Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

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ISBN Code : 9780061860744
Book Author : Charles Bukowski
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Total Pages : 348

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Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame is poetry full of gambling, drinking and women. Charles Bukowski writes realistically about the seedy underbelly of life.

Autumn: A Folio Anthology

Autumn: A Folio Anthology

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Book Author : Kathleen Jamie
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Total Pages : 309

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An exclusive collection of poems and prose, with authors ranging from Charles Dickens to Matsuo Basho. (Folio Society)Celebrating the season of mists, bonfires and copper-coloured leaves, this collection brings together a selection of poetry and prose. Accompanying them are specially commissioned illustrations by the Swedish artist Petra Borner, who originally studied fash

The Erotic Poems (Classics)

The Erotic Poems (Classics)

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Book Author : Ovid
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Total Pages : 451

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This collection of Ovids poems deals with the whole spectrum of sexual desire, ranging from deeply emotional declarations of eternal devotion to flippant arguments for promiscuity. In the Amores, Ovid addresses himself in a series of elegies to Corinna, his beautiful, elusive mistress. The intimate and vulnerable nature of the poet revealed in these early poems vanishes i

The Unaccompanied

The Unaccompanied

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ISBN Code : 9780571333844
Book Author : Simon Armitage
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Total Pages : 483

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The most popular English poet since Larkin. Sunday TimesAfter more than a decade and following his celebrated adventures in drama, translation, travel writing and prose poetry, Simon Armitages eleventh collection of poems heralds a return to his trademark contemporary lyricism. The pieces in this multi-textured and moving volume are set against a backdrop of economic re

Islamic Mystical Poetry: Sufi Verse from the early Mystics to Rumi

Islamic Mystical Poetry: Sufi Verse from the early Mystics to Rumi

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ISBN Code : 9780140424737
Book Author : Mahmood Jamal
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Total Pages : 265

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Written from the ninth to the twentieth century, these poems represent the peak of Islamic Mystical writing, from Rabia Basri to Mian Mohammad Baksh. Reflecting both private devotional love and the attempt to attain union with God and become absorbed into the Divine, many poems in this edition are imbued with the symbols and metaphors that develop many of the central ideas

Achilleid

Achilleid

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ISBN Code : 9781904675112
Book Author : Publius Papinius Statius
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Total Pages : 367

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Statius Achilleid is perhaps the most remarkable of all Latin epic poems. Its project - to tell the whole life of Achilles - was cut short by the poets untimely death. Yet the completed first book and the earliest part of the second have a charm and freshness matched only in some of Ovids most lively and engaging work. The poem tells how the sea-nymph Thetis, in a vain

Arte de amar. Remedios contra el amor. Cosmeticos para el rostro femenino

Arte de amar. Remedios contra el amor. Cosmeticos para el rostro femenino

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ISBN Code : 9788476002506
Book Author : Ovid
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Total Pages : 407

Arte de amar. Remedios contra el amor. Cosmeticos para el rostro femenino Book Detail/ Review :

Since it first appeared in 1961 this has been the standard critical edition of Ovids love poems. For this new edition the text has been throughly revised to take account of published scholarship and the further thoughts of the editor. Conjectures have been admitted to both text and apparatus criticus more freely than in the first edition. Punctuation has been improved, sp

Love Sonnets of Shakespeare

Love Sonnets of Shakespeare

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ISBN Code : 9780762454587
Book Author : William Shakespeare
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Total Pages : 411

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Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love.

Wanton Textiles

Wanton Textiles

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Book Author : Reb Livingston
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Total Pages : 216

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The themes behind many of these thoughts came to life while reading Reb Livingston & Ravi Shankar�s delightful chapbook �Wanton Textiles,� which is a series of clever, poetic communications between possible lovers or simply long-time Internet friends. Below the surface, however, I dare say �Wanton Textiles� is a convincing paradigm of current-day relationships � love

Essays and Letters

Essays and Letters

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ISBN Code : 9780140447088
Book Author : Friedrich Holderlin
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Total Pages : 415

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One of Germanys greatest poets, Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin (1770-1843) was also a prose writer of intense feeling, intelligence and perception. This new translation of selected letters and essays traces the life and thoughts of this extraordinary writer. Holderlins letters to friends and fellow writers such as Hegel, Schiller and Goethe describe his development

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