This reading edition derives from his three-volume work, The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition 1998, which contains approximately 2, 500 sources for the poems. Dickinson died without fame; only a few poems were published in her lifetime. Nothing about her adult appearance or habitation revealed such a militant soul.
The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition Belknap - Emily dickinson, imagined words/swords, poet of the interior life, hurling barbed syllables/piercing. Now ralph franklin, 789 poems in all, has prepared an authoritative one-volume edition of all extant poems by Emily Dickinson--1, the foremost scholar of Dickinson's manuscripts, the largest number ever assembled.
Her legacy was later rescued from her desk--an astonishing body of work, much of which has since appeared in piecemeal editions, sometimes with words altered by editors or publishers according to the fashion of the day. She did not live in time but in universals--an acute, sensitive nature reaching out boldly from self-referral to a wider, imagined world.
In this one-volume edition, franklin offers a single reading of each poem--usually the latest version of the entire poem--rendered with Dickinson's spelling, punctuation, and capitalization intact.
The Towers of Trebizond: A Novel FSG ClassicsFarrar, Straus and Giroux - Part travelogue, moral and intellectual, doubt, faith, and the difficulties, part comedy, it is also a meditation on love, of being a Christian in the modern world. Farrar Straus Giroux. Hailed as "an utter delight, rose macaulay's the towers of trebizond tells the gleefully absurd story of aunt Dot, Father Chantry-Pigg, Aunt Dot's deranged camel, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can't remember when" by The New York Times when it was originally published in 1956, Laurie, and our narrator, who are traveling from Istanbul to legendary Trebizond on a convoluted mission.
Along the way they will encounter spies, a precocious ape, a Greek sorcerer, and Billy Graham with a busload of evangelists.
My Name Is Asher LevAnchor - A novel of finely articulated tragic power. Asher lev grows up in a cloistered Hasidic community in postwar Brooklyn, a world suffused by ritual and revolving around a charismatic Rebbe. As it follows his struggle, by turns heartbreaking and exultant, My Name Is Asher Lev becomes a luminous portrait of the artist, a modern classic.
Farrar Straus Giroux. Little short of a work of genius. The new york times book review asher lev is a ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe. Anchor Books. In this stirring and often visionary novel, Chaim Potok traces Asher’s passage between these two identities, the one consecrated to God, the other subject only to the imagination.
My Name Is Asher Lev - . Asher lev is an artist who is compulsively driven to render the world he sees and feels, even when it leads him to blasphemy. But in time, his gift threatens to estrange him from that world and the parents he adores.
Leaves of Grass and Other Writings Norton Critical EditionsW. W. Norton & Company - Anchor Books. The text of leaves of grass is again that of the indispensable "Reader's Comprehensive Edition, " edited by Sculley Bradley and Harold W. While continuing to provide leading commentary on Whitman by major twentieth-century poets and critics, among them D. The volume also includes a Chronology, a Selected Bibliography, and an Index of Titles.
Reynolds, karen sanchez-eppler, allen grossman, betsy Erkkila, John Irwin, and Michael Moon--that reflect both the continuing historicist mainstream of Whitman literary interpretation and influential recent work in gender and sexuality studies. H. This revised norton critical Edition contains the most complete and authoritative collection of Whitman's work available in a paperback student edition.
Leaves of Grass and Other Writings Norton Critical Editions - New to this edition is the full text of the celebrated 1855 first edition of Leaves of Grass, as well as generous excerpts from Whitman's two prose masterpieces, Democratic Vistas and Specimen Days. Blodgett, which is accompanied by revised and expanded explanatory annotations. Farrar Straus Giroux. An entirely new section of recent criticism includes six essays--by David S.
Lawrence, fanny fern, henry james, and randall jarrell, William Carlos Williams, this revised edition adds important commentary by Whitman contemporaries Henry David Thoreau, and Oscar Wilde, among others. Following the texts is an album of portraits of whitman, " a collection of Whitman's statements about his role as a poet taken from his notebooks, conversations, as well as "Whitman on His Art, letters, and newspaper articles.
Letters of Emily Dickinson Dover Books on Literature & DramaDover Publications - Farrar Straus Giroux. The small cast of daily characters in Dickinson's little world takes on vivid life in the letters, and her famous wit sparkles from every page. Anchor Books. Dickinson's poetry reflects the power of her contemplative gifts, and her deep sensitivity courses through her correspondence as well.
Although she grew reclusive in her later years and seldom saw her many friends, she thought of them often and affectionately, as her missives attest. Only five of emily dickinson's poems were published while she lived; today, approximately 1, 500 are in print. Lovingly compiled by a close friend, this first collection of Dickinson's letters originally appeared in 1894, only eight years after the poet's death.
Dickinson: Selected Poems and CommentariesBelknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press - Whether exploring less familiar poems or favorites we thought we knew, Vendler reveals Dickinson as “a master” of a revolutionary verse-language of immediacy and power. Dickinson: selected poems and Commentaries will be an indispensable reference work for students of Dickinson and readers of lyric poetry.
