Presents a complete collection of the modern Greek poet's work, including his unfinished poems, which explores themes of longing and loneliness, fate and loss, memory and identity, throughout the history of Greek civilization.
A landmark collection of top-selected poetic works by the acclaimed author of Lolita features pieces spanning his entire literary career from 1914's "Music" to 1974's "To Vera" as well as more recently translated works, including "The University Poem" and "To Russia."
In these mature poems, Graham vividly observes the movements of her mind and the action in the world at hand. Elsewhere, the present turns ethereal as, for instance, a dog hit by a car becomes "the loved still-young creature being carried now onto the family lawn."
A latest collection by the U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Blizzard of One is comprised of whimsical, prose-style dramas that explore the receding vista of life while posing eloquent, riddle-like conundrums about the human condition.
The Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of Monolithos presents a complete collection of his poetry as written over the course of more than 50 years including the periods when he withdrew from the literary world to establish his signature fierce and declarative style, in a volume that also features several previously unpublished works.
While spinning silly yarns about guys who befriend goats and have statues erected in their honor without them knowing, Tate creates a new form — a hybrid of prose and poetry that is neither prose poem nor story. Tate free-associates his way across the American consciousness deep into the human heart.
Praised for the luminosity and life of her work, exhibited in her first collection, The Good Thief, the poet continues her reflections on the passages from childhood to adulthood, informed by the death of her beloved brother.
A volume of poetic works explores the intersection between secular and sacred aspects of life, where everyday experiences from caring for an ailing parent to helping a child at the playground have both miraculous and mundane qualities. Reprint. A Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist.