The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - Mina loy's technique and subjects - prostitution, menstruation, destitution, and suicide - shock even some modernists and she vanished from the poetry scene as dramatically as she had appeared on it. Roger conover has resuced the key texts from the pages of forgotten publications, and the complete cycle of "Love Songs, poems from Loy's Paris and New York periods, and has included all of the futurist and feminist satires, " as well as previously unknown texts and detailed notes.

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Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin

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Penguin Classics #ad - The poems demonstrate moore’s wide range of interests, sporting events, and social institutions, moving from witty images of animals, to thoughtful meditations on human nature. In entertaining informative notes, Moore reveals the inspiration for complete poems and individual lines within them. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Teems with sharp observation, profound moral insight, high satiric wit, and all manner of aesthetic delight. The new york times book reviewa penguin classicthis definitive edition brings together all the works that Pulitzer Prize-winning Marianne Moore wished to preserve, covering more than sixty years of writing, and incorporating the final revisions she made to the texts.

Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin #ad - 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.

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Trilogy: The Walls Do Not Fall / Tribute to the Angels / the Flowering of the Rod New Directions Classic

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New Directions #ad - Hilda doolittle, including a large section of referential notes for readers and students, 1886-1961, compiled by Professor Aliki Barnstone. As civilian war poetry written under the shattering impact of World War II. Eliot's "four quartets" and Ezra Pound's "Pisan Cantos. The first book of the trilogy, "the walls do not fall, " published in the midst of the "fifty thousand incidents" of the London blitz, maintains the hope that though "we have no map; / possibly we will reach haven, / heaven.

Tribute to angels" describes new life springing from the ruins, and finally, in "The Flowering of the Rod"—with its epigram ". Pause to give/ thanks that we rise again from death and live. Faith in love and resurrection is realized in lyric and strongly Biblical imagery. Trilogy's three long poems rank with T.

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Selected Poems

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New Directions #ad - In addition to including many more pieces, Tomlinson has organized the whole in chronological order. It isn't what he the poet says that counts as a work of art, " Williams maintained, "it's what he makes, with such intensity of purpose that it lives with an intrinsic movement of its own to verify its authenticity.

". With the publication of this book, charles Tomlinson's edition of Williams's Selected Poems, New Directions has introduced a gathering larger and more comprehensive than the original 1963 edition. Opening with professor Tomlinson's superbly clear and helpful introduction this selection reflects the most up-to-date Williams scholarship.

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Insel Neversink

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Melville House #ad - But as they grow ever closer, Mrs. Unpublished during loy’s lifetime, deliberately excessive creation: baroque in style, Insel—which is loosely based on her friendship with the painter Richard Oelze—is a supremely surrealist, yet full of deft comedy and sympathy. Now, with an alternate ending only recently unearthed in the Loy archives, Insel is finally back in print, and Loy’s extraordinary achievement can be appreciated by a new generation of readers.

And they become friends. Together, they sit in cafés, hatch grand plans, and share their artistic aspirations and disappointments. Jones likes him. Jones begins to realize just how powerful Insel’s hold over her is. He has an evening suit, but never an occasion to wear it, so he puts it on when he paints his pictures.

Insel Neversink #ad - Insel, the only novel by the surrealist master Mina Loy, is a book like no other—about an impossible friendship amid the glamorous artistic bohemia of 1930s Paris. German painter insel is a perpetual sponger and outsider—prone to writing elegant notes with messages like “Am starving to death except for a miracle—three o’clock Tuesday afternoon will be the end”—but somehow writer and art dealer Mrs.

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Spring and All

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#ad - He won the first National Book Award for Poetry. He was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize. Be inspired by his thought-provoking works!Note that Lisa Shea will also soon have an annotated and illustrated version, for those who would enjoy having notes on each poem. This collection contains many of his classics including Red Wheelbarrow.

. Williams was a true renaissance man - he was a doctor, an artist, and a poet. He wrote this while tending to a sick child. So much dependsupona red wheelbarrowglazed with rainwaterbeside the whitechickens. Williams was well celebrated during his lifetime. Spring and all, a collection of poems and essays, was first published by William Carlos Williams in 1932.

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The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay Modern Library Torchbearers

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Modern Library #ad - Saucy, flip, insolent, and defiant, her little verses sting the page, " writes Nancy Milford in the Introduction to The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent millay’s reputation when she was young. As one of america’s most beloved poets–and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1923–Millay defined a generation with her intoxicating voice of liberation.

Vincent Millay. In 1917, renascence and other poems, she burst onto the New York literary scene with the publication of her first book of poetry, at the age of twenty, which is included in this volume. Edited by millay biographer Nancy Milford, The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent millay also includes the collections a few Figs from Thistles and Second April, as well as "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver" and eight of Millay’s sonnets from the early twenties.

The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay Modern Library Torchbearers #ad - Most remembered for her passionate, lyrical voice and mastery of the sonnet form, death, Millay explores love, and nature in her poetry while deftly employing allusions to the classical and the romantic. These are the poems that made Edna St.

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Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - The poet and visual artist Mina Loy has long had an underground reputation as an exemplary avant-gardist. Carolyn burke's riveting, authoritative biography, brings this highly original and representative figure wonderfully alive, Becoming Modern, in the process giving us a new picture of modernism—and one woman's important contribution to it.

. Born in london of mixed jewish and english parentage, she moved in the pivotal circles of international modernism—in Florence as Gertrude Stein's friend and Marinetti's lover; in New York as Marcel Duchamp's co-conspirator and Djuna Barnes's confidante; in Mexico with the greatest love, and a much photographed beauty, the notorious boxer-poet Arthur Cravan; in Paris with the Surrealists and Man Ray.

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The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens Vintage International

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Vintage #ad - This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor stevens on his 75th birthday, contains:- "Harmonium"- "Ideas of Order"- "The Man With the Blue Guitar"- "Parts of the World"- "Transport Summer"- "The Auroras of Autumn"- "The Rock".

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Stories and Essays of Mina Loy British Literature Series

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Dalkey Archive Press #ad - Essays and commentaries on aesthetics, historical events, and religion complete this beguiling collection, cementing Mina Loy's place as one of the great writers of the twentieth century. This volume brings together her short fiction, a Socratic dialogue, as well as hybrid works that include modernized fairy tales, and a ballet.

Loy's narratives address issues such as abortion and poverty, and what she called "the sex war" is an abiding theme throughout. Stories and essays of mina loy also contains dramatic works that parody the bravado and misogyny of Futurism and demonstrate Loy's early, effective use of absurdist technique. Stories and essays of mina loy is the first book-length volume of Mina Loy's narrative writings and critical work ever published.

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The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry Penguin Classics

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Penguin #ad - In addition to the established canon there are poems rarely anthologised and a selection of soldiers' songs to reflect the voices of the soldiers themselves. This is what makes this volume more accessible and satisfying than others. This anthology reflects the diversity of voices it contains: the poems are arranged thematically and the themes reflect the different experiences of war not just for the soldiers but for those left behind.

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