The Complete Odes (Oxford World's Classics) free ebook

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The Complete Odes (Oxford World's Classics)

English | October 15, 2008 | ISBN: 0199553904 | EPUB | 240 Pages | 1.9 MB

The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. He celebrated the victories of athletes competing in foot races, horse races, boxing, wrestling, all-in fighting and the pentathlon, and his Odes are fascinating not only for their poetic qu

Faust I & II, Volume 2: Goethe’s Collected Works (Princeton Classics)

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Stuart Atkins
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0691162298 | 354 Pages | PDF | 19 MB

One of the great classics of European literature, Faust is Goethe's most complex and profound work. To tell the dramatic and tragic story of one man's pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge and power, Goethe drew from an immense variety of cultural and

Poets On Place free ebook

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Poets On Place

English | 2005 | ISBN: 0874215978, 9780874215977 | 312 Pages | PDF | 1.22 MB

Out to see America and satisfy his travel bug, W. T. Pfefferle resigned from his position as director of the writing program at Johns Hopkins University and hit the road to interview sixty-two poets about the significance of place in their work. The lively conversations that resulted may surprise with the potential

Darwin's Bards: British and American Poetry in the Age of Evolution

English | 2013 | ISBN: 074869207X, 9780748692071 | 304 Pages | PDF | 1.65 MB

This is a comprehensive study of Darwin's Legacy for religion, ecology and the arts. In Darwin's Bards John Holmes argues that poetry can have a profound impact on how we think and feel about the human condition in a Darwinian world. Including over 50 complete poems and substantial extracts from

God's Gift to Women (Faber Poetry) free ebook

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God's Gift to Women (Faber Poetry)

English | 1997 | ISBN: 057117762X, 9780571177622 | 58 Pages | PDF | 1.78 MB

A timely re-issue of one of award-winning poet Don Paterson's finest collections first published to great acclaim in 1997. As Don Paterson's reputation as one of the finest contemporary poets in English continues to grow we will be actively reprinting and repromoting his work into our new Faber poetry livery. 'Whisk

American Scream: Allen Ginsberg's Howl and the Making of the Beat Generation

English | 2004 | ISBN: 0520240154, 0520246772, 9780520240155, 9780520246775, B003DQP7UQ | 295 Pages | PDF | 1017.80 KB
Written as a cultural weapon and a call to arms, Howl touched a raw nerve in Cold War America and has been controversial from the day it was first read aloud nearly fifty years ago. This first full critical and historical study of Howl brilliantly elucidates the nexus of politi