Collectable, beautifully presented hardback of Anna Akhmatova's greatest poems. Edited by D. M. Thomas.
His translations of Akhmatova have been described by John Bayley as 'a masterly achievement'. He has translated 19 additional poems especially for this Everyman edition.
The Everyman edition is the first to print the complete poems –the collection April Twilights, first published in 1903, together with additional poems which appeared in an expanded edition twenty years later, and others which are uncollected and previously unpublished. It also includes an illuminating selection from her newly released letters.
A bilingual anthology of poems from the sixth century to the present, Arabic Poetry is a one-of-a-kind showcase of a fascinating literary tradition.Themes of love, nature, religion, and politics recur in works drawn from the pre-Islamic oral tradition to those anticipating the recent Arab Spring
An exciting addition to Everyman's Library: a new series of small, handsome hardcover volumes devoted to the world's classic poets. Our books have twice as many pages as Bloomsbury Classics' 128pp and cost 7. 99 against Bloomsbury's 9. 99. The binding, paper and production is visibly superior in every way to that of Bloomsbury.
This edition is based on the first one-volume publication of Barnaby Rudge, reproducing all the original illustrations. Appendices include a map of London at the time of the Gordon Riots and the preface to the 1969 edition.
A series of small, handsome hardcover volumes devoted to the world's classic poets. Our books have twice as many pages as Bloomsbury Classics' 128pp. The binding, paper and production is visibly superior in every way to that of Bloomsbury. Series now contains over fifty titles.
Born in African American work songs, field hollers, and the powerful legacy of the spirituals, the blues travelled the country from the Mississippi delta to "Sweet Home Chicago," forming the backbone of American music. In this anthology-the first devoted exclusively to blues poems-a wide array of poets pay tribute to the form and offer testimony to its lasting power.
The first of two new hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction writings of the 'father of American literature', a legend in his own time: more than 150 letters, essays and speeches selected to showcase the extraordinary range of his interests and passions, as well as generous excerpts from his Autobiography. An Everyman's Library original.
The second of two new hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction writings of the 'father of American literature', including excerpts from the rollicking, shrewd and hilarious autobiographical works, The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, A Tramp Abroad and Life on the Mississippi. An Everyman's Library original.