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Wilbur, Richard 1921-2017

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New and collected poems by Richard Wilbur( Book )
24 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in English and held by 2,009 libraries worldwide
A collection including six earlier volumes of Wilbur's poetry, twenty-seven new poems, and a cantata
Candide by Voltaire( Sound Recording )
64 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that all is for the best. Voltaire mocks the eternal optimist philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan
The school for wives : comedy in five acts, 1662 by Molière( Book )
23 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy set in 17th-century France with the aged guardian versus young man as suitor of young woman
Walking to sleep : new poems and translations by Richard Wilbur( Book )
20 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
Collected poems, 1943-2004 by Richard Wilbur( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Over the course of his distinguished sixty-year career, Richard Wilbur has written seventeen collections of poetry, four children's books, and numerous works in prose and translations. This comprehensive collection presents Wilbur's poems, including several new and never before published. In trackless woods, it puzzled me to find; Four great rock maples seemingly aligned, As if they had been set out in a row; Before some house a century ago, To edge the property and lend some shade. I looked to see if ancient wheels had made; Old ruts to which the trees ran parallel, But there were none, so far as I could tell- There'd been no roadway. Nor could I find the square; Depression of a cellar anywhere, And so I tramped on further, to survey; Amazing patterns in a hornbeam spray; Or spirals in a pine cone, under trees ;Not subject to our stiff geometries.-from "In Trackless Woods."
The misanthrope ; and Tartuffe by Molière( Book )
32 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
In the MISANTHROPE, Alceste begins as a man who loves mankind so much that he cannot brook flattery or hypocrisy and winds up withdrawing from society in disgust. In Tartuffe, unctuous, cunning and evil Tartuffe insinuates himself into the home of substantial citizen Orgon. Tartuffe almost succeeds in driving the son away, marrying the daughter, seducing the wife and depriving Orgon of all his possessions
Responses : prose pieces, 1953-1976 by Richard Wilbur( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
"A new and expanded edition of the first book of essays and reviews by one of America's great poets. This edition contains an updated introduction by the author and a major essay, "The House of Poe."" "In the minds of many, Richard Wilbur is the "godfather" of the New Formalist and New Narrative poetries. In addition to his award-winning poetry and his superb translations of Moliere and others, Wilbur has for decades written some of the most generous, insightful, and truthful literary criticism of our time."--Jacket
The poems of Richard Wilbur by Richard Wilbur( Book )
23 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
A collection of 149 poems by American poet Richard Wilbur, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book Award
The disappearing alphabet by Richard Wilbur( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-six short poems pondering what the world would be like if any letters of the alphabet should disappear
Things of this world : poems by Richard Wilbur( Book )
9 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Advice to a prophet, and other poems by Richard Wilbur( Book )
14 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
Candide by Leonard Bernstein( score )
30 editions published between 1955 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 943 libraries worldwide
The mind-reader by Richard Wilbur( Book )
17 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Opposites by Richard Wilbur( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Thirty poems about unusual opposites of familiar words
The learned ladies : comedy in five acts, 1672 by Molière( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Clitandre seeks the hand of Henriette, a match heartily approved of by her father, Chrysale. However, his wife, Philaminte, has other plans for her younger daughter - namely marriage to Trissotin, a foppish wit who panders to Philaminte's intellectual pretensions. Further complications are introduced by armande, Henriette's older sister, who once rejected Clitandre but now resents his attentions to Henriette; by Belise, Chrysale's sister, who believes (erroneously) that all men are wildly in love with her; and by Vadius, a sholar jealous of Trissotin's hold on Philaminte. Needless to say the course of true love does not run smoothly, as the pseudo-intellectual posturings of Philaminte and her coterie clash with the struggle between Chrysale and Philaminte over who shall ordain the disposition of their daughter's hand. But happily, and thanks to the maneuvering of Chrysale's brother, Ariste, all is set right in the end, with hypocrisy exposed and true love made triumphant
Amphitryon by Molière( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
A new translation set in rhyme of a French classic. It tells of Jupiter's affair with the wife of a Greek general. Says Jupiter: "Your love for me was very weak, perforce, / If by so small a thing it was undone! / Should a little joke occasion a divorce, / And should one bridle at what was meant in fun?"
Lovers' quarrels by Molière( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 libraries worldwide
"Lover's quarrels (1656) was Molière's second full-length play in verse, and it is a comedy animated by deception and misunderstanding. A young woman (Ascagne) has worn masculine disguise since childhood, for the sake of an inheritance that would otherwise go to the household of young Valère. Ascagne loves Valère, who is a suitor of her sister Lucile, and cleverly manages to marry him in a midnight ceremony, Valère believing that his veiled and unseen bride is Lucile. Valère's manservant Mascarille is similarly deceived and, under pressure, conveys his misinformation to Éraste, a young man who jealously loves Lucile and is loved in turn by her. The ensuing quarrel between Éraste and Lucile lasts until the fourth act, and is paralleled by the quarreling and reconciliation of Gros-René (Éraste's valet) and Marinette (Lucile's maid)"--P. [4] of cover
The bungler by Molière( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Richard Wilbur's brilliant translation of Molière's early farce
Poems, 1943-1956 by Richard Wilbur( Book )
18 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Richard Wilbur; a bibliographical checklist by John P Field( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
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Purdy Wilbur, Richard 1921-
Purdy Wilbur, Richard 1921-2017
Ricardus Wilbur
Richard Wilbur American poet
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Richard Wilbur US-amerikanischer Dichter und Schriftsteller, zweifacher Pulitzer-Preisträger
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Wilbur, Richard Purdy
Wilbur, Richard Purdy 1921-
Wilbur Richard Purdy 1921-2017
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Річард Вілбер
Уилбер, Ричард
ریچارد ویلبر
ریچارد ویلبر شاعر آمریکایی
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