Selected Fables and Tales of La Fontaine
Translated by Marie Ponsot
Illustrated by Soon Chun Cho
With an Introduction by Benjamin Ivry
Akin to Richard Wilbur's triumphant rendering of Moliere into English, this translation of La Fontaine by acclaimed poet Marie Ponsot is agruably the finest ever achieved.
The Gaelic and Anglo Irish Poets from Pagan Times to the Present
Introduction by Malachy McCourt
"A gargantuan omnibus of song, a one-volume reference library. The like of it, for scholarship and inclusiveness, we shall not see again." - The Philadelphia Inquirer
"What Matters straddles two of the exigencies of the human condition: diminishment and endurance. It abounds with poems that skillfully earn their sentiments." - Stephen Dunn
"These poems are eloquent, straightforward, and genuine." - Robert Pinsky
"These poems venture deeply into that place where, “What never happened will never change.” It is that place where our past regrets, lost loved ones and former selves live on. But in Kenny’s vividly imagined poems it is not a haunted place. It is alive with the sounds of birds, wind, surf; filled with larkspur and moss, hawks, squirrels and crickets; the smell of mud, old houses, smoke and rain-drenched trees. In language so subtly pitched, paced and modulated...
"These poems have, among other virtues, erudition, heart, and a casual eloquence. We've long needed a comprehensive collection like this, to acquaint the reader with the full scope and quality of Ruthven Todd's work." - Richard Wilbur
Ruthven Todd is widely acknowledged as one of the great nature poets of the 20th century. Born in Edinburgh in 1914 - the same year as his best friend Dylan Thomas, with whom he has always mentioned in the same breath during his lifetime...
Everything One Needs to Know About Illicit Love
Come Ride the Heart's Secret Highway.
Illicit love brings spills and tumbles, intrigues and elations, secrets and lies, broken promises and shattered hearts -- then, with a little luck, reflection and epiphany.
The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
Illustrated with magnificent crisp, contemporary photographs from the Daily Mail of World War I battlefields, battles, and heartbreaking scenes on the homefront, this book would serve as a fine companion to Paul Fussell's "The Great War and Modern Memory," which also invokes poetry.
The Illustrated Poetry of the Natural World
Two hundred of the most beloved nature poems in the English language are paired with matchless vintage photographs of beautiful landscapes and scenes of nature.