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World poetry : an anthology of verse from antiquity to our time

Autor: Katharine Washburn; John S Major; Clifton Fadiman
Editora: New York : W.W. Norton ; [Mechanicsburg, Pa.] : Book-of-the-Month Club, ©1997.
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This long-awaited, indispensable volume contains more than 1600 poems drawn from dozens of languages and cultures, and spans a period of more than 4000 years from ancient Sumer and Egypt to the late twentieth century. World Poetry encompasses the many realms of poetry -- poetry of all styles, of all eras, of all tongues: from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh and the Pharaoh Akhenaten's "Hymn to the Sun" to the haiku of  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Collections
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Katharine Washburn; John S Major; Clifton Fadiman
ISBN: 0393041301 9780393041309
Número OCLC: 442396079
Descrição: xxii, 1338 p. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: Poets of the Bronze and Iron Ages (2200-250 B.C.) --
Classical empires, East and West (750 B.C.-A.D. 500) --
Postclassical world (A.D. 250-1200) --
Rise of the vernacular (950-1450) --
Renaissance in Europe; late traditional verse from the Americas, South Asia, and East Asia (1350-1625) --
Seventeenth century (1600-1700) --
Eighteenth century into the Early Twentieth century (1700-1915) --
Twentieth century (1915- ).
Responsabilidade: Katharine Washburn and John S. Major, editors ; Clifton Fadiman, general editor.

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This long-awaited, indispensable volume contains more than 1600 poems drawn from dozens of languages and cultures, and spans a period of more than 4000 years from ancient Sumer and Egypt to the late twentieth century. World Poetry encompasses the many realms of poetry -- poetry of all styles, of all eras, of all tongues: from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh and the Pharaoh Akhenaten's "Hymn to the Sun" to the haiku of Basho and the dazzling imagery of Li Po; from Vedic hymns to Icelandic sagas to the "Carmina Burana"; from the magnificence of Homer and Dante to the lyricism of Goethe and Verlaine; from the piercing insights of Rilke and Yeats to the revelatory verse of Emily Dickinson, Garcia Lorca, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, and so many more. While World Poetry includes a generous selection of the best English-language verse from Chaucer to the present, it is designed to lay before the reader the best that all the world's cultures have to offer -- more than eighty percent of the book is poetry originally written in languages other than English and translated by some of the finest talents working today, many of them brilliant poets in their own right. This is no mere sampler: In choosing only works of the highest intrinsic quality, the editors have created a book that will surprise knowledgeable readers and lead newcomers to an understanding of the glories of world poetry that is our common heritage.

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