Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
With Introduction by Irwin Edman First and Second Series Complete in One Volume
A collection of essays by Emerson including Self-reliance, The over-soul, Experience, and Nature
The Star Thrower
A treasury of Loren Eiseley's writings, selected by the internationally acclaimed author himself, displays his wisdom, insights, and vision as a naturalist, poet, scientist, humanist, and autobiographer
A Poetry Handbook
1st Edition Paperback
Offers advice on reading and writing poetry, and discusses imitation, sound, the line, poem forms, free verse, diction, imagery, revision, and workshops
Preface by Richard Howard. Translated by Richard Miller. This is Barthes's scrupulous literary analysis of Balzac's short story "Sarrasine."
Modern Irish Drama
This is a reprint of the complete texts of 12 plays by the major Irish playwrights (W.B.Yeats, Lady Gregory, J.M.Synge, Bernard Shaw, Sean O'Casey, Brendan Behan, Samuel Beckett and Brian Friel). The texts are accompanied by numerous explanatory notes, references, memoirs and so on.
U and I
A True Story
The author discusses the influence of John Updike on his novels, explains what features of Updike's writings he finds most attractive, and examines the life of a writer
The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova
Not only the most comprehensive, but also simply the best English translation ever of the great Russian poet (1889-1966). Publication of the original hardcover edition was one of the great publishing and poetry events of 1990. The present edition adds 80 new poetic texts which came to light at the end of 1990, as well as numerous photographs, and a 16-page portfolio portraying the poet through the eyes of painters, sculptors, and other artists. Published by Zephyr Press, 13 Robinson Street, Somerville, MA 02145. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property
Examines the concept of gifts in anthropological terms and uses this approach to analyze the situation of creative artists and their gifts to society
Parti-Colored Blocks for a Quilt
Essays by the distinguished American author, Marge Piercy, examine feminist culture, the nature of literature, and the writing of her poetry and novels
Navajo Code Talkers
Black-and-white photographic portraits of 75 survivors from the Navajo radio operators whose native tongue proved an unbreakable code to the Japanese during World War II. The introduction includes a few photographs from the period. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.