With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Had spring living from experience—personal, and neither narrow-chested nor short of breath from line to line but rich and compact and enveloping"For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
It. Pasternak "was immediately overcome by the immense lyrical power of her poetic form. An acclaimed translation of the best work of the passionate russian poetAn admired contemporary of Rilke, Akhmatova, and Mandelstam, Marina Tsvetaeva was a witness to the political turmoil and the social devastation wrought by the Russian Revolution and a powerfully inspired chronicler of a difficult life and exile sustained by poetry.
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The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova
Encyclopedic in scope, index of first lines, with more than 800 poems, a historical chronology, 100 photographs, and bibliography. Initially published in 1990, " judith hemschemeyer's translation of the complete poems of Anna Akhmatova is the definitive edition, and has sold over 13, 000 copies, when the New York Times Book Review named it one of fourteen "Best Books of the Year, making it one of the most successful poetry titles of recent years.
This reissued and revised printing features a new biographical essay as well as expanded notes to the poems, both by Roberta Reeder, project editor and author of Anna Akhmatova: Poet and Prophet St. The complete poems will be the definitive English language collection of Akhmatova for many years to come.
Zephyr Press. Martin's press, 1994.
Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva
A poet of genius. Vladimir nabokovvia what ilya kaminsky and jean valentine call "readings"—not translations—of fragments of Marina Tsvetaeva's poems and prose, Tsvetaeva's lyrical genius is made accessible and poignant to a new generation of readers. Her eleventh book of poetry is Break the Glass, from Copper Canyon Press.
Door in the mountain: new and collected poems 1965–2003 was the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry. By juxtaposing fragments of her poems with short pieces of prose, friend, enemy, woman, lover, we begin to know her as poet, and revolutionary. From "poems for moscow 2":from my hands—take this city not made by hands, my strange, my beautiful brother.
Take it, the small pigeons;and spassky gates—in their flower—where the orthodox take off their hats;And the Chapel of Stars—refuge chapel—where the floor is—polished by tears;Take the circle of the five cathedrals, church by church—all forty times forty churches, my soul, and flying up over them, my holy friend.
Marina tsvetaeva was born in Moscow in 1892 and died in 1941. Her poetry stands among the greatest works of twentieth century Russian writers. Ilya kaminsky is the author of dancing in odessa tupelo press, the dorset Prize, 2004 which won the Whiting Writers' Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Metcalf Award, and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship awarded annually by Poetry magazine.
Jean valentine won the Yale Younger Poets award for Dream Barker in 1965. Zephyr Press.
Earthly Signs: Moscow Diaries, 1917-1922 New York Review Books Classics
In them she records conversations of women in the markets, a frantic scramble with co-workers to dig frozen potatoes out of a cellar, fighting in the streets of Moscow, soldiers and peasants on the train traveling from the Crimea to Moscow in October 1917, and poetry readings organized by a newly minted Soviet bohemia.
Her suicide at the age of forty-eight was the tragic culmination of a life buffeted by political upheaval. These autobiographical writings not only give a vivid eyewitness account of Russian history but provide vital insights into the workings of Tsvetaeva’s unique poetics. Includes black and white photographs.
The essays collected in this volume are based on diaries she kept during the turbulent years of the Revolution and Civil War. Alone in moscow with two small children, find employment in the Soviet bureaucracy, no income, Tsvetaeva struggled to feed her daughters one of whom died of malnutrition in an orphanage, and a missing husband, and keep writing poetry.
Zephyr Press. Her keen and ruthless eye observes with compassion and humor—bringing the social, economic, and cultural chaos of the period to life. A moving collection of autobiographical essays from a Russian poet and refugee of the Bolshevik Revolution. Marina tsvetaeva ranks with anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam, and Boris Pasternak as one of Russia’s greatest twentieth-century poets.
My Poems: Selected Poetry Of Marina Tsvetaeva English and Russian Edition
Nonetheless, she is always able to contain this raw emotion in an extremely rigorous and disciplined form, unique only to her. Especially in her later poetry, frequent enjambments, word play, inner rhymes, short lines, and numerous allusions dominate her work. She writes of unrequited love and heartbreak, of her admiration for other writers, of the devastation of war, and of her generally troubled life.
Marina tsvetaeva october 8, 1892 - 31 august 31, 1941 is considered by many to be Russia's greatest female poet, rivaled perhaps only by Anna Akhmatova. Zephyr Press. In this dual-language selection, andrey Kneller offers his attempts to capture this distinctive style of Marina Tsvetaeva's poetry by preserving both the message and the music of the originals.
Tsvetaeva's poetry was often of a very passionate and almost obsessive nature.
The Master and Margarita: 50th-Anniversary Edition Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Zephyr Press. This newly revised translation, by the award-winning team of Pevear and Volokhonsky, is made from the complete and unabridged Russian text.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Written during the darkest days of stalin’s reign, and finally published in 1966 and 1967, The Master and Margarita became a literary phenomenon, signaling artistic and spiritual freedom for Russians everywhere.
