From the selected works of such celebrated and beloved poets as W. H. Auden, Robert and Elizabeth Browning, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, and William Shakespeare, to anthologies on Jazz and Blues and Beat Poets, to collections on the timeless themes of love and marriage, friendship and motherhood, the Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets set has it all. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in this 75-volume set, from Animal Poems to Zen Poems. Each book comes in an elegant 256-page pocket-sized hardcover edition (4 1/8" x 6 1/4"), with full-cloth covers, lovely illustrated and jewel-tone jackets, silk ribbon markers, and gold stamping. Perfect for your home library, or as a gift for any occasion. This set includes one each of the following titles: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry edited by Peter Washington Animal Poems edited by John Hollander Anna Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova Auden: Poems by W. H. Auden Baudelaire: Poems by Charles Baudelaire Beat Poets edited by Carmela Ciuraru Blake: Poems by William Blake Blues Poems edited by Kevin Young Browning: Poems by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning Byron: Poems by Lord Byron, G. Gordon Chinese Erotic Poems edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping Christmas Poems edited by Peter Washington Coleridge: Poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Comic Poems edited by Peter Washington Conversation Pieces by Kurt Brown The Dance edited by Emily Fragos Dickinson: Poems by Emily Dickinson Doggerel edited by Carmela Ciuraru Donne: Poems by John Donne Eliot: Poems by T. S. Eliot Emerson: Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson Emily Bronte: Poems by Emily Bronte Erotic Poems edited by Peter Washington Eugene Onegin and Other Poems by Alexander Pushkin Fatherhood edited by Carmela Ciuraru Friendship Poems edited by Peter Washington Frost: Poems by Robert Frost Garden Poems edited by John Hollander The Great Cat edited by Emily Fragos Haiku edited by Peter Washington Hardy: Poems by Thomas Hardy Herbert: Poems by George Herbert Hopkins: Poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins Hughes: Poems by Langston Hughes Indian Love Poems edited by Meena Alexander Jazz Poems edited by Kevin Young Keats: Poems by John Keats Kipling: Poems by Rudyard Kipling Letters by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Love Letters edited by Peter Washington Love Poems edited by Peter Washington Love Songs and Sonnets edited by Peter Washington Love Speaks Its Name by J. D. McClatchy Lullabies and Poems for Children edited by Diana Secker Larson Marriage Poems edited by John Hollander Marvell: Poems by Andrew Marvell Milton: Poems by John Milton Motherhood edited by Carmela Ciuraru On Wings of Song by J. D. McClatchy Persian Poets edited by Peter Washington Plath: Poems by Sylvia Plath Poe: Poems by Edgar Allen Poe Poems Bewitched and Haunted edited by John Hollander Poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson Poems by Robert Burns Poems of Mourning edited by Peter Washington Poems of New York edited by Elizabeth Schmidt Poems of Sleep and Dreams edited by Peter Washington Poems of the American West edited by Robert Mezey Poems of the Sea by J. D. McClatchy Prayers edited by Peter Washington Rilke: Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke Rimbaud: Poems by Arthur Rimbaud The Roman Poets edited by Peter Washington Rossetti: Poems by Christina Rossetti Shakespeare: Poems by William Shakespeart Shelley: Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley Solitude edited by Carmela Ciuraru Sonnets edited by John Hollander Stevens: Poems by Wallace Stevens Tennyson: Poems by Lord Alfred Tennyson War Poems edited by Peter Washington Whitman: Poems by Walt Whitman Wordsworth: Poems by William Wordsworth Zen Poems edited by Peter Harris Everyman’s Library continues to maintain its original commitment to publishing the most significant world literature in editions that reflect a tradition of fine bookmaking. Everyman’s Library pursues the highest standards, utilizing modern prepress, printing, and binding technologies to produce classically designed books printed on acid-free natural-cream-colored text paper and including Smyth-sewn, signatures, full-cloth cases with two-color case stamping, decorative endpapers, silk ribbon markers, and European-style half-round spines.
