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Baking Emily Dickinson's Black Cake
ISBN: PB: 9780674980099, Harvard University Press, January 2019
56 pp., 15.2x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus.
The Emily Dickinson manuscripts are a cherished part of Houghton Library's collections and – while it is her poems and letters that are most often celebrated – the poet's lesser known lines: "2 Butter. / 19 eggs. / 5 pounds Raisins" are also cause to...
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Selected "Ghazals" and Other Poems Murty Classical Library of India 21
ISBN: HB: 9780674919204, Harvard University Press, January 2019
704 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is widely regarded as the most accomplished poet in the Urdu language. His massive output – six divans – was produced in Delhi and Lucknow during the high tide of Urdu literary culture. "Selected Ghazals and Other P...
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Remembrances Murty Classical Library of India 22
ISBN: HB: 9780674660298, Harvard University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is the author of six collections of Urdu poetry and widely regarded as the finest ghazal poet in that language. However, he also wrote one volume of verse and three prose works in Persian, including "Zikr-e Mir", or...
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History of Akbar, Volume 5 Murty Classical Library of India 19
ISBN: HB: 9780674983953, Harvard University Press, December 2018
784 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Akbarnama", or "The History of Akbar", by Abu'l-Fazl (d. 1602), is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry. Marking a high point in a long, rich tradition of Persian historical writing, it served as...
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Hesiod, Volume I: Theogony. Works and Days. Testimonia Loeb Classical Library 57
ISBN: HB: 9780674997202, Harvard University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Hesiod describes himself as a Boeotian shepherd who heard the Muses call upon him to sing about the gods. His exact dates are unknown, but he has often been considered a younger contemporary of Homer. This volume of the new Loeb Classical Library edi...
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One Man Show Poetics and Presence in the "Iliad" and "Odyssey"
ISBN: PB: 9780674980020, Harvard University Press, September 2018
445 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 8 halftones, 18 line illus.
This book plumbs the virtues of the Homeric poems as scripts for solo performance. Despite academic focus on orality and on composition in performance, we have yet to fully appreciate the "Iliad" and "Odyssey" as the sophisticated scripts that they a...
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Latin Poetry I Tatti Renaissance Library 84
ISBN: HB: 9780674977174, Harvard University Press, September 2018
196 pp., 21x14 cm
Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533), one of Italy's greatest poets, was a leading figure of sixteenth-century Italian humanism. After some years working in the household of Cardinal Ippolito d'Este, to whom he dedicated his dazzling romance epic "Orlando Fu...
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Beginning at the End Decadence, Modernism, and Postcolonial Poetry
ISBN: HB: 9780674984431, Harvard University Press, June 2018
330 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 halftones
During the struggle for decolonization, Frantz Fanon argued that artists who mimicked European aestheticism were "beginning at the end", skipping the inventive phase of youth for a decadence thought more typical of Europe's declining empires. Robert...
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Selected Poems Early Modern and Modern Greek Library 3
ISBN: HB: 9780674063440, Harvard University Press, June 2018
160 pp., 20.3x13.5 cm
Nikos Engonopoulos belongs to a little-known yet extremely active and influential group of Greek surrealist poets and was one of its most orthodox exponents. Perhaps more so than any other poet, however, he adapted surrealism to the Greek context, in...
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Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous
ISBN: HB: 9780674736986, Harvard University Press, May 2018
624 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
The witty and self-assertive poetry of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous provides unique snapshots of eleventh-century Constantinople at the height of its splendor and elegance. Their collections, aptly called "various verses", greatly range...
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