Penguin Books. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. A 50th-anniversary deluxe edition of the incomparable 20th-century masterpiece of satire and fantasy, in a newly revised version of the acclaimed Pevear and Volokhonsky translation Nothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita.
One spring afternoon, the devil, trailing fire and chaos in his wake, weaves himself out of the shadows and into Moscow. Mikhail bulgakov’s fantastical, imaginary, one set in contemporary Moscow, frightful, the other in ancient Jerusalem, and devastating satire of Soviet life combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, each brimming with historical, funny, and wonderful characters.
Selected Poems of Anna Akhmatova
Roberta reeder has taught at harvard and Yale and is the author of Akhmatova’s biography, Anna Akhmatova: Poet & Prophet. Also available by anna AkhmatovaThe Complete Poems of Anna AkhmatovaPB $29. 00, this collection offers some of the russian poet's most intense and lyrical moments in bilingual format, 0-939010-27-5 • CUSAA companion to The Complete Poems, while retaining a preface by Roberta Reeder and accompanying notes for Judith Hemschemeyer's translations.
A companion to the complete poems, this collection offers in a bilingual format some of the Russian poet’s most intense and lyrical moments, while retaining a preface by Roberta Reeder and accompanying notes for Judith Hemschemeyer’s translations. The sense and message strike with all the weight of the original.
New york times Book Review Zephyr Press. She is a professor at the University of Central Florida, and has published several books of poetry and translations. We needn't worry again about how to read Akhmatova in translation. The observer london "In this restrained and accurate translation. We needn’t worry again about how to read Akhmatova in translation.
The observer london "In this restrained and accurate translation.
Red Cavalry Pushkin Collection
The narrator, struggles with the tensions of his dual identity: fact blends with fiction; the coarse language of soldiers combines with an elevated literary style; cultures, a Russian-Jewish intellectual, religions and different social classes collide. Zephyr Press. Both paper and cover board are acid-free and Forest Stewardship Council FSC certified.
. A classic of modern fiction, the short stories are as powerful today as they were when they burst onto the Russian literary landscape nearly a century ago. Based on babel's own diaries that he wrote during the Russo-Polish war of 1920, Red Cavalry is a lyrical, unflinching and often startlingly ironic depiction of the violence and horrors of war.
Penguin Books. The covers, with french flaps, are printed on Colorplan Pristine White Paper. Shocking, moving and innovative, Red Cavalry is one of the masterpieces of Russian literature. Pushkin collection editions feature a spare, elegant series style and superior, durable components. The collection is typeset in monotype Baskerville, litho-printed on Munken Premium White Paper and notch-bound by the independently owned printer TJ International in Padstow.
The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories Penguin Classics
Illustrated with schulz's original drawings, this edition beautifully showcases the distinctive surrealist vision of one of the twentieth century's most gifted and influential writers. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. This volume brings together his complete fiction, including three short stories and his final surviving work, Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass.
Penguin Books. Penguin Books. During his lifetime, his work found little critical regard, but word of his remarkable talents gradually won him an international readership. Zephyr Press. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.
The collected fiction of "one of the most original imaginations in modern Europe" Cynthia Ozick Bruno Schulz's untimely death at the hands of a Nazi stands as one of the great losses to modern literature.
Duino Elegies: A Bilingual Edition
Penguin Books. For beauty is nothingbut the beginning of terror, which we can just barely endure, and we stand in awe of it as it coolly disdainsto destroy us. Every angel is terrifying. From "the first elegy"over the last fifteen years, in his two volumes of New Poems as well as in The Book of Images and Uncollected Poems, Edward Snow has emerged as one of Rainer Maria Rilke's most able English-language interpreters.
Who, if i cried out, would hear me among the angelicorders? and even if one of them pressed mesuddenly to his heart: I'd be consumedin that overwhelming existence. Penguin Books. Zephyr Press. In his translations, snow adheres faithfully to the intent of Rilke's German while constructing nuanced, colloquial poems in English.
Written in a period of spiritual crisis between 1912 and 1922, the poems that compose the Duino Elegies are the ones most frequently identified with the Rilkean sensibility. With their symbolic landscapes, and unsettling intensity, prophetic proclamations, these complex and haunting poems rank among the outstanding visionary works of the century.
Undercurrents of his major influences ― spanish folk traditions of his native Andalusia and Granada, gypsy ballads, and surrealists Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel ― stream throughout Lorca's work. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Lorca is admired the world over for the lyricism, immediacy and clarity of his poetry, as well as for his ability to encompass techniques of the symbolist movement with deeper psychological shadings.
Zephyr Press. Most of all, Lorca's poems are admired for their beauty. A collection to introduce english readers to the wonders of Lorca's poetry This selection has been the introduction for generations of American readers to the mesmerizing poems of Federico Garcia Lorca 1898-1937. Penguin Books.