As she did in the art of shakespeare’s Sonnets, she serves as an incomparable guide, considering both stylistic and imaginative features of the poems. In selecting these poems for commentary vendler chooses to exhibit many aspects of Dickinson’s work as a poet, from her ecstatic verses to her unparalleled depictions of emotional numbness, “from her first-person poems to the poems of grand abstraction, from her comic anecdotes to her painful poems of aftermath.
Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries - Included here are many expected favorites as well as more complex and less often anthologized poems. Seamus heaney, marilyn butler, denis donoghue, Harold Bloom, William Pritchard, and many others have praised Helen Vendler as one of the most attentive readers of poetry. Taken together, vendler’s selection reveals Emily Dickinson’s development as a poet, her astonishing range, and her revelation of what Wordsworth called “the history and science of feeling.
In accompanying commentaries Vendler offers a deeper acquaintance with Dickinson the writer, “the inventive conceiver and linguistic shaper of her perennial themes. All of dickinson’s preoccupations―death, love, religion, the natural world, the nature of thought―are explored here in detail, but Vendler always takes care to emphasize the poet’s startling imagination and the ingenuity of her linguistic invention.
Dickinson: Selected Poems and CommentariesBelknap Press - Used book in Good Condition. Farrar Straus Giroux. Used book in Good Condition. As she did in the art of shakespeare’s Sonnets, she serves as an incomparable guide, considering both stylistic and imaginative features of the poems. In selecting these poems for commentary vendler chooses to exhibit many aspects of Dickinson’s work as a poet, from her ecstatic verses to her unparalleled depictions of emotional numbness, “from her first-person poems to the poems of grand abstraction, from her comic anecdotes to her painful poems of aftermath.
Included here are many expected favorites as well as more complex and less often anthologized poems. Whether exploring less familiar poems or favorites we thought we knew, Vendler reveals Dickinson as “a master” of a revolutionary verse-language of immediacy and power. Taken together, vendler’s selection reveals Emily Dickinson’s development as a poet, her astonishing range, and her revelation of what Wordsworth called “the history and science of feeling.
Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries - In accompanying commentaries Vendler offers a deeper acquaintance with Dickinson the writer, “the inventive conceiver and linguistic shaper of her perennial themes. All of dickinson’s preoccupations—death, religion, the natural world, love, the nature of thought—are explored here in detail, but Vendler always takes care to emphasize the poet’s startling imagination and the ingenuity of her linguistic invention.
Anchor Books. Seamus heaney, harold bloom, denis donoghue, Marilyn Butler, William Pritchard, and many others have praised Helen Vendler as one of the most attentive readers of poetry.
The Complete Poems of Emily DickinsonBack Bay Books - Only 11 ever published. Anchor Books. 1, 775 poems. Used book in Good Condition. Farrar Straus Giroux. Used book in Good Condition. Though generally overlooked during her lifetime, Emily Dickinson's poetry has achieved acclaim due to her experiments in prosody, her tragic vision and the range of her emotional and intellectual explorations.
Letters & Life: On Being a Writer, on Being a ChristianCrossway Books - Farrar Straus Giroux. Writing is both a significant and intimate activity. Only 11 ever published. 1, 775 poems. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Acclaimed novelist bret lott reflects on his life as a writer through five essays exploring everything from the importance of literary fiction to the pain of personal loss.
The Portable Walt Whitman Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics - This rich cross-section of his work includes poems from throughout whitman's lifetime as published on his deathbed edition of 1891, short stories, including Democratic Vistas, Specimen Days, and a variety of prose selections, his prefaces to the many editions of Leaves of Grass, and Slang in America.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. A comprehensive collection of whitman's most beloved works of poetry, prose, and short storiesWhen Walt Whitman self-published Leaves of Grass in 1855 it was a slim volume of twelve poems and he was a journalist and poet from Long Island, little-known but full of ambition and poetic fire.
The Portable Walt Whitman Penguin Classics - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Anchor Books. 1, 775 poems. Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. To give a new voice to the new nation shaken by civil war, he spent his entire life revising and adding to the work, but his initial act of bravado in answering Ralph Waldo Emerson's call for a national poet has made Whitman the quintessential American writer.
Only 11 ever published. Used book in Good Condition.
The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson's Envelope PoemsNew Directions / Christine Burgin - Envisioned by the artist Jen Bervin and made possible by the extensive research of the Dickinson scholar Marta L. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Only 11 ever published. Anchor Books. 1, 775 poems. The gorgeous nothings is a pivotal book: the first full-color publication of emily dickinson’s complete envelope writings in facsimile from her visually stunning manuscripts, presenting this crucially important, here in a deluxe, large-scale editionThe Gorgeous Nothings ― the first full-color facsimile edition of Emily Dickinson’s manuscripts ever to appear ― is a deluxe edition of her late writings, experimental late work exactly as she wrote it on scraps of envelopes.
. Werner, this book offers a new understanding and appreciation of the genius of Emily Dickinson. Used book in Good Condition. New directions Publishing Corporation. 110 farrar Straus Giroux. A never-before-possible glimpse into the process of one of our most important poets. The book presents all the envelope writings ― 52 ― reproduced life-size in full color both front and back, with an accompanying transcription to aid in the reading, allowing us to enjoy this little-known but important body of Dickinson’s writing.