After Frost: an anthology of poetry from New England by Henry Lyman PDF

By Henry Lyman

ISBN-10: 1558490418

ISBN-13: 9781558490413

Robert Frost has lengthy ruled the public's photograph of recent England poetry, yet who're the poets who persist with him in time and the way have they expressed their visions of the panorama, the person, and the neighborhood? This quantity brings jointly the paintings of thirty unusual poets to show the energy and diversity of the region's poetic production in the course of a lot of the 20th century.

After Frost is released in organization with the hot England starting place for the arts, which has subsidized a software of interpreting and chat groups with poets around the sector utilizing this anthology.

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Diane J. Rayor's Sappho's lyre : archaic lyric and women poets of ancient PDF

By Diane J. Rayor

ISBN-10: 0520073363

ISBN-13: 9780520073364

ISBN-10: 0520910966

ISBN-13: 9780520910966

ISBN-10: 0585139822

ISBN-13: 9780585139821

Sappho sang her poetry to the accompaniment of the lyre at the Greek island of Lesbos over 2500 years in the past. through the Greek global, her contemporaries composed lyric poetry jam-packed with ardour, and within the centuries that the golden age of archaic lyric, new varieties of poetry emerged. during this exact anthology, trendy reader can benefit from the works of seventeen poets, together with a range of archaic lyric and the total surviving works of the traditional Greek ladies poets—the latter showing jointly in a single quantity for the 1st time.

Sappho's Lyre is a mix of diligent examine and poetic artistry. The translations are in line with the newest discoveries of papyri (including "new" Archilochos and Stesichoros) and the most recent variants and scholarship. The creation and notes supply historic and literary contexts that make this historical poetry extra available to trendy readers.

Although this ebook is basically geared toward the reader who doesn't comprehend Greek, it might be a the best option complement to a Greek language path. it is going to even have extensive attraction for readers of' historical literature, women's experiences, mythology, and fanatics of poetry.

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Benjamin Rosenbaum's The Ant King: and Other Stories PDF

By Benjamin Rosenbaum

ISBN-10: 1931520526

ISBN-13: 9781931520522

ISBN-10: 1931520534

ISBN-13: 9781931520539

"Featuring outlandish and amazing imagery throughout—a girl in love with an elephant, an orange that governed the world—this assortment is a surrealistic wonderland." —Publishers Weekly “Urbane with out being arch, candy with out being maudlin, mysterious with out being cryptic.”—Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing a stunning, postmodern debut number of pulp and surreal fictions: a author of exchange histories defends his patron’s zeppelin opposed to assassins and pirates; a girl transforms into 1000s of gumballs; an emancipated children’s collective is going condominium looking. Benjamin Rosenbaum’s tales have seemed in Asimov’s technology Fiction and McSweeney’s, been translated into fourteen languages, and indexed within the most sensible American brief tales 2006. Shortlisted for the Hugo and Nebula awards, Rosenbaum’s paintings has been reprinted in Harper’s and The Year’s top technology Fiction. He lives in Switzerland together with his kinfolk.

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Download e-book for kindle: Father-Thing (Collected Short Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol by Philip K. Dick

By Philip K. Dick

ISBN-10: 1857988817

ISBN-13: 9781857988819

The daddy factor includes the tales written in 1956, prior to the book of Dick's first novel, sunlight LOTTERY. The tales are a mixture of the formerly uncollected and a few of his most renowned items comparable to 'Foster, you are lifeless' a robust extrapolation of nuclear battle hysteria, and 'The Golden Man', a really diversified tale a couple of super-evolved mutant human.

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Download e-book for iPad: Thieves' World: Turning Points by Lynn Abbey

By Lynn Abbey

This new quantity contains new tales by way of Raymond E. Feist, Dennis L. McKiernan, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Diana Paxson, Lynn Abbey and others.

Sanctuary: a lawless urban ruled via evil forces, strong magic, and political intrigue, the place survival is an unforeseen bonus. The Age of the Rankan reign of Kadakithis, the career of the Beysib, or even the erstwhile Renaissance are all some time past. it's years later and the heroes of the past-Jubal, Tempus, Shadowspawn, and the Stormchildren-are stories, fantasy, and rumor. Now outsiders rule with an iron hand and a bloody dagger. Molin Torchholder, the key mum or dad of town, is useless, his mantle and employees secretly handed to a different. yet Sanctuary and its population keep on. town has reached a turning aspect . . . and in basic terms the fates be aware of the place it's going to lead.

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Download e-book for iPad: The House of Mirth (Everyman's Library (Cloth)) by Edith Wharton

By Edith Wharton

ISBN-10: 0679406670

ISBN-13: 9780679406679

(Book Jacket prestige: Jacketed)Introduction by way of Pamela KnightsIn the home of Mirth, Edith Wharton depicts the glittering salons of Gilded Age big apple with precision and wit, whilst she movingly portrays the stumbling blocks that impeded women's offerings on the flip of the century.The attractive, much-desired Lily Bart has been raised to be one of many ideal better halves of the rich higher classification, yet her spark of personality and self sufficient force prevents her from turning into one of many many ladies who will reach these circles. notwithstanding her hope for a comfy lifestyles signifies that she can't marry for romance with no funds, her resistance to the foundations of the social elite endangers her many marriage proposals. As Lily spirals down into debt and dishonor, her tale takes at the resonance of vintage tragedy. one in all Wharton's such a lot bracing and nuanced pics of the lifetime of ladies in a adverse, hugely ordered global, the home of Mirth exposes the truths approximately American excessive society that its denizens such a lot wanted to disclaim.

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Get The Death of Ronnie Sweets (and Other Stories) PDF

By Russel D McLean

Earlier than he brought the area to Scottish inner most Investigator J McNee, award-nominated crime author Russel D McLean wrote a chain of gritty brief tales that includes PI Sam Bryson, a tender investigator with a robust experience of justice that's validated to the restrict as he walks the suggest streets of Scotland's fourth biggest urban.

The loss of life of Ronnie chocolates collects the entire unique Sam Bryson tales in a single quantity, with an creation by means of award-winning US writer Sean Chercover and an afterword through the writer.

Many of those tales first seemed in Alfred Hitchcock's secret journal whereas others have been released through exciting Detective secret journal, Spinetingler journal and Needle Publishing. They run the gamut from two-fisted stories of justice to stories of characters who locate themselves within the darkest of occasions. A heady mixture of homage to the yankee hardboiled and the trendy Scottish noir, those tales show why Russel D McLean is "not to be neglected by way of fanatics of straight-up hardboiled noir." (RT e-book Reviews)


"...the tales express this sort of sharp and sincere voice it’s not easy to think they have been written through a guy in his early 20s. they're darkish tales – occasionally very darkish – yet that darkness is balanced via either a dry Scottish wit and a real experience of shock for the folks concerned" Sean Chercover (from his introduction)

"...filled with rounded, human characters - no caricature characters, simply those who love and hate and care." Steven Torres for Nasty, Brutish, Short.


"The way forward for Crime Fiction is in sturdy arms" Crimespree Magazine

"An surroundings of scrumptious gloom" secret Scene Magazine

"Stylish and atmospheric." John Connolly

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