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Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation This selection introduces a major poet who is also a business studies professor, a combination which may explain his vigorous questioning of human values in poetry which asks What is worthwhile? His poems are characterized by simplicity and clarity, narrative and reasoning: he claims they...
By Jacques Reda
A translated memoir, in which the author chooses the height of the mirabelle season in Lorraine for a long-delayed visit to his home town, Luneville. It presents a series of impressions, encounters and musings that takes us from Friday Evening to Tuesday Morning, through a remembered topography that has largely...
The meteoric and turbulent poetic career of Arthur Rimbaud 1854-1891 was crammed into four teenage years, in which he wrote some short poems and two masterpieces, "The Illuminations" and "A Season in Hell". This edition of his presentation adds the Latin verse which Rimbaud wrote as school exercises.
Presents two groups of poems, set largely in Cork, and a novella set in Italy, in the period from 1769 and 1831. This title tells the story of Nathaniel Murphy: his training for the priesthood, the loss of his virginity and vocation, his flight from Italy, and later his happy...