but in addition for Merlin, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the around Table—as good as determining the entire significant Arthurian websites. He strains the improvement of every of the legends and exhibits how they have been concerning occasions occurring on the time, bringing a brand new measurement of realism to the paranormal Arthurian global. Ashley additionally deals new and little identified details on Arthur—including a desirable hyperlink to the current royal family members and the chance that Arthurian legends arose from the exploits of not only one guy yet no less than 4. With over seven-hundred pages, this is often the main whole single-volume consultant to Arthurian legend and history.

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Download E-books The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry PDF

By Ilya Kaminsky

“From canonical modernists like Valéry, Vallejo, and Pasternak to more youthful poets of this day, the Ecco Anthology collects an awesome spectrum of poetic voices from round the world.”
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Edited through Ilya Kaminsky and Susan Harris of phrases without boundary lines, The Ecco Anthology of overseas Poetry offers a range of the best foreign poetry from the 20 th century within the top English translations on hand. delivering in lots of situations the 1st and in simple terms English language translations of acclaimed poets from internationally, The Ecco Anthology of overseas Poetry is a distinct treasure and source which Gregory Orr broadcasts, “a wonderful, integral anthology” and Edward Hirsch calls, “a smooth e-book of wonders.”

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Download E-books Metaphysical Poetry (Penguin Classics) PDF

A key anthology for college students of English literature, that includes a few of the crowning achievements of Renaissance verse

Spanning the Elizabethan age to the recovery and past, Metaphysical poetry sought to explain a time of startling growth, medical discovery, unrivalled exploration and deep non secular uncertainty. This compelling number of the easiest and most pleasurable poems from the period contains tightly argued lyrics, erotic and libertine issues of affection, divine poems and elegies of lament by way of such nice figures as John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and John Milton, along items from many different much less renowned yet both attention-grabbing poets of the age, resembling Anne Bradstreet, Katherine Philips and Thomas Traherne. generally different in subject matter, all are characterised by way of their use of startling metaphors, imagery and language to specific the uncertainty of an age, and a profound wish for originality that was once to turn out deeply influential on later poets and particularly poets of the Modernist circulate similar to T. S. Eliot.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes by way of unusual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Year's Best Military and Adventure SF Volume 3 (Year's Best Military & Adventure Science) PDF

By David Afsharirad

The Year's most sensible army and experience SF series maintains! chosen from the pinnacle print and on-line markets, those tales signify the simplest in sleek army sf, area opera, and event sf.

Tales of courageous army women and men, exciting derring-do, and edge-of-your-seat suspense. chosen from the head markets, either print and electronic, The Year’s most sensible army and event SF quantity 3 deals up the cream of the crop briefly technological know-how fiction this day. tales to get your blood racing, your middle pounding, and your hands turning the pages. tales to problem, impress, thrill, and entertain. tales that turn out the recent Golden Age is now!

Plus, you be the pass judgement on! INTERACTIVE READER vote casting. One tale from this anthology can be selected through proctored on-line vote casting for the simplest army and experience technology Fiction Reader's selection Award, awarded at DragonCon in summer season 2017. for additional info, visit Baen.com.

About The Year’s most sensible army and experience technology Fiction 2015:
 “Baen’s fan-guided anthology sequence roars into its moment yr with a set of news simply as eclectic because the first. . . . Afsharirad has prepare a fresh army and SF anthology that would be loved through quite a lot of readers.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

About The Year's most sensible army SF and house Opera quantity 1:
“This exciting anthology explores the human race’s violent power [but] additionally bends towards exploration and the triumph of the human spirit, with courageous stories [that] take the reader on a desirable, thought-provoking, stress-free trip . . . ”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“[A] great eclectic mixture of magazines—hardcopy and digital—and unique anthologies. Afsharirad turns out to have forged his nets admirably broad. . . . the diversity of kinds and subject matters and topics, and the excessive point of craft during this assemblage, turn out that this subgenre is prospering. . . . [The assortment] could be welcome by means of uncooked recruits and veterans alike.”—Locus
 

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Download E-books Dreams of a Robot Dancing Bee: 44 Stories PDF

By James Tate

The forty four tales of Dreams of a robotic Dancing Bee—long-awaited by means of fanatics of Tate’s poetry—will come as a welcome shock to readers unusual together with his prior paintings. Tate turns out either awed and bemused by means of small city lifestyles, with its legends, flights of fancy, heightened feelings, tragedies and small ruptures within the textile of normal existence.

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Download E-books Coalseam: Poems from the Anthracite Region PDF

Fourteen poetic voices creatively exploring the Pennsylvania mining experience.  listen them sing of the feel of family members lifestyles, the confluence of ethnic cultures, the brutality and risk of the mines, and the scars left at the souls and the surroundings. record to the humor that permits the harassed to outlive, and to the myths that safeguard the glory of the marginalized. percentage transcendent moments as glossy as faceted items of anthracite coal, and be renewed by means of re-experiencing the power of the human spirit.

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Download E-books The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Robert Frost PDF

This entire anthology makes an attempt to offer the typical reader ownership of six centuries of significant British and American poetry. The booklet includes a huge introductory essay by way of Harold Bloom known as "The artwork of interpreting Poetry," which offers his severe reflections of greater than part a century dedicated to the examining, instructing, and writing concerning the literary fulfillment he loves such a lot. on the subject of all significant poets within the language, this quantity deals both the total variety of what's most precious of their paintings, or very important decisions that remove darkness from every one figure′s contribution. There also are headnotes by way of Harold Bloom to each poet within the quantity in addition to to an important person poems. even more than the other anthology ever collected, this booklet presents readers who hope the pleasures of a chic paintings with practically every little thing they want in one quantity. It is also considered as his ultimate meditation upon all those that have shaped his mind.

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Download E-books Great American Prose Poems: From Poe to the Present PDF

By David Lehman

A prose poem is a poem written in prose instead of verse. yet what does that truly suggest? Is it an indefinable hybrid? An anomaly within the background of poetry? Are the very phrases "prose poem" an oxymoron? This groundbreaking anthology edited through celebrated poet David Lehman, editor of The most sensible American Poetry sequence, lines the shape in all its awesome kind from Poe and Emerson to Auden and Ashbery and on, correct as much as the current. In his fantastic and lucid creation, Lehman defines the prose poem, summarizes its French historical past, and descriptions its historical past within the usa. integrated listed here are vital works from masters of yankee literature, in addition to poems by way of modern mainstays and rising skills who show why the shape has develop into an impossible to resist alternative for the practising poet this present day. Great American Prose Poems is a fabulous assortment, a must have for an individual attracted to the present cutting-edge.

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