James Merrill and W.H. Auden offers a substantial analysis of the literary and personal relationship between two major twentieth-century poets. As Gwiazda argues, Auden's prominence in the post-World War II American poetry scene as a homosexual poet and critic makes his impact on Merrill particularly noteworthy. Merrill's imaginary recreation of Auden in his occult verse trilogy The Changing Light at Sandover (1982) offers a powerful statement about the dynamics of poetic influence between gay male poets. Combining archival research, textual analysis, and aspects of queer theory, James Merrill and W.H. Auden examines Sandover's implications to the contentious issues of homosexual identity and self-representation.
An anthology of fantastical and ghostly poems spans some three thousand years of literary explorations of the supernatural in works by Homer, Ovid, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Virgil, Charles Baudelaire, Randall Jarrell, and James Merrill, among others.
Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of degeneration. The ideal is for a piece of architecture to remain permanently perfect and complete. This contrasts sharply with reality where changes take place as people move in, requirements change, events happen, and building materials are subject to wear and tear. Rumiko Handa argues it is time to correct this imbalance. Using examples ranging from the Roman Coliseum to Japanese tea rooms, she draws attention to an area that is usually ignored: the allure of incomplete, imperfect and impermanent architecture. By focusing on what happens to buildings after they are ‘complete’, she shows that the ‘afterlife’ is in fact the very ‘life’ of a building. However, the book goes beyond theoretical debate. Addressing professionals as well as architecture students and educators, it persuades architects of the necessity to anticipate possible future changes and to incorporate these into their original designs.
A sumptuous collection of illusory verse by poets from various centuries is comprised of pieces inspired by other forms of art, from da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Monet's Water Lilies, in an anthology that includes such entries as John Keat's "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and W. H. Auden's "Musée de Beaux Arts." By the award-winning poet and editor of The Great Cat.
A beautiful hardcover selection of poems by one of the giants of contemporary American poetry. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS. James Merrill once called his body of work "chronicles of love and loss," and in twenty books written over four decades he used the details of his own life--comic and haunting, exotic and domestic--to shape a portrait that in turn mirrored the image of our world and our moment. Like Wallace Stevens and W. H. Auden before him, Merrill sought to quicken the pulse of a poem in surprising and compelling ways--ways, indeed, that changed how we came to see our own lives. Years ago, the critic Helen Vendler wrote of Merrill, "He has become one of our indispensable poets." This volume brings together an entirely new pocket-sized selection of the best of Merrill's work. His poetry dazzles at every turn, and this balanced and compact selection will be an ideal introduction to the work for both students and general readers, and an instant favorite among his familiars.
The essays collected in this volume address a wide spectrum of issues connected to traumatic events and experiences, be they of personal, collective, national or global scale. They are complemented by poetic contemplations on trauma, which set the tone for the following scholarly investigations. The thematic scope of the collection encompasses psychological, sociological and political approaches to trauma, examples of ethnic and indigenous traumatizations, literary, cultural and visual manifestations of trauma or the medialization of trauma in the museum. As a result of the comparative, and in some cases cross-hermeneutic, design of the volume with German scholars looking at Canadian and Canadian scholars looking at German/European examples of traumatization, transatlantic perspectives on the problems at stake are opened. Contributors: Dennis Cooley (Winnipeg), Martin Endress (Trier), James Fergusson (Winnipeg), Konrad Gross (Kiel), Ralf Hertel (Trier), Kristin Husen (Trier), Stephan Jaeger (Winnipeg), Uli Jung (Trier), Wolfgang Klooss (Trier), Martin Kuester (Marburg), Hartmut Lutz (Greifswald), Wolfgang Lutz (Trier), Adam Muller (Winnipeg), Markus M. Müller (Trier), Laurie Ricou (Vancouver), Susanne Rohr (Hamburg), Robert Schwartzwald (Montréal), Struan Sinclair (Winnipeg), David Staines (Ottawa), Katherine E. Walton (Toronto), Andrew Woolford (Winnipeg).