By Virgil

Le Bucoliche, una raccolta di dieci egloghe sul modello di Teocrito; le Georgiche, poema didascalico dedicato al lavoro dei campi interpretato come metafora di una società umana ideale; l'Eneide, monumentale poema epico modellato come un’Iliade latina al high-quality d'essere presentato come manifesto dell’ideologia augustea. Sono queste le tre opere che hanno dato fama immortale a Virgilio. Di questi componimenti, Utet offre oggi un'edizione digitale comprensiva di testo originale, apparato critico e observe collegate in modo interattivo.

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By James Longenbach

During this e-book, James Longenbach develops a clean method of significant American poetry after modernism. Rethinking the influential "breakthrough" narrative, the oft-told tale of postmodern poets throwing off their modernist shackles within the Fifties, Longenbach bargains a extra nuanced point of view. examining a various diversity of poets--John Ashbery, Elizabeth Bishop, Amy Clampitt, Jorie Graham, Richard Howard, Randall Jarrell, Robert Lowell, Robert Pinsky, and Richard Wilbur--Longenbach unearths that American poets on the grounds that mid- century haven't a lot disowned their modernist earlier as prolonged parts of modernism that different readers have suppressed or missed to determine. within the technique, Longenbach permits readers to adventure the big variety of poetries written in our time-- with out asking us to select from them.

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By Vishwa Adluri

In a brand new interpretation of Parmenides' philosophical poem On Nature, Vishwa Adluri considers Parmenides as a philosopher of mortal singularity, a philosopher who's all in favour of the destiny of irreducibly precise participants.

Adluri argues that the tripartite department of Parmenides' poem permits the philosopher to brilliantly carry jointly the ambiguity of conversing approximately being in time and articulates a sad understanding: mortals may possibly aspire to the transcendence of metaphysics, yet are inescapably back to their mortal . as a result, Parmenides' poem articulates a "tragic return", i.e., a shy away from metaphysics to the group of mortals. during this interpretation, Parmenides' philosophy resonates with post-metaphysical and modern suggestion. the topics of human finitude, mortality, love, and singularity echo in thinkers corresponding to Arendt, and Schürmann besides.

Plato, Parmenides and Mortal Philosophy also features a entire new translation of 'On Nature' and a considerable evaluation and bibliography of latest scholarship on Parmenides.

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By Anne Sexton

From the enjoyment and ache of her personal event, Sexton shaped poems that informed truths concerning the internal lives of fellows and girls. This publication includes Sexton's ten volumes of verse, together with the Pulitzer Prize-winner reside or Die, in addition to seven poems shape her final years.

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By Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was once born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10,1830, to a admired kin of teachers, attorneys, and statesmen. Following her schooling at Amherst Academy and Mt. Holyoke woman Seminary, Dickinson launched into her impassioned trip as apoet. Composing first in a reasonably traditional type, the poetess quickly started to scan together with her writing; her widespread use of dashes, sporadic capitalization of nouns, damaged meter, and idiosyncratic metaphors made her paintings unheard of for its time.

Dickinson's poetry dealt not just with problems with dying, religion, and immortality, yet with nature, domesticity, and the ability of language to move feelings into written textual content. An obsessively inner most author - merely ten of her a few 1,700 poems have been released in the course of her lifetime - Dickinson withdrew from social touch on the ageof 23 and dedicated herself to writingin mystery. It wasn't until eventually her dying in 1866 that the scope of Dickinson's paintings used to be discovered, whilst her sister Lavinia came across her prolific assortment in a cloth cabinet drawer.

Since this time, Emily Dickinson's writing has had major affects on glossy American poetry; her advanced use of language and shape has contributed to her recognition as essentially the most cutting edge poets of the 19thcentury. This choice of a few of her most interesting works illustrates not just Dickinson's expertise as a author yet her profound love of language, nature, and life.

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By Harvey Shapiro

The prestigious poet Harvey Shapiro kicked the bucket on January 7, 2013. The poems during this publication, lots of them formerly unpublished and came upon purely after his loss of life, are a superb present, and the ultimate affirmation of his striking expertise. Edited by way of Shapiro's literary executor, the poet and critic Norman Finkelstein, those final poems undergo an exceptional gravitas, and but they're as supple, jazzy, and edgy as Shapiro's prior paintings. the entire issues for which he's recognized are fantastically represented right here. There are poems of his stories in international conflict II, the erotic lifestyles, and of day-by-day moments in Brooklyn and long island, all looking for a sophisticated knowledge and beauty that the poet calls "a temporary glory." As Shapiro tells us, the poem "Is an Egyptian / send of the useless, / every little thing required / for all times saved / in its hold." The e-book contains an advent through the editor. a web reader's spouse might be on hand.

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By R Victoria Arana

The proof On dossier better half to global Poetry, 1900 to the current is a finished creation to twentieth and 21st-century international poets and their most renowned, such a lot certain, and such a lot influential poems. Containing nearly 500 entries that span the globe and canopy the main famous writers from every one continent and plenty of of the world's islands, this necessary consultant is the precise significant other to poetry classes. Appendixes comprise a normal bibliography, a listing of poets by way of geographic zone, and an inventory of Nobel Prize winners.Coverage contains: poets, together with Rainer Maria Rilke, Pablo Neruda, Leopold Senghor, Aime Cesaire, Derek Walcott, Anna Akhmatova, Rabindranath Tagore, Federico Garcia Lorca, Bei Dao, and plenty of extra; significant poems, corresponding to The Poems of Dr. Zhivago, Sonnets to Orpheus, and Ode To Walt Whitman; and critical suggestions and routine, reminiscent of box poetics and French rap.

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By Peter Gizzi

Seeing that his celebrated first booklet of poetry, Peter Gizzi has been hailed as the most major and targeted voices writing at the present time. collected from over 5 collections, and representing as regards to twenty-five years of labor, the poems during this beneficiant choice strike a dynamic stability of honesty, emotion, highbrow intensity and otherworldly resonance—in Gizzi's paintings, poetry itself turns into a main flooring of human adventure. Haunted, vivid, and saturated with luminous aspect, Gizzi's poetry enlists the yank vernacular in a mystical and complicated song. In safety of not anything is an immensely useful creation to the paintings of this amazing and singular poet.

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A winner of the 2008 nationwide Poetry sequence mtvU Prize as chosen through Yusef Komunyakaa (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Kristin′s paintings perpetuates NPS′s culture of marketing remarkable poetry from lesser recognized poets.

Her poems are playful and critical unexpectedly. They discover the richness of her cultural and linguistic historical past, which spans the globe from Mexico to the Philippines. They guard with vigour and humor the colour red. and so they learn the insecurities of the letter ′h′ -- between different things.

For thirty years, the nationwide Poetry sequence has found many new and rising voices and has been instrumental in launching the careers of poets and writers similar to Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Denis Johnson, Cole Swensen, Thylias Moss, Mark Levine, and Dionisio Martinez.

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